On Saturday, December 7 from 3 – 5 p.m., the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City, Nebraska will host a reception for the artists of Impact Kooser, currently on display in the Center’s gallery. Impact Kooser is an exhibition of works by artists from every corner of Nebraska inspired by the poems of United States Poet Laureate, Ted Kooser.
The reception, held for the participating artists along with special guest Ted Kooser, is open to the public and is scheduled in conjunction with Nebraska City’s newest annual tradition, Yule Fest. The reception and exhibition are free, handicap accessible, and all ages are welcome. The exhibition closes Thursday, December 19, 2013.
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.
Impact is a non-profit Nebraska visual arts organization founded in 1985 with a mission to educate through outreach programs and exhibitions. Impact maintains a membership of 23 Nebraskans who work in a broad range of disciplines, styles, and directions and who reside in every part of the state. From its inception, Impact has been recognized for its record of professionalism and creative expression with membership is limited to Nebraska artists, nationally recognized within their respective artistic disciplines.
2013 Impact members include: Roberta Barnes (Halsey), Wava Best (North Platte), Jo Brown (Lincoln), Patricia Coslor (Sargent), Ben Darling (Sidney), Judy Greff (Ashland), Debra Joy Groesser (Ralston), Susan Hart (Cozad), Janna Harsch (Greenwood), Rick Johnson (McCook), Beth Jasnoch (Kearney), Howard Kaye (Lincoln), Sammy Lynn (Glenvil), Julia Noyes (Lincoln), Sharon T. Ohmberger (Firth), Amy Sadle (Syracuse), Patty Scarborough (Geneva), Donna Schimonitz (Lincoln), Patsy Smith (Brady), Kit Watson (Chadron), Sandra K. Meyer (North Platte), Michael Montag (Omaha), Norma Stevens (McCook).