March 10 – June 21, 2015 — Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) was the first artist to travel what was to become the historic Oregon Trail, the first to depict the landmark Chimney Rock, and the first to witness one of the annual Rendezvous of mountain men, trappers, and their Indian allies.
April 7 – July 19, 2015 — On his family farm outside of North Platte, Nebraska, Emery Blagdon created a remarkable work known as the “Healing Machine.” Beginning in the late 1950s and continuing until his death in 1986, Blagdon artfully composed the wondrous “Machine” using bits of wire, beads, foil, paper, and other everyday materials
October 11, 2014 – East Gallery closing March 29, 2015 Southwest & Southeast Galleries closing March 15, 2015 — At its simplest, paper is an ordinary, everyday item that is a part of most of our lives. Yet when it is found in the hands of an artist and is purposefully manipulated
January 10 – April 5, 2015 — Kearney artist Jeni Homan creates soft and insightful vistas of the Nebraska landscape using the pastel medium. The artist’s small- to large-scale paintings are documents of a quickly fleeting “non-interrupted” landscape that, over time, is continually altered by societal growth.