Museum of Nebraska Art
2401 Central Avenue , Kearney,
Paul Swan: The Most Beautiful Man in the World
May 23 – September 6, 2015
Paul Swan was a noted artist, poet, and dancer in the early part of the 20th century. He painted and sculpted many famous people including Isadora Duncan, Willa Cather, and John F. Kennedy, among others. He was heralded as the “Most Beautiful Man in the World” and “America’s Leonardo.” From the plowed fields of Nebraska to life on the world’s stages, Swan believed in the idea that beauty was a messenger of truth, and through his artistic expressions...
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street , Omaha,
In this large-scale, mixed-media installation artist and biologist Brandon Ballangée responds to the global crisis of the world’s fisheries and the current threat for the unraveling of the Gulf of Mexico’s food-chain following the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Some 26,162 preserved specimens, representing 370 species of fish and other aquatic organisms, are installed between glass sheets, recalling the fragile inter-relationships between Gulf species. Empty containers represent species in decline or those already lost to...
NEW HOURS FOR FIRST FRIDAY GALLERY WALK ON AUGUST 7TH: 5:30 - 8:00 pm
'Queens' - Paintings by Richard Markoff
'The Muse Within' - Paintings by Christy Kosmicki
'Omens' - Needle Felt Animals by Michelle Liebgott Osinga
'Private Phases' - Paintings by Valerie Knobel
'Life Amongst the Clouds' - Photography by Jeremy Thiessen
Gallery hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10 - 4 pm; Saturday (summer) 9 - 3 pm
2055 'O' Street , Lincoln,
Join uss on Friday, August 28 for a special event!
6-7:30 music featuring artist Wendy Jane Bantam and friends for acoustic "storytelling Americana"
7:30 - 8:00 artist Karen Kunc studio tour and "treasures from the flat files"
Special VIP seating for Lincoln Arts Council CSArt Patrons! Arrive early. This collaborative event is for building community and art patrons.
Wendy and Karen are contributing artists for the LAC Community Support Art Project. http://artscene.org/what_we_do/csart/
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