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.

2018-2019 Season 

Sunday March 10, 5 pm: Cartoons

Presentation by Bob Culver, Neo Pop 3D Painting Artist
Music by BluesEd youth talent program

Bob Culver calls his creations Neo-Pop or three-dimensional paintings. These dynamic works explore personal friendships, social commentary, and cartoon heroes in his distinctively bold and colorful style. Artist is only one of Bob’s career successes – the corporate and non-profit world have greatly benefited from his expertise. Also connecting past and future is BluesEd: a youth talent program dedicated to "Keeping the Blues Alive.”

Presentation and music with reception to follow.

Past Events from the 2018-2019 Season

Sunday November 4th, 5 pm: Healing Arts

SPECIAL PROGRAM, SPECIAL LOCATION!! M&M invites you to the kickoff of the 2018-2019 Masters & Music Season.  FOA and UNMC will host a one hour tour of the Healing Arts Program at the Fred & Pamela Buffet Cancer Center.  The Healing Arts program celebrates how effective creative arts can be on the health and healing process for patients.  Art work by national and world-reknowned artists highlights the collection.  

This special event will be the sole focus of an evening dedicated to beautiful art, dynamic architecture and the innovative research taking place at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center. However, the delicious receptions and uplifting music that make Masters & Music so unique will return on January 27th!

Fred & Pamela Buffet Cancer Center, UNMC.  505 S 45th Street.  
Located on 45th Street between Dewey and Emily. 
Free parking in Green Garage immediately adjacent to Cancer Center.

Sunday January 27, 5 pm

In correlation with the UNO Faculty Exhibition in the Art Gallery
Presentation by new Faculty member Ashley McFeely, Graphic Designer
Music by Christie Erlander Beard, Flute, Piccolo, UNO Department of Music

Graphic Design is one of the fastest growing art media in modern time and Graphic Designer Ashley McFeely has contributed to its impact with her work at advertising agencies, in the communication world, non-profits and as a university professor. She considers herself a Humanitarian Designer and her work illustrates the power of visual communication. Christine Erlander Beard connects the power of communication through musical composition. She enjoys an active international career as a soloist, chamber artist and teacher throughout North and South America and Europe. Noted for her "great expressive tone and range" (Christopher Caliendo, composer), Christine strives to showcase expressive music written for the flute and piccolo, as well as promoting new and original works by living composers. 

Presentation and music with reception to follow.

Past Seasons

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

Get Tickets

Tickets can be purchased at the door or online.  

Tickets for M&M: Cartoons
Season Tickets for M&M 2018