About Kaneko  News/Media - 2012


Oct 5, 2012

PR // KANEKO Receives Nebraska Humanities Council Grant

KANEKO announced today that it has been awarded a grant of $9,666 by the Nebraska Humanities Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.  This grant award will support the Jonathan Fineberg Lecture Series presented by KANEKO and the University of Nebraska. Jonathan Fineberg is the Visiting Presidential Professor at the University of Nebraska for the 2012-2013 […]

Aug 15, 2012

PR // KANEKO Receives Basic Support Grant from the Nebraska Arts Council

KANEKO announced today that the Nebraska Arts Council has awarded a Basic Support Grant of $27,998.  This grant will support KANEKO ‘s 2012-2013 programming season. James Linder, MD, Chairman of KANEKO Board of Directors, commented on receipt of the Basic Support Grant stating,  “The citizens of Nebraska are fortunate to have the Nebraska Arts Council […]

Jul 30, 2012

PR // KANEKO Receives Million-Dollar Gift for Facility Expansion

KANEKO announced today that it has been gifted a million dollars from an anonymous donor to continue the expansion and remodeling of its facilities. Dr. James Linder, Chairman, KANEKO Board of Directors, expressed his gratitude to the donor adding, “ The gift is timely.  During the first 5 years of operation KANEKO has hosted over […]

Mar 16, 2012

PR // Group Genius

Nationally recognized expert and researher Keith Sawyer, Ph.D. brings his unique approach to creativity within a group setting to Omaha April 5 and 6 with a lecture “Group Genius and the Creative Process” and workshop “Collaboration and Creativity.” His Thursday night presentation will highlight his research and feature audience interaction.  He will be joined by […]

Feb 13, 2012

PR // NET Television Features Portals

KANEKO’s multi-media performance, PORTALS will be featured on NET Television’s “Nebraska Stories on Friday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. CT on NET1/HD. Nebraska Stories takes a behind-the-scenes look at the creative, experimental work that  made up Portals. Shot at KANEKO, the story follows the collaborative efforts of acclaimed violin virtuoso Tim Fain from New York […]

Jan 23, 2012

PR // KANEKO Announces Kiewit Foundation Grant

KANEKO is pleased to announce that the Peter Kiewit Foundation has awarded a challenge grant of $100,000 to help support KANEKO’s 2011-2012 program series. The 2011-2012 program series explores creativity as the lens to better understand the world. The season includes presentations and workshops by nationally known creativity researchers.  In March, an award-winning Omaha native […]

Jan 26, 2011

PR // Your Creative Brain

Nationally recognized expert Shelley Carson will inaugurate a new series, Understanding Creativity at KANEKO.  Carson brings her scientific research to Omaha with “Your Creative Brain,” Thursday, Jan. 26, 7 p.m. at KANEKO. She will discuss how to expand and discover paths to greater creative capacity using her seven steps to CREATES (Connect, Reason, Envision, Absorb, […]

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