Great Plains Art Museum

Established: 1981
Physical Location/Address: 1155 Q Street
County: NE
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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Organization’s Phone: (402) 427-6220
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Special events or exhibits relating to Nebraska’s 150: Bridges, Sharing Our Past to Enrich the Future on view JAN 6 – MARCH 25, 2017; additional exhibition to be announced for Fall 2017
Description: The Great Plains Art Museum in downtown Lincoln, NE exhibits art that interprets the history, culture, environment, and creative spirit of the Great Plains of North America. Changing exhibitions feature contemporary artists as well as work from the Museum’s permanent collection including art of the American West and Native American art consisting of bronze sculptures, paintings and drawings, other works on paper, and photographs.

Key artists in the collection include Albert Bierstadt, William de la Montagne Cary, William Henry Jackson, Frederic Remington, Charles M. Russell, Keith Jacobshagen, and Juane Quick-to-See Smith.