5918 Maple St. Omaha, NE 68104
Joslyn’s Mini Masterpiece Museum
Co-hosted by BFF & Joslyn Art Museum
First Friday April 7, 6-8pm at The Sydney (5918 Maple St)
Free & open to the public
BFF & Joslyn members receive $1 off drinks
Create your own (mini) masterpiece to hang in the Joslyn Art Museum. At the Friend of BFF Happy Hour event, participants will create their own masterpiece to display in a miniature replica of Joslyn’s gallery and fountain court. Listen to on-stage entertainment Lamar Harker, sip a drink, and be inspired by a miniature homage to Grief of the Pasha created by C+C Mini Factory. Special thanks to the Omaha/Council Bluffs Miniature Guild.
C+C Mini Factory received the 7th Annual Shorty Award for “Best Instagrammer” in 2015 and have over 31K followers on Instagram. They were twice named an “account to follow” by Instagram itself, and were featured on their feed and blog. VICE, Travel + Leisure, BuzzFeed, VIMBY, Time Out New York, The Daily Miniature, Omaha Magazine and Omaha World-Herald have also featured their work. They were named one of “The 25 Coolest Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following” by Business Insider India. As Influencers, C+C Mini Factory worked with Starbucks and Mozilla Firefox. Other collaborations have included Refinery29, Safari Ltd., Boundless Brooklyn, Putnam & Putnam, Miniature Rhino, Brooklyn Comedy Festival, Lammily, and Projecteo. Their work has been exhibited in galleries in New York, San Francisco and Omaha. They were a contributing artist in Kate Esme Ünver’s The Book of Mini. Their first picture book A Night at the Farm: A Bedtime Party (Running Press Kids) was released at all major booksellers February 2021 and is currently being adapted into a children’s musical by the Omaha’s Rose Theater.
Image courtesy of Women Who Run Nebraska featuring art by Jill Rizzo, Katera Muriya, Megan Jenkins and Leanne Prewitt.