‘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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Art in Transition

Art is often used to create alternative characters, whether drawn, painted or sculpted. It can bring meaning, explanation and oneself into the equation of how those characters interact, how they feel, and what they experience. Celebrating a transitioning moment is often part of what makes an event easier to process. Celebration can be brought through […]

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‘Re-Purpose’

Kaneko opens Re-Purpose beginning June 11, a large group exhibition focused on innovative ways to use materials left over from mass consumption of goods Re-Purposeis an interactive and visual arts experience that considers principles and practices related the waste incurred in any human activity on this planet. “What matters is not the physical finite limitations […]

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‘Of the Bird’

Nebraska native Carol Thompson has a new exhibition opening at the Fred Simon Gallery June 11, a collection of still-life paintings, called Of the Bird. The aesthetic of the paintings is minimal, yet focused with attention to details in each object, with a realistic stylized method of representing each bird and its relationship to the […]

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