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Joslyn Art Museum

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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.

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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)
Events
  • Virginia Beahan

    Apr 26, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

    In late 2002, Virginia Beahan and her husband moved her ailing 88-year-old mother into their home. Turning to her camera, Beahan’s photographs of her family are a compassionate document of an

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  • Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Exhibition

    Apr 26, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

    Wild Spaces, Open Seasons is the first major exhibition to explore American artists; fascination with hunters, fishermen, and the sporting life in paintings and sculptures from the 1820s through the

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  • 'Glorious Flights: Illustration Art of Alice and Martin Provensen' Exhibition

    Apr 29, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

    The Provensens made their mark as illustrators of such hugely popular books as The Color Kittens and A Child’s Garden of Verses. Known for their wit and contemporary design sense, their artwork

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  • Janet Biggs Exhibition

    Jun 3, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

    Janet Biggs creates videos, photographs, and performances that study the capacity of the human body to withstand intense physical demands. Her recent work has taken her to some of the most extreme

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  • 'Bijoux Parisiens: French Jewelry from the Petit Palais, Paris' Exhibition

    Jun 4, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

    Bijoux Parisiens explores the intersection of French fashion, art, and history through nearly 70 works of jewelry and over 100 original design paintings, fashion prints, and photographs.

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