1% for Art: Current Projects

For more information on the 1% for Art Program or any listed project, contact Launa Bacon, Artist Services Manager, at 402-595-3935.



Nebraska History Museum, Nebraska State Historical Society (Lincoln, NE)

The Nebraska State Historical Society (NSHS) and the Nebraska Arts Council (NAC), in accordance with the State of Nebraska 1% for Art legislation, seek artwork for the Nebraska History Museum Renovation Project, 131 Centennial Mall North (15th and P streets) in Lincoln, Nebraska. The artwork project site will be located on the exterior of the building. The project plan is to create work that focuses on the Nebraska history exhibited and interpreted in the building, welcomes visitors, and creates a dynamic element to the facade.

Application Deadline: June 1, 2015

Total Budget: $46,000

Click here to apply.




Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Omaha, NE

The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, located in Omaha, Nebraska, began construction in 2013 and is planned to open in the spring of 2017. The facility will combine both cancer treatment and cutting edge research and is poised to become one of the world’s leading comprehensive cancer centers, providing the highest level of patient-centered care.

In accordance with the State of Nebraska 1% for Art legislation, the Center seeks artwork for three (3) distinct sites—two exterior and one interior. The 1% for Art Committee of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center is looking for art that will humanize the cancer center’s environment, as well as celebrate and honor the mission and industry of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, which combines education, caregiving, and research. Focus will be placed on artwork that is uplifting, celebratory, inspirational, soothing, and educational. Artwork selected will be welcoming, accessible, and of the highest quality.

TOTAL FUNDING: $342,000 – $362,000



Oak Bowl Stadium, State College System, Peru State College (Peru, NE)

This project, which held a national RFQ for artists, is commissioning a bronze sculpture celebrating the history of Peru State football which be sited at the newly constructed Oak Bowl Stadium on the college campus in Peru, Nebraska. The artist selected and contracted for this commission is Benjamin Victor, of Aberdeen, South Dakota. Artwork is under construction.

Budget: $70,000

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