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Galleries in the Omaha area

Galleries in the Omaha area

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Artists’ Cooperative Gallery

405 S. 11th St.; 402-342-9617;

Nonprofit gallery in the Old Market managed by member artists. Features regional art in all mediums and genres. Occasionally hosts traveling exhibitions.

Bellevue University Dr. Joyce Norene Wilson Art Gallery

1000 Galvin Road South, Bellevue; 402-557-7130

Displays student and faculty work and hosts touring exhibitions. Free admission. Hitchcock Humanities Center on campus.

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

724 S. 12th St.; 402-341-7130;

International Artist in Residency Program, exhibitions and public programs. Artists have the opportunity to develop new ideas, expand their practice and engage the greater Omaha community.

Cathedral Cultural Center

3900 Webster St.; 402-551-4888;

St. Cecilia Cathedral art gallery run by Cathedral Arts Project; temporary exhibitions in Sunderland Gallery; gift shop; lecture hall. Permanent exhibit of cathedral’s construction history; photographic archive of cathedral architect Thomas Rogers Kimball; historic Omaha photos. Call for hours, group tours.

College of St. Mary Hillmer Art Gallery

7000 Mercy Road; 402-399-2400;

Hosts exhibitions of national and local works, including those of students. Gallery features paintings, drawings, sculpture and ceramic works, folk art, photography and more. Walsh Administration Building.

Creighton University Lied Art Gallery

2500 California St.; 402-280-2509;, search “Lied Art Gallery”

Features student and faculty work and touring exhibitions.

Florence Mill: Museum, ArtLoft & Market

9102 N. 30th St.; 402-551-1233;

Restored mill houses a historical museum and art gallery. Exhibits and events connect agriculture, history and art. Sunday Farmers Market starts in June and runs through September. Free pony rides on last Sunday.

Fred Simon Gallery

1004 Farnam St., lower level; 402-595-2122;

Located in the Nebraska Arts Council offices. Showcases Nebraska artists throughout the year.

Gallery 1516

1516 Leavenworth St.; 402-305-1510;

Nonprofit education and exhibition facility dedicated to Nebraska-born and regional artists. Works with museums and educational, professional and performing arts organizations to provide a space for traveling exhibitions, educational lectures, live performances and more.

Jewish Community Center Art Gallery

333 S. 132nd St.; 402-334-6564;

Art by local and regional artists. New exhibitions once a month, artist receptions and workshops.


1111 Jones St.; 402-341-3800;

Public, nonprofit cultural organization. Explores and encourages the process of creativity and how it impacts lives. Features exhibitions, performances and lectures for the community. Tours by appointment or registration only. Free.

The Kent Bellows Studio Gallery

3303 Leavenworth St.; 402-661-3891;

Gallery displaying work from the Joslyn Art Museum’s Kent Bellows Mentoring Program, which encourages teens to explore, observe, think and create in the arts. Professional artists serve as mentors.

Lauritzen Gardens

100 Bancroft St.; 402-346-4002;

Botanical center’s art gallery hosts special showings of original works that relate in some way to the garden’s idyllic surroundings.

Love’s Jazz & Arts Center

2510 N. 24th St.; 402-502-5291;

The only facility in the region to offer comprehensive African-American art exhibitions, performance-based art, arts education, cultural and historical preservation, and archives of the contributions of African-Americans.

Michael Phipps Gallery

215 S. 15th St.; 402-444-4800;

Works by local artists featured in rotating shows on the main floor of the W. Dale Clark Library.

Project Project

1818 Vinton St.; 402-680-6737;

Work of emerging, risk-taking artists in Omaha. Located in a tiny, converted butcher shop. Hosts new visual art exhibitions on the second Friday of every month as well as public lectures and performances.

Roberta & Bob Rogers Gallery

1806 Vinton St.; 402-496-4797,

Formerly Gallery 72, this non-profit gallery offers a wide range of contemporary fine art prints and fine crafts from established and emerging artists. Works to encourage and support the growth and understanding of fine art prints as a vital contemporary art form. Special projects include a print collectors club, the Omaha Print Fair, a print workshop and public education.

Union for Contemporary Art Wanda D. Ewing Gallery

2423 N. 24th St.; 402-933-3161;

The Union brings artists and the community together to inspire positive social change. It provides professional development for artists, a fellowship program and exhibitions of contemporary art.

UNO Gallery

6001 Dodge St.; 402-554-2796

Student and faculty work, plus traveling exhibitions. First floor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Weber Fine Arts Building.


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