Nebraskans Invited to Attend Women’s History Month Event:


“Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History”   Humanities Nebraska (HN) has announced a free on-line event in honor of Women’s History Month and the nonprofit organization’s 50th anniversary year. “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History” will be offered at noon central/11 a.m. mountain on March 15. Anyone can receive free online access by registering on EventBrite: […]

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NAC Interim Director Mike Markey Named New NAC Executive Director

Nebraska Arts, Civic Engagement, Community Vitality, Culture, Economic Development, Education, Fine Arts, Government, Media Arts, Performing Arts, Statewide, Visual Arts

On March 7th, 2023 the Nebraska Arts Council chose Mike Markey to lead the agency as the new Executive Director. He will immediately take over the position that has been vacant since January, after the retirement of former executive director, Suzanne Wise. Markey, the seventh executive director of the Arts Council, began working with the […]

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Limited time left for Nebraska educators to apply for $50,000 in grants from Humanities Nebraska

Nebraska Civic Engagement, Community Vitality, Culture, Economic Development, Education, History, Humanities, Statewide

Applications for special grants just for educators are due March 15, 2023. Humanities Nebraska (HN) recently announced this opportunity for Nebraska educators to spark the next 50 years of humanities learning, programming, and exchange of ideas in recognition of the non-profit organization’s 50th anniversary of serving the state. Fifty $1,000 grants will be awarded to […]

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23 Sites Offering Prime Time to Help Kids Succeed at School

Nebraska Civic Engagement, Community Vitality, Culture, Education, Humanities, Statewide

Humanities Nebraska (HN) has announced that Prime Time Family Reading and Prime Time Preschool will be held at 23 locations beginning February 2, including five new sites in Fremont, Grand Island, Lincoln, and Omaha. Each series is a free six-week program with storytelling and discussion based on award-winning children’s books at public libraries, elementary schools, […]

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NCE Remembers Joan Gibson


The board and staff of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment mourn the loss of a fellow board member, Joan Gibson who has been a champion of the arts for a lifetime. Joan Gibson, who served on the Nebraska Cultural Endowment Board passed on January 1st, 2023 at age 69. Joan also served on the boards of […]

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