Past Exhibitions

NEBRASKA: Its Land, Its People

NEBRASKA: Its Land, Its People

The year 2017 marks Nebraska’s 150th anniversary of statehood. The Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) is uniquely positioned to observe this milestone, since MONA’s mission is to showcase the art and cultural history of the state. The Museum is proud to feature, through a series of exhibitions, its permanent collection in a visual festival of Read More

MONA Selects: Recently Acquired Works

MONA Selects: Recently Acquired Works

January 16 – February 25, 2018 Over the last four years, the Museum of Nebraska Art has added over 300 artworks to its permanent collection including representational and non-representational paintings, sculpture, photography, prints, and other media. While highlighting works new to the collection, this selection also recognizes the importance of donors and artists in expanding Read More

NEBRASKA: The Natural World

NEBRASKA: The Natural World

The year 2017 marks Nebraska’s 150th anniversary of statehood. The Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) is uniquely positioned to observe this milestone, since MONA’s mission is to showcase the art and cultural history of the state. The Museum is proud to feature, through a series of exhibitions, its permanent collection in a visual festival of Read More

Nebraska Now: Mallory Wetherell, Ceramics

Nebraska Now: Mallory Wetherell, Ceramics

July 8 – October 1, 2017 South Carolina native and University of Nebraska at Kearney Assistant Professor of Art Mallory Wetherell unflinchingly uses her body as subject in her most recent drawings and ceramics. Wetherell’s work compels viewers to consider the female form: wives, mothers, sisters, friends, companions, or self in light of contemporary societal Read More

Nebraska Now: Sarah Rowe, Installation

Nebraska Now: Sarah Rowe, Installation

October 7, 2017 – January 7, 2018 Omaha artist Sarah Rowe “addresses issues of self-identity and exploitation of natural resources” within her artwork. By merging paintings, castings, fiber, sculpture, and performance along with Native American ritual, Rowe, of Lakota and Ponca descent, opens “meaningful cross cultural dialogues” with her large-scale installations. Artist Talk and Reception: Read More