UNO Theatre starts season with “Our Town”

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR The University of Nebraska at Omaha Theatre has begun its 2017-2018 theater season with the production of “Our Town.” “Our Town” is split...

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Modern and historical references combine for dramatic contrast in Hardcore Painting: Confessions and Premonitions by Julie Farstad and Jessie Fisher, the UNO Art Gallery's first fall semester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.


Molding the Maverick, The story of the monument’s creation

By Zane Fletcher, Culture Editor The newest installation to the University of Nebraska at Omaha cultural landscape, the recently unleashed bull, stands proud and virile...

Art departments showcase talent of thesis students and seniors

Graduation is a month away, and the final exhibitions of the spring 2012 semester hosted opening receptions Sunday, Apr. 1, in two UNO art galleries. Students were excited and eager to display their work for family, friends and alumni in a gallery setting.


Why Arts? paints a picture of hope for underserved – Community Engagement Center nonprofit...

By Rhe'Ann McBride, Layout Manager Why Arts? Director Carolyn Anderson is not an artist. She doesn’t sing or perform theater. She can’t play an instrument...

New featured artists at the Artists’ Cooperative Art Gallery

On the corner of 11th and Howard streets, imagination takes over to present the Old Market Omaha with a new featured artist each month. However, two artists were featured last month: Judith Anthony Johnston and J.K. Thorsen, whose artwork both fit the concept of the Artists' Cooperative Gallery, "connecting local art and worldly wanderers."


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...

Sensory gallery gives new experience to art

Danielle Meadows CONTRIBUTOR Touching artwork is often strictly prohibited in galleries. The new University of Nebraska at Omaha Weber Fine Arts exhibit “Sensory: Please Touch the...