Author: Gina Garden

Kindred

Kindred

September 7 – October 14, 2021 Kindred is a group exhibition featuring current and former faculty, students, and alumni from the Art and Design department at the University of Nebraska-Kearney (UNK).

Nebraska Marvels

Nebraska Marvels

From the ancient Greek and Roman frescoes (1700BCE) to the 19th Century landscapes of the Hudson River School, the theme of place has had a long history in art. This exhibition examines place as it appears in art from Nebraska. The specific locations, natural elements, and way of life are all defining features explored by Read More

Selections from the 2021 Nebraska Biennial

Selections from the 2021 Nebraska Biennial

August 17 – October 17, 2021 Drawn from the 2021 Nebraska Artist Biennial organized by Gallery 1516 in Omaha, Nebraska, this exhibition showcases the wide range of subjects, styles, and media explored by contemporary artists with connections to Nebraska. This array of artwork offers diverse perspectives embodied by each artist. The 2021 Nebraska Artist Biennial Read More

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

Visiting MONA

Visiting MONA

Masks are required for all visitors in all areas within the Museum regardless of vaccination status. Beginning August 10, 2021 the Museum will follow the Buffalo County Risk dial with the following considerations. • Green – Masks are not required • Yellow – Masks are strongly encouraged • Orange – Masks are requiredRed – Masks Read More

Wright Morris: A House, A Car, A Room

Wright Morris: A House, A Car, A Room

Through his photographs and writings, Wright Morris – one of America’s most admired novelists, captured the tone and tenor of America’s heartland in the mid-20th century. This exhibition is a selection of Morris’s most beloved photographs, many from his books, The Home Place and The Inhabitants, that display a deep regard for the land and Read More

At Large

At Large

Since the 19th century, artists have used scale to impress and dominate. At Large is a selection of artwork from MONA’s Permanent Collection, highlighting the powerful presence of big, bold works in a variety of mediums. While mostly abstract and geometric, the artists use of size, color and shape is deliberate intending to create a 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

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