The Arts Across Nebraska connects Lied artists to Nebraska communities throughout the state. The program provides up to three tours every year, which are offered to presenting partners and communities in the state at an affordable rate. The Lied Center is responsible for contracting with the artist(s), routing and providing technical assistance on tour. The artist(s) usually provide a public performance, and/or student matinee or workshop in each community.
Glenn Miller Orchestra
Platte High School |Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Merryman Performing Arts
Center, Kearney | Friday, March 27, 2015
The Fox Theatre, McCook | Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Lourdes Central Catholic School, Nebraska City | Sunday, March 29 - Monday, March 30, 2015
Susan Werner Hayseed
The Lark, Hastings | Sunday,
Midwest Theatre, Scottsbluff | Tuesday, April 21
Neville Center, North Platte | Thursday, April 23
Venue TBD, Ord | Friday, April 24
The Tassel, Holdrege | Saturday, April 25
National Homestead, Beatrice | Sunday, April 26
Omuʱhoᵑ Nation School, Macy | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Donna Baddeley’s Music on the Trail
Sidney High School Fine
Arts Auditorium| Thursday, April 2, 2015
Chadron and Hemingford |March/April 2015
Free Enhancement Workshops for Local Students
In 2013/14, the Arts Across Nebraska program presented original play What the Wind Taught Me, written by Becky Key Boesen and performed by Angels Theatre Company, solo pianist Donna Baddeley's Music on the Trail and Jill Anderson's Celtic Cabaret. In total, 13 communities across the state enjoyed 15 student matinees, 12 public performances, and 41 enhancement workshops. The program served 9,838 people of all ages.
The Lied Center would like to thank the following sponsors of the 2014-2015 Arts Across Nebraska program:
Friends of Lied
Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment
UNL Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska
National Endowment for the Arts
Richard P. Kimmel and Laurine Kimmel Charitable Foundation
Rebecca R. Anderson
Artist transportation: Sid Dillon
If you are interested in finding out more about the Arts Across Nebraska tours, please contact Petra Wahlqvist, by phone, 402.472.8089, or email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: organizations booking artists in the Lied's Arts Across Nebraska program are not eligible for additional funding through the Nebraska Arts Council.