The Omaha Summer Arts Festival, presented by First National Bank, celebrates its 44th year June 8-10, 2018. The Festival is Omaha’s premier destination for arts and entertainment featuring 135 of the nation’s finest visual artists, a stage of continuous musical performances and a hands-on Children’s Fair.

The Omaha Summer Arts Festival would not be possible without its wonderful sponsors including First National Bank, Douglas County Board of Commissioners, WOWT NBC Omaha, Q98-FiveThe Sherwood Foundation, Nebraska Methodist College, CenturyLink, Park Omaha and Heartland Chevy Dealers.

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Festival Schedule:


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Friday: 11am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-8pm
Sunday: 10am–4pm


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Friday: 11am-9pm
Saturday: 10am-9pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm

Children's Fair

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Saturday: 11am-6pm
Sunday: 11am-4pm

Art Collectors in Training

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Saturday: 11am-6pm
Sunday: 11am-4pm

World Music Pavilion

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Friday: noon-9pm
Saturday: 11am-9pm
Sunday: 11am-4pm

Young Artist Exhibition

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Friday: 11am-6pm
Saturday: 11am-6pm
Sunday: 1pm-3:30pm

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

PresidentKevin LanginFirst National Bank of Omaha
Vice PresidentLiz Kerrigan Greater Omaha Chamber
SecretaryMolly HartfordWerner Distribution
TreasurerLeah CarlsonDeloitte & Touché LLP
Immediate Past PresidentJennifer HarrahillCenturyLink

Additional Members

Jason FischerSurreal Media Lab
Candice FriedmanTD Ameritrade
Michael GodekArtist
Wendy HamiltonGirl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska
Justin KadlecWOWT Channel 6
Sarah LukasCreighton University
Denise MazourMcGrath North
Emily PoeschlUniversity of Nebraska at Omaha
Amy ReinerThe Blue Barn Theater
Lea SchusterRDG Planning & Design
Ashlei SpiveyPeter Kiewit Foundation