Joslyn Art Museum is one of the premier art museums. It is located in Omaha and it opened in 1931. Indeed, it is Nebraska’s most distinguished as well as largest art museum. The striking feature about the building is its Art Deco architecture. It is done up with 38 marbles from seven countries. Besides art galleries, Joslyn Art Museum also features a fountain court, a 1,000-seat concert hall, education technology gallery, lecture hall, library and a gift shop.
Attractions of the Joslyn Art Museum
The characteristic features of the museum are its main attractions. These are:
- Encyclopedic collection of work from antiquity to the present. It depicts 19th- and 20th-century European and American art by El.
- Greco, Edgar Degas, Lorenzo di Credi, and Claude Monet. There is a collection of exquisite work of American masters such as Grant Wood, Jackson Pollock and Dale Chihuly.
- Collection of the American West Art, which is known worldwide for its collection of Karl Bodmer’s watercolors and prints—a Swiss artist.
Activities and Events at the Museum
The varied activities and events of the Joslyn Art Museum includes:
Events: Joslyn Art Museum offers a variety of exhibition-related events for visitors of all age group sharing different interests.
Music: Joslyn Art Museum presents a variety of concerts throughout the year that ranges from jazz to blues (folksong) to holiday fare.
Lectures and Gallery talks: There are lectures and gallery talks related to permanent collection, special exhibitions and other recent topics.
Different Classes: There are art camps, drop-in classes, weekend and evening series, art school for students as well as for adults too.
Tours: You can organize a memorable adult group visit, a school trip, join a general public tour or simply enjoy ‘Seniors Third Thursday Art Encounters’.
Scott Edtech Gallery: There is a provision to enjoy art by exploring the computers, watching a video, reading a book or playing a game.