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February 2020

Gallery Explorations: Franken-Toys (4 part)

February 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 12, 2020

The Union For Contemporary Art, 2423 N 24th St.
Omaha, 68110 United States
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Free

In collaboration with Opera Omaha and costume designer, Mattie Ullrich, youth will be challenged to take apart old/discarded toys and reimagine them into wonderfully peculiar creatures. These remarkable toys will then be featured in a performance/exhibition at The Union, created by Mattie Ullrich as part of Opera Omaha’s ONE Festival. Please note this is a 4-part workshop. Participants must be able to attend all four sessions in order to complete the project. Thursdays, February 20-March 12 6:30-8pm Ages 8-15 years…

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You make my heart smile but you also make my eyes cry

February 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until March 14, 2020

The Union For Contemporary Art, 2423 N 24th St.
Omaha, 68110 United States
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Free

This January, Omaha-based artist Thalia Rodgers opens The Union for Contemporary Art’s 2020 exhibitions series with You make my heart smile but you also make my eyes cry. “Being me is one of the hardest, most amazing things I've ever done,” says the painter and digital artist. “This exhibition is a never ending series of gifts to myself and a journey to learn everything I can learn about myself.” Rodgers’ world swirls with color and psychedelic forms. Figures emerge from…

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Agneta Gaines | Baright Gallery Art Gallery Art Series

February 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2020

Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, 1111 Bellevue Blvd. N.
Bellevue, 68005 United States
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$11.00

Fontenelle Forest is proud to feature Agneta Gaines in the Baright Gallery Artist Series, sponsored by Mutual of Omaha. The annual series features a different artist, or group of artists, each quarter. Agneta is a Swedish-born artist who resides in Omaha. Her art often incorporates natural fibers and unusual materials, with unexpected treatments – many with botanical themes. Free for members or with daily admission.

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Before We’re Gone by Dori Settles

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 30, 2020

Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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$10.00

Paintings featuring endangered species of the animal and plant kingdoms. Dori Settles is a multi-passionate artist working primarily with salvaged (recycled materials) to bring awareness to the environment and encourage others to make small changes to create a positive impact. Settles is a child of the 70’s. Some of her fondest memories involve scented markers. Her undergraduate studies in Sign Language Interpreting, Communications and Linguistics also included several elective art courses. After working as an interpreter, and later a software…

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Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until May 10, 2020

Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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$10.00

Sean Kenney's 4th indoor exhibit at Lauritzen Gardens features some fantastic NEW pieces, including a coral reef, a snow leopard, and a disappearing rhino, as well as a couple of old favorites. Compare your wing span to a beautiful monarch butterfly, stand tall with a striped zebra and a horned wildebeest, count the colors on a chameleon, go paw-to-paw with a polar bear and make a splash with a sea turtle. Inspired by nature and built from nearly 800,000 LEGO®…

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The Art of Ornamentation

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

Anderson O’Brien Fine Art, 3201 Farnam Street #6109
Omaha, NE 68131 United States
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Free

February 7th - February 29th, 2020 Monday - Saturday 10am-5:30pm The Art of Ornamentation is an examination of objects designed to adorn the human form. Whether boldly brandished or quietly draped the artwork we wear brings beauty and inspiration to our everyday surroundings. The exhibition will feature a curated collection of jewelry and scarves from artists Lori Paulsen, Donna Burdic, Linda Blumel, Sam Taylor, Jetta Vogt, Karen Hughes, Susan Tinker, and Christina Narwicz. Anderson O’Brien Fine Art 3201 Farnam St.…

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Monday Night Movies – Winter Edition: STEP BROTHERS

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alamo Drafthouse Midtown, 3201 Farnam St, #6111
Omaha, NE 68131 United States
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$1.00

Reserve your seat with a donation of $1-$5, with all ticket sales benefiting the Omaha Habitat Young Professionals. Simply select "Edit Order" in the checkout process to choose your ticket amount. Two unemployed, 40-year-old Los Angeles area slackers - Brennen Huff (Will Ferrell) and Dale Doback (John C. Reilly) - are brought together when Brennen's mom falls for and marries Dale's dad. As the two get used to living together, tensions between Brennen and Dale grow incredibly intense. They soon…

