‘Unite Us One’

It’s been a breakout year for interdisciplinary artist Barber ever since his intro to Omaha as a Fellow at the Union for Contemporary Art in 2018. Since then the Detroit-based artist who graduated cum laude from the University of Iowa has made his home and his mark here in at least five art exhibits and […]

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Heavy Metal Magic

Women Who Weld will showcase their heavy metal magic this weekend, October 4-6, in its 7th sales and benefit exhibit at the Bancroft Street Market Gallery. The Artists Reception will take place Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. The gallery will also be open Saturday from 10 to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon- 5 p.m. W3 […]

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Clay Harvest

Twenty-two nationally recognized clay artists will display their ceramic art at potters’ homes, an historic grain mill and a wine tasting venue this weekend in the annual Omaha North Hills Pottery Tour. Set for October 5-6, the pottery tour adds a new stop At Crescent Moon, where owner and fellow ceramicist Will Galusha will add […]

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‘Voice of Our Roots’

The Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS), in conjunction with many  sites and resources, will host its month-long, multi-disciplinary biennial Arte LatinX, which opens with an art exhibition today, September 12, from 6-8 p.m. at El Museo Latino in South Omaha. Composed of UNO faculty, staff and students, as well as the metro community in […]

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Write Stuff

Every autumn the visual arts in the Metro offer a new harvest or peak of its own. This year is no exception. Venues of all sorts and sizes citywide are ramping up with an aesthetic as varied and colorful as the great outdoors…indoors. But first meet the writers who look forward to previewing and reviewing […]

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‘Drawings from the Mind of the Artist’

Anderson O’Brien Gallery will exhibit Christina Narwicz: Drawings from the Mind of the ArtistSept. 6-30 with an opening reception Friday, Sept. 6, 5-8 p.m.. Narwicz, a gestural, organic abstractionist will feature drawings from the 1990s to the present that interpret visually her connection to the natural world according to AOB’s show statement. “These drawings either […]

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Squaring the Circle

Metro Arts patrons will find no end to the number of openings each month from a vast array of venues, both familiar…and unfamiliar. If your idea of an art center is Omaha’s Big Three, Joslyn Art Museum, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts or the Kaneko, you are missing out on dozens of gallery openings nearly […]

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Art Refresh

That 2018 climaxed with so much negative political, climate and economic news clouding holiday cheer, it was a relief to witness its demise. The ubiquitous “Happy Holidays” gave way to a heartfelt “Happier New Year!” Climate change deniers sparred with scientists despite rising global temps, tides and turbulence. The stock […]

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