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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.
Joslyn presents its annual Holiday Under Glass concert series beginning Wednesday, December 5 and continuing Wednesdays and Fridays through December 21. All are welcome! MORE DETAILS >
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 >
Joslyn presents Pattern and Purpose: American Quilts from the Shelburne Museum, October 6 through January 6. This ticketed exhibition features 32 extraordinary quilts from the 1800s to the early 2000s. MORE DETAILS >
Joslyn, in partnership with Union Pacific Railroad and the Union Pacific Museum, announces the exhibition The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad. On view Oct 6, 2018–Jan 6, 2019 at Joslyn, the exhibition celebrates the “Meeting of the Rails” at Promontory Summit, Utah, on May 10, 1869, through the photographs and stereographs of Andrew Joseph Russell and Alfred A. Hart. Highlighting the Joslyn installation will be the three original ceremonial railroad spikes that were presented during the festivities that day, reunited for the first time in 150 years. MORE DETAILS >
Joslyn Art Museum has completed a five-year capital improvements project addressing needed repairs and upgrades to the building and its safety systems. MORE DETAILS >
In 2018, Joslyn Art Museum will present exhibitions of contemporary works, British painting, children's book illustrations, and American quilts. Click here for complete details. MORE DETAILS >