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The University of Nebraska is a land-grant institution with campuses and programs on the past, present, and future homelands of the Pawnee, Ponca, Otoe-Missouria, Omaha, Dakota, Lakota, Kaw, Cheyenne, and Arapaho Peoples, as well as those of the relocated Ho-Chunk, Sac and Fox, and Iowa Peoples.

Contemporary Indigeneity

Contemporary Indigeneity 2022

April 1–Aug. 20, 2022

The Great Plains Art Museum has revived its biennial juried exhibition, “Contemporary Indigeneity.” The fourth iteration of this group show will feature work by 28 artists from across the Great Plains who address the contemporary Native American experience in the region.

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Star Body, Star Breath

Sarah Rowe, Elizabeth Rubendall Artist in Residence

Lower-level gallery
March 4–August 6, 2022

Star Body, Star Breath features new and recent work by Sarah Rowe, the museum’s 2022 Elizabeth Rubendall Artist in Residence. Rowe is an Omaha-based multimedia artist of Lakota and Ponca descent whose work opens cross-cultural dialogues by utilizing methods of painting, casting, fiber arts, performance, and Native American ceremony in unconventional ways. Her work is participatory, a call to action, and re-imagines traditional Native American symbology to fit the narrative of today’s global landscape.

Visit the artist during her residency at the museum from April 5–16.

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Above: Sarah Rowe, The Song is Already There, 2022, mixed media on canvas, 60 x 48 inches, on loan courtesy of the artist

Banner: Sarah Rowe, Gentleness is a Strength, 2022, mixed media on canvas, 36 x 72 inches, on loan courtesy of the artist



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