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: "Station Wagon" from The Amazing Christmas Extravaganza, 1995, acrylic, © David Shannon. See David (Shannon) Goes to the Museum at Joslyn Art Museum, October 1–December 31, 2016.

Below are exhibitions currently on view or traveling:
10/1/2016 - 12/31/2016
Organized by National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature (Abilene, TX) and sponsored at Joslyn Art Museum by Rich and Fran Juro.
Left: David Shannon, "Don't start yet! Seat your grandmother," from It's Christmas, David!, 2010

This Mind's Eye Gallery exhibition includes paintings and cover art for many of David Shannon's acclaimed books including No, David! (a Caldecott Honor book which he also authored) and other David stories, Alice the Fairy, Bugs in My Hair, How Georgie Radbourn Saved Baseball, Too Many Toys, Robot Zot!, Good Boy, Fergus!, Ducks on a Bike, A Bad Case of Stripes, Jangles: A BIG Fish Story, and others.

10/8/2016 - 1/8/2017

Left: Hayv Kahraman, Strip Search, 2016, oil on linen, 74 x 48 inches, © Hayv Kahraman. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

Hayv Kahraman draws on sources including Renaissance painting, Japanese woodblock prints, and Persian miniatures to create work that considers the repercussions of being displaced from one's home. A Riley CAP Gallery exhibition.

10/9/2016 - 1/8/2017
Left: Andrew L. Moore, Yellow Porch, Sheridan County, Nebraska, 2013, © Andrew L. Moore

During the past decade, Andrew Moore made over a dozen trips to photograph along the 100th meridian, from North Dakota to the Texas panhandle. His images record vistas that can be both elegant and severe, as wells as the lives of the people that have made their home in this challenging landscape.

This exhibition will have a ticket fee. Free for members, youth ages 17 and younger, & college students with ID. Join today to see it free!