Exterior photo of Union building with artwork by painter Patty Talbert filling the windows

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Union for Contemporary Art. To celebrate, the Union is planning a year of exhibitions, community engagement and surprises curated around the theme of Joy.

To kick off the 10th anniversary year, The Union is unveiling its first exhibit of ‘21, ”Reflection,” by Omaha painter and former Union Fellow Patty Talbert. The work fills most of the west facing window of Union building at North 24th and Lake Streets. 

“I started The Union as a means to help uplift and celebrate the beauty and resilience of my North Omaha community – that was the dream,” said Executive Director Brigitte McQueen. “It’s been such an honor to watch that dream become actualized in such incredible ways through the support of so many people.” 

Watch for more events throughout the year. Some highlights: an exhibition of works by abstract painter Mavis Pusey (1928-2019), several community-based tours and “conversations” around the nationally-recognized “Undesign the Redline” project. 

Contact The Union for further information and Covid-19 protocols, at info@u-ca.org or its website www.u-ca.org.

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