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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
  • Pattern and Purpose: American Quilts from Shelburne Museum

    Dec 13, 2018 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

    Pattern and Purpose brings together 34 masterpieces made between the first decades of the 1800s and the turn of the 21st century. These familiar objects carry the unique hand of their maker as clearly

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  • Some Illustrator! Pictures by Melissa Sweet

    Dec 13, 2018 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

    Melissa Sweet has illustrated over 100 books as well as many toys, puzzles, and games. She garnered Caldecott Honors for Jen Bryant’s A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams and The

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  • The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West

    Dec 13, 2018 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

    Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the “Meeting of the Rails” at Promontory Summit, Utah in 1869 through photographs and stereographs of Andrew Joseph Russell and Alfred A. Hart.

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  • Holiday Under Glass at Joslyn Art Museum

    Dec 14, 2018

    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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