Draft Dodgers

With autumn in the air, banter around town inevitably turns to sports. The offensive line, foul line, goal line, betting line. Seems we move toward measuring things on one side or the other of a stripe. In art, line is a more slippery and amorphous player, a tool that may be formal or personal, straight […]

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Heavy Metal Magic

Women Who Weld will showcase their heavy metal magic this weekend, October 4-6, in its 7th sales and benefit exhibit at the Bancroft Street Market Gallery. The Artists Reception will take place Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. The gallery will also be open Saturday from 10 to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon- 5 p.m. W3 […]

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Hybrid Art

Paul Anthony Smith is the next artist in the Riley Cap Gallery at the Joslyn Art Museum opening October 5. Smith’s mixed media art is inspired by the concept of a hybrid identity, particularly by those who have migrated across borders. With a focus on the African and Caribbean diasporas, the artist also brings this […]

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Clay Harvest

Twenty-two nationally recognized clay artists will display their ceramic art at potters’ homes, an historic grain mill and a wine tasting venue this weekend in the annual Omaha North Hills Pottery Tour. Set for October 5-6, the pottery tour adds a new stop At Crescent Moon, where owner and fellow ceramicist Will Galusha will add […]

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American Craft Week

Functional and decorative arts are in the national spotlight during American Craft Week, kicking off on October 4. Bringing attention to a select group of its regional practitioners, the Roberta & Bob Rogers Gallery has organized the exhibition Fine Craft in America, opening the same day and running through November 2. The show features diverse […]

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‘History Within’

APMAArts presents Jeremy G Bells’ History Within, opening Thursday September 26. Jeremy G. Bell is best known for his take on portraits in mediums of charcoal, acrylic, sharpie, oil paint and encaustic wax over wood. On occasion, he employs the use glitter to highlight his images. Although visually complex, the portraits are typically nondescript. Images are […]

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‘Voice of Our Roots’

The Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS), in conjunction with many  sites and resources, will host its month-long, multi-disciplinary biennial Arte LatinX, which opens with an art exhibition today, September 12, from 6-8 p.m. at El Museo Latino in South Omaha. Composed of UNO faculty, staff and students, as well as the metro community in […]

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‘Citizen Artist’

Pittsburgh-based artist Vanessa German brings her recent installation sometimes.we.cannot.be.with.our.bodiesto the Union for Contemporary Art, with an opening day public performance on September 14 from 2-4pm. Debuted at the Mattress Factory in 2017 and reimagined for the Union, sometimes.we.cannot.be.with.our.bodiesis a colorful, immersive installation described by German as “a dimensional living reckoning” that addresses the disruptive systems […]

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‘Unite Us One’

For his upcoming solo exhibit, Unite Us Oneat Petshop Gallery, interdisciplinary artist Barber extends his practice of articulating the testimonies of Black America to offer the viewer a more connected experience in his mixed media art. Barber’s imagery portrays identity in a fluid, abstract way so that the viewer projects their own perspective and avoids […]

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Engler Tribute

Marking nearly a year since the passing of longtime artist and writer Robert Klein Engler, the Little Gallery in Benson is hosting a memorial exhibition of paintings opening on Friday, September 6 with a reception from 6-9 p.m. Engler’s colorful canvases display his array of interests, from naïve painting to Native American art, and show […]

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