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Cocktails with Curators — An Online Event

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 5:30pm

Join us for another installment of our museum-from-home series that pairs cocktails and art. You'll be guided through crafting a signature drink inspired by the Edward Hopper painting Room in New York. After that, Wally Mason, Sheldon's director and chief curator, and Toby Jurovics, founding director of the Barry Lopez Foundation for Art & Environment in Santa Fe, NM, will discuss the work and the exhibition that currently features it, Sheldon Treasures.

RSVP to Laurel Ybarra at laurel.ybarra@unl.edu to reserve your place and to receive the Zoom link and ingredient list for the signature cocktail.

About Toby Jurovics

Toby Jurovics is founding director of the Barry Lopez Foundation for Art & Environment in Santa Fe, NM. He was chief curator and curator of American Western art at Joslyn Art Museum from 2011 to 2020; prior to this, he was a curator of photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Princeton University Art Museum. An expert on nineteenth and twentieth century American landscape photography, he has curated over fifty monographic and group exhibitions of photography, painting, works on paper, and new media, and published on Thomas Joshua Cooper; Steve Fitch; John Gossage; Timothy H. O'Sullivan; and the New Topographics. Mr. Jurovics holds a BA in art history and English from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and an MA in art history from the University of Delaware.


Edward Hopper
Nyack, NY 1882–New York, NY 1967
Room in New York
Oil on canvas, 1932
29 × 36 5/8 inches
Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Anna R. and Frank M. Hall Charitable Trust, H–166.1936