Founded in 1981, by artists for artists, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts supports today’s artists through an international residency program, temporary exhibitions and commissions, and innovative public programs. Located in the historic Old Market district, Bemis Center serves a critical role in the presentation and understanding of contemporary art, bridging the community of Omaha to a global discourse surrounding cultural production today.
The Bemis Center’s exhibition program features solo and group exhibitions of artwork in all media by local, national, and international artists.
Public programs provide regular opportunities for the public to learn about and be inspired by the visual arts.
Exhibitions and public programs are always free and open to the public.