William Splinter Memorial Gallery Exhibit April - September

The Larsen Tractor Test & Power Museum will hold an annual open house on Sat. April 12th , 10am - 2pm at UNL’s East Campus. Children ages 4-9 can participate in a Kiddie Tractor Pull in the Museum parking lot at 12:00 noon. Area collectors can display their own tractors in a tractor show; all types of tractors will be displayed including pulling, antique, restored, and unrestored machines. Bring the whole family to see what is new and happening at Larsen Museum! New exhibits are now on display, including the former test car from the Nebraska Tractor Test Lab.

The new William Splinter Memorial Gallery displays agricultural themed artwork of Nebraska artists; the first is Craig Cassell. His exhibit features a dozen graphite drawings of antique tractors, old buildings, and outdoor scenes, expertly rendered by mouth using a dental device that allowed Craig to draw in spite of a diving accident that resulted in quadriplegia when he was 17, and will be on display April - September.

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The Space Between

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 contaxt for a selection of prints by Karen Kunc.   Prints in all media are included by local, national and international artists.

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Lincoln Lutheran Choir Concerts

Lincoln Lutheran Choir will again present 2 concerts this spring:  Saturday April 26th, 3 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Seward, NE and Sunday April 27th, 3 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, Lincoln.  The concert theme is "Seeds of Worship" and will feature a world premiere of a Divine Service, written by David von Kampen of Seward, and Schubert's Mass in G.  The choir will be accompanied by strings, brass and organ.  The choir is directed by Dr. Kurt Knecht.  Free will offereing will be taken. 

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JAMMIN AWAY THE BLUES FUNDRAISER

Jammin away the bluesTHE MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NEBRASKA IS CELEBRATING OUR 6th ANNUAL JAMMIN' AWAY THE BLUES FUNDRAISER!!


On Saturday, May 17th at Duggan's Pub, The Mental Health Association of Nebraska is going to hold the Best Blues Party in Town! Featuring Kevin Selfe And The Tornadoes; Mitch Kashmar, Deak Harp and The Honeyboy Turner Band! All proceeds will help our association continue to assist our nationally accredited programs. Showtime is at 6:00pm. Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $25.00 day of show. Full Kitchen Service available.

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You’re invited to "Doorways to Hope" Art Exhibit begins Memorial Day 2014 | Live Auction Event October 5th

Lincoln/Lancaster County Habitat for Humanity and Hildegard Center for the Arts have teamed up for an exciting public arts project for Lincoln called “Doorways to Hope”.  Based on a theme of “hope and new beginnings” they've chosen nineteen area artists to create works of art that use will use doors (any door) as their inspiration and starting point. Unique to this project, all nineteen artists must work with a community group to help them create their art!  

Beginning Memorial Day 2014 through October 1, the doors will be on display at designated site attractions throughout the Capital City. The art will be auctioned off at a community-wide event October 5, 2014 (2-5pm) at the Nebraska Tennis Center located at the Ethel S Abbott Sports Complex in Lincoln (7600 North 70th Street).  

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Special Thanks

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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