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Joslyn Art Museum announces the acquisition of a work by Dutch artist Maria van Oosterwyck (1630–1693), Still Life of Flowers in a Glass Vase. Van Oosterwyck was a master of the floral still life, and of the known works by the artist, this new Joslyn acquisition is one of the most significant in terms of quality and scale. Read more about the work and its rare original frame here.
Joslyn Art Museum is proud to announce the acquisition of work by five contemporary American artists: Kehinde Wiley, Mickalene Thomas, Rashid Johnson, Kara Walker, and Therman Statom. All five are the first works by these artists to enter Joslyn’s permanent collection. They are now on view in the U.S. Bank/Rismiller Gallery (gallery 16) at the Museum, and viewing is included in free general Museum admission.MORE DETAILS >
June 1 through September 8 at Joslyn, see The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design. This unique exhibition features over 40 chairs and surprises visitors with the exceptional style and creativity to be found in this seemingly humble piece of furniture.
Joslyn Art Museum has selected Snøhetta to lead a physical and programmatic expansion that will be transformative for the Museum, the city of Omaha, and Nebraska.  MORE DETAILS >
Internationally-renowned American artist Ed Ruscha (b. Omaha, NE, 1937) has made a major gift to Joslyn Art Museum, including 18 paintings, drawings, prints, and sculpture spanning his career from 1961 to 2017.