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
Closed Nov. 26-28 this week
Christina McPhee

Works from the Permanent Collection

November 10 - January 30, 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

Future exhibits
Looking Back Looking Forward

We Are Star People: The Art and Poetry of Gwen Westerman

Lower level Lentz Gallery
September 1, 2015 - January 30, 2016

Recent work by Gwen Westerman, 2014 Contemporary Indigeneity Exhibition Prize winner, features unique quilts and textiles alongside poetry inspired by personal connections to her Dakota family history. Dr. Westerman is a professor of English at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She co-authored MniSota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota, with Bruce White, which won a Minnesota Book Award and has published a collection of poetry written in Dakota and English entitled Follow the Blackbirds.

Poetry video

First Friday: Dec. 4, 5-7 p.m., with art activity 

Nov. 11-14 Artist in Residence: Westerman will create a piece in the lobby of the museum as part of the Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence Program. The hours she'll be working:

Nov 11: 1-4 p.m. | Nov. 12: 1-4 p.m.
Nov. 12: Poetry Reading, 7-8 p.m.
Nov. 14: Family Day art activity workshop, 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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