Adult Programs @ Joslyn

Designed to encourage understanding and appreciation of every artistic endeavor—from visual arts and film to music, dance and poetry—Joslyn's adult programs offer a melange of opportunities in celebration of its remarkable special exhibitions and permanent collections. Join us!

Online Events
As we continue to navigate COVID-19 in our community, Joslyn offere a series of virtual engagement opportunities for all ages. Check out Art From Afar and come visit us virtually!


Virtual Visualizing Literature: Book Club for Art Lovers
Visualizing Literature features docent-led discussion groups four times a year connecting literature and art. Advance registration is required and space is limited.
A Closer Look
Join fellow art lovers and Joslyn Art Museum curators (virtually) for an hour of close looking and discussion. Each session will focus on a single work of art from the Museum’s permanent collection. Advance registration is required and space is limited.

Thursday, September 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
A Closer Look at George Morrison’s Structural Landscape with Annika Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Curator of Native American Art

Thursday, October 8, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
A Closer Look at Rozeal’s Smoking Pipe and Pods 11.11 and 12.23: trifecta inclusion, child walking past window heard to say, ‘1st comes…then comes…’ pon farr mountain tops of memories of tomorrows (study) with Karin Campbell, Phil Willson Curator of Contemporary Art

Thursday, November 12, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
A Closer Look at Jean-Léon Gérôme’s The Grief of the Pasha with Taylor J. Acosta, Ph.D., Associate Curator of European Art


Joslyn Short Courses
If you missed this series last summer, you're in luck! Back by popular demand, join Joslyn's curators (virtually) for three, three-week seminars. Advance registration is required and space is limited.

Tuesdays: February 2-16, 2021; 5-6 pm

Tuesdays: February 23-March 9, 2021; 5-6 pm

Tuesdays: March 16-30, 2021; 5-6 pm


Curator-led Virtual Gallery Talks
Listen to our curators give short talks about works on view in the galleries, accompanied by video of the art. Find them on Facebook and YouTube.