Edge of Your Chair

JoslynArt Museum is the current home to the exhibit The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design.  The exhibit features a collection of 40 chairs drawn from the Jacobsen Collection of American Art and organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, Florida. The chairs provide a fascinating representation of the development of American […]

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‘Chica’

There is still time to visit El Museo Latino and catch Chica, an exhibition of original pastel drawings by Joseph Broghammer. The exhibition opened at this South Omaha venue on June 22nd. Artist Broghammer was commissioned in 2017 to produce a series of drawings to illustrate the children’s book, Chica, by arts collector and patron […]

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Pinhole Wizard

Some photographers find creative reward in post-production, in making the final print. Others find more satisfaction in the process of capturing the image. It is in this act of photographing that inspires our artist, Hanns Zischler. Currently on exhibit at the Garden of the Zodiac Gallery, Zischler presents a retrospective of work from 2010 to […]

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‘Homecoming’

The Union for Contemporary Art presents a new solo exhibit, Angela Drakeford:Homecoming, opening July 11th. Installation artist and sculptor Drakeford examines the healing power of plants and the home garden as a sanctuary of healing and comfort. Building on personal memories, and a palette of real and artificial plants, period furniture, textiles and other domestic […]

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Lost & Found

The Michael Phipps Gallery presents the work of Buck Christensen and Betni Kalk in a dual solo exhibit showing this July and August. Though their inspirations both emanate from nature and landscape, their individual styles differ. Buck Christensen, a photographic artist working in the Council Bluffs and Omaha areas, is well known for his color […]

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‘Art of Seating’

Though Plato demanded we stand up straight as possible to establish our intellectual separation from the baser desires of appetite and reproduction, he no doubt said it, like all good philosophers, while sitting down. Much to the dismay of many a chiropractor, Americans spend on average about nine hours a day sitting?  No mystery then […]

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Transformer Man

The Joslyn Art Museum’s Riley CAP Gallery, dedicated exclusively to living, contemporary artists, is currently exhibiting the work of Jay Heikes. The Minneapolis-based Heikes is most recognized by his installations and sculptures that combine traditional materials – like paint, plaster, graphite and bronze – with non-traditional materials and found objects. His work is considered both […]

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‘A Burkholder Project’

“Our ability to perceive quality in nature begins, as in art, with the pretty. It expands through successive stages of the beautiful to values as yet un-captured by language.” – Aldo Leopold Downtown Lincoln, specifically the historic Haymarket District, is home to one of Nebraska’s oldest artist colonies, the Burkholder Project. Since the late-80’s, the […]

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‘Lucky Links’

A new exhibition by Susan Knight opens May 10th at Project Project. Lucky Links is the culmination of a multiphase project by Knight that included an outdoor installation last month at the Eureka Springs School of Art in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. This Omaha leg of the show consists of a site-specific installation inside this eccentric Vinton Street […]

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Lasting Impression

In May, Connect Gallery will present a retrospective of Nebraska Sandhills native Anne Burkholder. Burkholder has been producing her impressionist landscape paintings for over 65 years. Her works has exhibited internationally and is in several public and private collections. Her work is particularly influenced by the Nebraska landscape, the Sandhills and the Platte River.  A […]

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