Masters and Music

Masters and Music:  a series blending artistic imagery and musical composition

Join fellow art lovers for a casual evening of entertainment. Enjoy artistic and musical insights in the intimate setting of the UNO Art gallery and beyond. Engage with the guest artists during the wine and goodies reception that follows.

2019-2020 Masters & Music Season Info

"Community-inspired Arts"

Sundays, 5:00-6:00 PM, UNO Art Gallery

Sunday, November 10, 2019

"Interweaving Community"

Presentation by: Mary Zicafoose, International Fiber Artist

Music by: Patrick Brown, Saxophonist

Artist Mary Zicafoose's colorful fiber art has made an impact on global cultures and communities.  Learn about her process and installations in 17 public spaces in Omaha. Master of woodwinds, Patrick Brown excels on the saxophone.

Purchase tickets online or at the door.

Sunday, January 26, 2020

"100 People: Omaha Social Advocates"

Presentation by: Watie White, Painter, Printmaker, Public Artist

Music by: Jocelyn Anderson, Singer

Watie White's "100 People" series reflects his passion for social justice to better Omaha's people and his masterful collaborative and creative skills in public art projects. Singer Jocelyn Anderson is one of the White’s featured “100 People.”

Sunday, March 15, 2020

"Impacting Omaha through the Arts"

Presentation by: Holly Barrett: Chair, Omaha Public Art Commission

Music by: Olga Smola, Violinist

Beauty, history, economic and cultural impact: Learn more about Downtown Omaha’s public art collection and the future of public art in the Gene Leahy Mall. 

Versatile violinist Olga Smola displays evocative musical themes and styles.

Past Seasons

2018-2019 Season

Sunday November 4th, 5 pm: Healing Arts
Fred & Pamela Buffet Cancer Center, UNMC.  505 S 45th Street.  

Sunday January 27, 5 pm: Graphic Arts
Presentation by new Faculty member Ashley McFeely, Graphic Designer
Music by Christie Erlander Beard, Flute, Piccolo, UNO Department of Music

Sunday March 10, 5 pm: Cartoons
Presentation by Bob Culver, Neo Pop 3D Painting Artist
Music by BluesEd youth talent program

2017-2018 Season

Community Enrichment: Kristin Pluhacek and Dan McCarthy, ragtime pianist
Sunday, February 25, 2018

Educational Enrichment: Andrew Acker and Jordan Acker Anderson, with musical artist, Samuel Bertino on clarinet
Sunday, January 21, 2018

Cultural Enrichment: South Omaha Mural Project Artists and the Omaha South Magnet Advanced Guitar Ensemble  
Sunday, December 3, 2017

2016-2017 Season

Redefine: How we see and hear
Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 5pm

Rediscover: Milton Wolsky
Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 5pm

2015-2016 Season

Balance and Harmony
October 11, 2015  at 5:00PM
Threads and Strings
January 17, 2016  at 5:00PM

Reviews, Reviews!!
February 21, 2016  at 5:00PM

2014-2015 Season

Fusions: Art and Technology
Sunday, October 12, 2014

Architecture: Memory and Prospect
Sunday, November 9, 2014

Patterns in Space and Sound
Sunday, March 1, 2015

2013-2014 Season

Birthing Toons and Tunes
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 5pm
Giving Voice
Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 5pm

Treasures in Our Midst
Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 5pm

Masters and Music Individual Tickets

$15 each or purchase a series pass (three events total) for $40

January M&M individual tickets


UNO Students - Free w/ MAV ID

Other Students - $3 ea. w/Student ID

Tickets may be purchased online, by mail, or in cash at the door.

Please make your checks payable to Friends of ART and mail to:
Friends of Art, WFAB 315
University of Nebraska Omaha
Omaha, NE 68182-0011