2013 MONA Exhibitions
(Exhibitions and dates are subject to change)
Last updated January 3, 2014
- Days Gone By
- July 23, 2013 – April 20, 2014
- Childhood and its memories recall thoughts and feelings that young and
old alike all have. Games and fun remind everyone of childhood. Days Gone By
includes selections from the Museum of Nebraska Art’s collection that take you back to
these “days gone by”.
- Treasures In: Fiber
- January 24 – April 20, 2014
- The first major group-show in the United States to promote work in
fiber as “high art” was a 1964 exhibition called Wall Hangings at the Museum
of Modern Art in New York City. Nebraska artist Sheila Hicks
participated in that show.
This exhibition focuses on the diverse ways artists, including Hicks, have explored the
tactile sensuality of fiber in two and three dimensions.
- Cranes: Taking Flight
- February 18 – May 11, 2014
- Central Nebraska plays host to the Sandhill cranes each spring as the
birds migrate from their winter habitat to their summer one. In tribute to this amazing
natural phenomenon, the Museum of Nebraska Art presents 19th to 21st century art that
shows how various artists depict and are inspired by these magnificent birds.
- Student Art Show
- April 15 – May 11, 2014
- From kindergarteners to high school seniors, MONA is alive with the
creativity of budding artists from central Nebraska school districts. Each week a
different selection is on view featuring various age levels and schools.
- Treasures In: Wood
- April 25 – July 20, 2014
- Our association with wood as a source of artistic inspiration
and a medium of expression is immeasurable. Through myth we think of trees as our
“guardians of memory” and of wood as a renewable organic living material.
Wood embodies the relationship between human design and natural form. This exhibition
explores the range of techniques and outcomes made possible by the flexibility,
identity, and beauty of wood.