The Nebraska Arts Council is sponsoring the two-day State Arts Conference, Friday, May 31- Saturday, June 1, for arts professionals including artists, volunteers and administrators. The conference is designed to provide inspiration, networking opportunities, hands-on workshops, artist showcases and excursions to the new Healing Arts Program at the UNMC, the South Omaha public mural corridor and El Museo Latino, and a behind the scenes tour of the Rose and BLUEBARN Theaters.
Visit the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center and explore the use of therapeutic art and music programs. View the expansive collection of art, including permanent and temporary exhibitions by nationally recognized artists, and the Leslie’s Healing Garden.
Photo of artwork by Dale Chihuly
South 24th Street was recently named one of the top five US streets by the American Planning Association, and you can see why on this excursion to South Omaha. Discover the area's heritage with stops at El Museo Latino and murals throughout the neighborhood.
Photo of "Zajednica" by A Midsummer's Mural
Go behind the curtains of two of Omaha's premiere theater facilities and discover the nuts and bolts of operations in new and old spaces.
Participants who must travel more than 100 miles from Omaha are eligible for travel reimbursement. For a vehicle traveling 100 to 200 miles from Omaha, the reimbursement is $50. For a vehicle traveling over 200 miles from Omaha, the reimbursement will be $100. Individuals who are carpooling will receive a single reimbursement per vehicle.
To apply for reimbursement, a form will be available at the conference registration table. Complete the form and submit it to a Nebraska Arts Council staff member. Your reimbursement check will be mailed to you.
Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402.595.2122.