Past Exhibitions

RSVP/MONA: Contemporary Art Invitational

May 17 – August 31, 2008 — In its third installment, RSVP/MONA: Contemporary Art Invitational, on viewat the Museum of Nebraska Art, once again brings together both diverse and engaging artwork created by accomplished artists at various stages in their careers. First conceived as an invitational exhibition of Nebraska-based artists, this year’s RSVP/MONA now looks toward Read More

Nebraska Now: Lisa Bang Hoffman

April 19 – July 20, 2008 — In her first exhibition at the Museum of Nebraska Art, Lincoln artist Lisa Bang Hoffmantouches on the universal through the commonplace − photographs of her family. By focusing on her three children (and occasionally her husband and self), Hoffman’s black and white and sepia-like toned prints break past the Read More

Recent Acquisitions

April 15 – June 8, 2008 — Since the beginning of 2005, the Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) has added over 250 realist, abstract, and semi-abstract artworks to its collection including paintings, sculpture, prints, photographs, and fiber. These works span the four time periods of Nebraska art: Artist Explorers, Early Nebraskans, Modern Artists, and Artists of Today. Read More

Student Art Show

April 8 – May 4, 2008 — During four weeks in spring, the Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) is bursting with artwork created by the next generation of artists. Budding artists in the Kearney Public Schools, Kearney Catholic High School, and the school districts in Buffalo County and Kearney County show their work, selected by their art Read More

20th Century Nebraska Printmakers

January 8 – March 12, 2008 A large survey of etchings, lithographs, woodcuts, and other print forms, selected from the Museum of Nebraska Art’s collection, is exhibited with several borrowed works to highlight a century of printmaking in Nebraska. Favorite and notable artists from the collection include John Falter, Karen Kunc, Turner McGehee, and Rudy Read More

Joel Sartore Photographs: On the Land

January 15 – March 9, 2008 As a National Geographic contributing photographer, Joel Sartore has traveled the world. His experiences with the internationally-renowned magazine have ranged from crossing the Alaskan wilderness to traipsing into the Amazon rainforest to walking the Nebraska Plains where he grew up. On the Land, comprised of photographs primarily taken from 2003 Read More