Upcoming Exhibitions

Up in the Air

Judith Mackey
Wings of Ezekiel, 2002, oil on canvas
gift of the Mark and Carol Moseman Collection of Agrarian Art

Up in the Air: Great Plains Weather

January 21–May 9, 2020

This exhibition explores how artists have chosen to depict the ever-changing weather on the Great Plains. These images of snow-covered landscapes, tumultuous storms, and cloud-filled skies contribute to our understanding of how dynamic weather events affect the landscape and people of the region.


Up in the Air

Charles W. Guildner
Morning Mounts, 2002, gelatin silver print
courtesy of the artist

Retrospective of Life’s Work: Charles W. Guildner

January 21–May 9, 2020

In 1990, Charles Guildner set out to photograph the landscape and people of the rural heartland. In the years since, Guildner has expertly recorded how the people of this region have maintained their traditional ways of life. This exhibition—a retrospective of Guildner’s 30-year photographic career—features examples from his Lives of Tradition series and from other projects.


Kirsten Furlong

Kirsten Furlong
Extinct Birds of the Great Plains: Carolina Parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis ludovicianus), 2019, ink, collage, colored pencil, and acrylic on paper
photograph courtesy of the artist

Over the Edge of the World—Kirsten Furlong: Elizabeth Rubendall Artist in Residence

March 6–June 27, 2020

Artist in Residence dates: March 17–21; June 2–6

The exhibition Over the Edge of the World by Kirsten Furlong explores the artist's interpretation of the natural history and current grassland ecology in the Great Plains and beyond through drawings, monotypes, and paintings. Bird species, past and present, insects, animals, and plants are depicted along with mark making inspired by the lines and textures of the prairie.