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NAC Director to Receive National Award

Arts, Culture

The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) has named Suzanne Wise, executive director of the Nebraska Arts Council, the recipient of its 2018 Gary Young Award. The award recognizes an executive director who has made an extraordinary contribution to public support for the arts at the state, regional and national levels. The award will be […]

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Former NCE ED to receive 2018 Sower Award

Culture, Humanities

Humanities Nebraska announced that Pamela Hilton Snow of Ashland will receive the 2018 Sower Award in the Humanities. Mrs. Snow will be honored on Tuesday, October 9 at a benefit reception and dinner held at Lincoln’s Embassy Suites hotel. The 23rd Annual Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham will follow […]

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NCE Participates in Give to Lincoln Day and Omaha Gives!

Arts, Culture, Humanities, Uncategorized

Each year, the community comes together to support its favorite causes on one day! NCE encourages you to support YOUR favorite cultural organizations in Lincoln and Omaha on May 23 for Omaha Gives and May 31 for Give to Lincoln Day! The Nebraska Cultural Endowment is participating in both days and is grateful for the […]

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NCE Board Member Robert Nefsky Awarded Leonard Thiessen Award

Arts, Culture, Government

Board Member Robert Nefsky, Recipient of the 2018 Leonard Thiessen Award   Earlier this month, our board member Robert Nefsky was awarded the Leonard Thiessen award at the 2018 Governor’s Arts Awards. I had the privilege of asking Mr. Nefsky a few questions about the award, and his involvement in the arts. JL: Congratulations on winning […]

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Community Pride and Service in Gordon, NE

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Community volunteers work the concession stand at the Gordon Community Theater in Gordon, NE   Jordan Huether didn’t purposefully seek a leadership role in the renovation of his community’s theatre – he just realized he could help, and started helping. Huether “grew up all over the place, but went to high school in Martin, South […]

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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

Arts, Culture, Humanities, Uncategorized

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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Rita Stinner on the Importance of the Arts and Humanities

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It is a proven fact that those who participate in culture, arts, humanities are better citizens of the world.  – Rita Stinner, Nebraska Cultural Endowment Board Member, Scottsbluff / Gering      

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