POST MIDWAY: Stamps and Mail Artifacts by Chuck Welch

POST MIDWAY: Stamps and Mail Artifacts by Chuck Welch

Kearney, Nebraska native Chuck Welch, aka CrackerJack Kid, remembers the daily anticipation of going to the mail box for the surprises it would contain. In the 1970s, Welch became interested in Mail Art (an art movement based on sending small-scale works through the postal service) after seeing an exhibition at Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Read More

Student Art Show

Student Art Show

April 17 – May 13, 2018 Budding artists from Kearney and surrounding school districts in central Nebraska are featured during four weeks in the spring when the Museum of Nebraska Art is sparkling with the creativity of young student artists ranging from kindergarten to high school seniors. Each week a selection of art from different Read More

Sculpture Garden Series:  Ferguson, Friedman, Kaneko

Sculpture Garden Series: Ferguson, Friedman, Kaneko

On view through September 16, 2018 Artwork by three of Nebraska’s most prominent sculptors, Catherine Ferguson, Charley Friedman, and Jun Kaneko, are featured in the MONA Hillegass Sculpture Garden. At the entrance, viewers are greeted by a ceramic, larger-than-life, black and white ‘head’ sculpture by world-renowned ceramicist and Omaha-based artist, Jun Kaneko. This work is Read More