Past Exhibitions

Rattling Home for Christmas

October 7, 2008 – January 11, 2009 — In 1941, Grant Reynard’s booklet Rattling Home for Christmas was published by the American Artists Group for their gift book line. This tiny volume of poetry for the unpretentious tells the tale of a homesick young art student’s return home to Grand Island, Nebraska, for Christmas. The story begins as Read More

Voices of American Farm Women

October 21 – November 30, 2008 — In the past, our views of farming and its influence on American life and culture have focused on the roles that men have played as farmers, while women’s contributions to agricultural production were largely ignored, perpetuating the stereotype of the “farmer’s wife.” The photographic exhibition Voices of American Farm Women presents a Read More

Postmaster Interactive Gallery

October 14, 2008 The purpose of the Postmaster Interactive Gallery is to engage and educate visitors about artwork at MONA by offering a variety of resources and activities that appeal to all ages. A new feature at the Museum of Nebraska Art, the space used as the postmaster’s office during the seven decades the building was Read More

A Treasury of Murals: Nebraska’s Post Office Legacy

June 17 –October 12, 2008 — Between 1938 and 1942, twelve Nebraska towns received special gifts − fine art murals made possible through the patronage of the Federal Government’s Department of Treasury, permanently on view in local post offices. All of Nebraska’s Treasury murals remain intact in their original locations: Albion, Auburn, Crawford, Geneva, Hebron, Minden, Read More

The Eyes Have It

April 25 – October 5, 2008 — A small group of portraits, selected by visitors to MONA in early 2008, form the inspiration for short written comments contributed by various individuals about the artworks. This unique exhibition features images of men, women, and children, old and young, in a variety of different styles and media. Paula Read More