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Main gallery exhibit

Jess Benjamin

Dry Times: Jess Benjamin

March 14 - May 18

"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.

Current Exhibits | 2014 | Past exhibits

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Museum news


The annual Lincoln Public Schools Visual Arts Mentoring Program to run April 11-30.



GPAM hires a new curator, Melynda Seaton



Musesum registrar Johanna Sawyer will be serving as interim curator during the curator hiring process.


Museum Administrator and Curator of the Great Plains Art Museum, Amber Mohr, left her position as of Jan. 27, 2014. Mohr held the position since 2004, and, prior to her employment at the Great Plains Art Museum, had worked with the collection as an intern. More >


Great Plains Art Museum's 2013 Artist-in-Residence Molly Murphy Adams' periodic table (which was displayed during at the GPAM in April) was recently purchased by the Chemistry Department at UNL and is now hanging in Hamilton Hall. See its new home here >


Click here to see a photo album of the museum's building improvements completed in summer 2013.

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