March 14 - May 18 (the museum is closed in the interim between shows)
"Dry Times" by ceramic artist Jess Benjamin focuses on water usage in the Great Plains, a regional concern related the phenomenon of global drought. The show coincides with the Center for Great Plains Studies' 2014 Symposium titled "Drought in the Life, Cultures, and Landscapes of the Great Plains."
Join the artist for the exhibition's reception during First Friday, April 4 from 5 - 7 p.m.
March 2013 - March 2014, lower gallery
There is the romantic and idealized West, and then there is the real West.The fact that these artists knew how to present the daily humdrums as amusements validated their identity as real westerners. It proved that this was their West; this was a West they understood. And you can’t kid a kidder.
A Saturday Afternoon Bath, Sabin Canyon, Vic Donahue