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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. 

Jessica Witte Announces New Show, "It Hits Home: Parenting Amid A Pandemic"
KHN Center for the Arts | June 29, 2020
KHN Alumnx (2005 and 2018) Jessica Witte has announced her latest work is showing along with work by Christine A. Holtz. It Hits Home: Parenting Amid A Pandemic is open now and available by...
Juro Kim Feliz Announces GKBoy and Partnership with Yuna Kim
KHN Center for the Arts | June 29, 2020
KHN Alumnx (2019) Juro Kim Feliz, composer, announced the debut single of his musical creation/project, Grumpy Kitty Boy (GKBoy), "Airplane Wings," has debuted, and the release is now available via...
Tart vs Sweet Cherries
Kimmel Orchard | June 23, 2020
Due to Covid, we will not have U-Pick cherries available this year. If you read, "Challenges of Growing Fruits" blog, you may know that Kimmel cherries have also been affected by the the cold winter...
Challenges of Growing Fruits
Kimmel Orchard | June 18, 2020
As we all know, mother nature doesn't always cooperate with our plans... or with growing fruit. Nebraska's winters can be harsh followed by an unpredictable spring. This creates a challenging...
Rob Scheps Announces New Albums, Interview Series via Live Jazz KC, and More
KHN Center for the Arts | June 15, 2020
KHN Alumnx (2003) Rob Scheps, composer, educator, and performer/musician (tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute), announces new work and interview series. Rob has recorded two new cd's in Kansas...
Kimmel's Homemade Strawberry Slushies
Kimmel Orchard | June 12, 2020
As you already know, strawberry season has come to an end. With no U-Pick available this year, we have had an overabundance of strawberries, which is very exciting, but also offers the challenge of...
Support and Shop Local
Kimmel Orchard | June 3, 2020
Support Local, Shop Local, Go Local It's an exciting time around Kimmel Orchard, as we prepare to open on June 8th. We have all been (not so) patiently waiting to re-open the doors again and welcome...
No Rain, No Gain
Kimmel Orchard | May 27, 2020
April showers bring May flowers! Well, it appears lately April showers bring May showers. The past few weeks have been full of rainy weather and cloudy skies. Large amounts of rain can affect fruit...
Strawberries - 5 reasons to grow, 5 reasons to consume
Kimmel Orchard | May 20, 2020
The best tasting strawberries are the ones eaten straight out of the field! With the strawberry season quickly approaching, all of us here at Kimmel Orchard are preparing for this exciting time...
Jennifer Steil Announces Third Novel, Exile Music
KHN Center for the Arts | May 11, 2020
KHN Alum (2017) and writer, Jennifer Steil, has announced the publication of her third book, Exile Music, which was released via Viking USA on May 5, 2020. Jennifer's new novel follows the lives of a...
A. Kendra Greene Announces The Museum of Whales You Will Never See
KHN Center for the Arts | May 11, 2020
KHN Alum (2013), writer and letterpress printer, A. Kendra Greene, has announced her debut collection of essays and drawings, which will be published by Penguin Random House on May 12, 2020. The...
Anthony R. Green Announces First Castle of Our Skins Residency
KHN Center for the Arts | May 10, 2020
KHN Alum (2009) Anthony R. Green, Composer / Performer / Social Justice Activist, is excited to announce his organization, Castle of our Skins, will be inviting in it's first Creative-in-Residence to...
Blake Allen Announces Release of SONATAS
KHN Center for the Arts | May 10, 2020
KHN Alum (2020) and composer, Blake Allen, has announced the release of his album, SONATAS, "in commemoration of the 50th Earth Day and to celebrate Mother Earth." SONATAS features music based on the...
Dave Beck Announces Distilled Prototype
KHN Center for the Arts | May 10, 2020
KHN Alum and Juror, (2009 / 2012 / 2018) Interdisciplinary Artist Dave Beck, has announced the new version of his game prototype, Distilled, which is up on Steam and BGG (see links). Distilled is a...
Erin Hoover Discusses Poetry in Arkana Interview
KHN Center for the Arts | May 10, 2020
KHN Alum (2019) and writer, Erin Hoover, recently annouced that she was interviewed for Arkana: A Literary Journal of Mysteries and Marginalized Voices (ISSUE 8 APRIL 28, 2020). She was invited to...
Spring News from Artist / Writer / Musician, Jasmine Dreame Wagner
KHN Center for the Arts | May 10, 2020
KHN alum (2018), and writer / artist / musician (singer/songwriter), Jasmine Dreame Wagner has announced some exciting developments and her new releases, happening this Spring and early Summer! More...
Kimmel Discovery Tours
KHN Center for the Arts | May 6, 2020
Welcome to Kimmel Discovery Tours! We are excited to introduce our new tour packages (for 2021) and educational program - which will feature online resources and virtual tours which can be used during...
HUMANS OF KHN: Mychaelyn Michalec
KHN Center for the Arts | April 22, 2020
Welcome to our second episode of Humans of KHN, featuring visual artist, Mychaelyn Michalec! KHN Alum (2020) Mychaelyn Michalec invited me to invade her studio, KHN's Visual Arts Studio 2, last March...
7 Simple Kimmel Recipes
Kimmel Orchard | April 13, 2020
Have some Kimmel goodies in your cupboard and need something quick and easy to make? Here are 7 simple recipes that are exclusive just for you! ULTIMATE PARFAIT 1/4 cup of strawberries or Kimmel's...
Humans of KHN: Michael Schreiber
KHN Center for the Arts | April 10, 2020
Welcome to our first episode of Humans of KHN, featuring writer and curator, Michael Schreiber! KHN Alum (2020) Michael Screiber was kind enough to take some time out of his busy KHN residency in...