John Falter’s Heroes

John Falter’s Heroes

August 23 – December 11, 2016 John Falter (1910-1982) was a native Nebraskan who studied at the Kansas City Art Institute and The Art Students League of New York City. He was a successful illustrator before he joined the U.S. Navy in 1943. Commissioned a lieutenant on special art assignments, Falter created more than 300 Read More

Bil Baird: The Art of Puppetry

Bil Baird: The Art of Puppetry

September 27, 2016 – January 22, 2017 Bil Baird was born in Grand Island Nebraska and grew up in Mason City, Iowa. In his early teens, Baird began creating puppets and giving performances in his parent’s home. After graduating from the University of Iowa and the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, he formed the Baird Read More

Mujeres

Mujeres

October 18, 2016 – February 12, 2017 Mujeres, translated to “women” in English, is the first exhibition in Nebraska to focus on the shared existence of five contemporary artists: all women, all Latino, and all connected to the state. The artists selected are Claudia Alvarez, Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez, Linda Garcia-Perez, Reneé A. Ledesma, and Sandra Williams. Read More