Special Exhibitions at Joslyn
Joslyn Art Museum hosts a selection of temporary special exhibitions annually. These feature works from other museums, institutions, and private collections worldwide, or represent an aspect of Joslyn's own permanent collection. Special exhibitions are limited-time engagements and are most often are included in Joslyn's free general admission (exhibitions with an additional entrance fee are noted).

What's Pictured: Sheila Hicks in front of elements from The Treaty of Chromatic Zones, 2015. Photo by Cristobal Zanartu. See Sheila Hicks: Material Voices at Joslyn Art Museum, June 5–September 4, 2016.

Below are exhibitions currently on view or traveling:
6/4/2016 - 9/4/2016
Left: Doug Aitken, migration (still), 2008, single video projection with billboard (steel and PVC projection screen), 24:28 minutes, © Doug Aitken, Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles

For this spellbinding video, Aitken filmed animals in the incongruous setting of roadside motel rooms, reflecting the migratory patterns of wildlife and illuminating tensions between the built and natural environments. A Riley CAP Gallery exhibition.

6/5/2016 - 9/4/2016
Left: Sheila Hicks, Medusa, 2009, wool, 64 x 64 x 16 inches, Artwork © Sheila Hicks, image courtesy of Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York

Drawing on global weaving traditions, architecture, and her personal history, among many other sources, Sheila Hicks’s work in fiber reveals her remarkable understanding of color, line, and texture. One of the most significant recent exhibitions of her work, presented in her home state of Nebraska, Material Voices will feature large hanging installations, free standing sculptures, and elaborate weavings from across Hicks’s prolific career. A catalogue, published by Joslyn Art Museum, will accompany this exhibition which is slated for travel to other venues.

This exhibition will have a ticket fee. Free for members, youth ages 17 and younger, & college students with ID. Click here to become a member today!

6/11/2016 - 9/18/2016
Organized by National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature (Abilene, TX).

Left: Marla Frazee, "What if you could have a star?" (detail) from Stars, 2011.

Explore the art of author-illustrator and Caldecott Honoree Marla Frazee. Watercolor and gouache paintings from All the World, A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever, Roller Coaster, Walk On!, and other books will be on view in this Mind's Eye exhibition.