News

Recent News

 Michael Hoff (third from left), Hixson-Lied professor of art history at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with Turkish students who found a Medusa's head at the Antiochia ad Cragum archaeological site in Turkey. A slightly larger than life-sized head of Medusa recently discovered at the Antiochia ad Cragum archaeological site in Turkey.

21 Oct 2015    

UNL teams uncover secrets of ancient city

Lincoln, Neb.--Antiochia ad Cragum, an ancient Roman city on Turkey’s southern coast, has yielded more of its secrets to an archaeology team led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

View UNL teams uncover secrets of ancient city Article

Painter and Printmaker Tara Sabharwal will present a free public lecture on Nov. 5.

16 Oct 2015    

Visiting Artist Tara Sabharwal to visit UNL Nov. 2-6

Lincoln, Neb.--The Under Pressure Print Club, with the assistance of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Series, welcomes Tara Sabharwal to UNL Nov. 2-6.

Sabharwal will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 14. There will be a reception and demonstration in the Woods Art Building Rm. 303 following the public lecture.

View Visiting Artist Tara Sabharwal to visit UNL Nov. 2-6 Article

Danny Fingeroth

16 Oct 2015    

Visiting Artist series welcomes writer Danny Fingeroth

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars series welcomes writer and editor Danny Fingeroth.

Fingeroth will present a free public lecture titled "Why Superheroes? Why Now? Or What Are the Avengers Avenging, Anyway?" on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15.

View Visiting Artist series welcomes writer Danny Fingeroth Article

Stella Ebner, "Chinese Restaurant," 2008, screenprint on Japanese paper, 25" x 36".

16 Oct 2015    

Visiting Artist Stella Ebner to lecture Oct. 22

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Series welcomes printmaker Stella Ebner to UNL on Oct. 21-23.

Ebner will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15.

Ebner received her BFA from the University of Minnesota and her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Exhibitions of her work include: the Bronx Museum of Arts, the International Print Center New York (New York City) and the Print Center (Philadelphia), Kala Art Institute (Berkeley), and SFMOMA Artists Gallery (San Francisco).

View Visiting Artist Stella Ebner to lecture Oct. 22 Article

"The Winding Stream" celebrates a country music dynasty—the Carter and Cash family. Beth Harrington

16 Oct 2015    

Filmmaker Beth Harrington to attend screening of "The Winding Stream" at the Ross

Lincoln, Neb.--This deftly crafted documentary, "The Winding Stream," opening at The Ross on Friday, Oct. 30, celebrates a country music dynasty — the Carter and Cash family.
 
The Norman A. Geske Cinema Showcase presents Beth Harrington, director of "The Winding Stream," who will be appearing at the 7:30 p.m. opening night screening on Friday, Oct. 30 for a Q&A with the audience following the screening.
 

View Filmmaker Beth Harrington to attend screening of "The Winding Stream" at the Ross Article

Kate Butler

14 Oct 2015    

Cancelled -- UNL’s Kate Butler will perform at Ebenezer Church

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled. 

LINCOLN, Neb.— Mezzo-soprano Kate Butler, accompanied by Michael Cotton, piano, will sing a recital on October 25, 2015, 5 p.m., at Ebenezer Church (8th and B) in Lincoln.

View Cancelled -- UNL’s Kate Butler will perform at Ebenezer Church Article

Chamber Singers

14 Oct 2015    

Chamber Singers open season in Sheldon Museum of Art

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music 28-voice chamber choir, the Chamber Singers, will perform in the Sheldon Museum of Art on Sunday afternoon October 25 at 4 p.m.

View Chamber Singers open season in Sheldon Museum of Art Article

University of Nebraska Brass Quintet

13 Oct 2015    

University of Nebraska Brass Quintet preps for October 26 performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska Brass Quintet recital brings together several pieces from some of its favorite composers for its October 26 performance in Kimball Recital Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m.

 

View University of Nebraska Brass Quintet preps for October 26 performance Article

Alexander Jeffery (left) and Paul Petersen accept the $50,000 cash prize as the grand prize winner of the Louisiana Film Prize for their film, "The Bespoke Tailoring of Mister Bellamy."

12 Oct 2015    

Carson School alumnus Jeffery wins Louisiana Film Prize

Lincoln, Neb.--“The Bespoke Tailoring of Mister Bellamy,” a short film directed and produced by Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film alumnus Alexander Jeffery received $50,000 as the grand prize winner of the Louisiana Film Prize.

Twenty filmmaker finalists competed for the cash prize for a 15-minute film. According to founder Gregory Kallenberg, it’s the largest award for a short film in the world.

View Carson School alumnus Jeffery wins Louisiana Film Prize Article

UNL Fall 2015 Jazz Poster

08 Oct 2015    

‘Kick-Off’ concert to Jazz season; New Jazz Fronts debut

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Jazz Orchestra (Dr. Paul Haar, director) and the UNL Big Band (Patrick Brown, director) will present a “Kick-Off” concert to celebrate the start of the jazz concert season in the Glenn Korff School of Music on Wednesday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kimball Recital Hall. The concert will also feature new band fronts thanks to a gift from local supporters John and Laurie Tavlin.

View ‘Kick-Off’ concert to Jazz season; New Jazz Fronts debut Article

Pages