2020 Highlighted Organizations & What they're doing

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

Founded in 1981, by artists for artists, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts supports today’s artists through an international residency program, temporary exhibitions and commissions, and innovative public programs.

Address: 724 S 12th St, Omaha, NE 68102
Phone: (402) 341-7130

Blue Barn Theater

Producing over 100 plays thoughout it’s history since 1989, the BLUEBARN’s reputation for high-quality entertainment and pursuit of stories that challenge both the theatre artists and patrons is solid. The BLUEBARN’s primary goals are to bring in more professional actors and designers from around the country and to increase awareness of the BLUEBARN in Omaha and surrounding communities.

Address: 1106 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
Phone: (402) 345-1576

Carnegie Arts Center

The Carnegie Arts Center is a fine arts facility committed to offering persons of all ages opportunities for cultural expression and enjoyment of the visual, performing, and literary arts.

Address: 204 W 4th St Alliance, NE 69301
Phone: (308) 762-4571

Circle Theatre

Circle theatre creates productions for differently-abled individuals to view and participate in quality theatre within a barrier-free environment.

Address: 4444 Frances St, Omaha, NE 68105
Phone: (402) 553-4715

Community Players

It is the mission of Community Players, Inc. to foster, promote, encourage and increase the knowledge, appreciation, and practice of theatre in Beatrice and the surrounding area.

Address: 412 Ella St. Beatrice, NE 68310
Phone: (402) 228-1801

Film Streams

Founded in 2005, Film Streams' mission is to enhance the cultural environment of the Omaha-Council Bluffs area through the presentation and discussion of film as an art form.

Address: Film Streams' Ruth Sokolof Theater 1340 Mike Fahey St, Omaha, NE 68102
Address: Film Streams' Dundee Theater 4952 Dodge St, Omaha NE 68132
Phone: (402) 933-0259


KANEKO’s mission is to encourage and explore creativity. They deliver this mission through exhibitions, performances, lectures, and education. Collaboration, innovation, and uniqueness are the guiding principles for KANEKO programming.

Address: 1111 Jones St, Omaha, NE 68102
Phone: (402) 341-3800

LUX Center for the Arts

LUX Center for the Arts is dedicated to transforming lives through art. We are a community of art lovers providing education through art classes, artist in residency programs, gallery exhibitions, and community outreach. We believe the LUX can help people make meaningful connections to art regardless of who they are.

Address: 2601 N 48th St, Lincoln, NE 68504
Phone: (402) 466-8692

West Nebraska Arts Center

The West Nebraska Arts Center is committed to education, awareness, and excellence in the arts, and seeks to unify their community and cultures through diversified, historical, and educational programs and events.

Address: 106 East 18th Street, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Phone: (308) 632-2226

Opera Omaha

Opera Omaha strives to provide quality opera entertainment through a community-wide organization, and to provide an operatic showcase for the promising vocal talent in the region.

Address: 1850 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68102
Phone: (402) 346-7372