William Splinter Memorial Gallery Exhibit April - September

The Larsen Tractor Test & Power Museum located at 35th & Fair Streets on UNL’s East Campus will participate in the First Fridays Gallery Walks to showcase the work in the William Splinter Memorial Gallery. The First Friday Event will be from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Larsen Museum. Bring the whole family to see what is happening in our Museum and Gallery! New exhibits are now on display. Regular hours are Tues. – Fri. 9:00-4:00 and Sat. 10:00-2:00; phone:  402-472-8389; website:  tractormuseum.unl.edu.

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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Whispers The Paper Ballet "Backstage at the Ballet" Art Celebration!

Please join us to celebrate...Art, Friendship, Laughter, Dance & Creativity!!

Art is not about creating perfection...in fact perfection is a myth...it does not exist...the most intriguing art comes from life...from imperfection...from perserverance...from creative spark...it is an expression of the soul. As a society we spend so much time comparing and grading each other...and building invisible walls of fear...that hinder us from feeling creative for fear we will not create perfection...join us in celebrating the beauty that is imperfection!!!

It was almost impossible to title this event...in some ways it defies description...and maybe it should...afterall, art cannot be contained by one label and neither should we...

Please come celebrate!!

Celebration, Art Experience, Luncheon & Dance

*Seating will be available for 240 guests place cards will be prepared at the door and you may select your own seating with your friends! Your lunch and refreshments are included in the ticket price, the Curtain Call Cash Bar will open at 12. The ticket price includes your art supplies and entertainment.

The art and centerpieces will be available for purchase, as well as gifts

and Whispers the Paper Ballet Corps de Ballet T-shirts!

Please become a member of our Corps de Ballet!!

More information available on Facebook and http://www.eventbrite.com/e/whispers-the-paper-ballet-backstage-at-the-ballet-art-celebration-tickets-11817918713

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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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Mural & WallWorks Progress Celebrations, First Friday

See and enjoy the changes and the impact of this mural, a landmark public artwork by Karen Kunc at Constellation Studios.  Also the first WallWorks temporary mural painting by Spencer Pacheco, a UNL art student, selected for this visible exposure on the street!

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Lincoln Artists Guild Spring Show and First Friday Reception

Please join us for a wonderful evening with live music and interesting art.  Members of the Lincoln Artists’ Guild (LAG) are holding a First Friday reception at Out of the Box, 366 North 48th on June 6 from 5-8 pm. Over 300 pieces of art will be on display and for sale.  Refreshments will be available while you browse exciting artwork.
Featuring artists Reida Wrenholt, Chris Rudasil, Jan Blank, and Lisa Cassel.
Music provided by “Virtuapath”  & Caleb Cassel.

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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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