Staenberg Kooper Fellman Campus

Community & Special Events

Register for individual workshops or the entire series!  Register online through Daxko or at (402)334-6452.

Choose 3 Workshops
Member: $180 | Non: $195
code: 01-1001

Individual Classes
Member: $65 | Non: $70
class codes at right

Watercolor Workshops

Members & Non, Ages 18+

Experience the enjoyment of creative growth through this series of one-day watercolor workshops led by international and award-winning watercolor artist, Telagio Baptista. Members & Non Members, ages 18+, of all skill levels are welcome. Whether you have painted all your life or just want a new hobby, these workshops will provide you with the time and guidance to elevate your painting. Participants will receive individualized guidance from the instructor. All workshops will be held at the Staenberg Omaha JCC.

All classes are held on select Sundays from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Staenberg Omaha JCC

Sunday, March 10
“Painting with Three Colors”  | code: 01-0310

Sunday, May 19
“Plain Air Painting” (outdoors)  | code: 01-0519

Sunday, July 14
“Still Life Painting”  | code: 01-0714

Sunday, September 15
“Atmospheric Painting”  |  code: 01-0915

Sunday, November 10
“Painting Holiday Cards”  |  code: 01-1110


Supply List

General Supply List
If possible, participants should bring the following items with them to each workshop.

  • Watercolor Paints (Winsor Newton Cotman small tubes, or any inexpensive brand)

  • Watercolor Paper Pad  (140lb cold press / 11×14 or any size close) any brand

  • Various Watercolor Brushes: Small round synthetic brushes (#2 & #6), Flat synthetic brushes (1/4” & 1” wide), Fiber brush (#4)

  • White Palette with Several Painting Wells

  • Mounting Board: Used to accommodate 11×14 watercolor paper as work surface (gatorboard, thin plywood, cooking sheet, foam core board or artist’s drawing board)
  • Mr. Clean Magic Eraser (grocery store)

  • Masking Tape or Artist White Tape (1”W)

  • 2 Water Containers (cups, recycled food containers, jars, etc.)
  • 2B Pencil & White or Kneaded Eraser

Can’t find an item? Don’t worry. We can loan any missing supplies.

Questions? Please contact Telagio at (402) 249-8241 or

Circle Theater: The Little Prince

Members & Non, All Ages

Saturday, April 6  |  7:00pm
Sunday, April 7  |  2:00pm
Alan J. Levine Theater at the J

Tickets Available starting March 1st!

“The Little Prince”, a beloved fable written by Antoine De Saint-Exupery, will be the main stage production for Circle Theatre’s 40th anniversary! The production will be performed April 6 and 7th, 2024 at the Staenberg Omaha JCC stage and feature vignettes from partnering organizations including Munroe Meyer Institute, Quality Living Inc, Gotta Be Me, and VODEC.

Visit for more information.

Jazz at the J

Members & Non, All Ages

Jazz at the J returns for its third and biggest season yet! This year we’ll focus on the Americana musical tradition. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Patrons are invited to come early and purchase an adult beverage at the pre-show cocktail hour starting at 6:30 p.m. Advanced ticket purchase is strongly encouraged. Tickets to concerts can be purchased on-line at Remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Questions on tickets? Contact us at or (402) 334-6457.

Thursday, April 18, 2024  | Gary Negbaur
Our April show will feature Gary Negbaur and his band. Gary, a New York based pianist and singer, will perform: Jazz, Blues and American Roots: Songs That Shaped Our Nation. More info on Gary can be found at

Spring Vendor Market

Members & Non, All Ages

Vendor Spots Opening in February!
Are you are vendor who would be interested in participating in our upcoming market? JCC members have early access to sign up to be a vendor at our Spring Market on April 21st.
Email us at for more information on how to participate.

Sunday, April 21
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Staenberg Omaha JCC
Save the date! The Spring Vendor Market will be held on Sunday, April 21st from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Staenberg Omaha JCC. Admission is free and it is open to the community. There will be raffles and coffee! Mimosas will also be available for purchase.



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333 South 132nd Street Omaha, NE 68154

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