June 19 Art Encounters
Yellowstone and the West: The Chromolithographs of Thomas Moran
10:30–11:30 am
 
Third Thursday 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. Designed to appeal to all art lovers, from the well-seasoned to the amateur, these monthly programs are a great way to learn about art with others.

Presented in partnership with The Nebraska Medical Center's Health & Wellness Club, Art Encounters is free to all. Reservations are not required.  For program details please contact Joslyn's Director of Adult Programs at (402) 661-3862 or sseverson@joslyn.org.

 
Illuminating the rich visual history of one of the West's most recognized and beloved landmarks, Yellowstone and the West features fifteen brilliantly-colored lithographic reproductions of watercolors by the renowned landscape painter Thomas Moran. These chromolithographs from the 1876 landmark publication, The Yellowstone National Park, and the Mountain Regions of Portions of Idaho, Nevada, Colorado and Utah, will be displayed alongside drawings, watercolor sketches made in the field, and photographs of Yellowstone by Moran's colleague Henry Jackson. Join us for a tour of this remarkable special exhibition!

Image: Thomas Moran (American, 1837-1926), The Castle Geyser, Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park from The Yellowstone National Park, and the Mountain Regions of Portions of Idaho, Nebada, Colorado and Utah published by Louis Prang and Company, ca. 1876, chromolithographs on paper, Gift of Gail and Michael Yanney and Lisa and Bill Roskens, 2001.40.3

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