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Joslyn Art Museum


Joslyn Art Museum has been a premier center for the visual arts for over 80 years. With art from ancient times to the present, with an emphasis on 19th- and 20th-century European and American art and Art of the American West, there's something for everyone. Families can check out an Art Pack to take into the galleries . . . it will be your guide as you explore a theme of your choice, from architecture to Impressionism. The outdoor garden galleries, including the kid-friendly Discovery Garden, offer a welcome view of over 20 artworks in the fresh air. Young visitors will love the exhibitions of original art by children's book illustrators in the Mind's Eye Gallery. Major temporary special exhibitions are offered annually, along with concerts, lectures, events, classes, mobile and guided tours, and more. The Museum features a café and shop and is fully accessible. General admission to Joslyn is free to everyone during all public hours. Additional charge for some special exhibitions.

Hours and Price - General
  • Hours: Museum & Shop: Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun/10am-4pm; Thurs/10am-8pm Café: Tues-Sat/10:30 am coffee & breakfast pastries; 11 am-2 pm lunch; 2-3 pm beverages & desserts Sun/10:30 am–2 pm brunch
  • Price: General admission is free (paid ticketed admission for some exhibitions).
  • Season: Open year round (closed Mondays and major holidays)
Additional Details - Amenities
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    Drawings, watercolors, oil sketches, and pastels dating from the Middle Ages to the present day reveal the distinct hand and inspired touch of the most important artists from the past five centuries.

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    A retrospective exhibition of original art from Caldecott Medal-winning artist Brian Floca. See illustrations from more than twenty children’s books, including The Racecar Alphabet, Moonshot: The

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    Nov 26, 2017

    Vince Guaraldi. We all know the sound of this mastermind pianist and composer when we hear it. Join pianist Donovan Johnson and his quintet for a special afternoon of jazzy nostalgia as they recreate

  • Holiday Under Glass

    Dec 6, 2017

    Enjoy sounds of the season during Joslyn’s annual holiday concert series featuring area musical groups, now in its 23rd year. Seats fill quickly; if you plan to have lunch during the concert, consider

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