Support the Center and Museum

Great Plains
Support Our Work

The Center for Great Plains Studies and the Great Plains Art Museum both rely on outside assistance to do some of our most popular and engaging programming.

If you'd like to support our programming, there are several ways to do so.

1.) Visit our donation page at the University of Nebraska Foundation and make a donation online.

2.) Send a check in the mail made out to the "Center for Great Plains Studies" to 1155 Q St., Lincoln, Neb. 68588-0214.

3.) Visit the Great Plains Art Museum in Lincoln, Neb., during regular museum hours and drop a donation into the donation box or give to an employee.

The amounts suggested below describe ways your contribution can help the Center and/or Museum.

Support the Center
  • $75: Support public lectures, including the continuing Paul A. Olson lecture series
  • $150: Support scholarly publications
  • $250: Support visiting scholars
  • $500: Support research by Great Plains Graduate Fellows
  • $1,000: Support the Center's special projects like the Great Plains Ecotourism Coalition and the Standing Bear and the Trail Ahead Symposium
Support the Museum
  • $75: Purchase art supplies for educational art activities for kids visiting the Museum
  • $150: Contributes to First Friday programming
  • $250: Supports the conservation of the Museum’s permanent collection
  • $500: Sponsor a permanent collection exhibition
  • $1,000: Help bring in exhibitions by nationally recognized artists

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization soliciting tax deductible private contribution for the benefit of the University of Nebraska.

Center Slideshow

Graduate Fellows in the Sandhills
Great Plains Graduate Fellows learn about the Nebraska Sandhills
Walter Echo-Hawk
Walter Echo-Hawk in Residency at the Center
First Friday
First Fridays at the Great Plains Art Museum
Gwen Westerman
Artist in Residence Gwen Westerman works in the Museum lobby
Poster booklet
Our "See the Great Plains" ecotourism poster series traveled the state