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Gallery Explorations: Franken-Toys (4 part)

February 25
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 12, 2020

The Union For Contemporary Art, 2423 N 24th St.
Omaha, 68110 United States
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Free

In collaboration with Opera Omaha and costume designer, Mattie Ullrich, youth will be challenged to take apart old/discarded toys and reimagine them into wonderfully peculiar creatures. These remarkable toys will then be featured in a performance/exhibition at The Union, created by Mattie Ullrich as part of Opera Omaha’s ONE Festival. Please note this is a 4-part workshop. Participants must be able to attend all four sessions in order to complete the project. Thursdays, February 20-March 12 6:30-8pm Ages 8-15 years…

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You make my heart smile but you also make my eyes cry

February 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until March 14, 2020

The Union For Contemporary Art, 2423 N 24th St.
Omaha, 68110 United States
+ Google Map
Free

This January, Omaha-based artist Thalia Rodgers opens The Union for Contemporary Art’s 2020 exhibitions series with You make my heart smile but you also make my eyes cry. “Being me is one of the hardest, most amazing things I've ever done,” says the painter and digital artist. “This exhibition is a never ending series of gifts to myself and a journey to learn everything I can learn about myself.” Rodgers’ world swirls with color and psychedelic forms. Figures emerge from…

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Agneta Gaines | Baright Gallery Art Gallery Art Series

February 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2020

Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, 1111 Bellevue Blvd. N.
Bellevue, 68005 United States
+ Google Map
$11.00

Fontenelle Forest is proud to feature Agneta Gaines in the Baright Gallery Artist Series, sponsored by Mutual of Omaha. The annual series features a different artist, or group of artists, each quarter. Agneta is a Swedish-born artist who resides in Omaha. Her art often incorporates natural fibers and unusual materials, with unexpected treatments – many with botanical themes. Free for members or with daily admission.

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Land Stewardship Volunteer Work Day

February 25 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, 1111 Bellevue Blvd. N.
Bellevue, 68005 United States
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Free

The volunteer Land Stewardship crew meets on selected Saturdays mornings to work on various projects. Lunch and camaraderie are provided! Anyone is welcome to join, even if it’s just one time. Bring the family and get some hard work done with us. Interested in joining our volunteer Land Stewardship crew? Sign up below, contact mfoss@fontenelleforest.org, or give us a call 402-731-3140 with any questions. Projects, start time, and location will be announced via email 1 week prior to work day.…

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Before We’re Gone by Dori Settles

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 30, 2020

Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
+ Google Map
$10.00

Paintings featuring endangered species of the animal and plant kingdoms. Dori Settles is a multi-passionate artist working primarily with salvaged (recycled materials) to bring awareness to the environment and encourage others to make small changes to create a positive impact. Settles is a child of the 70’s. Some of her fondest memories involve scented markers. Her undergraduate studies in Sign Language Interpreting, Communications and Linguistics also included several elective art courses. After working as an interpreter, and later a software…

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Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until May 10, 2020

Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
+ Google Map
$10.00

Sean Kenney's 4th indoor exhibit at Lauritzen Gardens features some fantastic NEW pieces, including a coral reef, a snow leopard, and a disappearing rhino, as well as a couple of old favorites. Compare your wing span to a beautiful monarch butterfly, stand tall with a striped zebra and a horned wildebeest, count the colors on a chameleon, go paw-to-paw with a polar bear and make a splash with a sea turtle. Inspired by nature and built from nearly 800,000 LEGO®…

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The Art of Ornamentation

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

Anderson O’Brien Fine Art, 3201 Farnam Street #6109
Omaha, NE 68131 United States
+ Google Map
Free

February 7th - February 29th, 2020 Monday - Saturday 10am-5:30pm The Art of Ornamentation is an examination of objects designed to adorn the human form. Whether boldly brandished or quietly draped the artwork we wear brings beauty and inspiration to our everyday surroundings. The exhibition will feature a curated collection of jewelry and scarves from artists Lori Paulsen, Donna Burdic, Linda Blumel, Sam Taylor, Jetta Vogt, Karen Hughes, Susan Tinker, and Christina Narwicz. Anderson O’Brien Fine Art 3201 Farnam St.…

