A River of Hope

A River of Hope

March 2 – June 6, 2021 Then some day here come the cranes planing in from cloud or mist—sharp, lonely spears, awkwardly graceful. They reach for the land; they stalk the ploughed fields, not quite letting us near; not quite our own, not quite the world’s. William Stafford, American Poet “Watching Sandhill Cranes” As we Read More

Nebraska Now: Margaret Bohls, Italian Studies

Nebraska Now: Margaret Bohls, Italian Studies

On view through June 6, 2021 Based on an examination of historical ceramics produced on the Italian peninsula, Associate Professor of Art at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, artist Margaret Bohls shares her abiding interest in historical vessel forms and their social context. While both visual and sculptural, the vessels were conceived with a Read More

Susan Knight: Core Sampling Magic

Susan Knight: Core Sampling Magic

On view through May 2, 2021 Inspired by water’s physical and metaphysical powers to unite, circulate, and sustain, Omaha-based artist Susan Knight visually translates water issues into site-specific installations. Comprised of 80 components, Core Sampling Magic, is a colorful and whimsical installation, akin to a scientific discovery process, collecting data, and experimenting with how to Read More

Student Art Show

Student Art Show

April 27 – May 15, 2021 Organized and installed by area art teachers, the Student Art Show at MONA provides an opportunity to recognize the artistic talents of students from Kearney and surrounding county school districts. For four weeks each spring, the Museum is alive with the creativity of these budding artists ranging from kindergarten Read More