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Oct. 11

Oct. 11, 2017

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

Newest MCC gallery exhibit to open with artist visit on Oct. 18

 

OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College will host an opening reception for “Suburban Symbiosis: Insectum Domesticus” on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 5:30 p.m. in the Gallery of Art and Design at the Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. The opening reception will include a discussion with featured artist Daniel Kariko at 7 p.m. The exhibition runs Oct. 18 through Nov. 14. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. 

 

Kairko, a photographer from North Carolina, will be visiting MCC for workshops in the Science and Art departments. His work in “Suburban Symbiosis: Insectum Domesticus” features photographs of insects found in his home, using a scanning electron microscope and a stereoscope microscope. His work can be seen at danielkariko.com. 
 

The Gallery of Art and Design's hours are Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The mission of the gallery is to provide a creative and academic experience for students, faculty, staff and the visiting public in an intimate campus setting.

 

For more information, call 531-MCC-1306. 

 

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Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.