Exhibits

The following online calendar of events appears as it does in the print edition of Omaha Magazine.
To be considered for publication, please send your event three months in advance to editor@omahamagazine.com

Cassils
Through April 29 at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 S. 12th St.
Renowned performance artist and bodybuilder Cassils presents a three-part exhibition to address hidden violence and trauma that targets transgender bodies. The exhibit will be contextualized with objects from the Queer Omaha Archives at UNO. Admission: Free. 402-341-7130
bemiscenter.org

Chimeras
Through April 29 at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 S. 12th St.
International women artists collaborate to create an exhibit that explores the increasingly blurred lines between humans, animals, and technology in modern society. Admission: Free. 402-341-7130
bemiscenter.org

Paula Wilson: The Backward Glance
Through April 29 at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 S. 12th St.
Wilson transforms the gallery into an innovative space where modern expression meets ancient themes. The exhibit investigates race, identity, and objectification of the female body to transport viewers into a mythical creation story where the female figure is personified as a heroine. Admission: Free. 402-341-7130
bemiscenter.org

Searching for the Seventies: The DOCUMERICA Photography Project
Through April 30 at Durham Museum, 801 S. 10th St.
Drawing inspiration from the Great Depression-era Farm Security Administration photography project, the photographers of the Environmental Protection Agency’s DOCUMERICA project created a portrait of America in the early and mid-’70s. 402-444-5071.
durhammuseum.org

Passion & Obsession: From the Collection
Through May 6 at KANEKO, 1111 Jones St.
This exhibit celebrates both the passion of the artist to create and the obsession of the connoisseurs who collect. Admission: Free. 402-341-3800.
thekaneko.org/passion

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art
Through May 7 at Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St.
See how American hunting and fishing culture has intersected with art. Paintings and sculptures from the 1820s through the 1940s illuminate changing concepts of nature, place, and wildlife that have shaped national identity. Admission: $10 exhibition charge for adults. Free to youth, college students with ID, and members. 402-342-3300
joslyn.org

Nature Connects: Art with Lego Bricks
Through May 15 at Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St.
Sean Kenney’s third exhibit at Lauritzen Gardens features fantastic new pieces along with old favorites. Inspired by nature and built from more than 450,000 Lego pieces, this indoor exhibit features 13 displays with larger-than-life sculptures. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (6-12), free for members and children under 6 years old. 402-346-4002
lauritzengardens.org

History of Latinos in Omaha: 1890 through Present
Through Aug. 31 at El Museo Latino, 4701 S. 25th St.
Discover the stories of the Latino community members that helped to create our city. This photography exhibit highlights the key role of Latino culture and history in the area. Admission: $5 adults, $4 college students with ID, $3.50 K-12 children and seniors. 402-731-1137
elmuseolatino.org

Sketch-A-Thon
March 3 at KANEKO, 1111 Jones St.
Grab your sketchbook and hone your drawing skills with incredible glass and ceramic sculptures for subjects. Explore all six galleries and enter to win prizes from local businesses. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Admission: Free. 402-341-3800
thekaneko.org

In Your Own Words: Writing Our Passions, Honoring Our Obsessions
March 4 at KANEKO, 1111 Jones St.
Nationally recognized poets and feedback hosts Jen Lambert and Sarah McKinstry-Brown will lead a workshop focusing on exercises that explore how reimagining and rewriting one’s strongest memories and most significant life events can reshape how one thinks about their life stories. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Admission: Free, register at thekaneko.org/inyourownwords. 402-341-3800
thekaneko.org

Art rEVOLOVED: Local Art & Local Business: Connected. Empowered. Inspired.
April 28 at KANEKO, 1111 Jones St.
Stroll distinctive brick streets to live music, ride Ollie the Trolley for free between venues, and ignite your imagination with art. 6-9 p.m. Free.
thekaneko.org