November 29 Curator Gallery Talk: The Race to Promontory
Gallery talks begin at 6:30 PM and 7:15 PM; cash bar opens at 5 PM


The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West with Toby Jurovics, Chief Curator and Holland Curator of American Western Art.


During this 40-minute walking tour, Jurovics will discuss several key photographs in the exhibition and interpret the overall significance of The Race to Promontory.

What's pictured: Andrew J. Russell (American, 1830-1902), East and West Shaking Hands at Laying Last Rail, 1869, albumen print, Courtesy Union Pacific Railroad Museum.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Participants to this program are asked to select either the 6:30 pm gallery talk, or the 7:15 pm gallery talk. The program is included in free general admission, however, guests are asked to register in advance. Walk-in visitors will be admitted the night of the event only as space permits. For more information, email or contact the Director of Adult Programs at (402) 661-3862.

6:30 PM Gallery Talk FULL
7:15 PM Gallery Talk, please click here.