Normal office hours are 8 AM to 3 PM, Monday through Friday, with the following exceptions:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4 (the preceding Friday if on a weekend)
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving (Thursday and Friday)
  • Christmas Day (The office generally closes for 1 week during the Christmas period. See below for details.)
  • Weeks closed in 2019:
    • Spring Break: Completed
    • Summer Break: Completed
    • Winter Break: December 20-27, including Christmas

Inclement weather policy:  DAAL will be closed on days that the Blair Public Schools are closed.

Calendar of events:

  • In-house exhibit: ANNIVERSARIES – 50th anniversary of first moon walk, 150th anniversary of Blair, Nebraska, 400th anniversary of the Jens Munk expedition to North America, 800th anniversary of the Danish flag.
  • Ongoing exhibit: Dana College President photos and memorabilia in the DAAL Dana Room.
  • LARP (Liberal Arts Reading Program) Book Club meets every-other Wednesday, 1pm, at DAAL.
    • October 16:  Shingling the Fog by Roger Welch
    • October 30:  A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway, chapters 1-20
    • November 13:  A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway, chapters 21-end
  • April 1-5, 2019 – Spring Volunteer Week.  Completed.
  • October 7-11, 2019 – Fall Volunteer Week.  Please contact us if you are able to join us to volunteer, so that we have work space and a project ready for you.