Omaha Fashion Week

The Midwest’s Premier Fashion Event debuting Fall/Winter Collections will take place March 10-15. Omaha Fashion Week was founded in 2008 and this new idea quickly grew into a tradition that has not only stuck around, but grown. Each night of the week has a theme, the full schedule and more information about the event can […]

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Wearable Wonders

No need to go naked in Omaha, what with all the attention to gorgeous fabric at our local galleries. Anderson O’Brien Fine Art joins the party this weekend with one of its seasonal wearable art shows. From March 5-7, the gallery presents the jackets of Mieko Mintz. Mieko, a Japanese native who opened her first […]

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Get Real at MAM

Modern Arts Midtown will open Keen Observations, March 6th, 6-8 p.m. Artists showcased in this show are Iowa-educated Merrill Peterson from Lincoln and include Justin Meyer from Blair with graphite drawings, Omahan Charles Novich with both drawings and paintings, and Jane Pronko from Kansas City with painting. The common thread through the work of all […]

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Expect the Unexpected

Spring is nearly here, and for the Benson scene that means more art shows, thawing vomit puddles and larger crowds for their monthly Benson First Fridays celebrations. So, wash those pretty eyeballs of yours and plan on more regular participating spaces to be opening their doors this March featuring new art shows from around the […]

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Mock the Magnificent

‘Mock the Magnificent,’ the upcoming show this Friday at Gallery 72 of work by artist Richard Mock (1944-2006) is as intriguing intellectually as it is visually.  On view from February 13 to March 7 at the gallery, located at 1806 Vinton Street, this array of oil paintings, linocuts, collagraphs, and lithographs shows a restless spirit […]

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Right Time, Right Place

The latest installment in the ongoing series of pop-up exhibitions at Project Project, organized by Joel Damon and Josh Powell, is Providential, a two-person show featuring the work of Garry Noland and Lonnie Potter.  Project Project on Vinton Street provides great opportunities to view work that is conceptually engaging and materially inventive, and this current […]

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‘Bringing the Bacon’

After several Benson galleries took January off to nurse their New Year’s hangover, its full steam ahead for February. Most Benson mainstays will be back for their first monthly First Friday celebration of the year, many with exhibitions featuring some fresh faces. The most intriguing of these features the multidisciplinary work of Laura Bacon at […]

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50 Years of Modern Art

American Moderns 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell is the new Joslyn exhibit opening February 8th to May 17th.  This was a time of huge change in the United States.  The country was emerging as an economic and industrial power, but also caught in the throes of two world wars and the Great Depression. The chasm […]

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F is for ‘FIBER’

F is for FIBER beginning in February at creative center KANEKO, when it opens a suite of textile-themed exhibitions at 6pm on Feb. 6 and running through April 25. Six distinct shows provide a sampler of historical and contemporary thread arts, from inspired utilitarian design to that with solely artistic intention. Visitors will first be […]

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