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: Meghann Riepenhoff (American, born 1979), Ice #17 (23-29?, Fletcher Bay, WA 2.21.19), 2019, Three Dynamic Cyanotypes, 59 1/2 x 42 inches each sheet; 64 ½ x 133 1/2 inches overall, © Meghann Riepenhoff. Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York. On view in Fact and Fiction in Contemporary Photography at Joslyn Art Museum, February 8–May 10, 2020.


Below are exhibitions currently on view or traveling:
2/8/2020 - 10/18/2020
Left: John Divola (American, born 1949), On the Occasion of My 60th Birthday, 2009, archival pigment print, 59 3/4 x 96 7/8 in., Museum purchase with funds from the James Art Acquisition Fund, 2017.4

Photography met the twenty-first century in a precarious position – more ubiquitous than at any point in its history, yet fundamentally less believable. Ranging from images exposed on film and printed in a darkroom to compositions constructed from multiple digital captures, these photographs subvert our assumptions about their subjects in surprising ways.

This exhibition has been extended through October 18, 2020, and is now free to all visitors. Free timed tickets are required to visit the Museum. Make your reservation today.

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9/19/2020 - 1/3/2021

Left: Tuan Andrew Nguyen (Vietnamese, b. 1976), The Boat People, 2020, single-channel video, 4k, Super 16mm transferred to digital, color, 5.1 surround sound, 20 mins. Co-produced by Bellas Artes Projects and James Cohan, New York. © Tuan Andrew Nguyen 2020. Image courtesy the artist and James Cohan, New York.

A masterful storyteller, Tuan Andrew Nguyen (Vietnamese, b. 1976) weaves together historical narratives with supernatural elements in his sculptures and videos. A Karen and Doug Riley Contemporary Artists Project (CAP) Gallery exhibition.

This exhibition is free. Timed tickets are required for all Museum visitors. Make your free reservation today.

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