UNO’s filmmaking club to hold inaugural showcase of its first student films

By Phil Brown, Reporter Nebraska filmmakers and film lovers are carving out a place for themselves in Omaha. Established in 2005, the Omaha Film Festival has found success as...

Contemporary paintings reflections of modern and classical art

Modern and historical references combine for dramatic contrast in Hardcore Painting: Confessions and Premonitions by Julie Farstad and Jessie Fisher, the UNO Art Gallery's first fall semester exhibition. The exhibit, which features contemporary paintings, began Aug. 26 and will end Sept. 28.

Farstad and Fisher are both assistant professors of painting at the Kansas City Art Institute. As a feminist painter, Farstad portrays influences of popular culture and psychoanalysis of girlhood drama in her work. In contrast, Fisher's figurative painting and use of rich color resembles the late Renaissance era.


Open Mic: Spoken word and Musical Expression

Paris Cross CONTRIBUTOR Poetry, art, and music are nothing new to Black culture and dates back to many centuries before us. From oral traditions to poetic...

Senior BFA exhibit to close out semester in Weber gallery

Crisp design, towering symbolism and haunting imagery occupy the gallery space at the Weber Fine Arts building in the final exhibition of the fall 2011 semester. The exhibition is a showcase of the thesis projects of six Bachelor of Fine Arts students.


Of Mice and Men leaves the audience in awe as they touch on dominance,...

Kylie Squiers CONTRIBUTOR As cast members put themselves in the time of America’s Great Depression, they came to the realization that some aspects have not changed....

Family-friendly fun: UNO Theatre’s “Human Centipede” a handful

***All stories published in this week’s Gateway are satirical and should be treated as such. None of the stories printed are factual and do...
Front facade of Omaha's Joslyn Art Museum

Joslyn’s European galleries reopening after several months

Joslyn Art Museum will debut the re-opening of their European art galleries this Saturday, May 20. The five gallery rooms originally closed for renovations...

UNO Art Gallery in the upcoming year

Danielle Meadows SENIOR REPORTER The University of Nebraska at Omaha Art Gallery displays several exhibits each semester, showing off a variety of artistic mediums that are certain to impress any student. Exhibitions...