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: William Merritt Chase (American, 1849-1916), The Pot Hunter (The Road through the Fields; The Hunter), ca. 1894, oil on canvas, 16 1/4 x 24 1/8 in., The Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York. Purchase Fund and Gift of Mr. Frank Sherer, 1974.5. See Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art at Joslyn Art Museum, February 12–May 7, 2017.


Below are exhibitions currently on view or traveling:
4/29/2017 - 9/3/2017

Left: Study "Away roared the motorboat," The Glorious Flight, 1983, watercolor and gouache on illustration board, © Alice and Martin Provensen

The Provensens made their mark as illustrators of such hugely popular books as The Color Kittens and A Child’s Garden of Verses. Known for their wit and contemporary design sense, their artwork deepened over the years with books like The Iliad and the Odyssey! and The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Blériot. A Mind’s Eye Gallery exhibition.

Organized by National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature (Abilene, TX) and sponsored at Joslyn Art Museum by Fran and Rich Juro.

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