Renaissance windows 2017

In preparation for the September 16, 2017 Italian Street Painting, Lute and Madrigal Festival at Bancroft Street Market, the windows on South 10th Street have been painted with paintings inspired by Renaissance portraits.   The paintings are: Portrait of a Girl- Workshop of Domenico Ghirlandiao -1490; Portrait of Simonetta Vespucci as Nymph- Sandro Botticelli- 1480; … [Read more…]

History of Little Italy in Omaha

History of Little Italy Event Combines Music, Art and Food   Omaha, Neb. (May 16, 2017) Carmelita de la Guardia is pleased to present a truly unique event; the History of Little Italy, an evening of stories, music, art and desserts! Some of the most talented artists and musicians in the region will display their … [Read more…]

Bancroft to Bayliss Bicycle Ride 2017

Each Saturday at 10:00 AM from May 6, 2017 to November 4, 2017, Bancroft Street Market leads the Bancroft to Bayliss Bicycle ride.  This group ride tours historic South 10th Street in Omaha, as well as the Old Market, the Bob Kerry Pedestrian Bridge, the Missouri River and Bayliss fountain in historic Council Bluffs, Iowa. Riders meet in the … [Read more…]

Handmade Omaha April 22 and 23, 2017

The Handmade Omaha sale returns to Bancroft Street Market Saturday April 22, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Sunday April 23, 2017 from noon to 4:00 PM.   The show features various handcrafted articles from local artisans. Tap Dancers Coffee truck will be outside. Admission is free

Chalking Creative Collective 2017 Syllabus

Bancroft Street Market Chalking Creative Collective   Street Painting Workshops Every first Saturday morning from 9-11am, May – September, 2017   The Goal of the workshop is to bring awareness of the art form of Street Painting to the Omaha Metro area by encouraging the engagement of local artist. Therefore, creating a foundation of artists … [Read more…]

South High Magnet School Student Art Show- 2017

Bancroft Street Market will host its 9th annual  Omaha South High Magnet School student art show on Saturday, March 25th and Sunday, March 26th.  The show will be open from noon until 4 pm each day. The show features paintings, jewelry and ceramics. The show is an opportunity to see fresh work from a talented group … [Read more…]

Streetcar Context Intensive Level Survey

On January 18, 2017 Bancroft Street Market hosted Alley Poyner Maccietto Architecture, Restoration Exchange Omaha, The Omaha Planning Department and The Nebraska State Historic Preservation Office for a public meeting on an Intensive Level Historic Building Survey of buildings and objects along the historic Omaha & Council Bluffs Street Railway Routes. Records show that the … [Read more…]