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Art Exhibition

First Friday at the Great Plains Art Museum

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Great Plains Art Museum
1155 Q St.
Lincoln NE 68508
Directions: 11th and Q streets
Target Audiences:
Katie Nieland, (402) 472-3965,
The Great Plains Art Museum will be open late for Lincoln’s First Friday Art Walk on July 7, 5-7 p.m. with light refreshments and two exhibitions.

Visit 2023 Rubendall Artist in Residence Linda Rivera García in the education studio during First Friday and tour her exhibition “Chicanisma,” on view until Sept. 22.

Omaha-based artist Linda Rivera García is a Mexican-American Chicana artist, teacher, and storyteller who has been sharing her culture throughout Nebraska for decades. A graduate of Omaha’s College of Saint Mary and a retired children’s librarian, she is a multifaceted artist who works in painting, sculpture, printmaking, and with traditional Mexican art forms such as papel picado (cut paper) and repujado (metal embossing), among many others.

Launching at First Friday:
We’re bringing back two designs from when we started printing Great Plains Art Museum T-shirts almost a decade ago! Now in new colors! Purchase these T-shirts at the Museum store during open hours. Both designs are printed on super-soft, tri-blend T-shirts and come in sizes S-3X.

Also on view:
“Water in a Dry Land”
January 24–July 8, 2023
This exhibition considers our complex relationship with water and the many essential roles it plays in the Great Plains region. Utilizing artwork from the museum’s permanent collection, this exhibition features various cultural and artistic perspectives on the use of water, explores water management and agricultural practices, and addresses the effects of precipitation, drought, and flooding on the land.

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This event originated in Center for Great Plains Studies.