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Today - Saturday, August 1
Public Tour
Art of the American West
10:30-11:30 AM

Joslyn Art Museum is noted for its comprehensive holdings of works by the Swiss artist Karl Bodmer, whose watercolors and prints document his 1832-34 journey through the Missouri River frontier with the German naturalist Prince Maximilian of Wied.

Tours meet in Atrium

 
Free-Motion Quilts: Drawing with Needle & Thread (Adult and Teen)
Adult and Teen Classes
1:00P-3:30P
Saturdays: August 1, 8, 15, 22; 1-3:30 pm
See examples of textile, sketch original designs, and learn to use a free-motion quilting foot to “draw” intricate, rhythmic, and meditative designs with thread to create a textile wall hanging. The Museum will provide a free-motion quilting foot and other essential supplies. Students will need to supply their own machine.

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Art Seen: A Juried Exhibition of Artists from Omaha to Lincoln
1:00-2:00 PM
Experience a unique tour of a special exhibition “Art Seen”.
The exhibition showcases artists living and working in our region today. Reflecting diverse lives and concerns, this exhibition investigates a range of media and styles. A total of 37 artists are featured in the exhibition. Art Seen is a ticketed exhibition: General public adults: $10, free for members, youth ages 17 and younger, & college students with ID

Tours meet in Atrium MORE DETAILS >
 
Sunday, August 2
Garden Yoga
10:30AM – 11:30AM
Take a breath of fresh air with hour-long yoga sessions in Joslyn's sculpture garden. Instructors from Omaha Yoga & Bodywork Center will guide you through basic poses to help strengthen, lengthen, and center your mind. Come early or stay late to stroll through the galleries or picnic in the gardens. In case of rain, we'll move indoors to the fountain court. $5 suggested donation. All are welcome!
 
Art Seen: A Juried Exhibition of Artists from Omaha to Lincoln
1:00-2:00 PM
Experience a unique tour of a special exhibition “Art Seen”.
The exhibition showcases artists living and working in our region today. Reflecting diverse lives and concerns, this exhibition investigates a range of media and styles. A total of 37 artists are featured in the exhibition. Art Seen is a ticketed exhibition: General public adults: $10, free for members, youth ages 17 and younger, & college students with ID

Tours meet in Atrium MORE DETAILS >
 
Monday, August 3
Print Shop (Ages 6-8)
Summer Camps
9:00A-12:00P
(B) Ages 6-8: August 3-7; 9 am-noon
Printmaking is a hands-on; roll-up-your-sleeves kind of art making that allows you to replicate artistic images again and again. We will learn to print using a variety of techniques to create posters, magazines, book bags, and more.

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Subjects & Styles (Ages 9-12)
Summer Camps
9:00A-12:00P
(B) Ages 9-12: August 3-7; 9 am-noon
Artists use their personal style to show us subjects and themes in new and exciting ways. This camp will take you through the galleries to look at how artists create portraits, landscapes, and still lifes in range of different styles. In the studio we will experiment to create impressionistic, cubist, realist, and expressionistic artworks.

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Express Yourself (Ages 9-12)
Summer Camps
1:00P-4:00P
(B) Ages 9-12: August 3-7; 1-4 pm
Just like people, art can have an attitude. This camp will teach you to use the power of art to express yourself. We’ll look at artworks in the gallery that are happy, silly, calm, or even angry to better understand how to use a variety of art-making materials to make art with attitude.

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Mix it Up! (Ages 6-8)
Summer Camps
1:00P-4:00P
(B) Ages 6-8: August 3-7; 1-4 pm
Sometimes works of art look so abstract and crazy you might think the artist was a little mixed up. We’ll look at many modern and contemporary artworks to see how artist mix up ideas and materials to create wild artworks that look like nothing we’ve ever seen before. In the studio we will combine art-making techniques like painting, collage, pen & ink, stencils, and more to create mixed up artworks of our own.

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Wednesday, August 5
Public Tour
Highlights of the Collection
1:00-2:00 PM
Come see the heart and soul of Joslyn Art Museum. Docent will introduce visitors to the world-renowned works in the Museum's Permanent Collection Galleries. Each and every tour is a little different; don't miss a chance to learn about a treasure you may have overlooked.

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Thursday, August 6
5:30 pm
Celebrate the launch of "round two" of Community Picks gallery reflections and say hello to the contributors! Join us for conversation and refreshment on the Strauss Bridge. Open to all; cash bar. MORE DETAILS >
 
Kinetic Sculpture (Adult and Teen)
Adult and Teen Classes
6:00P-8:30P
Thursdays: August 6, 13, 20, 27; 6-8:30 pm
Learn to use hand tools to construct wooden sculptures that incorporate simple mechanics to produce movement.

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Art Seen: A Juried Exhibition of Artists from Omaha to Lincoln
6:30-7:30 PM
Experience a unique tour of a special exhibition “Art Seen”.
The exhibition showcases artists living and working in our region today. Reflecting diverse lives and concerns, this exhibition investigates a range of media and styles. A total of 37 artists are featured in the exhibition.  Art Seen is a ticketed exhibition: General public adults: $10, free for members, youth ages 17 and younger, & college students with ID

Tours meet in Atrium MORE DETAILS >
 
Friday, August 7
Art Adventures (Ages 3-5 with an adult)
10:30A-11:30A
Fridays: May 15-August 14; 10:30-11:30 am
Drop by with your preschooler to see artworks in the galleries and to do a simple art-making activity. Art Adventures is a great way for young artists to have their first Museum experiences – with a grown-up by their side – before coming to art classes on their own.

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Joslyn's Kent Bellows Mentoring Program Exhibition
Young Artist Reception at Kent Bellows Studio
6:00P-9:00P
KBMP's summer 2015 multidisciplinary young artist exhibition featuring works from both students and mentors.

Reception located at Kent Bellows Studio, 3303 Leavenworth Street, Omaha.