Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts

Upcoming Public Programs

Open House / Open Studios

Saturday, April 6, 2019 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Bemis Center | 724 S. 12th Street
Description: Join Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts to celebrate the work of the Spring 2019 artists-in-residence and our new curator-in-residence! Hear them speak about their artistic and curatorial practices, visit their studios, view their works-in-progress, and discuss art, life, and their Bemis
residency experience. Bemis Spring 2019 Artist-in-Residence Marc Vilanova will offer a live acoustic improvised saxophone solo performance and guests of all ages can participate in a hands-on art activity making personalized paper plate tambourines with pianist and composer Dr. Stacey Barelos. Attendees will also have the opportunity to visit with current exhibiting artists and view their exhibitions Alison O’Daniel: Heavy Air and Lui Shtini: Tempos.

Somewhere Someone Book Giveaway
Somewhere Someone, a limited edition book featuring photographs by Curran Hatleberg, 2018 Bemis Artist-in-Residence and Whitney Biennial 2019 artist, could be yours! Current Bemis members will be entered into a drawing to win one copy. Members who attend Open House / Open Studios will have a chance to win a second book! Not a member? Join now at

11 AM – Galleries Open
12–1 PM – ARTalks with Artists-in-Residence and Curator-in-Residence
1–4 PM – Open Studios
1–4 PM – All-ages Art Activity with Dr. Stacey Barelos

Free and open to the public. Free parking available.

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
Admission and Parking: FREE
Phone:: 402.341.7130