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Today - Thursday, October 17
Word and Image: The St. John's Bible
10:30–11:30 am
Art Encounters offers docent-guided tours of Joslyn's collections and special exhibitions on the third Thursday of each month, beginning at 10:30 am.

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4:30–7:30 pm
A free program for metro area schools where teachers engage in special training and receive teaching posters and other materials useful for interpreting art across the disciplines.
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Public Tour
Highlights of the American Collection
6:30-7:30 pm
Experience a wonderful tour of Joslyn's American Art Galleries. The collection includes Colonial-era portraits and notable examples of early American furniture, as well as sculpture and decorative arts from the eighteenth through twentieth centuries complement our installations.

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Saturday, October 19
Public Tour
Nineteenth-Century French Art
10:30-11:30 am
The Museum is noted for the strength of its Nineteenth-Century European Collection, which includes exceptional examples of Academic paintings by William Adolphe Bouguereau, Jean-Léon Gérôme, and Ernest Meissonier, as well as Impressionist masterworks by Camille Pissarro, Auguste Renoir, and Claude Monet.

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Public Tour
Word and Image: The Saint John's Bible
1:00-2:00 pm
This tour features the first handwritten illuminated Bible commissioned by a Benedictine Monastery since the fifteenth century. The Saint John’s Bible incorporates contemporary imagery and events to connect traditional medieval craftsmanship with the twenty-first century. A selection of rare books and texts from other religious traditions are on view with the 76 original pages from this unique Bible. Visitors will explore the relationship between faith, art, and the written word.

This is a ticketed exhibit: General public adults: $10 (Thursday evening pricing, 4-8 pm: $5 for general public adults); $5 for college students with a valid ID (tickets for those with a UNMC student ID are free); Youth ages 17 and younger: Free; Joslyn Members: Free

Tours meet in Atrium

 
Sunday, October 20
Public Tour
Religion in Art
1-2 pm
The tour provides an interfaith look at how artists have presented different religious traditions and spiritual beliefs over time. From the ancient world to the present, Joslyn’s rich collection provides examples from ancient Greek mythology, American Indian spiritual traditions, the Islamic world, as well countless interpretations of major Biblical figures, including David and Goliath, the Virgin Mary and many saints. Tours meet in Atrium
 
Wednesday, October 23
Public Tour
Highlights of the Collection
1-2 pm
Come see the heart and soul of Joslyn Art Museum. Docent will introduce visitors to the world-renowned works in the Museum's Permanent Collection Galleries. Each and every tour is a little different; don't miss a chance to learn about a treasure you may have overlooked.

Tours meet in Atrium