Join us at the Holland Performing Arts Center on Feb. 18 to celebrate local artists, musicians, and performers. Trophies will honor works performed, released, or exhibited between Sept. 1, 2022, and Aug. 31, 2023.

The 18th Annual Omaha Entertainment & Arts Awards at the Holland Performing Arts Center


Buy tickets now via Ticket Omaha,and follow the Facebook Event page for updates on the 18th Annual OEAA gala.
The full list of nominees can be found here. 

1200 Douglas St, Omaha, NE 68102
➤ Doors open at 5:30 pm.
➤ Awards presentation: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Maria Corpuz & Cameron Logsdon
w/ award presenters Zedeka Poindexter, Andrea Joy Pearson & Beaufield Berry

Featuring performances from:
➤ “Footloose”
➤ “Into the Woods”
➤ Zedeka Poindexter
➤ Big Wade & the Black Swan Theory
➤ Fission (Lobby pre-show)
➤ Surreal (Lobby post-show)

Special segments:
➤ Mary Zicafoose, Lifetime Achievement in Visual Arts, Award presented by Peyton Pearson
➤ Valerie Roche, Lifetime Achievement in Performing Arts, Award presented by Sandra Organ
➤ Chip Davis, Lifetime Achievement in Music, Award presented by Paul B. Allen
Cultural Stewardship Award presented to Joan Squires, Omaha Performing Arts
➤ In Memoriam Tribute: Remembering those who have passed in the previous 12 months. Please email the OEAA board of directors at names, medium and photos for individuals to include in this memorial segment.

Thank you, sponsors and community partners!

Thanks to the Omaha Hot Shops for contributing new original trophies this year. Thanks also to our sponsors: Megan Hunt, The Fashion Arts Collective and Omaha’s Fashion Guild, media sponsors Omaha Magazine and 1st Sky Omaha, and marketing sponsor Say Hey There.

Interested in individual or corporate sponsorship of the awards? Please let us know by email at are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and could not do this without community support from people like you! You can donate through Share Omaha or Venmo.

Visual Arts Showcase

18th Annual OEAA Visual Arts Showcase
Location: Roberta and Bob Rogers Gallery (1808 Vinton St.)

+ First Friday Reception: Feb. 2, 2024, 5:00 to 9:00 pm
+ Friday 2 on Vinton Reception: Feb. 9, 2024, 5:00 to 9:00 pm

Showcase Dates:
+ Friday, Feb. 2, through Saturday, Feb. 24
+ Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Contact: John Rogers, (402) 496-4797 or
Facebook Event page for Visual Arts Showcase