Sept. 9

Sept. 9, 2016
Nannette Rodriguez
Associate vice president, Office of Marketing, Brand and Communication
Derek Rayment
Public + Media Relations Manager

New exhibition comes to MCC’s Gallery of Art and Design Sept. 14

OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College’s Gallery of Art and Design will welcome “Tokyo is Yours” beginning Wednesday, Sept. 14 and running through Tuesday, Oct. 11. “Tokyo is Yours” is a photography exhibition created by Larry Gawel, MCC Photography instructor. The exhibit features photos Gawel took during his time spent in Japan.
There will be a special opening reception held at the gallery on Wednesday, Sept. 145-6:30 p.m. Attendees will enjoy the unveiling as well as a chance to speak with Gawel. MCC’s Gallery of Art and Design is located at the College’s Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th Street. The gallery’s hours are Monday-Thursday9 a.m.-8 p.m.Friday9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday10 a.m.-4 p.m.
The mission of the gallery is to provide a creative and academic experience for students, faculty, staff and the visiting public in an intimate campus setting, where all exhibits and events are free and open to the public.


Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.