Past Exhibitions

2014

Bodmer expedition

The Maximilian-Bodmer Expedition: Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-1834

January 2 - February 23, 2014

Jess Benjamin

Dry Times:
Ceramics by Jess Benjamin

March 14 - May 18, 2014




Student show

LPS Visual Arts Mentoring Program

April 11 - 30, 2014

Contemporary Indigeneity

Contemporary Indigeneity: The New Art of the Great Plains

June 1 - July 27



Cinematic Framing of the West

Works from the permanent collection

Narrow All Horizons

Narrow All Horizons

August 1 - December 21


2013

Michael Forsberg

The Great Plains:
America’s Lingering Wild

January 4 - March 30, 2013

Vic Donahue

Spurs & Spitfire:
Humor of the American West

March 2013 - March 2014



Student show

LPS Visual Arts Mentoring Program, OPS Native American Indian Education Program

April 5 - 21, 2013

Molly Murphy Adams

Molly Murphy Adams

April 23 - May 3, 2013, exhibit extended until June 15



David Sebberson

Glimpsed Space;
Forgotten Place

August 2 - September 22

Randy Waln

The Degeneration of the Family Farm

September 30 - December 15, 2013


2012

Transported with Wonder

Transported with Wonder

Jan. 3 - March 25

Jonathan Goodding

Marking the Prairie Sublime: Paintings and Prints by Jonathan Goodding

Jan. 3 - March 25



Modern Traditions

Modern Traditions: Seeing with New Eyes

Jan. 5 - April 22

LPS show

LPS Visual Mentoring Program and Kaneko

Jan. 5 - April 22



Sioux Nation Conflict

Confrontations and Concilatory Acts: Art & Artifacts of United States and Sioux Nation Conflict

March 2012 - March 2013

Anne Peyton

Longed for Still: The Avian Art of Anne Peyton

April 24 - May 27



Contemporary Indigeneity

Contemporary Indigeneity: The New Art of the Great Plains

June 1 - July 29

Open Richness

Open Richness

Aug. 3 - Sept. 23



Michael Farrell

Westward Bound: Big Color

Oct. 10 - Dec. 9

Landscape photographs by Michael Farrell


2011

Ceremonial Dancing

Ceremonial Dancing and Collaborative Spirits: Modern Native American Art

Jan. 3 - March 27

Hulleah Tsinahjinnie

Double Vision: New Works by Hulleah Tsinahjinnie

Jan. 3 - April 14



LPS student show

Lincoln Public Schools Visual Arts Mentoring Program

April

Paper Plains

Paper Plains: The Cast Paper Sculpture of Allen and Patty Eckman

March 2012-March 2013



Portraits of the Prairie

Portraits of the Prairie - The Land that Inspired Willa Cather

April

Christliebs

Amassing Artists: The Collecting Compulsions of the Christliebs

August 2010 - December 2011



Passing America

Passing America:
The Great Plains

Oct. 8 - Dec. 11


2010

Arthur Short Bull

Places and Narratives: Watercolors of Arthur Short Bull

Jan. 5 - March 28

Photo Essay

Searching for the Real Nebraska: A Photo Essay on the Great Recession (Part 2)

Jan. 5 - Feb. 28

With the College of Journalism and Mass Communications



Czech Memories

Czech memories, Ethnicity and History Preserved in the Built Environment

March 5 - April 4

In combination with the Center's 2010 Great Plains Symposium

Curator's choice

Curator's Choice -- Celebrating the Museum's 30 years

June 11 - Aug. 29

The best from the permanent collection



American Plains Artists

American Plains Artists

Sept. 3 - Nov. 28

Juried exhibit

LPS show

Lincoln Public Schools Visual Arts Mentoring Program

2010



Artist in Residence

Pastoral Paintings: Landscapes and Still Lifes by Wendy Hall

2010

Artist-in-Residence program


2009

Darwin's Legacy

Celebrating Darwin's Legacy: Evolution in the Galapagos Islands and the Great Plains

Feb. 12 - March 29

Guest curated by Paul Johnsgard

Gail Sundell

Gail Sundell: Spirit in Stone

April 21 - May 31

Artist-in-Residence Program



LPS student show

Lincoln Public Schools Visual Arts Mentoring Program

2009

Plains Beadwork

The History and Artistry of Plains Beadwork

Summer 2009



IMPACT Nebraska

IMPACT Nebraska

Sept. 4 - Nov. 1

Juried group of artists

People of the Plains

People of the Plains

Nov. 6 - Dec. 13

Photography of John Evasco



Photo Essay

Searching for the Real Nebraska: A Photo Essay on the Great Recession (Part 1)

Jan. 5 - Feb. 28

With the College of Journalism and Mass Communications