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Today - Saturday, June 25
Backstrap Weaving; Teens & Adults
10:00A-12:00P
Saturdays: June 25, July 2, 9, 16; 10 am-noon
Backstrap weaving is one of the oldest methods of textile making. Students will see Sheila Hicks’s work, inspired by weaving traditions from around the world, before learning to set-up and use a backstrap loom using simple materials.

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Public Tour
Building Architecture & History
10:30-11:30 AM
Enjoy a Docent Tour of Joslyn's extraordinary Art Deco. Joslyn Memorial (the name Joslyn Art Museum was adopted in 1987) opened its doors in 1931, it was hailed not only as an important addition to the city of Omaha, but to American modern architecture as well. In 1938 it was listed among the 100 finest buildings in America.

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Public Tour
Sheila Hicks: Material Voices
1:00-2:00 PM
Guests will experience the fiber-based artworks of Sheila Hicks, a Nebraska native who draws on traditions of weaving, architecture, and fashion, and relies on a remarkable understanding of color, line, and texture to create large hanging installations and elaborate weavings.
Sheila Hicks is a ticketed exhibition: General public adults: $10, free for members, youth ages 17 and younger, & college students with ID.

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Sunday, June 26
Public Tour
Sheila Hicks: Material Voices
1:00-2:00 PM
Guests will experience the fiber-based artworks of Sheila Hicks, a Nebraska native who draws on traditions of weaving, architecture, and fashion, and relies on a remarkable understanding of color, line, and texture to create large hanging installations and elaborate weavings.
Sheila Hicks is a ticketed exhibition: General public adults: $10, free for members, youth ages 17 and younger, & college students with ID.

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Monday, June 27
Animals in the Gallery Camp; Ages 9-12
9:00A-12:00P
(A) Ages 9-12: June 27-July 1; 9 am-noon
We’ll look to see how artists use texture, pattern, and shape to make lifelike animal artworks.

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Meet the Museum Camp; Ages 6-8
9:00A-12:00P
(A) Ages 6-8: June 27-July 1; 9 am-noon
We’ll visit the galleries to see the greatest hits of the collection and make paintings, sculptures, and prints in the studio.

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Clay Sculpture; Teen Camp
1:00P-4:00P
June 27-July 1; 1-4 pm
Learn basic clay sculpture techniques such as slab construction and modeling methods to create three-dimensional sculptural forms.

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Meet the Museum Camp; Ages9-12
1:00P-4:00P
(B) Ages 9-12: June 27-July 1; 1-4 pm
We’ll visit the galleries to see the greatest hits of the collection and make paintings, sculptures, and prints in the studio.

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Textiles: Twist, Weave & Knot Camp; Ages 6-8
1:00P-4:00P
(A) Ages 6-8: June 27-July 1; 1-4 pm
We’ll look at a special exhibition of colorful snake-like installations and abstract wall-hangings before learning to twist, braid, and weave textile artworks of our own.

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Wednesday, June 29
Public Tour
Highlights of the European Collection
1:00-2:00 PM
Enjoy a Docent tour of Joslyn's European Galleries.
The collection  features distinguished paintings by Titian, Veronese, El Greco, and Claude Lorrain, as well works by noted Spanish and Dutch artists.

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Thursday, June 30
Public Tour
Sculpture!
6:30-7:30pm
Join us on a walking tour of Joslyn’s galleries and grounds for a look at sculpture—all things carved, cast, constructed, and coiled—from the ancient world to the present day.
Tours meet in Atrium