The Gallery Exhibit-Impact Nebraska Artists "Best" will be shown January 30-March 4th with a Gallery Talk and reception at PAC Saturday Feb. 10th 1-3 pm. Artists will be present to talk about their artwork and the IMPACT Nebraska Program.
IMPACT: NEBRASKA ARTISTS
IMPACT, a non-profit Nebraska visual arts organization, was founded in 1985 - Its mission to educate through outreach programs and exhibitions. From inception, IMPACT has been recognized for professionalism and a high level of creative expression.
Each of the artist members has been juried in by an eminent museum director or academic figure. The requirement is that they are “nationally recognized in their respective artistic discipline.” Members do all the work themselves: contacting museums and booking shows, producing publicity materials, building crates, transporting work to far-flung venues. Many small towns with an arts center or a gallery have had the benefit of a sophisticated, professional exhibition in their backyard. Impact artists work in a variety of media—Oil, Watercolors, Acrylic, Mixed Media, Pastels, Photography, Batik, Clay, Metal, and Swedish knot embroidery.
The first Impact show traveled widely throughout the country, and Impact published a book of their works, which won several awards. Today Impact offers separate thematic shows— Kooser Impact (art inspired by Ted Kooser’s poems,) Postcards from the Plains (small works,) All Things Botanical (landscapes and flowers,) Impact Best (artists’ signature works) Skyscape ((interpretations of Skies) and Nebraska Roots (150 year celebration of the state of NE)
Museums and communities in Nebraska and surrounding states can schedule one of these shows. You can view Impact’s various exhibitions on its website—www.impactart.ne.org
North Platte Area Habitat for Humanity Advocate Training
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Habitat office at 420 N Cottonwood Street, North Platte
If you've been thinking to yourself that you'd love to get involved with Habitat for Humanity in some way but building just is not your thing...plan to attend the Advocacy Training. There will be two sessions, one on Tuesday, February 27th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm or Saturday, March 3rd from 10:00 am - noon. The Partner Family Advocates guide our Partner Families through the process of homeownership. Through shelter we empower. As a Partner Family Advocate you help the family find that empowerment. Call 534-6251 to reserve your seat.
Grief support for those that have experienced the loss of a loved one. When someone you love dies, your world changes. There is no right or wrong way to mourn. Many people share the same feelings; most deal with the pain of loss, or some worry about the future.But, there also can be differences. It may help to talk with other people who also are grieving. Join their support group where you can feel comfortable sharing your feelings and concerns. Date Tuesday’s from January 23 – March 13, 2018 Time 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Location Bradley Room GPHealth 601 W Leota St North Platte, NE 69101 For those grieving the death of a loved one. No registration is required and this class is offered free of charge. For more information, contact Renee Callaghan, 308.568.7918.
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