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First Friday, May 3rd, 2013 (North Lincoln)

North Lincoln Gallery Art Crawl

North Lincoln has lots of art all through the month!  On First Friday, May 3rd, you are invited you to join North Lincoln for art, culture, and family fun.  You Can Always Find Something To Do In This Town.

9 Muses Studio

1405 N. 66th Street

9 Muses has been busy moving! The new location is in Piccadilly Square at 1405 N. Cotner Blvd. Suite 302. Watch for more news next month!

9 Muses Studio is an organization of artists and performers who have come together to present their work to the public. During the year, they offer dance/movement classes, present local musical talent, mount exhibitions, and give dance workshops. The goal of the Co-op is to maintain a space where women will take creative risks and empower themselves through creative movement.

Against the Wall Gallery – 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
6220 Havelock Avenue

Against the Wall features works of local painters, photographers, sculptors, jewelers, potters and textile artists as well as a collection of hand-dyed silk scarves, batiks, watercolors and oils from Central Asia.

Against the Wall Hours are Mon, Wed, Fri. & Sat, 10-5pm; Tuesday and Thursday 10-7pm.

Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan, 5000 St Paul Ave, 5:00 -7:00 p.m.

Elder Gallery, located in the Rogers Center for Fine Art, is Nebraska Wesleyan University’s premiere exhibition space for visual art. Recently renovated, Elder Gallery hosts several shows each year, exhibiting the work of students and faculty as well as invitational and juried selections from international artists.

Elder Gallery Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

Heart of Gold Jewelers

2701 N. 48th St, Suite #1

Heart of Gold Jewelers will not be doing a First Friday event in May but will be back with one for June. The gallery is open for business every day Monday-Saturday.

Heart of Gold Hours are Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.; Thursdays from Noon to 8 P.M.; and Saturdays from 10 AM to 4 PM.  Closed Sundays.

International Quilt Study Center & Museum – 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

33rd & Holdrege Streets

International Quilt Study Center & Museum presents Indigo Gives America the Blues; Posing with Patchwork: Quilts in Photographs, 1855-1955; Perfecting the Past: Colonial Revival Quilts;  and Post 9/11 Memorial Quilts and Civil War U.S. Sanitary Commission Quilt Reproductions by Don Beld.
In December, 2012, artist Carrie Strope Sohayda spent a week with k-5th grade students at Clinton Elementary in Lincoln, Nebraska building a glass quilt that will be on display at the International Quilt Study Center from April 30th to May 7th, 2013. The opening reception will be held during May’s First Friday event from 4:30pm-7:00pm and is free and open to the public. In addition to the glass quilts, there will be a slideshow of pictures from the artist residency, as well as a coloring station where visitors will be able to design their own quilt blocks using the same process applied by Clinton students in designing their quilt.

Quilt Study Center & Museum Hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday 1-4 p.m. The museum is closed Mondays and major holidays.

The LUX Center for the Arts – 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

2601 N. 48th Street

LUX Center for the Arts presents “Hammer, Anvil, Stirrup: People Make Things That Make Sounds” curated by Jay Kreimer.  This show opens May 3 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and runs through June 28.

Lincoln artist, Jay Kreimer, invited a group of contemporary sound artists from around the country to make work that engages your eyes and ears. A variety of mediums are used to create curious instruments that make sounds that are familiar and foreign. Participating artists: Harry Bertoia, Scott Cook, Bryan Day, Anne Hege, Tore Honore’Boe, Joseph Jaros, Tim Kaiser, Jay Kreimer, Cheryl Leonard, Reinhold Marxhausen, John Collins McCormick, Shane Myrbeck, Tom Nunn, David Samas, Jeff Snyder, Robert Stewart, Jeff Thompson, Jon Yates and Jason Zeh.  This show is sponsored by Garner Industries.
LUX Center for the Arts continues the showing of “MUG Shots: Juried Cup Show” through April 27.  UNL art professor Eddie Dominguez juries LUX Center for the Arts’ fifth annual national juried cup show.

LUX Center for the Arts Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  First Friday of each month, 11a.m. to 8 p.m.  Free parking is available on the west side of the building located in historic University Place at 2601 N. 48th Street. Free and open to the public.

MoJava Cafe – 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

2649 N. 48th Street  – 464-4130

Stop into Mo Java for homemade desserts, sandwiches, salads, and pizzas along with espresso drinks, beer, wine and cocktails. We have a different artists showing in our café every month and host live music every Friday.

MoJava Cafe Hours: Mon – Wed: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm; Thu: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm; Fri – Sat: 7:00 am – 11:00 pm; and Sun: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery – 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

35th and Holdrege (in the Home Economics Building on East Campus)

The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery presents Renewable Dreaming which runs April 15 – May 3, 2013. Renewable Dreaming is an exhibition that showcases garments and textiles created by undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design. We researched sustainability in different aspects of textile and garment production. This encouraged us to design with sustainability in mind. We are working to have as little an impact on the earth and environment as possible.

Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery Regular Hours: Mon – Fri: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Urban Legends Art Studio – 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

2632 N. 48th Street

Urban Legends Art Studio will not be having a showing in May.  Join us this month at one of our on-site painting classes at Pour House Winery-Friend, Nebraska or Deer Springs Winery at 162nd and Adams.  Call 402-470-0331 for details!

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