Now on view at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, Nebraska, this group exhibition features work by Heather Dewey-Hagborg, Stephanie Dinkins, Rodney McMillian, and more.
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Minimalist Art that Speaks for the Birds
With their exhibition, Look, it’s daybreak, dear, time to sing, Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens investigate the complex, cross-species relationship between birds and humans.
37 Artists Native to the Americas Weave Stories of Migration and Geography
In a time of bald-faced white supremacy and discrimination, the Nebraska exhibition Monarchs feels vitally relevant.
A 1,900-Pound Sculpture Pushed Through the Streets of Omaha, in Tribute to Its LGBTQ History
The solemn, four-hour procession closed out an exhibition by Cassils at the Bemis Center.
Learning Omaha: The Impossibility of Place (Part 4)
I’m home in Brooklyn now — I’ve been back for about three weeks. As the Department of Local Affairs starts up in Bed-Stuy, where I’m the artist in residence for the Laundromat Project, I’ve been thinking about different ways to frame and understand my summer.
Learning Omaha: Social Practice in Action (Part 3)
OMAHA — I walked from Nebraska to Iowa this morning, over the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.
Learning Omaha: Through Teenage Eyes (Part 2)
OMAHA — Both teaching and social practice ask a leader (artist, teacher, organizer) to codify and articulate a set of steps that are then acted out by a group. There’s a place for uncertainty, but it should be strategically applied: by choice, not default.
Learning Omaha: A City by Way of Art (Part 1)
OMAHA — Fourth of July, 2014. I am in America’s heartland and trying not to get romantic about it.
Artist Makes Real Rainbows
Well, here’s something we didn’t think could be done: homemade rainbows. Artist Michael Jones McKean has figured out how to create colorful arcs of light in the sky, and he’ll be projecting them above the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, Nebraska, this summer. It’s like instant happiness.