If you're a regular at art openings, love the arts, are a creative type or simply fancy yourself a bit of a wordsmith, the Sheldon Museum of Art
needs your help. Sheldon, along with a number of statewide partners, is producing a new publication that will tell the story of the visual arts in Nebraska. This magazine, to be released twice a year, will feature interviews with practicing artists, timely news, and an array of powerful images to create a conversation -- and an awareness -- about the vibrant art community that exists across Nebraska.
Sheldon is asking the public to help name the publication. Participants can submit their suggestion for the publication title at the Sheldon's website
, . A special link on the front page will take users to a submission form.
"The magazine will create something that doesn't exist: an arts community across the state of Nebraska, a promotional vehicle for the arts in Nebraska," said Daniel Veneciano, Sheldon director. "The magazine will celebrate artists, collectors, donors and the institutions that bring them together, and will be almost entirely in interview format -- real conversations between people."
The winning title will grace the cover of the publication, and the magazine will feature the author of the title in an article in the first issue. All entrants must include their name and contact information for their submission to be eligible for consideration.
Sheldon Museum of Art houses a permanent collection of more than 12,000 objects, primarily focusing on American art. Sheldon, 12th and R Streets on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln City Campus, is open free to the public during regular hours: Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.; closed Mondays.