“The Arts and Humanities are one of the principal things that reflect the era and generations in which we live,” said Bob Nefsky, a Lincoln attorney and a founder of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. “The one thing that will survive us is the arts, culture, and humanities.” Bob first became involved with the arts and […]Read Article
The Durham Museum is a staple of Nebraska’s core cultural fabric. Like many other important institutions, the Durham relies on a mix of philanthropy and earned revenues, which have been significantly strained since March. Fortunately, many of the educational programs offered by The Durham Museum were already offered in a digital learning format, so transitioning […]Read Article
Drive-ins typically conjure up nostalgic images of days gone by; of first dates and family outings to the movies in the car. When the Midwest Theater in Scottsbluff closed its doors temporarily due to COVID-19, Executive Director Billy Estes immediately missed the interaction of the theater. It wasn’t long before Estes had the creative idea to implement a drive-in theater, and the SkyView Drive-In Theater was born. Improvising a screen on a box truck in […]Read Article
I am proud of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment and its wonderful mechanism to support arts and humanities, not only in the metropolitan areas, but also to far-flung smaller communities.
The Nebraska Cultural Endowment has reaffirmed my faith in the citizens of Nebraska and their capacity for stewardship and generosity.
Making arts accessible to everyone is a group project. I am proud to live in a state that supports the arts and am exceedingly grateful for the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.
Arts are critical to Nebraska’s quality of life and education of our children. Without the help of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, our ability to make the arts happen would be greatly diminished.
Executive Director, Nebraska Arts Council
Humanities Nebraska helps Nebraskans explore what connects us and makes us human, and what it means to live a life of purpose and meaning. The Nebraska Cultural Endowment is a critical funding partner for achieving this mission all across the state.
Executive Director, Humanities Nebraska