Nebraskans for the Arts is your arts advocacy organization. Representing over 100 arts organizations and hundreds of individual members across the state, NFTA advises policy makers, elected officials, and community leaders on the importance of strong arts-education in our schools, the economic impact of the arts in our communities, and the benefits of pro-arts policies for Nebraska.

  • Senators completed introductions of their legislation for the 2015 session of the Legislature. Follow this link to review bills that may impact arts through appropriations and education, business, and economic development policy.

  • Be a part of the Poetry Out Loud 10th Anniversary celebration! Join us at the State Finals and enjoy poem recitals from top Nebraska high school students:

    •Saturday, March 14, 1:00pm-3:30pm @ Omaha Sheldon Museum of Art, 12th & R Streets, Lincoln

  • Congratulations to Westside High School and York Public Schools as recipients of the 2014 NebraskARTS Award. This award recognizes schools and/or school districts that make a notable and worthwhile contribution to the arts and arts education in the state of Nebraska. Join us in the Capitol Rotunda on October 14th at 11:00am for the NebraskARTS Award ceremony. View student art and hear performances from both schools.

Advancing the arts as essential to life and learning for all Nebraskans