The sixthannual Laurine Kimmel High School Art Exhibition showcasing artwork by juniors and seniors from 13 southeast Nebraska schools opened on Monday, March 11, at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City.
A reception in honor of the students, their families and art teachers is open to the public on Thursday, April 4, from 5 - 7 p.m. in conjunction with a First Thursday Open Studio event featuring current artists-in-residence at the KHN Center. The exhibition closes Thursday, April 18.
The works on exhibit are selected by art educators in the participating high schools: Auburn Public, Palmyra/Bennet, Falls City Public, Falls City Sacred Heart, Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer, Johnson-Brock, Johnson County Central, Lewiston, Lourdes Central Catholic, Nebraska City, Pawnee City, Sterling and Syracuse.
The Richard P. Kimmel and Laurine Kimmel Charitable Foundation sponsors this exhibition in memory of Laurine Kimmel, an artist herself, and graduate of Nebraska City High School. The exhibition is made possible through the cooperation of Nebraska Educational Service Unit 4, art teachers in participating schools, and the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts.
The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts is located at 801 3rd Corso in Nebraska City and is open Monday through Thursday from noon to 4 p.m.