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Today - Friday, March 27
Art Adventures; Ages 3-5 (with an adult)
10:30A-11:30A
Art Adventures
Fridays: January 9-May 8; 10:30-11:30 am

Joslyn Members: $8 adult/child pair per session, $1 each additional child
General Public: $10 adult/child pair per session, $2 each additional child

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.
Instructor: Therese Straseski

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An event celebrating Joslyn's Kent Bellows Mentoring Program
6:30P-9:30P

Wishbone is an annual event that supports Joslyn's Kent Bellows Mentoring Program. The evening will feature art, music, inspiration, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.


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Saturday, March 28
Public Tour
American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O'Keeffe to Rockwell
10:30-11:30 AM
This exhibition explores the ways American artists including Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, Stuart Davis, Rockwell Kent, and Norman Rockwell engaged the modern world. 
This exhibition is $10 for general public adults and free for members, youth ages 17 and younger, & college students with ID

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Public Tour
Modern & Contemporary
1:00-2:00 PM

Enjoy a Docent tour of Joslyn's new installation of the Modern & Contemporary Collection. These galleries provides a fresh perpective on contemporary art at Joslyn.

Tours meet in Atrium

 
The Quilted Conscience Project - Multi-Venue Tour/Shuttle
1-4 pm
See Joslyn's Karen Dreams & Memories Quilt, Newcomer Quilts made in Grand Island, and view a documentary film featuring the making of the first The Quilted Conscience Project (TQC Project) quilt. Visit these location to see other TQC Project quilts:
KANEKO (1111 Jones St.) - Sudan Dreams & Memories Quilt
W. Dale Clark Main Library, Omaha Public Library (215 S. 15th St.) - Karen Dreams & Memories Quilt.
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Sunday, March 29
Public Tour
Religion in Art
1:00-2:00 PM
The tour provides an interfaith look at how artists have presented different religious traditions and spiritual beliefs over time. From the ancient world to the present, Joslyn’s rich collection provides examples from ancient Greek mythology, American Indian spiritual traditions, the Islamic world, as well countless interpretations of major Biblical figures, including David and Goliath, the Virgin Mary and many saints.

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Tuesday, March 31
11:30 am gallery talk followed by lunch at noon
Get ready for another delicious serving of Appetite for Art! Join Joslyn Director Jack Becker and Curators Toby Jurovics and Karin Campbell on select Tuesdays from September through May for compelling gallery talks and superb lunches inspired by Joslyn’s most tasty masterpieces! MORE DETAILS >
 
Thursday, April 2
Acrylic Painting: American Individualism; Teens & Adults
6:00P-8:30P
Acyclic Painting: American Individualism
Thursdays: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7; 6-8:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $105; General Public $115

Students will create original canvas paintings influenced by American painters of the early 20th century. Visits to an exhibition featuring a range of individualistic styles will encourage students to find a personal style all their own. Through exercises and structured instruction students will understand basic acrylic painting techniques and create a refined composition that emulate the “outsider” with unique vision.
Instructor: Troy Muller

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Oil Painting: Portraits of the Past; Teens & Adults
6:00P-8:30P
Oil Painting: Portraits of the Past
Thursdays: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7; 6-8:30 pm
Class held at Petrow’s Restaurant on April 9
Joslyn Members: $105; General Public $115

Normal Rockwell’s idealistic vision of America provides the framework for this class that will teach advanced oil painting methods through the creation of portrait paintings fit for the Saturday Evening Post. Students will utilize an off-site session at Petrow’s classic soda fountain to take photographs and make study sketches of a costumed model to be used as references for nostalgic portrait paintings back at Joslyn’s studios.
Instructor: Rachel Mindrup

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