Connect Gallery and Studios

Metro area artists and art supporters Tom and Jean Sitzman have created a new venue. The Connect Gallery and Studios at 3901 Leavenworth St. will have an Opening celebration Friday, Feb. 15, 5 – 9 pm. “We spent 7 months renovating the building and getting a good lighting system,” said gallery owner Tom Sitzman. “Our […]

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Robert Miller – Two Exhibitions

Omaha sculptor Robert Miller is having two exhibitions. “STATIONS”, Coal Mine Tipple Drawings and Sculptures now on view at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City runs through Thursday, February 28. The reception for the exhibition is Thursday, February 7 from 5-7 pm. Inspired by Bernd and Hilla Becher’s photographs of […]

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Omaha First Friday

Omaha’s First Friday happens all around town. The grand opening of Gallery 72’s new space at 1806 Vinton Street is Feb. 1, 5:00 – 9:00 pm. The Vinton Street art district’s Gallery 72 presents Mary Zicafoose: Tapestries and Prints. Nationally known for pushing the boundary of the ancient Ikat technique in contemporary tapestry, Zicafoose will […]

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MCC Photo Club

Benson’s Star Deli at 6114 Military Ave. is having an exhibition by 14 members of Metro’s Photo Club. Over fifty members strong, the club is one of Metropolitan Community College’s most active organizations. It features current and former, students and staff of Metro’s photo program. Those with works on view include Kent Brede, Michal Chaplin, Ken […]

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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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