Nebraska Arts Council Exhibition

The Nebraska Arts Council’s Fred Simon gallery has been featuring a select number of exhibitions since 2005. Located in the historic Burlington Building, 1004 Farnam St.it is a sought after venue by Nebraska artists. On view now is a two-person show, Chad Fonfara, Glass (Kearney)/Travis Hencey, Drawing (Chadron). The dual installation of Fonfara’s glass and Hencey’s […]

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Sweatshop Gallery

If it’s happening in Omaha it’s ‘happening’ in Benson, at the Sweatshop Gallery, 2727 N. 62nd St. A collaborative space, the Sweatshop’s co-founders include Dan Cavanaugh, Kim Reid Kuhn/Kim Darling, Jamie Hardy, Alex Jochim, Caitlin Little, and Sarah Rowe. It began in July with a kissing booth and since then continues to build steam with […]

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Artists’ Co-op Mentorship Exhibition

Omaha First Friday means gallery openings. Coming up this Friday, January 4, 2013, 6–9 p.m. is the 2012-2013 Emerging Artist Mentorship Exhibit at the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery, 405 S. 11th St. The Artists’ Co-op’s Mentorship Program provides opportunities to learn more about the business of being an artist. From installing and hosting, to marketing their […]

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Joslyn Under Pressure Print Exhibit

UNDER PRESSURE Contemporary Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation is on view at the Joslyn Art Museum through January 6, 2013. Schnitzer, president of Harsch Investment Properties, owns the largest private print collection of contemporary printmaking in the United States. This exhibition is an opportunity to see some exceptional […]

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Deskins Les Femmes Folles

During this Holiday season artful gifts are always welcome. Original art work such as ceramics, paintings, sculpture, jewelry, limited edition photography, and more can be found at local Omaha galleries. Anderson O’Brien Fine Arts Gallery, Artists’ Cooperative Gallery, Dundee Gallery, and Modern Arts Midtown are but a few to check out. A unique option might […]

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Bemis Underground

In a reorganization move at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, with several staff members let go, the buzz around town is the apparent closing of Underground and the departure of the venue’s third official manager and curator, Joel Damon. According to Todd Simon, Bemis board of directors vice president, “In an effort to optimize […]

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Petshop…Maud…Sweatshop

Omaha’s creative energy in the visual arts, truly the gift which keeps giving, continues to thrive in a variety of relatively new venues outside of the mainstream. The Petshop gallery and workspace at 2725 N. 62nd St. will be featuring the work of Jake Gillespie and Christina Renfer Vogel, opening Dec. 7, 7 -10 p.m, […]

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Printmakers…Bemis Carver Bank…Bay

The Hot Shops Art Center is featuring “Pulled From the Matrix”, prints and the matrix from which they’re made, through November 23. Printmaker Amy Haney originated the idea. Lori Elliot-Bartle, Julie Sopscak, and Judy Haney assisted in the process of curating, promotion, and installation. The 23 printmakers featured at the Hot Shops Gallery used a […]

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Bemis Feast…AOB…Alvarez…Caesium

*The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is having a FEA$T (Funding Emerging Artists with Sustainable Tactics), November 17 at 6:30 pm. The event is designed to generate support for ambitious concepts initiated by area artists. It’s a community-driven dinner with all the proceeds funding a single project that might not happen otherwise — crowdfunding the […]

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