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"Scorched and Scarred” Opening… "Scorched and Scarred” Opening…

Mar 1st | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Poet Traci Schacht will make her first foray into visual art with “Scorched and Scarred," a collection of laser cut panels with text.
Poet Traci Schacht will make her first foray into visual art with “Scorched and Scarred," a collection of laser cut panels with text.
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Journal of personal and social conflict Journal of personal and social conflict

The Reader: 'Love Letters:' Duo exhibit an ironic album, journal of personal and social conflict
The Reader: 'Love Letters:' Duo exhibit an ironic album, journal of personal and social conflict
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Unique points of view in MPG exhibit Unique points of view in MPG exhibit

The Reader: Dual Focus: Leaverton, Fankauser express unique photo points of view in MPG exhibit
The Reader: Dual Focus: Leaverton, Fankauser express unique photo points of view in MPG exhibit
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April 2018: "OPL—A Year in Photographs" April 2018: "OPL—A Year in Photographs"

By Mwettengel
OPL sees nearly 2 million visitors from all walks of life each year. This photo exhibition captures some of our favorite moments from 2017.
OPL sees nearly 2 million visitors from all walks of life each year. This photo exhibition captures some of our favorite moments from 2017.
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Podcast: Trans-Mississippi &… Podcast: Trans-Mississippi &…

Hear editor Wendy Katz talk about the Exhibit at the Omaha Public Library and her new University of Nebraska Press book about the Omaha…
Hear editor Wendy Katz talk about the Exhibit at the Omaha Public Library and her new University of Nebraska Press book about the Omaha…
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Bookends: Library exhibit Bookends: Library exhibit

The exhibit will celebrate the Omaha World’s Fair of 1898 and cover Omaha’s economic role as a center of industry and the role women played.
The exhibit will celebrate the Omaha World’s Fair of 1898 and cover Omaha’s economic role as a center of industry and the role women played.
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"Making a Difference" highlights Omahans "Making a Difference" highlights Omahans

By Omahalibrary
Artist Eddith Buis's illustrated portraits demonstrate the diversity of Omaha's change agents in the latest art exhibition at Main…
Artist Eddith Buis's illustrated portraits demonstrate the diversity of Omaha's change agents in the latest art exhibition at Main...
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The Reader: Creative Risk Takers The Reader: Creative Risk Takers

No pain, no ‘Variable Gain’ as 25 artists open their self-cuated OCI exhibit at Omaha Public Library's Michael Phipps Gallery
No pain, no ‘Variable Gain’ as 25 artists open their self-cuated OCI exhibit at Omaha Public Library's Michael Phipps Gallery
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"Beachcombers" May/June 2018 "Beachcombers" May/June 2018

By Omahalibrary
This energetic, playful exhibition by Erin Blayney & Kimberly Glass is on display in Main Library's Michael Phipps Gallery through…
This energetic, playful exhibition by Erin Blayney & Kimberly Glass is on display in Main Library's Michael Phipps Gallery through…
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Photos of past exhibitions Photos of past exhibitions

View images of exhibitions that have been featured in W. Dale Clark Main Library's Michael Phipps Gallery as well as exhibition openings.
View images of exhibitions that have been featured in W. Dale Clark Main Library's Michael Phipps Gallery as well as exhibition openings.
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Q&A with Derek Courtney Q&A with Derek Courtney

By Mwettengel
Courtney provides insight into "Folklore of Labor," and how his exhibition stemmed from his experience growing up in West Virginia.
Courtney provides insight into "Folklore of Labor," and how his exhibition stemmed from his experience growing up in West Virginia.
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About the Artist-Derek Courtney About the Artist-Derek Courtney

Derek Courtney spent the first 18 years of his life in Putnam County, West Virginia before moving to Omaha, Nebraska.
Derek Courtney spent the first 18 years of his life in Putnam County, West Virginia before moving to Omaha, Nebraska.
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Interwoven: Sarah Kolar & Brian Wetjen Interwoven: Sarah Kolar & Brian Wetjen

By Mwettengel
Layering references, techniques, and practices Interwoven explores the abstract work of artists Sarah Kolar and Brian Wetjen.
Layering references, techniques, and practices Interwoven explores the abstract work of artists Sarah Kolar and Brian Wetjen.
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About the artist-Brian Wetjen About the artist-Brian Wetjen

My latest work explores memories and ideas of things that are deeply embedded in my brain, but lacking specificity - like when you try to…
My latest work explores memories and ideas of things that are deeply embedded in my brain, but lacking specificity - like when you try to de…
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About the artist-Sarah Kolar About the artist-Sarah Kolar

Kolar's work represents the dynamic relationship between the consumption that commodity obsessed culture imposes and forms articulated with…
Kolar's work represents the dynamic relationship between the consumption that commodity obsessed culture imposes and forms articulated with …
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