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10/7/2021
Joslyn Art Museum is delighted to share updates from its curatorial department. 
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10/2/2021
Faces from the Interior: The North American Portraits of Karl Bodmer features over sixty recently conserved watercolors, drawn entirely from Joslyn’s renowned Maximilian-Bodmer collection. This includes portraits of individuals from the Omaha, Ponca, Yankton, Lakota, Mandan, Hidatsa, Assiniboine, and Blackfoot nations, among the many encountered by the travelers. Indigenous knowledge bearers, artists, and scholars from the nations that Bodmer and Maximilian visited have contributed texts and four short films for this exhibition that highlight the diverse histories, beliefs, and practices embodied in the portraits. MORE DETAILS >
8/13/2021
NEW ENTRANCE! Visitors to Joslyn will now use a temporary, accessible entrance on the north side of the building as construction has begun on the new Rhonda and Howard Hawks Pavilion on the Museum's east side. Read on for more about the new entrance including the mural that greets visitors—a project by teen artists with Joslyn's Kent Bellows Mentoring Program. MORE DETAILS >
7/27/2021
Today at a ceremonial groundbreaking, Joslyn Art Museum executive director & CEO Jack Becker unveiled the design for the Museum’s expansion and renovation, led by international architectural firm Snøhetta in partnership with Omaha’s Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture (APMA). The new building will be named for Rhonda and Howard Hawks of The Hawks Foundation. MORE DETAILS >