Category: Lincoln Arts Council News

Call for Proposals: Mayors Kimmel Foundation Artist Residency

Deadline March 1, 2015


Continue reading Call for Proposals: Mayors Kimmel Foundation Artist Residency

Call for Artists: CSArt 2015

Deadline for proposals: February 11, 2015

After a successful launch in 2013, Community Supported Art (CSArt) is gearing up for a third season in 2015! Nine (9) artists will be selected to fill “art shares” purchased by art consumers. Thirty-five (35) shares of art will be offered, so artists will need to create 35 original pieces. If you are a performance artist, think of creating something unique for 35 shareholders. Art shares will be sold for $325 and shareholders will receive 9 original works. Selected artists will be commissioned at $30/share or $1,050 for the total project.

Continue reading Call for Artists: CSArt 2015

Accepting Nominations for 2015 Mayors Arts Award: deadline January 12, 2015

Lincoln is alive with a rich and vibrant art scene. Everyone who reads our newsletter knows artists who make art, buyers who collect it, and sustainers who keep the arts visible. Now it's time to call out the best and recognize them for their contributions.

We are accepting nominations through January 12th for the 2015 Mayor's Arts Awards, with a banquet and awards ceremony to be held next June, 2015 at the Lied Center for the Performing Arts. Instructions, award details, and a list of past recipients are available for easy download here, or call (402) 434-2787 and have us send you one. Nominating is easy, fast and a chance to recognize those who really make a difference. Help us find the best of the best for 2015.

Continue reading Accepting Nominations for 2015 Mayors Arts Award: deadline January 12, 2015

2015 Lincoln Arts Council Project Grants

Download Request for Proposals here.  
Download Membership Brochure here.

Application Deadline: December 11, 2014

Continue reading 2015 Lincoln Arts Council Project Grants

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 and we will be sure to post it as soon as possible.

Continue reading June 2014 First Friday Art Walk

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.

Community Supported Art

Donate to the Lincoln Arts Council

Become a Member

Help support the work of the Lincoln Arts Council. Learn More

Join Now!

Follow Us


eNewsletter Sign Up

Newsletter Archive

SuperStar Supporters

Donation amount: $3500 - $10000

Lincoln Community Foundation

Union Bank and Trust

James and Rhonda Seacrest

Kinder Porter Scott Family Foundation

The National Arts Program