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
Christina McPhee

Works from the Permanent Collection

November 10 - February 2016

Large-scale landscapes including works by Keith Jacobshagen, Harold D. Holoun, Christina McPhee, and Michael Farrell, among others.

The originally scheduled exhibition "Cowboys from the Collection" has been postponed due to the reconstruction due to water damage.

Above: Christina L. McPhee Dog Days, 1998


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

Lower level Lentz Gallery
February 5 - June 25, 2016

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.


Gems of the Collection

West Gallery
February 5 - March 26, 2016

Artworks gifted by Dr. John and Elizabeth Christlieb by some of Museum’s most well-known artists who portrayed the American West are featured as part of the celebration of the Center for Great Plains Studies 40th Anniversary. The Great Plains Art Museum opened in 1981 aer a generous donation from the Christliebs. Initially located at Love Library, the Center and Museum moved to Hewit Place in 2000.


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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