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Saturday, November 23
Public Tour
Highlights of the Collection
10:30-11:30 am
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
 
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, November 24
Public Tour
Mystery and Beauty of the Ancient World
1-2 pm
Experience the mystery and beauty of ancient civilizations, including Greece, Rome, China and India, on a guided tour of Joslyn's rich collection of antiquities.

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Program begins at 2:00 PM in Joslyn's Abbott Lecture Hall
Join us for a talk by archaeologist Sinclair Bell, Ph.D., of Northern Illinois University. "Race and Representation in the Roman Empire: Images of Africans between Myth, Stereotype, and Reality" begins at 2 pm in Joslyn's Abbott Lecture Hall.

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Wednesday, November 27
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