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 docent tour of Bridges photography exhibition every Saturday at 1:30
The main-level gallery will be closed for a Great Plains lecture Feb. 2, at 3:30 p.m.

Bridges, Sharing Our Past to Enrich the Future

January 6 – March 25, 2017

In collaboration with the Hildegard Center for the Arts, the Great Plains Art Museum will host the statewide traveling photography exhibition, "Bridges: Sharing Our Past to Enrich the Future," as part of Nebraska's 150th Sesquicentennial. This juried exhibition serves as a bridge to connect Nebraskans with their culture and heritage highlighting historic places and often over-looked historical treasures in all 93 counties. 


Glimpses of the Southwest

Lower level Lentz Gallery
November 4 - February 25

Native American Art from the Permanent Collection & the University of Nebraska State Museum. Paintings and sculptures by Southwest Native American artists provide a glimpse of a region bordering the Great Plains. Paintings from the artistic collaboration known as Artist Hopid from the Great Plains Art Museum’s permanent collection are featured alongside objects on loan.

Paul Johnsgard

Paul Johnsgard: Hand-Tinted Prints from the Permanent Collection

West Gallery
January 6 – March 25, 2017

Selection of hand-tinted prints of biological drawings of flora and fauna of the Great Plains by UNL Professor Emeritus Paul Johnsgard.
Opening reception: February 3, 5-7 p.m.

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