Nebraska’s ‘transformative’ emerging media arts program opens
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will welcome the “wizards and pirates and magicians of the world” when it opens the doors on its new Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts on Aug. 26. Preparations for the center were launched in 2015 with a $20 million gift from the foundation of iconic talk show host Johnny Carson, himself a magician who hailed from Nebraska. Director Megan Elliott said she envisions the new Carson Center will become the premier destination for “transformative creative leaders — the best and brightest students, faculty, visiting artists, entrepreneurs and scientists from around the world.”
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