Past Exhibitions

2014

Bodmer expedition

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

January 2 - February 23, 2014

Drawings, paintings and prints from the expedition

Jess Benjamin

Dry Times:
Ceramics by Jess Benjamin

March 14 - May 18, 2014

With "Drought Interpretations" - curated by Elizabeth Ingraham





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

Part of a recurring juried exhibition of Native American art


2013

Michael Forsberg

The Great Plains:
America’s Lingering Wild

January 4 - March 30, 2013

Photographs by Michael Forsberg

Vic Donahue

Spurs & Spitfire:
Humor of the American West

March 2013 - March 2014

From the Great Plains Art Museum collection.



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

Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence Molly Murphy Adams, beadwork



David Sebberson

Glimpsed Space;
Forgotten Place

August 2 - September 22

Sebberson's art focuses on the relationship between the environment and cultures that have inhabited it, and the implications of these relationships.

Randy Waln

The Degeneration of the Family Farm

September 30 - December 15, 2013

The move away from farming of successive generations and the decay of the family farmstead


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

Part of a recurring juried exhibition of Native American art

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

Paper sculpture, Artist-in-Residence program



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

Items from the collection



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