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Saturday, April 20
Public Tour
Building History & Architecture
10:30-11:30 am
Enjoy a Docent Tour of Joslyn's extraordinary Art Deco. Joslyn Memorial  opened its doors in 1931; it was hailed not only as an important addition to the city of Omaha, but to American modern architecture as well. In 1938 it was listed among the 100 finest buildings in America.

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Public Tour
30 Americans
1-2 pm
Tour this exhibition which brings together over 60 works by contemporary African American artists focusing on important issues of racial, gender, and sexual identity; ongoing narratives of racial inequality in the United States; poverty; racial stereotyping; and the power of protest. Through painting, photography, works on paper, sculpture, installation, and video, these nationally and internationally recognized black artists offer a challenging account of race in the United States and how our shared history continues to shape the ways we interact and engage with our fellow citizens today. This is a ticketed exhibit: General public adults: $10 (Thursday evening pricing, 4-8 pm: $5 for general public adults); $5 for college students with a valid ID (tickets for those with a UNMC student ID are free); Youth ages 17 and younger: Free; Joslyn Members: Free

Tours meet in Atrium
 
5–6:30pm
Saturday, April 20; 5-6:30pm
Storz Fountain Court

Join Joslyn's new Teen Council for its first event of 2019! We'll be offering materials and prompts to inspire content for Joslyn's first-ever Teen Zine. This is a drop-in program; come by yourself or bring a friend! Stay for the evening and check out new work from some of Joslyn's teen programs during the Teen Salon @ 6:30pm in the Witherspoon Concert Hall!
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6:30P-8:00P
The KBMP Teen Salons feature original music, fashion and animations produced by teens in Kent Bellows Mentoring Program. This unique event featured in Joslyn's Witherspoon Concert Hall is a special opportunity for our students to showcase their work and performances to a live audience, and help build their confidence and professional experience. Please come support the next generation of creatives at the KBMP Teen Salon. MORE DETAILS >
 
Sunday, April 21
Public Tour
Religion in Art
1-2 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
 
Wednesday, April 24
Public Tour
30 Americans
1-2 pm
Tour this exhibition which brings together over 60 works by contemporary African American artists focusing on important issues of racial, gender, and sexual identity; ongoing narratives of racial inequality in the United States; poverty; racial stereotyping; and the power of protest. Through painting, photography, works on paper, sculpture, installation, and video, these nationally and internationally recognized black artists offer a challenging account of race in the United States and how our shared history continues to shape the ways we interact and engage with our fellow citizens today. This is a ticketed exhibit: General public adults: $10 (Thursday evening pricing, 4-8 pm: $5 for general public adults); $5 for college students with a valid ID (tickets for those with a UNMC student ID are free); Youth ages 17 and younger: Free; Joslyn Members: Free

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Thursday, April 25
5:30P-7:00P
Contemporary Art Society (CAS) members are invited to a 5:30 pm private reception prior to a 6:30 pm public program with Riley CAP Gallery artist Fred Tomaselli. Invitations were emailed to CAS members.


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6:30P-7:30P
The public is invited to a free program with Riley CAP Gallery artist Fred Tomaselli. Drawing upon art history, as well as Eastern and Western decorative traditions, Tomaselli is known for his lively, kaleidoscopic abstractions. Tomaselli's work will be on view  in Joslyn's Riley CAP gallery February 2 through May 5, 2019.

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