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Joslyn’s Young Art Patrons (YAP) presents Disco GLOW, the seventh annual GLOW celebration at the Museum, Friday, August 20, from 7–11 pm in the Discovery Garden. Sparkling lights, lawn games, music and dancing, signature cocktails, and tasty local fare at a beautiful outdoor venue. Ages 21+ Get your tickets today! MORE DETAILS >
Joslyn Art Museum 90th Anniversary Celebration, a Gala presented by JAMA is Sold Out!
Joslyn is turning 90, and the community is ready to mark the milestone—the Museum’s 90th Anniversary Celebration, a Gala presented by Joslyn Art Museum Assocation (JAMA) on November 6, is officially sold out! Our thanks to Honorary Chairs Cindy and Mogens Bay, Event Chairs Kyle Robino and Kelly Thedinger, JAMA President Jan Brockman, and many generous sponsors for their commitment to the success of this event supporting Joslyn’s education programs. We are grateful for the ability to host an in-person event as important as this one again. While tickets are no longer available, you can still support this year’s Gala with a visit to our donation page. Thank you!
Joslyn Art Museum presents American Art Deco: Designing for the People, 1918–1939, on view at the Museum June 5–September 5, 2021. From stylish decorative art objects to products of industrial design, modern American paintings to compelling photographic images, the multi-media works of art in this exhibition reflect both the glamour and optimism of the 1920s and the devastation and escapism of the 1930s. MORE DETAILS >
Joslyn Art Museum is proud to announce a new publication drawn from its permanent collection—Faces from the Interior: The North American Portraits of Karl Bodmer. The first book to focus on Bodmer as a portraitist, it provides new perspectives on Euro-American encounters with nineteenth-century Indigenous communities in the American West. Read on for details and purchase the book here. MORE DETAILS >
Joslyn is working to elevate and amplify perspectives that historically have been underrepresented in the galleries. With OMAHA SPEAKS, we look to broaden the conventional interpretation of objects in our permanent collection by introducing commentary from leaders in our community.  MORE DETAILS >
Joslyn Announces First Weekend Extended Friday Hours
First Weekend Extended Friday Hours
By popular demand, the Museum will be open from 10 am to 8 pm the first Friday of each month to allow guests to extend their visit, make Joslyn their date night destination, or drop by on their way to and from other arts and culture happenings around town. First weekend of the month? Start with art!  Visit 10 am to 8 pm on these Fridays in 2021: April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6, September 3, November 5, and December 3 (no extended hours on Friday, October 1). Timed tickets required.