News

We invite you to read the Kimmel Foundation news articles below. Please check back often as new articles are being added regularly from the Kimmel Foundation and our affiliated organizations. 

What’s Happening In The Orchard? – February 2019
Kimmel Orchard | February 18, 2019
Here we are, February 2019 and we have already had almost 30 inches of snow here at Kimmel Orchard and Vineyard. Of those 30 inches, 23 inches came in 2 snow events just a few days apart changing the...
Cassia Kite Receives "Excellence in Fibers Award"
KHN Center for the Arts | February 1, 2019
KHN Alumni (2018) Cassia Kite has received the 2018 Paul J. Smith Award for Excellence in Fibers, and is featured in the current issue of Fiber Art Network Magazine! In viewing the impressive range of...
Matt Mason Selected as Nebraska State Poet
KHN Center for the Arts | January 31, 2019
Matt Mason (KHN Alumni, 2017) has been selected by the Nebraska Arts Council, Humanities Nebraska and the Nebraska Library Commission as State Poet of Nebraska. The Omaha, NE-based poet was chosen for...
Jean Fineberg's JAZZphoria Performing New Pieces at California Jazz Conservatory
KHN Center for the Arts | January 31, 2019
KHN Alumni (2018) Jean Fineberg's all-original 8-piece 'Groove Beat' ensemble, JAZZphoria, will premiere three new compositions written by Jean while in residence at KHN. The pieces "Synesthesia,"...
“The Breached Macrocosm” Concludes Jave Yoshimoto's Tulsa Artist Fellowship
KHN Center for the Arts | January 3, 2019
KHN Alumni Resident Artist (2012), Jave Yoshimoto , just completed a 2017-2018 Tulsa Artist Fellowship and concluded his time in Tulsa with the powerful show, "The Breached Macrocosm" (TAC Gallery)....
Rachel Mindrup's "Many Faces of NF" Featured on Patientworthy
KHN Center for the Arts | January 3, 2019
When KHN Alumni Resident Artist (2017) Rachel Mindrup 's son Henry was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis, or NF, she was among the vast majority of people who had not ever heard of the disorder. NF is,...
Best of Boneshaker is Now Available, a Collection 10-Years in the Making
KHN Center for the Arts | November 30, 2018
Evan P. Schneider (KHN Alumni, 2007) has announced the release of a collection he "dreamed up and started" while at KHN in 2007. The Best of Boneshaker is a "weather-worn collection of prose, poetry,...
Gary Eldon Peter Debuts Short Story Collection "Oranges"
KHN Center for the Arts | November 30, 2018
Gary Eldon Peter (KHN Alumni, 2017) has announced the publication of Oranges , his debut short story collection, just released from publisher New Rivers Press. Oranges won the 2016 New Rivers Press...
"Dancing in the Santa Ana Winds:Poems y Cuentos New and Selected" by liz gonzález Available Now
KHN Center for the Arts | November 8, 2018
KHN Alumni liz gonzález announces the release of her book, Dancing in the Santa Ana Winds: Poems y Cuentos New and Selected . Book Description In Dancing in the Santa Ana Winds: Poems y Cuentos New...
Sarah McKinstry-Brown's "This Bright Darkness" Available for Pre-Order
KHN Center for the Arts | November 7, 2018
Sarah McKinstry-Brown’s new book, This Bright Darkness , is now available for pre-order and is due out January 2019 from Black Lawrence Press. McKinstry-Brown started writing the book during her...
Todd Robinson’s First Full-Length Poetry Collection “Mass for Shut-Ins”
KHN Center for the Arts | October 3, 2018
Todd Robinson, KHN Alumni (2016), has announced the publication release of his first full-length poetry collection, Mass for Shut-Ins published by The Backwaters Press. " Mass for Shut-Ins is a lament...
Rae Howell’s “Bee-Sharp Honeybee” Film Debuts in US to Sold-Out Crowd
KHN Center for the Arts | October 2, 2018
Composer Rae Howell, KHN Alumni (2018) and creator of Bee-Sharp Honeybee, announced the US West Coast debut of the Bee-Sharp Honeybee film at the Portland Ecofilm Festival screened to a sold-out crowd...
Crystal Hana Kim's Debut Novel "If You Leave Me"
KHN Center for the Arts | October 1, 2018
KHN Alumni (2015) Writer Crystal Hana Kim, has announced the publication of her debut novel. "If You Leave Me" was published in August of 2018 by HarperCollins and has already received excellent...
Sarah Stonich Announces Publication of Second Book in Trilogy
KHN Center for the Arts | October 1, 2018
KHN Alumni (2007) Writer Sarah Stonich has announced the publication of the second book in her Northern Trilogy, Laurentian Divide, published by University of Minnesota Press. “Sarah Stonich is the...
Issue #1 of Cut Me Up Magazine by Andrea Burgay Available Now
KHN Center for the Arts | August 31, 2018
Cut Me Up Magazine Issue #1, founded by KHN Alumni Andrea Burgay, is available now through Specious Arts, an independent publisher focusing on releasing visual and recorded work from emerging artists....
Art Exhibition Showcases Dave Beck’s TOMBEAUX
KHN Center for the Arts | August 31, 2018
TOMBEAUX, an interactive historical experience by artist Dave Beck (KHN Alumni), will be presented by Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, WI. This exhibition marks the launch of Beck’s art game...
Shea Wilkinson:  Parallel Worlds opens in Omaha at Gallery 72
KHN Center for the Arts | August 31, 2018
KHN Alumni Shea Wilkinson's work will be featured in a solo show at Gallery 72 in Omaha, Nebraska. Shea Wilkinson: Parallel Worlds opens Friday, September 14 and will be on display through Saturday,...
My Garden
Kimmel Orchard | August 21, 2018
So, What’s Happening in The Orchard? Wow! It is already August and apple season is just around the corner. But before we here at Kimmel Orchard can really start to think about picking apples, we need...
So, What’s Happening In The Orchard? – July 2018
Kimmel Orchard | July 23, 2018
July in the orchard is a busy time of year. Even though it tends to be hot and dry during July everything continues to grow. If we are lucky enough to catch a rain, then everything really grows well...
Spotlight On Anke Becker's 12-Year-Old Project | Anonymous Drawings
KHN Center for the Arts | July 18, 2018
Berlin-based artist Anke Becker was a KHN resident in 2015. Becker's 12-year-old project, Anonymous Drawings, was recently spotlighted by Blouin Artinfo International. Growing out of an implicit...