Graffiti is a form of artistic expression that has long polarized communities. In this blog, we aim to challenge conventional perceptions and shed light on the positive impact graffiti can have on neighborhoods.
The Benson Creative District designation elevates Benson’s robust community engagement, creative culture, and supportive neighborhood.
I will be honest, I used to not fully understand why murals were the go-to community development art form. It wasn’t until I was tasked with project managing two murals during the summer of 2014 in my role at The Union for Contemporary Art that I became an enthusiastic believer in their role in fostering vibrant communities.
SkateFest started as an idea for Omaha’s first skateboarding competition and festival. To get a jump start on funds for the event, Blake Harris’s organization SkateFest Omaha applied for One Omaha’s community-building mini-grant.