New American Arts Festival 2022


What’s Happening?

❤️🤍💙𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐀𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐀𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐅𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐥💙🤍❤️
5-10pm #FirstFriday August 5th
Located within the Benson Creative District!

❤️🤍💙61st St. & Maple Street Closure❤️🤍💙
Artisan Market, Food Vendors, & Performance Stage

⭐️Featured Vendors: Pratik Rayamajhi, Umuco Wacu, Tri-Faith Initiative, Jasive Solorzano, Nurullo Mavriya, Taidet Perez, Mohammad Shafiq Seddiqi, Assumption Ukrainian Catholic Church, & more!

⭐️Community Tables by Refugee Women Rising, Refugee Empowerment Center, & Immigrant Legal Center

⭐️Performances (6:30-9:00pm):
Mallika Madduri, Umuco Wacu, Karen Youth Loves Culture, Oscar Rios Pohirieth, & Darayu Boltaeva

⭐️After-Dark Projections by Virgilio Rodriguez
⭐️On-Street Gallery
⭐️Food Vendors: Zaytuna, Esther Mitchell (Kenyan Samosas), & Chaima

❤️🤍💙The BFF Gallery❤️🤍💙
@thebffgallery | 5901 Maple St. (6 - 9)
⭐️A collection of works from the Midwestern African Museum of Art

❤️🤍💙Radial Arts Center❤️🤍💙
@radialartscenter | 5603 NW Radial HWY
⭐️M.J Queen Beauty & Fashion (Mourdjana "MJ" Batcha) + Assad Komi
⭐️Virtual workshop by Yi Tway
⭐️DIY Banana leaf dessert
⭐️On-street Window Displays !

❤️🤍💙❤️🤍💙❤️🤍💙❤️🤍💙❤️🤍💙
Join us for the 2022 New American Arts Festival on Friday, August 5th! This project, in its 9th year, is hosted by Heartland Family Services and BFF Omaha. Our on street festival returns to Military Avenue in downtown Benson! Join us for in-person exhibits, featured artisans at local retailers, food trucks, on-street performances and more!

We seek to highlight the performance and visual arts of Omaha's refugee and immigrant communities.

#NAAF #NewAmericanArtsFestival #Immigrant #Refugee #Migrant #Art #artisans #localart #supportlocal #smallbusiness #omaha #nebraska #aristmarket @immigrantlegal @refugee.empowerment @heartlandfam @refugeewomenrising

❤️🤍💙𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐀𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐀𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐅𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐥💙🤍❤️
5-10pm #FirstFriday August 5th
Located within the Benson Creative District!

❤️🤍💙61st St. & Maple Street Closure❤️🤍💙
Artisan Market, Food Vendors, & Performance Stage

⭐️Featured Vendors: Pratik Rayamajhi, Umuco Wacu, Tri-Faith Initiative, Jasive Solorzano, Nurullo Mavriya, Taidet Perez, Mohammad Shafiq Seddiqi, Assumption Ukrainian Catholic Church, & more!

⭐️Community Tables by Refugee Women Rising, Refugee Empowerment Center, & Immigrant Legal Center

⭐️Performances (6:30-9:00pm):
Mallika Madduri, Umuco Wacu, Karen Youth Loves Culture, Oscar Rios Pohirieth, & Darayu Boltaeva

⭐️After-Dark Projections by Virgilio Rodriguez
⭐️On-Street Gallery
⭐️Food Vendors: Zaytuna, Esther Mitchell (Kenyan Samosas), & Chaima

❤️🤍💙The BFF Gallery❤️🤍💙
@thebffgallery | 5901 Maple St. (6 - 9)
⭐️A collection of works from the Midwestern African Museum of Art

❤️🤍💙Radial Arts Center❤️🤍💙
@radialartscenter | 5603 NW Radial HWY
⭐️M.J Queen Beauty & Fashion (Mourdjana "MJ" Batcha) + Assad Komi
⭐️Virtual workshop by Yi Tway
⭐️DIY Banana leaf dessert
⭐️On-street Window Displays !

❤️🤍💙❤️🤍💙❤️🤍💙❤️🤍💙❤️🤍💙
Join us for the 2022 New American Arts Festival on Friday, August 5th! This project, in its 9th year, is hosted by Heartland Family Services and BFF Omaha. Our on street festival returns to Military Avenue in downtown Benson! Join us for in-person exhibits, featured artisans at local retailers, food trucks, on-street performances and more!

We seek to highlight the performance and visual arts of Omaha's refugee and immigrant communities.

#NAAF #NewAmericanArtsFestival #Immigrant #Refugee #Migrant #Art #artisans #localart #supportlocal #smallbusiness #omaha #nebraska #aristmarket @immigrantlegal @refugee.empowerment @heartlandfam @refugeewomenrising

About the Event Host
BFF: Building Community Through Arts Engagement
When & Where
Aug 5, 2022, 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Downtown Benson
2729 N 62nd St.
Omaha, NEBRASKA
Free


What To Expect

Club

Flamenco

Community

Art Gallery

Other Arts and Culture

Folk & Traditional

DIY

Exhibit


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