Past Exhibitions

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

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