Category: Lincoln Arts Council News

June 2014 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 events@artscene.org and we will be sure to post it as soon as possible.

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Union Bank Unveils Nebraska Artist Designed Debit Cards Friday, May 2

UBT Debit CardUnion Bank & Trust is partnering with three renowned Nebraska artists to offer new and current customers nine limited edition debit card designs. The featured artwork designs will be unveiled at a First Friday Artwalk event from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, May 2, at Union Bank's downtown branch, located at 13th and O streets. The artists, each providing three limited edition designs for the campaign, are Joel Sartore, Jun Kaneko and Michael Forsberg.

"We are saluting Nebraska artists who have shone a light on how special this state is through their artwork and photography," said Kevin Keller, First Vice President — Marketing at Union Bank & Trust. "Giving back to the causes close to those artists' hearts with the Limited Edition Debit Card campaign is a great way to say 'thank you' for all they've done. Plus, to have their artwork on your debit card is pretty cool."

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March 2014 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 events@artscene.org and we will be sure to post it as soon as possible.

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Learning Through the Arts in 2014: Artists in Residence at Lincoln Public Schools

We are excited to announce that the Lincoln Arts Council has received the grant for Artists in Schools and Communities from the Nebraska Arts Council! This is our fifth year to have this opportunity. The grant, headed up by our AmeriCorps members, Alma Cerretta and Joshua Thorne, will allow for two artist residencies within Lincoln Public Schools. The focus of these residencies is to directly impact underprivileged students and give them exposure to diverse art forms and local artists. The AmeriCorps are also looking to develop academic engagement and improve literacy skills.

 

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2014 Project Grant Funded Organizations

2014 LAC Project Grants

The Lincoln Arts Council (LAC) is pleased to announce funding for eleven outstanding projects through the annual LAC Project Grants program.  The grants are designed to assist in the sustainability of current programming or to fund new ideas that provide arts opportunities in our diverse community.

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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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