‘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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Stormy Weather

The work of Minnesota-based Jay Heikes might always have been called down-to-earth. Primarily a sculptor and installation artist, Heikes composes crude but delicate assemblages of found and manipulated objects, often of metal. In his current show now open in Joslyn Art Museum’s Riley CAP Gallery, Heikes has left the familiar confines of the earth to […]

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‘OOOze’

‘I want to be plastic.’—Andy Warhol OOOze, an exhibitioncurated by Angie Seykora opens at Generator Space on Vinton Street July 12th. The subject of the work is, at least roughly, plastic and how ingesting it affects the body. Artists Barber, Adam Roberts and Seykora herself interpret this through their paintings, 2-D multi-media and sculpture respectively. […]

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‘Inner Ear Vision’:

Inner Ear Vision: Sound as Medium is an exhibition opening at The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts July 11th. The show seeks to challenge people in their perception of what sound and art are, or what music and experimentation tend to mean, as well as their intersection. The show is curated by Raven Chacon, Robert […]

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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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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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Magic Potions

Have you ever experienced devices that create life’s magic potions? Join the Petshop Gallery in Benson on July 5, 2019 for the opening of Elixir Vitae 2.0from 7 p.m-10 p.m to see art’s prototype devices for developing solutions for what ails you. Elixir Vitae 2.0is an exhibition by interdisciplinary artist Rosana Ybarra who works in […]

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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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Give ’em a ‘Break’

Taking a break to notice and take interest in everyday objects is something that can easily be taken for granted, but artist Jan Schiltmeijer has it down to an art. The B Side of Benson Theatre will exhibit “Break”, with works by Schiltmeijer. “Break” will have it’s opeining reception July 5, 2019 from 6 p.m-11 […]

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