In this workshop participants learned how to plan, carve & print a linocut design of their making under the expert guidance of two Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts artists-in-residence Lauren Pakradooni and Mark Rice. Left: Linocut print by Mark Rice
Missoula Children’s Theater came to Nebraska City in August. This year’s show was Aladdin. Auditions were at the Nebraska City High School Auditorium in Nebraska City. Students entering 1st grade through 12th grade were encouraged to audition. There were two performances on Saturday, August 8th. One at 3 PM and one at 6:30 PM. This wonderful opportunity is made possible through a generous grant by the Nelson Family Foundation
The Nebraska City Fine Arts Committee presented a free interactive exhibition aimed to inspire discussion about the arts in Nebraska City. The exhibit opened July 6 and continued until July 17. The gallery reception was held Thursday, July 16th from 5 to 7 p.m. The featured artists and committee members in the exhibition included Tina Dia, Pat Friedli, Marcia Holliway, Katie Radke, Honey Lynn Self, Elizabeth Sterling and Melissa Turner.
There were two summer art camps in Nebraska City this summer. The first week had a theme of “Let’s Paint Big” with art instructor Tina Dia. The kids worked on murals and large canvas paintings. The second week was taught by Katie Radke and Tina Dia and the theme was “Fun with Paper”. The kids got to learn how to make art journals, handmade paper, marbled paper, portfolios, and Japanese book binding. Both camps were tons of fun!