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Joslyn Art Museum  Presenting art and artful experiences for visitors since 1931. Open Tues-Sun, FREE general admission.

Prepping for #Maha10 in the studio today for this weekend! Come visit us in the @mahafestival Community Village.
So many diamonds…. ♦️🔷🔶♦️🔷🔶♦️🔷🔶
#joslynartmuseum #createjoslyn #omaha #community

Wake up with us tomorrow morning! Garden Yoga is on Sunday mornings in August and September @ 10:30 am in the Museum’s Peter Kiewit Foundation Sculpture Garden. These hour-long yoga sessions led by instructors from @doyoganow  are beginner-friendly and open to all with a $5 suggested donation. #joslynartmuseum #gardenyoga #namaste #yoga

Happy #internationalcatday! Konstantin Makovsky's "Russian Beauty with Cat" (1865) is a favorite of many who visit the Museum. These two #beauties can be found in Gallery 4. #joslynartmuseum

A study of dramatic beauty and unexpected tranquility in an undistinguished urban landscape, "Sunset, West Twenty-third Street" (1906) displays John Sloan's ability early in his career to transform a utilitarian setting into a more sublime vista. Although it could easily be understood as an image of an anonymous woman distracted from her laundry, the figure represented is the artist's wife, Dolly, on the rooftop of the building that housed his studio. Sloan was born #onthisday in 1871 and was a leading member of the Ashcan School. This painting is part of the Museum’s permanent collection, a 25th Anniversary purchase, and is currently on view in Gallery 9.
#joslynartmuseum #johnsloan #sunset

Happy birthday to Edgar Degas, who was born #onthisday in 1834! Degas began his career as a painter of historical scenes but then shifted his interest to contemporary life in Paris, especially that of the theatre and the street café. Best known as a painter, Degas worked with photography and printmaking as well as with sculpture, and there was arguably no more influential artist in the nineteenth century. His sculpture, "Little Dancer," is a Museum visitor favorite and can be found on view in Gallery 5.
#edgardegas #joslynartmuseum #degas #dancer

Happy #WorldEmojiDay to all! Did you know that Joslyn has its very own Emoji Scavenger Hunt? Use the emojis as clues to find the artworks in the Museum. 🏛 Can you figure this one out? 🐅😢⛲🕯️ Check it out at the current link in our bio or you can pick it up on your next visit to the Museum in the EdTech Gallery.

And show us your emoji skills! Snap a pic of an artwork and caption it with #emojis and #joslynartmuseum 📷😁 #createjoslyn

Getting ready for #Brilliant tonight! Join us for the Museum's drag show and dance party from 7-11 pm. Tix available at the door: $10 Joslyn Members; $20 General Public #joslynartmuseum #britishtreasures #dragshow #danceparty

Lords and ladies, wigs and crowns, pomp and pageantry — all at Joslyn this Friday night. From 7-11 pm, the Museum transforms fine art into fabulous camp with a royal drag show and dance party celebrating the special exhibition “Treasures of British Art 1400-2000: The Berger Collection.” 👑💂 🇬🇧 🎵 🇬🇧 🎩 🍸👑 More info at link in bio. 21+ event.
#britishart #britishtreasures #drag #lordsandladies #danceparty #brilliant
Image: Sir Claude Francis Barry (1883–1970), Victory Celebrations (detail), 1919, oil on canvas, 63 x 69 in., Lent by the Berger Collection Educational Trust, TL-24828. Reproduced by kind permission of Amyl Holdings SA, owners of the worldwide copyright to the works of Sir Claude Francis Barry, Bart. 1883 – 1970

Happy Independence Day everyone! Please note that the Museum is closed today in observance of the holiday. 🎆🇺🇸 #happy4th #independenceday

Be sure to stop by Joslyn's table at #heartlandpride fest today! #joslynartmuseum

A sunny sculpture for a sunny day in the Museum's gardens. “Yellow Ascending” is an outstanding example of George Sugarman's ability to translate his love of movement, color, and structure into a monumental metal sculpture. The piece is 30 feet tall and weighs 16,000 pounds and can be found in the Discovery Garden.

#sculpturegarden #joslynartmuseum #yellow #sculpture #sunny

Flemish artist Anthony van Dyck, court painter to Charles I, portrayed his subjects with the elegance and virtuosity of Italian Renaissance painters, providing prestige and distinction to court culture of the period. In this work, the widowed Lady Dacre holds a double-headed rose that signifies both lost and future love in the fading and blooming blossoms.

One of fifty #masterworks in the current exhibition “Treasures of British Art 1400–2000: The Berger Collection,” #nowonview through September 9. IMAGE: Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599–1641), “Dorothy, Lady Dacre” (detail), ca. 1633, oil on canvas, 50 x 40 in., Promised Gift of the Berger Collection Educational Trust, TL-18887 #britishtreasures #portrait #lordsandladies #joslynartmuseum

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