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Set Deadline Grant applications Apply by Oct. 1st 2019

Arts Project Grants

Support arts programming, productions or events open to the general public. Support is limited to an arts project taking place between January 1– June 30, 2020. The program or event may have multiple components and/or performances.
Arts Learning Grants

Programs with a strong educational emphasis that may take place in pre-K-12 schools or in community settings outside of schools. Projects should involve a sequential arts education curriculum. 
Artists in Schools/Communities 
(with requests over $2,500)

Program supports NAC Roster Artist residencies that include at least 20 contact hours with participants. During residencies, artists share their expertise and work with teachers or staff to help students achieve educational goals in the arts and other academic disciplines.
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Individual Artist Fellowships
in Performing Arts 

Apply by November 22, 2019

NAC is seeking applicants for its 2020 Individual Artist Fellowships (IAF) in performing arts. The categories include music/sound, choreography, theater/playwright, and filmmaking/screenwriting.

The IAF program recognizes exemplary work by Nebraska artists and provides support through public recognition and monetary awards of $1,000-$5,000.  

A complete list of eligibility requirements, review criteria and application instructions can be found on the Nebraska Arts Council website
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Produce, Consume, Discard | Sarah Kolar

Produce, Consume, Discard represents the dynamic relationship between the consumption that commodity obsessed culture imposes and forms articulated with a specific material that has served its intended purpose.

Exhibition dates: August 9 - October 4, 2019 
Public hours: Mon - Fri., 8am - 5pm 

Location: Fred Simon Gallery 1004 Farnam St, Omaha, NE 68102
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Registration Deadline:
 Oct. 15
Encourages the nation's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation.
POL is a great way to bring poetry alive for both students and teachers. 
“I love this program and think it is a wonderful opportunity for the students. It boosts their confidence and poise. I wish more schools were involved. They are missing out!” -

Cathy Kessler, Teacher at Mercy High School.
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Accessibility upgrades

The Lincoln Community Playhouse installed a new Induction Loop System in both the Oliver T. Joy Mainstage and Studio Theatre. 
This system allows audience members with a hearing aid or hearing assistive devices that have a “t-switch” or “t-coil” to turn that on and hear direct feed from the theatre’s sound board.
Allowing listeners to hear the performance without having to deal with the background noise and other competing sounds.
“Adding an Induction Loop System to the Playhouse will make a world of difference for many audience members,”

Morrie Enders, Executive Director.
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