How did T. rex become the iconic apex predator of North America 67 million years ago? Join paleontologist Dr. Lindsay Zanno for a fascinating look at the evolution of this prehistoric tyrant and its ancestors! MORE INFORMATION
How did T. rex become the iconic apex predator of North America 67 million years ago? Paleontologist Dr. Lindsay Zanno is uncovering the answer. Each year she spends several months on expedition, scouring the badlands of western North America in search of clues. Along the way, she has discovered many new species—including some of the earliest predecessors of T. rex. Join Lindsay for a fascinating look at how a global climate crisis during the Cretaceous changed the course of evolution for this prehistoric tyrant and its ancestors.
Dr. Lindsay Zanno is Head of Paleontology at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and an Associate Research Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at North Carolina State University. She is one of the world’s leading experts on the evolution of theropod dinosaurs. Dr. Zanno has a soft spot for the American West, where she has discovered more than a dozen new species, including Siats, one of the largest meat-eating dinosaurs on the continent, and Moros, North America’s tiniest tyrannosaur.
Come early for a preshow curtain warmer with the Nebraska State Museum of Natural History! Museum curators will host family-friendly activities and bring prehistoric artifacts from Mesozoic era Nebraska! LESS INFORMATION
Imagine a Ted Talk with National Geographic explorers and adventurers. They've traveled to the unknown edges of the world (and beyond), and they share what they've discovered at the Holland Center.
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ARRIVING AT THE VENUE
The Welcome Center and lobbies open 90 minutes before events and seating starts 30 minutes before showtime.
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The Holland Performing Arts Center offers sleek urban modernism inside and out. With bold design and finely engineered acoustics, this performing arts center is among the best in the country. The Holland Center offers spectacular views, an intimate atmosphere for patrons and a home for world-class artistry.
1200 Douglas Street Omaha, NE 68102
PARKING AT THE HOLLAND CENTER
Reserve $3 parking in the Omaha Park Eight garage (13th & Dodge and 12th & Capitol) with the ParkMobile app, or pay $5 at the gate (cash or credit card). Meters run 9 AM to 9 PM Mon-Sat. Accessible parking is available.