Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts

Upcoming Events

Open House / Open Studios

Saturday, July 21, 2018 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Open House / Open Studios

Location: Bemis Center | 724 S. 12th Street
Description: Join Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts to celebrate the work of current artists-in-residence, hear them talk about their artistic practices, visit their studios and view their works-in-progress, and discuss art, life, and their Bemis residency experience.

This free, all-ages program is only held three times each year, bringing you closer to Bemis artists-in-residence creative processes, new ideas and perspectives, and other art lovers! Guests can also participate in an all-ages, hands-on art activity; view the current exhibition, Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism; and enjoy FREE ICE CREAM courtesy of Ted & Wally’s, two custom flavors created for this event–AvOkada and Hot Mess Sundae!

11 AM Galleries Open
12–1 PM ARTalks with Artists-in-Residence
1 PM Ted & Wally’s Ice Cream Social
1–4 PM Open Studios
1–4 PM All-ages Art Activity

Free and open to the public. Free parking available.


Lucy Andrews–Dublin, Ireland
Curran Hatleberg – Baltimore, MD
Amber Hawk Swanson – Brooklyn, NY
Sebastian Hirn & Lisa Hörstmann – Munich/Berlin, Germany
Adam Liam Rose – New York, NY
Krišs Salmanis – Riga, Latvia
Alexandria Smith – Boston, MA/Brooklyn, NY
Shaan Syed – London, England
Ian Weaver – South Bend, IN
Jenny Yurshansky – Los Angeles, CA
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
Admission and Parking: FREE
Phone:: 402.341.7130