2nd Annual Arts Advocacy Day is March 13
calendar icon06 Mar 2019
Lincoln, Neb.--The 2nd annual Arts Advocacy Day at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will take place on Wednesday, March 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Lied Commons at 12th and R streets. The events is free and open to students, faculty, staff and community members.
The goal of the event is to celebrate student artwork, as well as expose the univeristy community to statewide arts advocacy efforts.
This year, there will be an Arts Advocacy Station offering information on Nebraskans for the Arts and materials to help participants write letters in support of the arts to their state representatives. Additionally, student artwork will be displayed throughout the commons and School of Art, Art History & Design Professor of Art Eddie Dominguez will lead participants in a community art project.
There will also be several performances and presentations scheduled throughout the day. The schedule is as follows (with additional groups to be added later):
11-11:30 a.m. Nebraska Steel
12-12:30 p.m. Flyover New Music preview
12:30 Cinema 16 Short Film Showing
1-2 p.m. Free headshots with UNL Photography Club
2-2:30 p.m. Theatrix Presentation and Performance
2:30-3 p.m. NAfME: Advocating for Arts Education
3-4 p.m. A cappella hour with Red Keys, Bathtub Dogs and Take Note
The event is a collaboration between Nebraskans for the Arts, the Hixson-Lied Undergraduate Student Advisory Board and the Lied Center Student Council.
For more information, visit the Arts Advocacy Day Facebook event page.