Upcoming Exhibitions

Charles Guildner

Charles W. Guildner, Haythorn Branding ’95, 1995, gelatin silver print, gift of the artist through the University of Nebraska Foundation. © Charles W. Guildner.

Charles W. Guildner: Selections from the Collection

First floor, Main & South Galleries

May 17–August 24, 2024

Charles W. Guildner’s black-and-white images document the farms, ranches, and small communities of the rural heartland. Featuring selections from the museum’s extensive collection of Guildner’s photographs, this exhibition highlights his Lives of Tradition series and includes many recent acquisitions.

tipi painting

Eddie “Gahi’gezhiNga” Encinas (Omaha Tribe of Nebraska), Home Sweet Home!?, 2021, ink, colored pencil, and gel pen on 1911 antique map, museum purchase through the generosity of BNSF Railway Foundation. © Eddie “Gahi’gezhiNga” Encinas. Used by permission.

Recent Acquisitions 2024

First floor, West Gallery

May 17–August 24, 2024

This exhibition brings together a selection of artworks that have been added to the Great Plains Art Museum’s collection in the past two years. Showcasing the diverse media and subject matter found in the permanent collection, Recent Acquisitions 2024 features a number of works that have never been displayed at the museum.