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: Angela Drakeford (American, b. 1983), She Came to Me and Brought Me a New Me (Blooming), 2015, fabric, sequins, beads, poplar, whitewash, 50 x 90 in., Courtesy the artist; Photo credit: Colin Conces;
on view in the special exhibition Art Seen: A Juried Exhibition of Artists from Omaha to Lincoln, June 21–
October 11, 2015

Below are exhibitions currently on view or traveling:
6/20/2015 - 10/11/2015

Left: Kon Trubkovich. Photo by Jesse Frohman, courtesy the artist.

Working across media, Kon Trubkovich reflects on the nature of memory and personal history. A Russian immigrant who relocated to the United States as a boy, Trubkovich is interested in the notion of the disconnections – from places, people, and experiences – that occur throughout life. A Riley CAP Gallery exhibition.

6/21/2015 - 10/11/2015

Art Seen: A Juried Exhibition of Artists from Omaha to Lincoln
will showcase artists living and working in the region today. Nebraska’s two largest cities are home to vibrant and expansive artistic communities, spurred forward by an engaged and enthusiastic audience. Reflecting diverse lives and concerns, this exhibition investigates a range of media and styles and will address varied themes, including personal narrative, the social landscape, environmental issues, and contemporary approaches to painting. A total of 37 artists are featured in the exhibition, selected by a jury led by Karin Campbell, Joslyn Art Museum’s Phil Willson Curator of Contemporary Art, and Bill Arning, Director of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.

This exhibition will have a ticket fee. Free for members, youth ages 17 and younger, & college students with ID. Join today to see it free!

8/29/2015 - 1/3/2016

Organized by National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature (Abilene, TX).

Left: “Pteranodons chases bird who finds a Camarasaurus” (detail), from Time Flies, 1994, oil on paper, © Eric Rohmann

Drawings, paintings, and prints comprise this exhibition of children’s book art by author-illustrator Eric Rohmann, winner of the Caldecott Medal for My Friend Rabbit and a Caldecott Honor for the wordless Time Flies. Illustrations from those and ten other books are represented – including Bone Dog, Clara and Asha, and The Cinder-Eyed Cats – among over 70 finished artworks, sketches, storyboards, and process pieces.