Lincoln Calling is dedicated to free, accessible community education with a focus to inform attendees and create interactive opportunities to inspire and encourage future engagement. We present programs with emphasis in civic engagement, wellness, and entrepreneurship. Lincoln Calling has highlighted some of the country and state’s most exciting, emerging artists, educators, activists, and innovators in free, professional and creative workshops, ranging in topic from “Building Civil Discourse and Bridging Ideological Divides” to “Finding the Right Sound in the Studio: A Conversation with the Experts”, “Artists as Activists”, “Sobriety in the Scene”, and more.

LINCOLN CALLING ARTS PROGRAMMING

Curated by Toan Vuong and BFF

NFT Open Forum and Q&A presented by Kiechel Fine Art and LINCOLN CALLING 2021.

Wednesday – September 22nd | 5:30-7:30pm | Kiechel Fine Art | 1208 O St, Lincoln, NE 68508

“What’s an NFT and why do they matter?”

A conversation with artist Michael Burton at Kiechel Fine Art about his current digital art exhibition Floor of the Sky featuring NFT art. A panel of Lincoln-based content creators will discuss NFTs and their relevance in the art market. A demonstration on how to buy cryptocurrency and acquire an NFT will be followed by Q and A with audience members.

Creative Healing Communities: The power of art and creativity on our emotional wellbeing

Thursday – September 23rd | 5:30PM – 7PM | Kiechel Fine Arts Rooftop | 1208 O St, Lincoln, NE 68508

Lincoln Calling is proud to present a community discussion on the impact of art and creatives in the community. In this segment of our educational programming, we will explore how art heals the communities and three individuals leading it.

Panelists:

Tasha Scholz – Live Yes Studios

Nancy Konrardy – Artist

Kristin Pfabe – Professor at Nebraska Wesleyan University

 

Neighborhood Visionaries: Creative Businesses, Non-Profits, and Activism.

Friday September 24th | 5:30PM – 7PM | Rooftop of Kiechel Fine Arts | 1208 O St, Lincoln, NE 68508

Lincoln Calling is proud to present a community discussion on the impact of art and creatives in the community. In this segment of our educational programming, we will have a conversation with individuals who have started various endeavours in the community including small businesses, community spaces, and nonprofits.

Panelists:

Letura Idigima – Art Bus LNK

Amanda Huckins – Media Corp Omaha

Peggy Gomez – Gomez Art Supply / Tugboat

 

Screen Printing Workshop at Constellations Studios

Saturday September 25th | 2PM – 4PM | Constellations Studios | 2055 O St, Lincoln, NE 68510

Instructor Karen Kunc

Lincoln Calling is teaming up with Constellations Studios for an afternoon screen printing workshop. Located conveniently down the street from the festival grounds, ticket holders who sign up will learn how to print their own posters and t-shirts at Constellations Studios which offers access to facility and equipment for printmaking, book arts, letterpress, and more. You will learn how to develop a screen, what goes into making a t-shirt, how to print multiple colors, and much more. 

Space is limited to 10 ticket holders. Masks are required.

BFF and Lincoln Calling Collaboration: 

Live arts, Projections, Murals, Brag and Burlesque show, Interactive art projects

Sponsors: Nebraska Arts Council, Lincoln Arts Council, Downtown Lincoln, Kiechel Fine Art,  Assurity, City of Lincoln.

 

LINCOLN CALLING ARTS PROGRAMMING

Curated by Toan Vuong and BFF

NFT Open Forum and Q&A presented by Kiechel Fine Art and LINCOLN CALLING 2021.

Wednesday – September 22nd | 5:30-7:30pm | Kiechel Fine Art | 1208 O St, Lincoln, NE 68508

“What’s an NFT and why do they matter?”

A conversation with artist Michael Burton at Kiechel Fine Art about his current digital art exhibition Floor of the Sky featuring NFT art. A panel of Lincoln-based content creators will discuss NFTs and their relevance in the art market. A demonstration on how to buy cryptocurrency and acquire an NFT will be followed by Q and A with audience members.

Creative Healing Communities: The power of art and creativity on our emotional wellbeing

Thursday – September 23rd | 5:30PM – 7PM | Kiechel Fine Arts Rooftop | 1208 O St, Lincoln, NE 68508

Lincoln Calling is proud to present a community discussion on the impact of art and creatives in the community. In this segment of our educational programming, we will explore how art heals the communities and three individuals leading it.

Panelists:

Tasha Scholz – Live Yes Studios

Nancy Konrardy – Artist

Kristin Pfabe – Professor at Nebraska Wesleyan University

 

Neighborhood Visionaries: Creative Businesses, Non-Profits, and Activism.

Friday September 24th | 5:30PM – 7PM | Rooftop of Kiechel Fine Arts | 1208 O St, Lincoln, NE 68508

Lincoln Calling is proud to present a community discussion on the impact of art and creatives in the community. In this segment of our educational programming, we will have a conversation with individuals who have started various endeavours in the community including small businesses, community spaces, and nonprofits.

Panelists:

Letura Idigima – Art Bus LNK

Amanda Huckins – Media Corp Omaha

Peggy Gomez – Gomez Art Supply / Tugboat

 

Screen Printing Workshop at Constellations Studios

Saturday September 25th | 2PM – 4PM | Constellations Studios | 2055 O St, Lincoln, NE 68510

Instructor Karen Kunc

Lincoln Calling is teaming up with Constellations Studios for an afternoon screen printing workshop. Located conveniently down the street from the festival grounds, ticket holders who sign up will learn how to print their own posters and t-shirts at Constellations Studios which offers access to facility and equipment for printmaking, book arts, letterpress, and more. You will learn how to develop a screen, what goes into making a t-shirt, how to print multiple colors, and much more. 

Space is limited to 10 ticket holders. Masks are required.

BFF and Lincoln Calling Collaboration: 

Live arts, Projections, Murals, Brag and Burlesque show, Interactive art projects

Sponsors: Nebraska Arts Council, Lincoln Arts Council, Downtown Lincoln, Kiechel Fine Art,  Assurity, City of Lincoln.

 

Other Panels:

Innovation and Sustainability

Sustainability Sells: The Ethical Textile, Apparel, Retail, and Resale Markets

Time of Panel: September 23, 10-11 AM

Innovation Deep Dive: How New Technologies are Changing Products and the Retail Landscape

Time of Panel: September 23, 1-2 PM

In partnership with Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design

Streaming Live on Facebook

 

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