Category: Visual

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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Lincoln Artists Guild Spring Show and First Friday Reception

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Lincoln Artists Guild Spring Show and First Friday Reception

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LUX High Tea Celebration

LUX Center for the Arts is celebrating the 100th birthday of its building throughout 2014. The High Tea Celebration will feature highlights of our history as well as our future. This event is free and open to the public. Complimentary food and beverages will be provided, wine provided by Italian Vine.

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Art Exhibition - 'I will die the way I've lived'

Two Lincoln exhibitions: 1. Clyde Malone Community Center, 2032 "U" St. Opens April 22nd 10 A.M. Reception 7P.M. to 9P. M. April 23rd 10A.M. to 6P. M.

2. Meadowlark Café, 1624 South St. Opens April 25 to April 30 8A.M. to 11P.M. Reception April 25 , 7:30P.M. For more information contact: NEBRASKANS FOR PEACE, Phone/FAX: 402-475-4620 - NFPState@NebraskansforPeace.org

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First Friday Art Show

Lincoln Artists Guild First Friday Reception. Friday, April 4th, 5-8 pm, Out of the Box, 366 North 48th Street (48th and R). Featuring unique live music and refreshments (including wine for the adults). The featured artists will be Sue Thelen and Jerry Hall.  Sue and Jerry will be available for the entire reception to visit, and both will have a large number of art pieces on display. Sue specializes in landscapes and wildlife using colored pencils and pastels, and Jerry specializes in wildlife using colored pencils. 

More info on Featured Artist Sue Thelan: Sue Thelan, formerly Susan Inman, was born and raised in the Black Hills of South Dakota.  She attended South Dakota State University and Chadron State College majoring in Art Education. She represented the State of South Dakota in the Miss American Teenager in 1969, where she was selected as a finalist.  She was Miss South Dakota 1971 and a contestant in the Miss America Pageant.  Her talent was an original dramatic presentation which included a 6 1/2’ x 8’original oil painting of an eagle in flight.  She has always had a deep love and appreciation for nature and wildlife of all kinds.  Although she specializes in landscapes and wildlife, she also enjoys portraiture. 
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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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