BFF Omaha ( is excited to host the 10th annual New American Arts Festival in the Benson Creative District on First Friday, August 4.

The festival takes place every August to celebrate the immigrant, migrant and refugee artists in the greater Omaha area. BFF is seeking New American Artists of all disciplines from visual to performance, culinary to music – they welcome it all!

The New American Arts Festival will take place in the Benson Creative District on August 4 during BFF’s monthly First Friday. Selected artists and community partners will be a part of the New American Art Festival either by setting up artwork in gallery spaces, selling goods in the artisan market, hosting a workshop or performing. There are plenty of opportunities for exhibiting artists, performing artists, artisan vendors, workshop instructors, community organizations and more!

For more info and to apply as a New American Artist, visit BFF is also in need of partner organizations that work with immigrant, migrant or refugee communities in Omaha. Organizations should email to get involved with the New American Arts Festival.

BFF Omaha is an Omaha-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit that builds community through arts engagement. BFF is composed of 97% artists. They believe that everyone has the right to create, experience and cultivate the arts in our communities. For more information, ways to get involved and partnership opportunities go to