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Today - Sunday, December 8
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

 
Program begins at 2:00 PM in Joslyn's Witherspoon Concert Hall
A four-part lecture series presented by Creighton University faculty on select Sundays at 2 pm, Encountering The Saint John’s Bible examines the composition and canonization of the Bible. Programs are free with regular Museum admission.

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Wednesday, December 11
12:00P-12:45P
Enjoy the sounds of the season during Holiday Under Glass, Joslyn's annual holiday concert series featuring area musical groups.

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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

 
Thursday, December 12
Program begins at 6:30 PM in Joslyn's Abbott Lecture Hall
Join Associate Curator of European Art, Taylor J. Acosta, Ph.D. for “An Introduction to Word and Image: The Saint John’s Bible” – a 30-minute overview of the exhibition designed to enrich your gallery experience and provide a closer look at select folios. Program begins in the Abbott Lecture Hall at 6:30 pm; cash bar opens at 5 pm.

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Friday, December 13
12:00P-12:45P
Enjoy the sounds of the season during Holiday Under Glass, Joslyn's annual holiday concert series featuring area musical groups.

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Public Tour
Highights of the Collection
1:00-2:00 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
 
Exhibition at Kent Bellows Mentoring Program
6:00P-9:00P
Come see art created by students at the Kent Bellows Mentoring Program. Artwork sales will benefit both the artist and Joslyn's Kent Bellows Mentoring Program. This event takes place at Kent Bellows Studio located at 3303 Leavenworth street, Omaha, NE. 68105.
 
Saturday, December 14
Public Tour
Word and Image: The Saint John's Bible
10:30-11:30 am
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

 
Public Tour
Nineteenth-Century French Art
1-2 pm
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