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Creighton's Empty Bowls Project to Benefit Siena Francis House

Creighton's Empty Bowls Project to Benefit Siena Francis House

Creighton University will host The Empty Bowls Project from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 16 and from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 17 at the Lied Art Gallery in the Lied Education Center for the Arts on the Creighton campus.

After purchasing a handmade ceramic bowl for $10, participants can enjoy soup donated by Dixie Quicks restaurant of Omaha. Participants are invited to keep their hand-crafted bowls as a reminder that somewhere, someone’s bowl is always empty.All proceeds from this project will go directly to the Siena Francis House of Omaha. 

Amy Nelson, assistant professor of Fine Arts, along with Creighton ceramics students are sponsoring the event.

To learn more, visit the Empty Bowls Project website  http://www.emptybowls.net/

The Creighton Lied Art Gallery is located on the main level of the Lied Education Center for the Arts, on 24th and Cass St. It is open from 1 to 4 p.m. daily, including weekends.

The Lied Art Gallery is free and open to the public. Visitor parking is located west of the building and is accessed from Cass St. Additional visitor parking is available on the weekends and after 5 p.m. on the top level of the 24th Street parking structure.

This event is funded, in part, by the generous support of the Richard and Mary McCormick Endowment Fund for the Fine and Performing Arts, the Grace Keenan Fund, and another anonymous source.

For more information on this and other upcoming events, please visit the Fine & Performing Arts Department website.