Category: Lincoln Arts Council News

Now Accepting Nominations for 2015 Mayor's Arts Award

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 5th 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.

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2015 Lincoln Arts Council Project Grants

Download Request for Proposals here.  
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Application Deadline: December 11, 2014

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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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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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