On Thursday, August 1 from 5 – 7 p.m., the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts will host a combination artist reception and First Thursday Open Studio event. Omaha artist, Courtney Kenny, whose solo exhibition entitled “I can’t even draw a stick figure”…so I don’t opened on Monday, July 8 at the KHN Center, will be on-hand to share her process and inspiration with guests. Current KHN resident artists Jonathan Kolm (composer), Cheryl Paden (writer), Julie Perini (visual artist), and Greg Schutz (writer) will open their studios and share their work with the public.
The event is free, handicap accessible, and open to the public. All ages are welcome. Kenny’s exhibition, “I can’t even draw a stick figure”…so I don’t, is on display until Thursday, August 22.
The KHN Center, originally built in 1969 as a luxury communal home, has become a renowned artist residency program and exhibiting gallery space. Since 2001, the residency has hosted more than 50 visual artists, writers, composers, and interdisciplinary artists from across the country and around the world annually while presenting exhibitions throughout the year by emerging and professional regional artists in their gallery.
The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts is located at 801 3rd Corso in Nebraska City and is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments and tours at other times are encouraged: please call ahead. For more information, call 402-874-9600 or visit www.khncenterforthearts.org.