Benson Branch Closed Jan 20-Mar 5

Benson Branch will be closed January 20-March 5 for new carpet installation. Limited basic services will be available January 29-March 5, in the meeting room, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Services available include check outs, material returns, hold pick ups, and Wi-Fi service. Patrons will be able to use the drop boxes to return materials while the branch…
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“Remember When We Shared Secrets” featuring Holly Kranker and Jeff Sedrel

"Remember When We Shared Secrets" is an exhibition with artists Holly Kranker and Jeff Sedrel. Both artists use familiarity, rhythm and comfort in their work to encourage a fall into rest and contemplation. A space where one can connect lived time and memory to something entirely outside of one’s own experience—for Kranker, into a new…
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November/December 2018 Exhibition feat. Peter Fankhauser & Roberta Leaverton

Work from artists Peter Fankhauser and Roberta Leaverton will make up the November/December exhibition in the Michael Phipps Gallery, from November 2-December 31. There will be an opening reception for the exhibition on Friday, November 2, from 4-6 p.m.  Artist Statements: Peter Fankhauser TV brought me up--music on television, film on television, television on the Internet. That appetite…
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September/October 2018 Exhibition feat. Holly Kranker and Jeff Sedrel

Work from artists Holly Kranker and Jeff Sedrel will make up the September/October exhibition in the Michael Phipps Gallery, from September 7-October 29. There will be an opening reception for the exhibition on Friday, September 7, from 4-6 p.m.  Artist Statements: Holly Kranker My current work examines the efforts and desires to suspend moments in time through representation…
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“Making a Difference” Exhibition Highlights Local Change Agents

Omahans make a difference every day. "Making a Difference" is a collection of recent portraits done by Omaha artist Eddith Buis. Buis's illustrated portraits of individuals from various backgrounds, professions and walks of life to demonstrate the diversity of Omaha's change agents. These humble, black and white drawings reflect the nature of the service and activism of the…
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May/June Exhibition feat. Erin Blayney, Kimberly Glass

"Beachcombers" is an exhibition of drawings and paintings by Erin Blayney and Kimberly Glass. Both artists use an intuitive process of seeking out form and color as they work, and the spectrum between figuration and abstraction is well-traversed between them. The shared spontaneity of these artists has led to a light-filled, energetic collection of people…
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“Scales of Perception” July/August Exhibition feat. Joe Addison, Jamie Hardy & Nadia Shinkunas

"Scales of Perception" is a three-person show between artists Joe Addison (photography), Jamie Danielle Hardy (installation) and Nadia Shinkunas (paintings and sculpture). Each working in distinctly different media, the artists overlap in their investigations of how light and perspective alters what viewers see on the outside and, in turn, feel on the inside. Changes are…
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About the “Variable Gain” exhibition

Each year, Omaha Creative Institute's Artist INC brings together 25 Omaha-area artists for eight weeks to share skills, evaluate work, and build communities of peers. To mark the completion of the most recent cycle, "Variable Gain" will look at chance as a point of departure to assess the generative qualities of experimentation, failure and self-reflection. Included…
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Q & A with author Lydia Kang

Local author Lydia Kang has three new books out this year. Her adult fiction debut, “A Beautiful Poison” came out in August 2017, her first nonfiction title, “Quackery” is out October 2017 and “The November Girl,” a new young adult title will hit shelves in November 2017. Kang discussed her new books, writing across genres, and…
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