2016 North Omaha Summer Arts schedule announced

2016 North Omaha Summer Arts schedule announced

We are delighted to announce that this June marks the 6th year for North Omaha Summer Arts (NOSA), a free, grassroots, community-based arts festival. Our mission is to bring the diverse experience of art in all forms to the community of North Omaha.

NOSA classes and events are open to everyone.


2016 Highlights include:

Gospel Concert in the Park

Saturday, June 18

5 to 7:30 pm

Miller Park

Featuring soloists, ensembles and choirs performing a mix of gospel styles. Free hot dogs and lemonade will be served. Bring a blanket or a chair and prepare to be inspired.


Women’s Writing Classes and Retreats 

Wednesdays, June 1 through July 27

5:30 dinner followed by 6 to 8 pm class

Trinity Lutheran Church on corner of 30th and Redick.

This summer we focus on “Getting Published.”

Facilitator Kim Louise is a playwright, best-selling romance novelist and veteran workshop presenter who guides participants in finding their inner writer’s voice.


Art and Gardening Class

Saturday, July 9

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Florence Branch Library

Combine your passion for making and growing things in a fun-filled session painting art on clay pots and planting flowers that attract pollinators.


Pop Up Art

July dates, times and venues to be announced.

Pop Up Art happenings around North Omaha will give people of all ages fun opportunities to unleash their creativity and express themselves through different mediums.


Arts Crawl 

Friday, August 12

6 to 9 pm

Reception at Charles Washington Branch Library 5:30-6:30 pm.

This walkable, continuous art show showcases the diverse work of emerging and established artists at venues on or near North 30th Street. The Crawl starts at the Metropolitan Community College Fort Omaha campus Mule Barn building and ends at the North Heartland Family Service with Church of the Resurrection, Nelson Mandela School and Trinity Lutheran in between. Walk or drive to view art in a wide variety of mediums, to watch visual art demonstrations and to speak with artists about their practice. Enjoy live music at some venues.

Free food and refreshments at each stop.


Watch for NOSA announcements through the spring and summer about each of these arts programs and events. Please share with friends and family. Let’s make this a beautiful art-filled season.

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For more information, to be a participating artist or to partner with NOSA, call 402-502-4669.


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