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 - 5/10/2020
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 will have a ticket fee. $10 general public adults; $5 college students with ID; free for Joslyn members and youth ages 17 and younger.

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2/8/2020 - 5/10/2020
Left: Amy Cutler, Clementine, 2018, graphite on paper, 30 x 22 in, © Amy Cutler, Courtesy Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects

In Amy Cutler’s drawings, uncanny and often impossible scenarios unfold in stunning detail. A skilled draughtsman, Cutler calls upon transformative personal life experiences to process the collision of the inner psyche and the outside world. A Riley CAP Gallery exhibition.

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3/7/2020 - 5/17/2020
Left: Decisions, digital photography, Sarah Al-Hilfy Leon, Lincoln Southeast High School (Lincoln, NE), grade 12

This national traveling exhibition of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards showcases exceptional drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, video, and works of writing, created by teens from all across the country. A Mind’s Eye Gallery exhibition.

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