Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts

Upcoming Public Programs

Open House / Open Studios

Saturday, August 3, 2019 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Open House / Open Studios

Location: Bemis Center | 724 S. 12th Street
Description: Join us to celebrate the work of the Summer 2019 artists-in-residence and 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. Guests can also participate in an all-ages, hands-on art activity; view the current exhibition, Inner Ear Vision: Sound as Medium; and enjoy FREE ICE CREAM courtesy of Ted & Wally’s, two custom flavors created for this event–AvOkada and Coffee Caramel Cacophony! The event will also include live solo performances by Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe and Bemis's inaugural Sound Art + Experimental Music Artist-in-Residence Raven Chacon.

11 AM – Galleries Open
12 PM – Sub–Ink, performance by Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe
12:30–1:30 PM – ARTalks with Artists-in-Residence and Curator-in-Residence
1:30–4 PM – Open Studios
1:30–4 PM – Ted & Wally’s Ice Cream Social
2–4 PM – Art Activity with Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe
4 PM – Solo performance by Raven Chacon

Free and open to the public. Free parking available.


Abdullah Al-Mutairi – Mubarak Al-Kabeer, Kuwait
Raven Chacon – Albuquerque, NM
Steve Gurysh – Pittsburgh, PA
Massa Lemu – Richmond, VA
Lisa Lipton – Calgary, AB, Canada
Jillian Mayer – Miami, FL
Emma Piper-Burket – Detroit, MI / Wendling, OR
Felipe Steinberg – Astoria, NY / Campinas, Brazil
Amy Toscani – Minneapolis, MN
Isadora Vaughan – Melbourne, Australia
Nicole Wilson – Queens, NY

Sylvie Fortin – Montréal, Canada / New York, NY
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
Admission and Parking: FREE
Phone:: 402.341.7130