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Woven Open Floor: Weaving Through Life

  • Woven Studio 6543 Maple Street Omaha, NE, 68104 United States (map)
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Co-curated by Jacquline Smith and Edem K. Garro
Are you a nurturer by nature? Take care of yourself and join us for a restorative evening of dinner, music, and mindful reflection. As a small gathering, this event requires a reservation.

OCI's Spring Creative Grant Winner "Woven" is an interdisciplinary collaboration by Omaha artists Victoria Hoyt and Camille Hawbaker that is meant to spark conversations around contemporary local feminisms. The exhibition features an interactive fiber arts installation AND a calendar of community engagement events featuring perfomances, food, and discussion. "Woven" is supported by Omaha Creative Institute and theNebraska Arts Council.

Follow along on Instagram: @wovenomaha

All events are free and open to the public. Come and go as you need. All events are held at the Jess Benjamin Studio, 6523 Maple St.
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Full calendar of Woven events: 

Wednesday, September 27: SKILL-SHARE Weaving
6:00-8:00 pm

Friday, October 6: OPEN FLOOR Woman in Omaha
Co-Curated by Jen Dawson and Beaufield Berry-Fisher
Performances 7:00-9:00pm (ticketed event), Open to the public after for Benson First Friday, 9:00-10:30 pm

Monday, October 9: OPEN FLOOR Indigenist
Co-curated by Brittany Strong (Algonquin of Pikwakanagan) and Regina Emily Robbins (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma)
5:30-8:00 pm

Sunday, October 15: OPEN FLOOR Weaving Through Life
Co-curated by Jacquline Smith and Edem K. Garro
5:30-8:00 pm

Saturday, October 21: OPEN FLOOR Caste Away
Co-curated by Michael Johnson and Rosana Ybarra
6:00-8:30 pm

Saturday, October 28: OPEN FLOOR Violence, Women, and Fighting Back
Co-curated by Karin Campbell and Monica Maxwell
5:00-7:30 pm
Hear from an amazing lineup of women sharing stories of hard truths, survival and resilience.

Sunday, October 29: SKILL-SHARE Self-care
3:00-4:30 pm

Earlier Event: October 12
A Coral Room: Open Floor
Later Event: October 18
WAW: Elevator Pitches Workshop