NEW THIS WEEK Bancroft Street Market, 2702 s. 10th St. "Artslam19." Nine artists give four-minute talks about their inspirations, techniques and backgrounds. admission: $20. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday. proceeds support scholarships for UNO art and art history students. bancroftstreetmarket.com or 402-651-2327.
Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 dodge St. "public Tour: 30 Americans." a guided tour of the Exhibition featuring over 60 works by contemporary African American artists. 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Also at Joslyn: "Teen Zine Kickoff." The drop-in event includes materials and prompts to inspire content for Joslyn's first Teen Zine. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. "Teen salon." Features original music, fashion and animations produced by teens in Joslyn's Kent Bellows Mentoring program and Fashion arts at Yates Community Center. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday. "religion in art." an interfaith look at how artists have presented different religious traditions and spiritual beliefs from the ancient world to the present. 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday. joslyn.org or 402-342-3300.
Gallery 1516, 1516 Leavenworth St. "Journey with Whyarts Opening reception." showcases professional work from the Whyarts teaching faculty and a sampling of student work created during Whyarts youth engagement workshops. Opening reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Saturday. gallery1516.org or 402-305-1510.
Harvester Artspace, 1000 S. Main St., Council Bluffs. "harvester spring Open house." Features work by resident artists. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. facebook.com/harvesterartistlofts.
KANEKO, 1111 Jones St. "human Condition public Tour." a guided tour of the current exhibition. 6:30 to 7:30 Friday. Members: free; nonmembers: $5.
Also at Kaneko: "Eko Nova: The Forces inside." John Klinghammer performs contemporary works alongside Omaha harpist Katie Wychulis. 7 to 10 p.m. Monday. Members and students: $10; nonmembers: $15. thekaneko.org or 402-3413800.
Union for Contemporary Art, 2423 N. 24th St. "Earth day: Neighborhood spring Cleaning." Focuses on tidying up the neighborhood along lake street and in adams park. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. u-ca.org or 402-933-3161.