Joslyn Art Museum

2200 Dodge St.
Omaha, NE 68102- Map It
(402) 342-3300

AAA Editor Notes

Joslyn Art Museum is at 2200 Dodge St. The marble Art Deco building houses permanent collections of fine art, with an emphasis on 19th- and 20th-century European and American art. The museum's collections also include works from ancient Greece, Italy and Egypt; American art from the Colonial to the present era; and European art of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Of particular interest are the Karl Bodmer watercolors and prints documenting the Maximilian-Bodmer Expedition to the upper Missouri River 1832-34. Artists and sculptors represented in the various collections include Thomas Hart Benton, Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, Eugène Delacroix, Robert Henri, Winslow Homer, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, Jackson Pollock, Frederic Remington, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rembrandt van Rijn and Grant Wood. An outdoor sculpture garden and a Discovery Garden for children are also part of the complex. Lectures, classes, gallery talks, tours and concerts are offered. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
Free. Additional fees may be charged for special exhibitions; phone ahead for details.
Hours: Museum Tues.-Sun. 10-4 (also Thurs. 4-8), Sun. noon-4. Hours may be extended for special exhibits. Guided 1-hour tours are offered Wed. and Sun. at 1, Sat. at 10:30. Sculpture garden daily 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Closed major holidays.