Masters and Music

Masters and Music: a series blending artistic imagery and musical composition

Join fellow art lovers for a casual evening of entertainment. Enjoy artistic and musical insights in the intimate setting of the UNO Art gallery. Engage with the guest artists during the wine and goodies reception that follows.

2017-2018 Season

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Cultural Enrichment: South Omaha Mural Project Artists and the Omaha South Magnet Advanced Guitar Ensemble

The South Omaha Mural Project
The South Omaha Mural Project is a series of ten community-based murals depicting the culture, history, and ethnic heritage of groups that settled in South Omaha neighborhoods, known in the late 1800s and early 1900s as the melting pot of Omaha. Already completed murals include:

  • South Omaha-themed “Magic City" at 24th & N streets
  • Lithuanian-themed,“Sieninis Paveikslas,“ on the Lithuanian Bakery at 5217 S 33rd Ave.
  • Mexican-themed “Del Futuro Al Pasado” on the El Mercado Building at 4907 S. 25th St.
  • Polish-themed “Nostrovia on Dinker’s bar at 2368 S. 29th St.
  • Croatian-themed “Zajednica”on Bere’s Hall, 36th and W St.

Each mural is designed through a process of four community meetings and four design work meetings that include discussion and artistic exercises concerning the identity, culture, and heritage of the particular community/neighborhood. Currently the artists are working at 36th and Q Streets on the “Nebraska Mural” Project for the state’s 150th celebration.  Future murals will include an Irish mural and three murals that will share the stories of the peoples of Salvadoran, Guatemalan and Honduran heritage living.  Mural artists who will be presenting are Mike Girón, Richard Harrison, Rebecca Van Ornam, Hugo Alberto Zamorano.  Find out more at Southomahamuralproject.com

Omaha South Magnet Advanced Guitar Ensemble

The Omaha South Magnet Advanced Guitar Ensemble is comprised of students that have been in the guitar program for a minimum of 3 years at Omaha South High Magnet. These students played a wide variety of music from classical guitar solos to the current pop/rock music of today. They have performed all around the state, providing music for national and regional conferences, corporate banquets, nursing homes, and done many other performances for the community. They were the first guitar group ever to be selected to play at the Nebraska Music Educator's Association Conference in 2014.

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Sunday, January 21, 2018
Educational Enrichment UNO Alumni Artists from the Gallery of Alumni Works and Sam Bertino, clarinetist

Sunday, February 25, 2018
Community Enrichment Kristen Pluhacek and Dan McCarthy, ragtime pianist

Past Seasons

2016-2017 Season

Redefine: How we see and hear
Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 5pm

Rediscover: Milton Wolsky
Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 5pm

2015-2016 Season

Balance and Harmony
October 11, 2015  at 5:00PM
 
Threads and Strings
January 17, 2016  at 5:00PM

Reviews, Reviews!!
February 21, 2016  at 5:00PM

2014-2015 Season

Fusions: Art and Technology
Sunday, October 12, 2014

Architecture: Memory and Prospect
Sunday, November 9, 2014

Patterns in Space and Sound
Sunday, March 1, 2015

2013-2014 Season

Birthing Toons and Tunes
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 5pm
 
Giving Voice
Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 5pm

Treasures in Our Midst
Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 5pm


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