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. 

Tara Novak Releases New Original Single, "Lost in the Night"
KHN Center for the Arts | October 12, 2020
Tara Novak ( 2018 alum) announced that her first single, Lost in the Night, from her upcoming original album is now available for download on all major music streaming and downloading platforms. Tara...
Sweet Treats
Kimmel Orchard | October 7, 2020
The most important meal of the day is by far dessert! Kimmel Orchard is bursting with sweet treats waiting for you to try each and every one of them. Why not indulge in some sugary, homemade...
Ways to Use Pumpkins
Kimmel Orchard | September 30, 2020
It's officially the season of fall and that means... pumpkins! To get you in the mood for fall, the Apple Barn is now selling pumpkins for $.40 per pound. Carving them is an obvious and fun option...
Apple Cider Processing
Kimmel Orchard | September 23, 2020
What's wholesome, natural, and delicious? Kimmel's Apple Cider! Apple cider is both delicious and nutritious with only one ingredient, apples. Since we are in the midst of apple season, fresh apple...
Kimmel's History
Kimmel Orchard | September 16, 2020
95 years ago, a bank teller and schoolteacher decided to quit their jobs and pursue another career option, managing an orchard. Richard and Laurine Kimmel established Kimmel Orchard in 1925. Since...
Growing Apple Trees
Kimmel Orchard | September 9, 2020
There is nothing more rewarding than eating an apple grown in your own backyard. Growing fruit trees may seem challenging at first but is truly worth it in the end! Research is key when growing any...
David Meischen's debut poetry collection, Anyone's Son, published by 3: A Taos Press
KHN Center for the Arts | September 9, 2020
David Meischen (2010 & 2015 alum) anounced that his debut poetry collection, Anyone’s Son, was published by 3: A Taos Press in May. "From the rural South Texas of the nineteen fifties to a desert mesa...
Apple Variety Uses
Kimmel Orchard | September 2, 2020
Apple season is finally upon us! At Kimmel Orchard, a variety of different apples are grown. Each variety is uniquely delicious and can be eaten straight off the tree (after washing of course). Even...
Jennifer Perrine's fourth book of poetry, Again, published by Airlie Press
KHN Center for the Arts | August 31, 2020
Jennifer Perrine (2007 & 2010 alum) announced that her fourth book of poetry, Again, was published on September 1 by Airlie Press. According to the Arilie Press website, Again riffs on common words...
Process of Winemaking
Kimmel Orchard | August 26, 2020
Have you ever wondered how our grapes make it off the vine and onto the Apple Barn shelves? As you may already know, all of the grapes for our spectacular Kimmel wines are grown at the orchard. We...
Spaces to Rent
Kimmel Orchard | August 19, 2020
Although Kimmel may be known for their beautiful orchard and sweet treats, there are many other experiences and amenities we offer our guests. There are a variety of spaces to rent at the orchard for...
My Garden
KHN Center for the Arts | August 14, 2020
(2005 alum) Mary M. Mazziotti's “Wicked Children” are currently on display at Zynka Gallery in Sharpsburg, PA in a joint show with painter Zach Brown. According to Zynka Gallery, "This exhibition...
Jess Witte Interview + Exhibition Video
KHN Center for the Arts | August 13, 2020
Jessica Witte (2005 & 2018 alum) shares HEC Media's video on her recent exhibition, It Hits Home. Witte was also recently interviewed by fellow KHN alum (2005), Jee Leong Koh's Singapore Unbound Blog...
Jean Fineberg Receives Composition Grant from Intermusic SF
KHN Center for the Arts | August 13, 2020
Jean Fineberg (2018 Alum) received a music composition grant from Intermusic SF. Jean will compose and arrange three new pieces for the JAZZphoria octet. The new compositions will be premiered in...
New Products!
Kimmel Orchard | August 12, 2020
Very exciting changes have been happening in the Apple Barn! Not only have fan favorites been restocked, but new products have been introduced to the market. These products are delicious and waiting...
Intern Highlight
Kimmel Orchard | August 5, 2020
The intern's final week is already here! It is sad for us to leave, but we are all grateful for the relationships, experiences, and knowledge we gained along the way. Continue reading this week's blog...
KHN Alum Participate in "Nine Nebraska Artists" Mural Project
KHN Center for the Arts | August 3, 2020
A collaboration between the LUX Center for the Arts and Constellation Studios in Lincoln, Nebraska, the Nine Nebraska Artists Wheat Paste Mural was designed to highlight the woodcut print medium and...
Janis Mercer: New and Upcoming Releases
KHN Center for the Arts | August 3, 2020
Janis Mercer (2017, 2011, 2009 alum) announced that her CD of music by Anton Webern is now available. For the 60th anniversary of the death of Anton Webern, Ms. Mercer asked professional and student...
Betsy Andrews announces Global Poemic: Open Call
KHN Center for the Arts | July 31, 2020
US-based poet/curator Betsy Andrews (2018 & 2008 Alum) and India-based poet/curator VK Sreelesh invite poets the world over to contribute to Global Poemic: Kindred Voices on the Era of COVID-19...
Alexandra Kleeman awarded Berlin and Rome Prize 2020-2021
KHN Center for the Arts | July 31, 2020
Alexandra Kleeman (2018 alum) was awarded the Berlin Prize from the American Academy in Berlin earlier this year and was recently awarded the equally prestiges and competitive Rome Prize for 2020-2021...