Joslyn Art Museum collects, preserves, and interprets the visual arts of the highest quality, fostering appreciation and enjoyment of art for the benefit of a diverse audience.
To be cherished and respected as a premier art museum.
The Museum was a gift to the people of Omaha from Sarah Joslyn in memory of her husband, George.
Explore Joslyn's history
The Museum’s original 1931 building is one of the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in the nation. The Walter and Suzanne Scott Pavilion, a 58,000-square-foot addition built in 1994, was designed by renowned British architect Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, as his first U.S. commission. Find more about the building.
The Museum features galleries, a 1,000–seat concert hall, fountain court, education technology gallery, lecture hall, classrooms, café, and shop. See photos and take a 360° Tour!
Joslyn's Peter Kiewit Foundation Sculpture Garden and Discovery Garden opened in 2009.
Experience the gardens (virtually!).