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Wednesday, July 8
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 >
 
Thursday, July 9
Performances begin at 5:00
Omaha’s only experimental music, dance, and theatre festival – Omaha Under the Radar – returns to Joslyn Art Museum. The event at Joslyn is free and open to the public. MORE DETAILS >
 
Mixed Media: Intuitive Mark Making (Adult and Teen)
Adult and Teen Classes
6:00P-8:29P
Thursday: July 9, 16, 23, 30; 6-8:30 pm
Experiment in a variety of media and create abstracted compositions on paper. Class instruction will present a variety of exercises and creative challenges that encourage subconscious mark making using acrylic paint, pen and ink, marker, and more.

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Friday, July 10
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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Saturday, July 11
Comics: Visual Storytelling (Ages 8-12)
Classes
10:00A-12:00P
Saturdays: July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15; 10 am-noon
Comic book illustrators rely on their drawings and designs to tell a story and create action on the page. We will look at masterful paintings in the gallery that tell a narrative using the elements of art and spend time in the studios to create pages for our original comic book stories.

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Play with Clay (Ages 5-7)
Classes
10:00A-11:30A
Saturdays: July 11, 18, 25; 10-11:30 am
Examples of ceramic sculpture in the galleries will teach us to pinch, flatten, and coil clay to make forms of various shapes and function. Students will work with fire clay and glaze as well as special self-hardening modeling materials.

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Art Seen: A Juried Exhibition of Artists from Omaha to Lincoln
10:30-11:30 AM
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 >
 
Clay: Sculptures that Grow (Ages 8-12)
Classes
1:00P-3:00P
Saturdays: July 11, 18, 25, August 1; 1-3 pm
Get some dirt under your nails in this class that will teach you to create clay sculptures meant to hold a growing plant. We’ll look at ceramics in the gallery to get ideas for our own creations that are carefully designed to contain seeds and dirt.

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Public Tour
Women & Art
1:00-2:00 PM
Come to enjoy Joslyn’s collection of art created by women noting their role, influence, and significance in the art world.

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Textile Design (Adult and Teen)
Adult and Teen Classes
1:00P-3:30P
Saturdays: July 11, 18, 25; 1-3:30 pm
Examples of contemporary textile art in the galleries will inspire students in this class to experiment with dyes, printmaking, and stitching to create colorful swatches of fabric with artistic qualities.

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Sunday, July 12
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, July 13
Sculpture Making (Ages 4-5)
Summer Camps
9:00A-11:30A
Four-day Camps (Monday-Thursday)
July 13-16; 9-11:30 am

In this camp your young artists will learn to make three-dimensional artworks by building, carving, and modeling to create works of sculpture like those we will see in Joslyn’s galleries and gardens.

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Drawing for Real (Ages 6-8)
Summer Camps
1:00P-4:00P
(D) Ages 6-8: Monday-Friday: July 13-17; 1-4 pm
Learn to draw like an artist in this camp that will teach you make your drawings look real. Campers will experience a series of artists’ exercises to train your hand to draw what you see. We will also create finished drawings using a variety of drawing tools such as pencil, charcoal, pastels, and scratchboards.

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Oil Painting (Teens)
Teen Camps
1:00P-4:00P
July 13-17; 1-4 pm
This camp will teach the basics of oil painting. Learn to use a brush, palette knife, and layers of color to create accurate painting studies.

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Sculpture: A World of Material (Ages 9-12)
Summer Camps
1:00P-4:00P
(A) Ages 9-12: July 13-17; 1-4 pm
Sculptors create three-dimensional artworks using all sorts of materials and in this camp will investigate several methods of sculpture making. Campers will view examples of sculptures in the galleries made from clay, wood, glass and fabric to understand how each artist created a carefully balanced standing structure. In the studio we will combine, build, and carve materials to create a few sculptures of our own.

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The Wearable Canvas (Ages 9-12)
Summer Camps
9:00P-12:00P
(B) Ages 9-12: July 13-17; 9 am-noon
In this camp we will take inspiration from artworks in the gallery to create designs for t-shirts and other wearable art. Students will create logos and brands based on imagery from the gallery and apply their designs to fashionable items using a variety of printmaking techniques.

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