Great Plains Art Museum


Tuesday through Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Closed Mondays, Sundays, holiday weekends, and between exhibitions | Free admission | 402-472-6220
Free tours every Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
This Grass Earth

From This Grass Earth

March 4 - May 28, 2016

From This Grass Earth celebrates the wild and immense beauty of the North American grasslands by exploring the legacy of stewards of the Great Plains landscape. Through a marriage of art, science, and poetry, visitors can experience and engage with the landscape through a myriad of aesthetic, scientific, and ecological lenses.

Above: Robin Walter, 
Little Blue Stem


Denizens: Wildlife on the Western Frontier, an exhibition of vintage engravings, 1770-1902

Lower level Lentz Gallery
February 5 - June 25

Images published in Harper’s Weekly, Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, The Illustrated London News, and other historical sources illuminate the native species and their interaction with humans.

We, the Heartland

We, the Heartland

West Gallery
April 1 - August 27, 2016

We, The Heartland is a love letter to the cultural landscape of the prairies. Photographs by Kate Schneider portraying the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route in Nebraska and South Dakota are paired with handwritten letters to President Obama from landowners and Lakota natives.


75 Iconic Covers from the University of Nebraska Press

Lower level lobby
January 19 - December 17, 2016

To celebrate the University of Nebraska Press' 75th anniversary, iconic covers will be up all year long, switching out monthly.

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