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Startup Capitalization: Tips for Entrepreneurs Raising Capital in Nebraska

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
MCC @ Do Space, 7205 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114 United States
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Free

Join the Husch Blackwell Startups Team and members of Omaha's innovation and entrepreneurship community to learn about about raising capital as a startup in Nebraska. You'll also have an opportunity to connect with fellow innovators and entrepreneurs in the Omaha region. Presenters Casey W. Kidwell, Attorney, Husch Blackwell Matt Foley, Program Director, Invest Nebraska Michael Podpeskar, Manager, Lead Tax Services, RSM US LLP Erica Wassinger, Co-Founder, The Startup Collaborative Location MCC at Do Space - Innovation Lab (Room 201) 7205…

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Together Workshop: Finger Knitting

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Union For Contemporary Art, 2423 N 24th St.
Omaha, 68110 United States
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$2 – $10

In this Together Workshop, participants will learn the basics of finger knitting. No experience required. Step by step instruction will be given to construct a knitted octopus. Come ready to unwind! This workshop includes one finished project per participant. Ages 5+ and their adults $10 per adult/child pair + $2 per additional adult/child As part of the Union's Youth program, Together Workshops offer a space for artistic exploration to create lasting memories, joyful experiences, and strengthen relationships between children and…

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Mardi Gras on Beer Corner USA

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - February 26 @ 12:00 am
Crescent Moon Alehouse, 3578 Farnam St, Omaha, Nebraska 68131 Select a Country: + Google Map
Free

Join us on Tuesday, February 25th, for the BIGGEST and BEST Mardi Gras Party in Omaha, on Beer Corner USA! Crescent Moon Ale House opens at 11am with the Huber Haus opening at 5pm. Balcony: The "Infamous" Beer Corner Balcony opens at 7pm, with thousands of FREE beads given away at the top of each hour, till midnight! Live Music: The Prairie Gators Cajun Band plays in the Huber-Haus from 8:30pm-11:30pm! Cajun Food: Food served from 11am-11pm! Drink Specials: Pint…

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A Nasty Piece of Work

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Film Streams: Ruth Sokolof Theater, 1340 Mike Fahey St
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$5 – $10

Visiting Artist Omaha native Charles Hood returns with another wickedly funny, feature-length project. Stick around after the film for a Q&A with one of our favorite emerging directors! Film Information Earning comparisons to recent sensations Parasite and Knives Out, A Nasty Piece of Work examines the relationship between economic haves and have-nots. Kyle Howard stars as a mid-level employee at a large company who finds out he’s not getting the Christmas bonus or promotion he was expecting. But then his…

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Gallery Explorations: Franken-Toys (4 part)

February 26
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 12, 2020

The Union For Contemporary Art, 2423 N 24th St.
Omaha, 68110 United States
+ Google Map
Free

In collaboration with Opera Omaha and costume designer, Mattie Ullrich, youth will be challenged to take apart old/discarded toys and reimagine them into wonderfully peculiar creatures. These remarkable toys will then be featured in a performance/exhibition at The Union, created by Mattie Ullrich as part of Opera Omaha’s ONE Festival. Please note this is a 4-part workshop. Participants must be able to attend all four sessions in order to complete the project. Thursdays, February 20-March 12 6:30-8pm Ages 8-15 years…

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You make my heart smile but you also make my eyes cry

February 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until March 14, 2020

The Union For Contemporary Art, 2423 N 24th St.
Omaha, 68110 United States
+ Google Map
Free

This January, Omaha-based artist Thalia Rodgers opens The Union for Contemporary Art’s 2020 exhibitions series with You make my heart smile but you also make my eyes cry. “Being me is one of the hardest, most amazing things I've ever done,” says the painter and digital artist. “This exhibition is a never ending series of gifts to myself and a journey to learn everything I can learn about myself.” Rodgers’ world swirls with color and psychedelic forms. Figures emerge from…

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