NEWS

Recent Awards

The following organizations received grant awards for projects taking place January 1-June 30, 2015. Awards were approved at the NAC Board of Directors meeting in Omaha on December 9, 2014.

Artists in Schools-Communities Sponsor Grants

El Museo Latino, Omaha
Traditional Folklorico - Spring 2015
$5,749

Arts Learning Project Grants

Robert M. Merryman Performing Arts Center, Kearney
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Promotes Literacy
$3,221

LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln
Afterschool Visual Arts Enrichment for Low-Income Kids
$1,872

Friends of Lied – Lied Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln
Arts-Integrated Practice in Rural, Minority-Majority Schools
$9,647

Norfolk Arts Center, Norfolk
"Break It Down - Build It Up" NPS Alternatives For Success
$4,746

Omaha Theater Company, Omaha
Curriculum Infusion Partnership with Washington Elementary
$3,782

The ARTery, Omaha
Dancing Classrooms
$9,236

Omaha Performing Arts Society, Omaha
Nebraska High School Theater Awards Program
$9,085

African Culture Connection, Omaha
2015 ACC OPS Schools Residency
$9,619

Omaha Community Playhouse, Omaha
Theatre Arts Residency Project
$4,369

South Sioux City Library Foundation, Inc., South Sioux City
Concerts for Young Audiences & Ensembles in the Schools
$8,738

Doane College, Crete
Arts Are Basic Summer Workshop 2015
$5,455

Omaha Conservatory of Music, Omaha
The 2015 Inside the Mind of The Artist Series
$3,331

Nebraska Writers Collective, Omaha
Louder Than a Bomb
$6,927

Grand Island Community Foundation, Grand Island
The Quilted Conscience Interactive Learning Project
$3,159

Arts Project Grants

River City Mixed Chorus, Omaha
C'Mon Get Happy!
$4,634

Metropolitan Community College Foundation, Omaha
International Fair 2015
$6,486

Shelterbelt Theatre, Omaha
The Other Sewing Circle
$2,413

Midlands Latino Community Development Corporation, Omaha
Celebrating Heritage in the Greater Omaha Area
$6,123

Jewish Federation of Omaha dba Institute for Holocaust Education, Omaha
Fabric of Survival
$3,645

Playing with Fire, Omaha
Playing with Fire Concert - June 2015

$3,994

University of Nebraska – Kearney Dept. of English, Kearney
Carl Sandburg & the Sunburnt West
$2,309

Friends of Homestead, Beatrice
Homesteading Arts Experiences
$2,436

Harlan County Arts Council, Alma
Arts Components of 2015 White Pelican Homecoming Celebration
$4,897

Grand Island Little Theatre, Grand Island
Spring 2015 Productions
$3,353

Lofte Association Inc. dba Lofte Community Theatre, Manley
Lofte Theatre 39th Season Opener
$3,999

Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha Botanical Center Inc., Omaha
Nature Connects II: Art with LEGO® Bricks
$3,838

Lincoln Choral Artists dba Lincoln Civic Choir, Lincoln
With One Step...We Begin Anew
$1,900

Annual Series & Events Grants

Crane River Theater Company Inc., Kearney
Crane River Theater Summer Season
$7,352

Johnny Carson Comedy Festival Inc., Norfolk
Great American Comedy Festival
$6,645

McCook Arts Council, McCook
Buffalo Commons Storytelling Festival -- "Anything but Common”
$4,792

Metropolitan Community College, Omaha
Great Plains Theatre Conference 2015
$5,786

Omaha Chamber Music Society, Omaha
2015 Summer Concert Series
$5,848

Omaha Summer Arts Festival Inc., Omaha
Voices of the World
$7,457

Panhandle Resource Conservation and Development Inc., Scottsbluff
16th Annual Intertribal Gathering
$5,691

Stuhr Museum Foundation, Grand Island
27th Annual Wings Over the Platte Exhibition and Sale
$2,867

Theatre West Summer Repertory, Scottsbluff
Theatre West 2015 Summer Season
$6,800

Photo Credit: Omaha Theatre Company's production, "If You Give a Cat a Cupcake"



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