Bemis Director Adam Price

Newly appointed Executive Director of the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Adam Price comes to the Bemis from the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. Price arrives with a track record for helping create imaginative opportunities for artists and art patrons.

Inspired by the 2006 11 Spring St. Graffiti Exhibition in New York City, Price and his wife, Dessi invited artists to transform a Salt Lake City office...

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Mike Giron Murals

“Murals are a way of attracting traffic into a neighborhood,” Metro area artist, and teacher Mike Giron said. “They lift the spirits.” Giron often collaborates with Richard Harrison, Metro area artist, and business owner of A Midsummer’s Mural. Giron and Harrison, along with several individuals and organizations were recognized March 27 with a 2013 City of Omaha Community Excellence Award for their work on the...

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Evelyn Katz Arboretum

Metro area artist, Evelyn Katz has been selected to participate in An Enchanted Arboretum, a community driven public art project promoting “Nebraska City as Arbor Day’s Hometown — Where Great Ideas Grow.” Katz’s painted sculpture “Tree Dreaming”, along with paper and canvas works inspired by the original piece, will be on view one night only, Thursday, March 28, 6 – 9 pm, at Tom and Jean Sitzman's Connect Gallery...

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Tim Guthrie - The Alternative Natural History Museum

Metro area artist, experimental filmmaker, and curator Tim Guthrie is passionate about process. Guthrie is known for delivering exhibitions which place social issues in a political framework, such as Extraordinary Rendition, 2010 and Nuclear Dichotomies, 2006. He is now working on a new project, The Alternative Natural History Museum. “I’m curating the concept,” said Guthrie. “It will include a lot of people’s...

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Union for Contemporary Art Quilt Project

The Union for Contemporary Art, located at 24th and Burdette in north Omaha, is committed to uniting artists with community in the Metro area. Shea Wilkinson, a current fellow at the Union for Contemporary Art, is organizing and creating a community quilt as part of her 6-month residency. Wilkinson grew up sewing, receiving her UCA residency with free hand quilts done on a non-computerized domestic sewing machine....

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7th Annual OEAA Visual Arts Winners

Congratulations to all the visual arts nominees and winners of the 7th Annual Omaha Entertainment & Arts Awards event held Sunday at the Hilton Omaha. This year’s winners and their categories included: Kim Reid Kuhn and Josh Powell in Best Group Show, Best Emerging Artist, Gerard Pefung, Best 2D Artist, Reid Kuhn, Best 3D Artist, Ying Zhu, Best Solo Show, Mary Day, Best New Media, Caleb Coppock, and Best Visual...

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‘Secret Codes & Body Feelings’

Victoria Hoyt’s new exhibit of water-based paintings, Secret Codes and Body Feelings, is at RNG...

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‘Thinking About…Joy of Piper’

"I do not paint like Van Gogh, but I have a soul like his."

This quote is never really...

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Lives of Not Always Quiet Desperation

In the minds of many, Nebraska is part of the U.S. heartland, aka The Midwest.  And Kansas-born...

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Governor’s Arts Award Honor Theatre Excellence

- This past Tuesday, the Nebraska Arts Council gave out its biannual honors, The Governor’s Arts Awards, recognizing...

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A Different Kind of Phantom

Creighton University department of Theatre professor Alam Klem considers himself to be a big fan playwright Arthur Kopit’s...

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The Rose’s “Broken Mirror” Reflects the Issues of Young Teen Women.

- While finishing up the run of Jackie and Me this week, The Rose Theater will present the latest offering from its Teens...

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Viva Los Dias de los Muertos!

As Halloween hovers on the horizon, and people gear up to put on gruesome, bizarre, or funny costumes and children seek...

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From Cookies to Canker Sores:

“You know, your work is bright, colorful and simple,” said a children’s book editor to illustrator and author Dan...

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Three Times the Wonder

“Rather than having a single exhibition that fills all of our special exhibition spaces, we have this rather unique...

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