Nebraska StoryArts

Our dedicated group of Nebraska StoryArts volunteer board members, contracted tellers and workers fulfills our mission by organizing and implementing an array of storytelling events with a limited budget.
Our signature events include: the Moonshell Storytelling Festival; a summer workshop for adults and camp for boys & girls ages 9 to 18; Spooky Stories.
We conduct events and outreach programs for schools, libraries and community agencies.
Our mission is to preserve, perpetuate, and celebrate storytelling of all cultures and to nurture, sustain, and develop the storytelling community of tellers and listeners.​
We're a lively bunch. If you'd like to help us out, become a member or volunteer or sponsor an event! Be part of the story.
Storytelling Camp at the Joslyn Art Museum​​
In Our Own Voices: Storytelling Camp
A unique weeklong intensive storytelling camp for students ages 9 - 18.

The objective of camp is to learn how to tell a good story. A week of creative energized activities enables students to find their own voice and use it.

June 19-23, 2017 11:00am - 4:00pm
Joslyn Art Museum
2200 Dodge Street - Omaha, Nebraska

Student performance on Friday: Ages 9 to 18 years
Registration: $150 (Early Bird Special Registration by June 3: $125)

2017 Nebraska Storytelling Camp with La'Ron Williams.

"Stories for a Better World"
 Using “Story” to Generate Peace, Empathy, Self and Other Awareness, and Togetherness."

Stories for the Whole Family

Adult Intensive Workshop
Saturday, June 24, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm
Southwest Church of Christ
2600 S 124th Street - Omaha, Nebraska
Registration: $100 (limit 15 participants)

Family Storytelling Concert
featuring National Storyteller
La'Ron Williams
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Joslyn Art Museum
2200 Dodge Street - Omaha, Nebraska
Tickets: $7 for Adults, $5 for Students, Seniors, Joslyn Museum Members and NSA Members
Join us for More Storytelling
Learn More about the Art of Storytelling
Learn What our Audiences Say
Come to the beautiful Mahoney State Park for our September Moonshell Festival. This event features national storytellers, including this year's great lineup. See our Events page.
Our audiences love the wide range of styles of the storytellers who come to visit Omaha. From visiting local schools to putting on workshops and entertaining audiences, these professionals leave listeners with memorable experiences.
Read more about the art of storytelling and our tellers past and present. View our gallery for information about how you can participate.
We depend on generous donations and volunteers. Join us and enjoy the magic of stories.
Storytellers Coming to Events Soon

Come out and enjoy storytelling at Mahoney State Park in September.
Listed below are some of the Storyteller guest artists for 2017. Please visit their web pages to learn more and to sample their work.
  1. Pippa White
    Pippa White
    Lincoln, Nebraska
  2. Janice Del Negro, Ph.D.
    Janice Del Negro, Ph.D.
    Brookfield, Illinois
  3. Al Batt
    Al Batt
    Heartland, Minnesota
  4. Linda Gorham
    Linda Gorham
    Cary, North Carolina
  5. Daniel B. Bagley
    Daniel B. Bagley
    Nevada, Iowa
Meet a Few of Our Sponsors
We are grateful for the generous support of our sponsors and friends. We welcome volunteers to help with our signature events and ongoing programming.