yOUR SUPPORT + IMPACT IN 2018
The Union is forever grateful for the generous support of so many individuals and organizations who have sustained our work through the years. It is through these contributions – great and small – that we are able to achieve our vision of nurturing social change and promoting contemporary art forms in Omaha. Thank you!
In 2018 we welcomed over 8,000 visitors to North Omaha to engage with the arts, participate in community forums, harvest fresh produce from our Abundance Garden + so much more! We also . . .
Re-opened our Abundance Garden, now with 6,000 sq ft of growing space, and yielded over 325 lbs of produce to give back to our community
Engaged 305 students in our after-school and Saturday Art Club for a total of 3,076 hours of arts-based programming
Supported 13 local and national artists through exhibitions and performances in our Wanda D. Ewing Gallery
Supported and paid 42 local theatre professionals through our Theatre Arts program, and welcomed nearly 1,000 audience members to see theatre dedicated to authentic and diverse narratives about experiences within the African diaspora
Hosted 126 workshops in our Co-Op Studios, teaching new processes, offering introductions to our equipment and its uses, and expanding upon studio practices. More than 10,000 community members (and counting) have visited The Union for exhibitions, free art classes, lectures, community forums + more
Your donation does more than help purchase supplies and keep the lights on . . . it allows the arts to become a bridge, connecting our diverse community in innovative and meaningful ways to create a stronger, more inclusive Omaha. The Union for Contemporary Art has made huge leaps in just a few years due to the generosity of our community. Thank you for your support!
YOUR TALENT CAN HELP
We are now accepting information for volunteers. You have knowledge and life experience that can help us work toward our mission of using the arts for community building and social justice. If you or someone you know would be interested in volunteering to assist programs such as: performing arts collective, co-op studios, garden project, and youth clubs please submit your information via our Google Form. Those chosen to work with youth must undergo a background check. All volunteers will receive a volunteer orientation with a Union staff member.
If you have questions about our work, please get in touch by filling out this form.