Come join us on Thursday April 17th anytime between 5-10pm. Year of the Startup will share their organizational mission all while throwing a good party with live music, a keg or two, networking, and a food truck. Continue reading
Handmade art for you, your home & garden
When: Saturday, May 3rd from 9am-3pm | See the event flyer!
Where: Here at Cali Commons (518 N. 40th St.)
Perfect Mother’s Day gifts! Unique jewelry, photography, fiber art, birdhouses, garden art, “peace love & justice” flags, baskets & bowls, cards, wall art, barnwood trays, stained glass, fairy garden pots, miniature plants, hostas, perennial grasses
When you hear about a female artist presenting a show based on her journey into personal acceptance, your first thought probably runs toward that of angst-y, heartbreak-riddled puzzles the likes of which Fiona Apple would be proud. That is until you meet the disarmingly bright and charming Sarah Fettin. Turning the concept of self-exploration on its ear, her show “Imprinted Truth: One Girl’s Journey Into Finding and Accepting Her True Self” promises to be a welcoming event, encompassing the emotions common to everyone, and bringing forth self-truth in a candid and relatable way. Continue reading
The idea of artistic exploration deals with challenging societal norms and expressing yourself through your own creative process. Unfortunately, many people believe art is out of reach, too distant, exclusionary. Local artist Luke Armstrong wants to dispel these notions with his upcoming show “ART IS FOR EVERYONE”. It’s not just an opportunity to show his works but also a way to engage a variety of people no matter their previous exposure to the art world. Continue reading
When: Saturday, February 8th from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Cali Commons, 518 N 40th St (on the southwest corner of 40th and California)
What: Come see a new (but temporary) mural by Luke and Molly (and friends), plus a sampling of our other work. You’ll also have the chance to participate in our crowdfunding project by buying art and other things at great prices, while helping us raise the capital needed to make some building improvements to Cali Commons. The event is free and refreshments will be provided. Continue reading
Here at Cali Commons, we are excited to show [forty ten], an exhibit collected from eight student artists from the University of Nebraska-Omaha art program. Ronal Boone, Cameron Conlon, Kelli McDanal, Nathan Merill, Zachary Nutt, Heather Peebles, Lillian VandenBussche, and Maureen Wilde are all presenting works, which show their unique view on what art is. Continue reading
An interesting story from NPR on how new forms of sharing are influencing the ways we live and work (just like here at CaliCommons).
Megan Thomas doesn’t see the everyday as mundane. What may go overlooked has its own value and a role in our daily lives. Every painting of a family member, friend or even a typically overlooked object tells a story, and what may seem uninteresting is anything but. Continue reading
“I am interested in magnifying the ordinary and the overlooked,” is the general idea of all of my work.