Chalk Workshop September 14, 2019

At this free, outdoor chalk workshop at Bancroft Street Market on September 14, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. to noon, an instructor will teach you how to make beautiful chalk drawings on the pavement.

Window Mural Summer 2018

The window mural at Bancroft Street Market for summer 2018 is titled “Sky Splendor: Birds of the Midwest”   It features a Peregrine Falcon, a Cardinal pair, a Western Meadowlark, and a Wild Turkey pair.  The artists are Rosa Chaidez, Sylvia Zingg, JJ Johnson, and MAH Prentice. The technique is reverse glass painting.  The best viewing … [Read more…]

Natural Disasters and Nature’s Grasp

Two fine art print shows held in conjunction with Frogman’s Print Workshops.  On display July 1, 2018 to July 14th 2018.  See Bancroft Street Market calendar for exact open times. NATURAL DISASTERS Artists Raluca Iancu, Emmy Lingscheit, Ashton Ludden, Jennifer Scheuer and Jordan Thornton. What constitutes a disaster and what makes it natural? The works in … [Read more…]

Poinsettia Window Mural 2017

In celebration of the holiday season, Bancroft Street Market features its 2017 window mural.   The first lighting will take place on Thanksgiving evening, November 23, 2017.  The mural, featuring poinsettias is illuminated every evening until midnight.  The mural was painted by Rosa Chaidez, JJ Johnson, Justin Milani and M.A.H Prentice.

Italian Renaissance Art Festival September 16th, 2017

Bancroft Street Market presents its first Italian Renaissance Art Festival on Saturday September 16th, 2017 from 10AM to 8PM.   Outside, in the Festival area, Madonanari painters will recreate several famous art works from the Italian Renaissance period, in chalk, on the pavement.  Chalking will begin at 10: 00 AM Indoors, at 2:00 PM,  The Canterbury Singers, madrigal … [Read more…]

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…]

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…]

Exquisite Collaboration 2017

Come join us at Bancroft Street Market and help us celebrate the New Year with some TALENTED Students! Our Friday 2 on Vinton is always exciting and this year we have OPS middle schools participating in an annual art event – Exquisite Collaboration. Over 400 canvases, from Omaha middle schools will come together, creating one … [Read more…]