November 15 Indulging In the Word: An Elegant Evening of Art, Music, and Fine Dining
Event begins at 6 PM with a reception and exhibition viewing.

A night of spirit, strings, and psalms celebrating the special exhibition Word and Image: The Saint John's Bible.

The evening begins at 6 pm with exhibition viewing and a open bar cocktail reception on the Strauss Bridge featuring music by harpist Kim Meyer (right). In the galleries, Dr. Taylor J. Acosta, Joslyn's Associate Curator of European Art, will be on hand providing commentary on select pages of The Saint John’s Bible. Doors open at 6 pm.

At 7:15 pm, guests will move to the beautiful Storz Fountain Court for an elegant dinner adorned with floral centerpieces inspired by a page from The Saint John’s Bible.

Menu highlights include a root vegetable salad with mixed greens and maple vinaigrette for the first course, with shaved Brussel sprouts, roasted sweet potatoes, and a chef's special croissant with honey butter. The main course features Chicken Diane with Dijon cognac and airline chicken breast, with roasted squash and broccolini with lemon butter. For dessert, guests top the evening with silky vanilla crème brûlée. Our vegetarian or vegan option is a delicious fall vegetable stuffed portobello mushroom. For this option and any other dietary restrictions, please email your preference.

Punctuating the fine dining experience will be a special concert by Omaha-based Rangbrook Ensemble (left) performing several spiritual refrains, including “Psalm 8” for soprano, viola and cello, “Draw the Sacred Circle Closer,” and “In Manus Tuas."

Founded in 2011, the Rangbrook Ensemble is a professional string chamber ensemble dedicated to the performance of classical music and music education for all ages. Their goals include creating a place for the ensemble as a cultural institution in Nebraska; increasing interest in and attendance at classical music concerts across all demographics; and generating sufficient support to attract and keep a core group of the region’s best professional string players.

Pre-registration is required one week prior to the event. REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Tickets $75 Joslyn Members; $95 General Public. Please click here to register. For more information please contact Susie Severson, Director of Adult Programs, by email or at (402) 661-3862.