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:
- Friday, December 1st, 2017 – “Ethnic Holiday Festival” event hosted by the Durham Museum (801 S. 10th St., Omaha, NE), 5:00 – 9:00pm
- Family-Friendly event open to the public
- Entertainment, shopping, food, exhibits, & more
- ACC will have a booth with items for purchase and will perform in front of the big Christmas tree at 7:40pm
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 spring.)
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 $9,750 for the ACC/OPS Multicultural Arts/Middle School Social Studies Curriculum Integration Pilot Program for in-school programming for the 2017-2018 school year.
- Lincoln Financial Foundation: ACC received a grant of $8,000 for the 2017 ACC In-School Residency Program.
- Lozier Foundation: ACC received a grant of $10,000 for general operating support in fall of 2017.
- 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.
- Omaha Community Foundation: ACC received a Jetton Charitable Fund grant of $5,000 for the ACC/OPS Multicultural Arts/Middle School Social Studies Curriculum Integration Pilot Program for in-school programming for the 2017-2018 school year.
- Peter Kiewit Foundation: ACC received an ArtStock grant of $25,000 to partially fund capacity building for 2017.
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.