Arts

Putting to practice my knowledge and skills is my livelihood

Arts, Culture, Uncategorized

Josh’s Story: Since completing my MFA in 2010, I have endeavored to make art the foundation of my livelihood. Though I am a practicing studio artist, I do not rely on the sale of my work for an income. A quick look at my website will demonstrate my lack of broad, commercial appeal… Instead, I […]

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A Welcome Address from New Executive Director, Kyle Cartwright

Arts, Culture, Humanities, Uncategorized

Happy New Year to the Nebraska Cultural Endowment’s partners, friends, constituents and beneficiaries! I am thrilled to be serving our cultural communities with you through the mission of the NCE and our partner organizations, Nebraska Arts Council and Humanities Nebraska. This year marks 20 years of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment creating sustainability funding for our […]

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Ashley Olson on the Arts and Humanities

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I think they help us better understand our culture and our paths that are present in our future. They make us more innovative and creative people… – Ashley Olson, Executive Director, The Willa Cather Foundation, Red Cloud

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A Farewell Message From Executive Director, Marian Fey

Arts, Culture, Uncategorized

Today marks the start of my final week as the Executive Director of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. Together we have accomplished much, reaching record fundraising goals and growing the circle of supporters to the arts and humanities throughout the state. Thank you for your commitment to Nebraska’s artists, programs, and organizations!

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Omaha Gives 2017

Arts, Culture, Humanities

The Nebraska Cultural Endowment is honored to be participating in Omaha Gives 2017, Omaha’s 5th annual 24-hour charitable challenge which is set for this Wednesday, May 24. The giving begins at midnight with a minimum $10 donation and hourly drawings and prizes make your donations go further. When you give to the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, […]

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Nebraskans for the Arts: Increasing Public Awareness And Ensuring An Ongoing Dialogue

Arts, Culture, Government, Uncategorized

Arts Advocacy Day 2017, State Capitol Building, Lincoln, NE Advocacy: The act or process of supporting a cause or proposal, Merriam Webster Dictionary  

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NEBRASKA CULTURAL ENDOWMENT WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBER

Arts, Government, Humanities, Uncategorized

Katie Weitz, PhD The Nebraska Cultural Endowment welcomes Katie Weitz, PhD, to its Board of Directors. Katie is currently the executive director of the Weitz Family Foundation in Omaha. She brings to the board extensive non-profit leadership and fundraising experience, as well as a strong background in the arts and education.

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Nebraska Cultural Endowment Call To Action

Arts, Culture, Government, Humanities, Uncategorized

A year end message from Marian Fey, Executive Director of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment Through the generosity of donors like you and our unique partnership with the state, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment is poised reach $10,000,000 at both the public and private funds by the end of the year. The earnings from this permanently endowed […]

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Art Is My Livelihood

Arts

oh lord, not another piece of word art: if you’re buying this you have either taste or money Material: Embroidered Cotton  15 x 12″, 2015.  Jennifer’s Story: In a warm, darkened room, during a slide presentation for a basic freshman drawing course, Professor Richard Wiegmann projected a line drawing by Matisse, and paused…. And I thought […]

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