Union Building

About Us

Mission

The Union for Contemporary Art is committed to strengthening the creative culture of the greater Omaha area by providing direct support to local artists and increasing the visibility of contemporary art forms in our community. In every endeavor, we strive to unite artists and the community to inspire positive social change in North Omaha. The organization was founded on the belief that the arts can be a vehicle for social justice and greater civic engagement; we strive to utilize the arts as a bridge to connect our diverse community in innovative and meaningful ways.

We Do This By . . .

PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES TO GREATER OMAHA ARTISTS
• Fellowship program
• Exhibitions of contemporary art
• Access to equipment + studio space for local artists
• Professional development for artists
• Opportunities for greater community engagement

CONNECTING NORTH OMAHA YOUTH TO THE ARTS
• Mentorship in various mediums
• Access to materials and space
• Programs for both kids and parents

CONNECTING WITH THE COMMUNITY
• Abundance Garden Project
• Neighborhood Arts
• Collaborative events with community partners

The Nonprofit Association of the Midlands’ Guidelines and Principles

The Nonprofit Association of the Midlands’ Guidelines and Principles provide legal compliance and best practices information in 12 major areas of nonprofit management: Communication, Evaluation, Financial Management, Fundraising, Governance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Planning, Public Policy & Advocacy, Strategic Alliances, Transparency & Accountability, and Volunteer Management.

The Union is proud to be recognized as an NAM Best Practices Partner!

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