Sculptures installed at the Gene Leahy Mall in downtown Omaha

Finishings are underway at Gene Leahy Mall. On Thursday, workers installed the final pieces of the sculpture garden. Five artists from around the world have been selected to exhibit their works in the park. The sculptures will be exhibited at Gene Leahy for three years and the five artists will have their own exhibit at Kaneko. “This is a huge opportunity to put Omaha on the map to really appreciate these artists and get the community to learn more about the artists who are placed in the Gene Leahy mall,” said Stephan Grot, executive director of Kaneko. The Gene Leahy Mall opens to the public on July 1. Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth will perform a free concert at the opening night of the new Gene Leahy Mall.Chenoweth, known for her roles in ‘Wicked’, ‘Glee’, ‘The West Wing’ and more , will be supported by the Omaha Symphony for its performance on July 1 at 8 p.m.

Finishings are underway at Gene Leahy Mall.

On Thursday, workers installed the final pieces of the sculpture garden.

Five artists from around the world have been selected to exhibit their works in the park.

The sculptures will be exhibited at Gene Leahy for three years and the five artists will have their own exhibit at Kaneko.

“This is a huge opportunity to put Omaha on the map to really appreciate these artists and get the community to learn more about the artists who are placed in the Gene Leahy mall,” said Stephan Grot, executive director of Kaneko.

The Gene Leahy Mall opens to the public on July 1.

Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth will perform a free concert on the opening night of the new Gene Leahy Mall.

Chenoweth, known for her roles in “Wicked,” “Glee,” “The West Wing” and more, will be supported by the Omaha Symphony for her performance July 1 at 8 p.m.

Country music star Brett Eldredge will be joined by “American Idol” finalist Lauren Alaina for a free concert on July 2 at 8 p.m.

David H. Henry