Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 S. 12th Street , Omaha,
Sum of Us features six Kansas City artists whose multimedia works explore the relationship of the part to the whole. Although markedly different in approach and process, they provide a meditation on our simultaneously whole and fragmentary states, specifically our relationships to time, space, place and self. Curated by PLUG PROJECTS, a curatorial collective located in Kansas City, the exhibition features work that relies on the specter of the body as image, inspiration, absent worker or character positioning both the body of the artist and...
Exhibition - “Mug Shots: 6th Annual Juried Cup Show”
Apr 4 through May 31
LUX Center for the Arts
2601 North 48th Street , Lincoln,
LUX Center for the Arts presents “Mug Shots: 6th Annual Juried Cup Show,” featuring the selections of juror Ted Adler, associate professor of art and area head of ceramics media at Wichita State University. Adler is known for his contributions to conferences, workshops and print media as well as his residency with the Archie Bray Foundation, the international center for ceramic arts in Helena, Montana.
The show opens Friday, April 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Best in Show and two Honorable Mentions will be awarded. The show will be on view...
Mary Mattingly: Flock House Project Omaha City Wide Workshop
Mar 20 through Aug 16
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 S 12th Street , Omaha ,
This project engages the local community to fabricate mobile living systems to be installed outdoors at the Bemis Center and Carver Bank. Arrtists will occupy them to promote and implement an integration between Omaha’s creative and urban design communities.
50th Street and Huntington Ave. , Lincoln,
The work of Nebraska Wesleyan's senior art students are on display.
Each senior artist will present a gallery talk on Wednesday, May 7.
Elder Gallery is located inside the Rogers Center for Fine Arts at 50th Street and Huntington Ave. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. The gallery is closed on Monday.
2055 'O' Street , Lincoln,
April 25 - July 25, 2014. Reception May 2, 6 - 9pm, First Friday Gallery Walk. Considerations abound with this poetic trope, readily calling forth questions on relationships, transformations, comparisons, distances, and rhythmic impulses. A wide array of prints curated from the Constellation Studios collection, provide a rich context for a selection of prints by Karen Kunc. Prints in all media are included by local, national and international artists.
Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts
801 3rd Corso , Nebraska City,
Monday, May 5, 2014 brings the opening of the exhibition Sexy/OFFENDER at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts.
The exhibition of works resulting from the collaborative artistic duo of Byron Anway and Ben Moore mashes online image-based culture and 18th century French portraiture. Incorporating deviant youthfulness, celebrity indiscretions, and the world of online police registries, the team draws inspiration from online media such as mug shots, tabloid photography, and online dating profile pictures. Works featured in the exhibition...
Depicting Nature: From the Scientific to the Sublime
May 2 through Aug 10
Sheldon Museum of Art
R St. , Lincoln ,
The paintings, photographs, and prints that comprise this year’s Sheldon Statewide exhibition explore the various ways artists portray nature. Spanning 150 years, these works—which range from early botanical studies to contemporary photographs—each present unique and diverse interpretations of the natural environment. William Sharp’s beautiful chromolithograph provides an intimate view of a blooming plant, while Albert Bierstadt’s expansive mountain landscape depicts the West as an American Eden. Light-filled, colorful paintings by...
April 25 – May 11, 2014
Fridays at 7pm, Saturdays at 2 and 5pm, Sundays at 2pm
Beverly Cleary’s irrepressible young heroine will capture your heart. As Romona struggles to survive school and her older sister, others in the Quimby family face challenges: Dad’s out of work, Mom’s role in the family is changing, and Aunt Bea might move away. Growing up – and keeping her family together – may be the toughest thing Ramona will ever do! Best for ages 5-11. Tickets: $18 OR FREE WITH MEMBERSHIP!
33 Variations by Moisés Kaufman; Featuring acclaimed pianist Hal France
WEEKLY, 20140609T045959Z times
614 S. 11th Street Old Market, Omaha,
The BLUEBARN Theatre will close its Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Season with 33 VARIATIONS by Moisés Kaufman. This 2009 TONY Award-winning show tells the story of a mother coming to terms with her daughter and a composer coming to terms with his genius. Even though they're separated by 200 years, these two people share an obsession that might, even just for a moment, make time stand still. Drama, memory and music combine to transport you from present-day New York to 19th-century Austria, in this extraordinary new American play about passion,...
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