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Art Exhibition

First Friday at the Great Plains Art Museum

New exhibition opening

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Great Plains Art Museum Target Audiences:
Join us for the First Friday opening of “(Re)Connected” on March 1 from 5-7 p.m. at the Great Plains Art Museum with light refreshments. Visit the Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence Studio & Education Lab during First Friday to create a …

Great Plains Talk: Julia Lafreniere

Decolonizing the Collection and Spiritual Care of the Artwork

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Location: Great Plains Art Museum Target Audiences:
Join us for a talk by Julia Lafreniere (Michif and Anishinaabe from Treaty 4 territory in Manitoba), who will discuss her work as the Head of Indigenous Ways & Equity at the Winnipeg Art Gallery–Qaumajuq and the Artworks Renaming Initiative, which …

Comic-making workshop with Cameron Mukwa

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: Love Library South Room: 221 Peterson Room Target Audiences:
Join Indigenous comics creator Cameron Mukwa (Odawa Two-Spirited Artist and Writer) for a comic-making workshop. Learn the steps of writing for comics, drawing and simple storyboarding. Students will learn how to make a super simple comic, no …

Confronting the Legendary Great Plains

2024 Great Plains Conference

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center Target Audiences:
From tall tales, legends, and lore to the true history and current issues of the region, the 49th annual Great Plains conference examines the storylines of the Great Plains. Stories matter, and the stories told about the region in its past and …