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

    Aug 19, 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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  • Janet Biggs Exhibition

    Aug 19, 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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  • 'Glorious Flights: Illustration Art of Alice and Martin Provensen' Exhibition

    Aug 20, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

    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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  • GLOW in the Garden

    Sep 8, 2017

    Sip, socialize and welcome in autumn at a masquerade under the stars. Enjoy a cash bar, food trucks, music and yard games and delicious bites in the illuminated surroundings of the Museum’s sculpture

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  • Marks of Genius: 100 Extraordinary Drawings from the Minneapolis Institute of Art

    Oct 7, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

    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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  • Svenja Deininger Exhibition

    Oct 8, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

    Svenja Deininger’s elegant, intimate canvases offer a unique brand of cool abstraction. Through an arduous process that involves repetitive coating, scraping, varnishing, and stripping, Deininger

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  • Travels with Brian Floca

    Oct 14, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

    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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