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27th Annual Governor’s Lecture Speaker – NY Time Bestselling Author Candice Millard

Civic Engagement, History, Humanities, Statewide, Uncategorized

A free public event at the Lied Center   Bestselling author Candice Millard will deliver the 27th annual Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at the Lied Center for Performing Arts in Lincoln. Also available for livestreaming at enthompson.unl.edu the conversation-style event titled, “A Clear and Steady Eye: Storytelling and Our Shared […]

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The Passing of an Arts and Culture Champion, Pam Snow

Arts, Culture, Humanities, Statewide

The board and staff of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment joins the entire arts and humanities community in Nebraska in mourning the loss of Pam Snow.  Pam was the Executive Director of the Cultural Endowment from 2006-2014 and her impact on our organization and the cultural vitality of Nebraska is immeasurable. Please join us in sending […]

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The Suzanne Wise Art Education Fund

Nebraska Arts, Civic Engagement, Community Vitality, Culture, Education, Fine Arts, Media Arts, Performing Arts, Statewide, Uncategorized

My mother taught me that arts education is not about training someone to be a professional artist or a musician, it’s about helping young people succeed by developing their creativity.” Suzanne Wise, Nebraska Arts Council Director 2000-2022   The Suzanne Wise Arts Education Fund was created to honor the long-time director of the Nebraska Arts […]

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Suzanne Wise Celebrations

Nebraska Uncategorized

Suzanne Wise, Executive Director, Nebraska Arts Council (NAC) was honored at the first of six retirement receptions on August 25th at an outdoor reception at the home of Karen and Robert Duncan in Lincoln. Receptions will be held throughout the fall in Kearney, Grand Island, Norfolk, Scottsbluff, and Omaha. Maggie Smith, Executive Director, Nebraska Cultural […]

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27th Annual Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities

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A Clear and Steady Eye: Storytelling and Our Shared History with Candice Millard   Candice Millard, a best selling author, will deliver the 27th Annual Governor’s Lecture of the Humanities. The lecture presented by Humanities Nebraska (HN) in partnership with the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues. Millard will touch on her four New York […]

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Nebraska State Poet Matt Mason Awarded Fellowship

Nebraska Access, Arts, Civic Engagement, Community Vitality, Culture, Education, Fine Arts, Statewide

Nebraska’s State Poet, Matt Mason, has been named as a 2022 Poet Laureate Fellow by The Academy of American Poets.  Mason is one of 22 Poet Laureate Fellows named in this years announcement. Mason, in collaboration with Humanities Nebraska, will create the Nebraska Poetry Pen Pal Program. The program will bring poetry and poets into […]

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2022 Sower Award to be presented to UNL professor of libraries

Nebraska Humanities, Statewide

UNL Emeriti Professor Katherine L. Walter has been selected by Humanities Nebraska (HN) to receive the 2022 Sower Award of the Humanities. Walter chaired the UNL Digital Initiatives & Special Collections Department and was a founding director of the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. Through her work Nebraska was established as a leader […]

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Revitalizing the Past for Future Generations

Access, Arts, Community Vitality, History, Humanities

For as long as Nicole Benegas, Executive Director of Bluebird Cultural Initiative, can remember, her father, Steve Tamayo, has been involved in cultural work. As a member of the Sicangu Lakota tribe, Tamayo established a school at Standing Rock, protested the pipelines, and was appointed Native cultural expert with the Smithsonian Museum. Tamayo is the […]

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Enhancing Community Through Art

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“I have always felt that one measure of a successful community is its art culture,” said Donna Dahlsten, a former art teacher at Lewis Center School District in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  Donna’s first experience with arts and humanities came from her parents, who encouraged both art and education. She went on to major in art […]

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From Field to State-Wide Support

Arts, Culture, Donor Story, Humanities, Statewide

Margaret Hornady David’s love for the arts began early on in kindergarten when her teacher played “Peter and the Wolf” and led the class through the story. To this day Margaret clearly remembers it. In high school at Grand Island Senior High, she describes herself as being a theater nerd. In college, her love grew […]

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