<p>New Bemis Director Adam Price has lots of plans for revitalized art center.</p>Bemis Reboot

Since the Bemis Center of Contemporary Arts’ inception in 1981, the venue has been led by only four directors. These include its co-founder Ree Schonlau, currently on its board, who along with husband, artist Jun Kaneko, founded the institution that bears his name just down the block on Jones Street. 

In 2001 Al Harris-Fernandez, now the Director of the Sioux City Art Center, took over the reins and was soon...

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Summer Arts Preview

If staycations are in your future this summer, the visual arts have something to offer locally other than softball, a crowded community pool and yet another summer blockbuster at a movie complex. There are a plethora of exhibitions on the docket, but key arts venues also offer hands-on learning activities, lectures and panels, even a summer camp of sorts, for all ages above and beyond their regular schedule of...

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Artist Chris Raschka Visits Omaha

Saturday, February 25th
Artist Chris Raschka
Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St.
10 a.m.-12 p.m., FREE
(402) 342-3300

Artist Chris Raschka Visits Omaha

Joslyn Art Museum is presenting "BRAVO! Chris Raschka" in the museum’s Mind’s Eye Gallery. The exhibit is comprised of almost 60 of the artist’s award-winning illustrations.

Raschka’s artwork centers on everything from jazz legends Thelonius Monk and John...

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To Live Forever:

Saturday, February 11th-Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum

Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge Street

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.

Thursday, 10 a.m.– 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, noon – 4 p.m.; * $8 adults; $6 senior citizens (62 and older) & college students (with valid ID); $5 age 5-17, Free admission for ages four and younger and Joslyn members;...

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Open Minds

On April 21, KANEKO previews Portals, a multimedia event examining different modalities of creative expression. When the finished production premiers in the fall, it means to seamlessly join live performers on stage with remote artists via video and the web to extend the limits of performance and the dynamics of human connection in the digital age. The work of several national artists is featured, including a...

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