‘On Hire’

Artist INC, a professional development program from creative venue Amplify Arts, brings together over twenty emerging artists from Omaha to share skills, evaluate work and build and strengthen the peer community. This year’s eight-week program culminates in a group exhibition, On Hire, to be shown starting in January, at the […]

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‘Joteria’

Petshop Gallery in Benson is back with its first show of 2019. Opening February 1 is Joteria,a multimedia music/art/pop-up show guest-curated by Santi Mora-amaral and Walker Greene. Jotería refers to queer Latinx, Chicanx or Indigenous people and is a term reclaimed by those who do not fit heteronormative standards. The […]

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Art Refresh

That 2018 climaxed with so much negative political, climate and economic news clouding holiday cheer, it was a relief to witness its demise. The ubiquitous “Happy Holidays” gave way to a heartfelt “Happier New Year!” Climate change deniers sparred with scientists despite rising global temps, tides and turbulence. The stock […]

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‘Inner Worlds’

For Modern Arts Midtown’s upcoming exhibit opening Jan. 4, viewers are asked to look within themselves and deeper into their surroundings to see what reveals itself. Inner Worldsfeatures Jennifer Homan, Martha Horvay, Laura Nothern and Merrill Peterson who inform us with their own insights into ways the ordinary and the magical cross […]

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Economy of Scale

In the liner notes on the back of a 1955 Ahmad Jamal Trio album, the famous music producer John Hammond is quoted as saying: “Ahmad is vastly talented. He has a fabulous technique, which he doesn’t use very often.” Miles Davis is another musician well-known for his stylistic economy; the pauses and […]

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‘Amalgamations’

Hardwired into the American psyche, superheroes and cartoon characters have played across movie and television screens for nearly a century. Who of us hasn’t dreamt of possessing superpowers to defy a bully, or gain the esteem of others? Despite the magic of superpowers, the subliminal stereotypes embedded in the superhero characters of […]

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Amplify Arts

Amplify Arts, formerly known as the Omaha Creative Institute, invites you to their 2018 Grant Recipient Exhibition on Friday December 14th. Over the last decade, OCI has supported and promoted the Omaha arts scene by providing financial and resource assistance to artists, exhibiting work and giving back to the community […]

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