Our Upcoming Events
Looking for an African Culture Connection workshop or other event? Bookmark this page and check back regularly!
Currently scheduled community events include:
- Saturday, September 30th, 2017 – “Lights On Afterschool” Event hosted by Collective For Youth at UNO, SAP Fieldhouse, 10:00am-2:00pm
- FREE, Family-Friendly event open to the public
- Hands-on activities, student talent show, exhibits, & more
- ACC will have a booth with children’s art activities
School residency final performances allow students the opportunity to showcase what they have learned with ACC. These performances are all free and open to the public. Currently scheduled school residency final performances include:
- (Please check back this fall.)
ACC in the News
African Culture Connection is regularly featured in the news. To learn more, check out the links below.
- Charles Ahovissi Receives the 2012 Governor’s Heritage Arts Award – Nebraska Arts Council
- National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award
- The White House
- Congratulatory Letter from Omaha Mayor, Jim Suttle
Grant announcements – African Culture Connection thanks all of our important funders for their generous support:
- Humanities Nebraska: ACC received a grant of $6,500 to continue offering during school enrichment programming for 2016-2017 residencies.
- Iowa West Foundation: ACC received a grant of $19,000 to continue offering after school enrichment programming through spring and summer 2016 residencies.
- Lincoln Financial Foundation: ACC received a grant of $8,000 for the 2017 ACC In-School Residency Program.
- Nebraska Arts Council: ACC received a grant of $4,986 for the Mandela/Girls Inc. & ACC Collaboration school and summer programming through February of 2018.
- Peter Kiewit Foundation: ACC received an ArtStock grant of $25,000 to partially fund capacity building for 2016.
Become a Program Community Partner
If your school or organization is interested in collaborating with African Culture Connection, please fill out the form below and submit it. We’ll contact you with the information you’re looking for.
If you’re interested in volunteering your time and helping out with an African Culture Connection event, please let us know by contacting us and giving us specific details regarding how you’d like to contribute.