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Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

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Year Founded:
1981
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Chris Cook
Main Address:
724 South 12th street
Omaha, NE 68102

What We Do

Bemis Center facilitates the creation, presentation, and understanding of contemporary art through an international residency program, exhibitions, and educational programs. Our vision is to inspire an open and diverse dialogue on the critical issues that give shape and meaning to the human condition. As an artist-centric nonprofit, we honor and respect the critical role artists play in our society. We value creativity, trust, courage, diversity, tolerance, and the open exchange of ideas and world views.

Interesting Info

Bemis Center is Nebraska’s first and only institution strictly focused on the production and presentation of contemporary art on an international scale.
More than 1,500 artists from around the world have participated in Bemis's Residency Program, exhibited at Bemis, or performed at LOW END.
Bemis plays a visionary role in keeping Omaha flourishing with a constant infusion of new artists and ideas into our city.

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Upcoming Events

Live @ LOW END | KIKÙ HIBINO July 14, 2022 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm Read more »
Live @ LOW END | Ana Paula Santana August 4, 2022 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm Read more »
Root of Two Performance Series | The Fugu Plan August 11, 2022 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Read more »
Live @ LOW END | Sarah Hennies with Judith Hamann August 18, 2022 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm Read more »
Public Assembly with musician Mary Lawson August 25, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Read more »
Curator-Led Exhibition Tour September 1, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Read more »
Root of Two Performance Series | Dorian Wood, Carmina Escobar + Possibilities of Milk September 17, 2022 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm Read more »
Live @ LOW END | Marcus Fischer October 6, 2022 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm Read more »

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