bemis center

Bemis Center invites the public to the opening reception for two new solo art exhibitions on Thursday, April 4, 6:00–8:00 p.m.  ARTalk + Exhibition Opening Reception will feature the works of Alison O’Daniel and Lui Shtini.  

Chief Curator  and Director of Programs Rachel Adams stops by the studios to chat with Mike Hogan "Live & Local" about the event, the program, and how she is settling into her new home city, Omaha.

The event takes place Thursday, April 4, 6:00–8:00 p.m. at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts 724 S. 12th Street.  It is free and open to the public.     

For more information and to RSVP, visit 

February 7th at 6:00 p.m. you can enjoy a casual conversation between Rachel Adams, Bemis Center’s new Chief Curator and Director of Programs, and artist Angie Seykora.  The pair will talk about how Adams became a curator, past exhibitions, ideas for future programs at Bemis, and how she hopes to engage with the local arts community.   Wine and beer will be served, questions and comments will be encouraged!

For a preview of events, Rachel stopped by the KIOS-FM studios and had a chat with Mike Hogan "Live & Local."  More information on the event is available at  

The event is free and open to the public.

The Benefit Art Auction + Concert unites local and national artists with the organization's community of art patrons to support participating artists and raise critical resources for Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts.

Development Director Ellie Novak chats with Mike Hogan "Live & Local" about the event and the great programs at the Bemis Center. 

More information can be found at

Artist Sheila Pepe "Live & Local" on KIOS-FM

Jun 26, 2018

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is opening a new exhibition this Thursday, June 28th at 6:00 p.m. (No tickets required).  The show is Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism.  Sheila stops by the KIOS studios and has a delightful chat with host  Mike Hogan about her art, inspiration, and motivation.  More information on the show is available at

Tonight, the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is hosting ARTalk + Opening Reception from 6-8 PM.