Archive: 07/2011

Tuesday Talk: 'Baltimore Album Quilts'

Talk presented by Nancy Kerns, winner of the Quilt Festival Founders Award.

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2011 National Arts Program Comes to a Close

The National Arts ProgramThe 2011 City of Lincoln National Arts Program concluded on Friday, July 22 with a closing reception and awards ceremony that was held downtown in the Candy Factory Building.  Award winners were recognized and given cash and scholarship awards by City Councilman, Carl Eskridge.  All award winning pieces of artwork were on display for friends and family members to view during the reception.

The winner of the “Best in Show” award was Annie Shepherd.  She received $300 for that award, and another $300 for winning first place in the Intermediate category.  A complete list of award recipients follows this article.

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August First Friday Art Walk

First FridayEvery First Friday of the month is an event that many communities across the nation celebrate.  In Lincoln's Art Community, it allows a chance for local art galleries and establishments to open their doors to the public and have open house events where the public can come and see what is new in the art world.  Here on the Lincoln Arts Council website, we offer a complete guide to all of open houses for Lincoln's First Friday Art Walk.  If you know of an event that is happening, that is not listed in our guide, please feel free to email "Events" at and we will be sure to post it as soon as possible.

Support our local art scene and see what's new in the world of the arts!  Happy First Friday!

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Drawn: an exhibition by Beili Liu

Beili Liu's time and process based installations look at transience, fragility and time lapses.  Liu created several site-specific works for the exhibition.

Artist lecture by Beili Liu, "Drawn With a Thread," Thursday, August 25 at 6:00 p.m. in room 11 of the Home Economics Building on the University of Nebraska East Campus at the College of Education and Human Sciences.  Reception hosted by the Friends of the Gallery follows on the second floor.

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Nancy Teague's acrylic painting "Morning Door Geranium"

Morning Door GeraniumNancy Teague's acrylic painting "Morning Door Geranium"
has been accepted in the
National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society
21st Annual National Juried Exhibition entitled
2011 'Best of America'

Opening Reception and Awards
September 11, 2011
Dunnegan Fine Art Gallery in Bolivar, MO
Exhibit continues through October 28, 2011

Only eighty two artists were accepted
from over six hundred entries
across the USA and Canada.

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In 2009 the Lincoln Arts Council received a generous gift from the estate of Ken Good, a portion of which was used to redevelop our website and establish an endowment. We offer our heart-felt thanks to Kenneth J. Good for his generosity and vision for a beautiful future.

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