Fifty-nine students from more than 40 high schools across the state were selected for the 2020 Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

calendar icon17 Mar 2020    

Hixson-Lied College announces 2020 Nebraska Young Artist Awards recipients

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the winners of the 23rdannual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

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calendar icon13 Mar 2020    

COVID-19 (coronavirus) information

Lincoln, Neb.--With the information on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) developing daily in Nebraska, the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is committed to staying in communication with our faculty, students and audience members, whose health and safety are always our top priority.

For continued information from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, visit covid19.unl.edu.

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calendar icon12 Mar 2020    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture scheduled for March 18 is canceled

Lincoln, Neb.—The Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture by Kristian Bjornard, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 18 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus, has been canceled. 

The School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance the education of students.

The remaining lectures in the series are as follows:

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Breanna Brennfoerder, Sandy Creek, “Potter’s Hands,” mixed media sculpture, 7” x 10.5” x 10.5”, 2019. Jingming, Yu, Lincoln East, “A Bowl of Raspberries,” acrylic on canvas, 20” x 16” x .5”, 2019.

calendar icon28 Feb 2020    

Statewide High School Invitational Exhibition opens at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

* Please note: The closing reception for this exhibition on March 13 from 6-8 p.m. is canceled.

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UNL Dancers perform at last year's Arts Advocacy Day. This year's event is March 6 at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts. Photo by Justin Mohling. Skyler Dykes and Emmalee Allen at a previous Arts Advocacy Day. This year's event is March 6. Courtesy photo.

calendar icon26 Feb 2020    

Arts Advocacy Day March 6

Lincoln, Neb.--The third annual Arts Advocacy Day at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will be held on Friday, March 6 from 5-8 p.m. at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts at 13th and Q streets. The events are free and open to the public.

The goal of the event is to celebrate student artwork and expose the university community to statewide arts advocacy effort.

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.

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Assistant Professor of Practice Ann Marie Pollard is offering free 50-minute weekly yoga sessions this spring for students and faculty/staff in the college at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts.

calendar icon26 Feb 2020    By Kathe C. Andersen

Student Advisory Boards coordinate wellness initiatives

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts undergraduate and graduate student advisory boards are coordinating a wellness initiative for students in the college.

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Kristian Bjørnard's "Principles of Sustainability." Josh Winkler, “the light of the green tunnel,” color woodcut, 20” x 16”, 2018.

calendar icon24 Feb 2020    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series presents three artists, scholars in March

Please note:  The Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture by Kristian Bjørnard scheduled for Wednesday, March 18 has been canceled.

Lincoln, Neb.--Three artists and scholars will present Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lectures during the month of March at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design.

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Jean-Léon Gérôme “Pollice Verso,” 1872. Associate Professor of Classics and Religious Studies Anne Duncan will present a lecture titled “Dying Well and Dying Badly in Ancient Rome” on Feb. 12.

calendar icon06 Feb 2020    

Duncan to present AIA lecture on Ancient Rome on Feb. 12

Lincoln, Neb.—University of Nebraska–Lincoln Associate Professor of Classics and Religious Studies Anne Duncan will present the next Archaeological Institute of America Omaha-Lincoln Society Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Room 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Her lecture is titled “Dying Well and Dying Badly in Ancient Rome.”

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Work by ceramic artist Sergei Isupov.

calendar icon31 Jan 2020    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series continues with three artists in February

Lincoln, Neb.—Three artists will present Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lectures in February at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design.

Each lecture takes place at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lectures are free and open to the public. Photographer Rebecca Morse’s lecture is Tuesday, Feb. 4. Ceramic artist Sergei Isupov’s lecture is Wednesday, Feb. 5. And Painter David Gracie’s lecture is Wednesday, Feb. 12.

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Emma Orwen, “Misty’s Summer Breeze,” craft paint and oil on panel, 5” x 9” x1”, 2019. Jessica Reiter, “20 Septembrie 1997,” oil on paper, 12.75” x 12.25” x 1.5”, 2019.

calendar icon31 Jan 2020    

Annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition opens Feb. 7

Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall will host the “33rd Annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition.” This year’s show is comprised of 64 works of art and design and features 49 undergraduate art students from the School of Art, Art History & Design.

The exhibition will be open Feb. 7-21. An opening reception will be held on First Friday, Feb. 7 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery. Awards will be announced at 6 p.m.  

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