For 60 years, Sheldon Museum of Art has provided a venue for students, faculty and staff, alumni, and visitors to engage with art and one another. As an academic art museum, Sheldon schedules its exhibitions to coincide with the academic calendar.
Exhibited in conjunction with X: A Decade of Collecting, this group of prints, drawings, and photographs is a representative selection of the 1,517 works on paper that entered the collection from 2012 through 2022. More info
Room in New York, one of the museum’s most esteemed paintings, is presented alongside works that contextualize Edward Hopper’s history and role among the early twentieth-century artists who shaped modern American art. More info
Reopening August 18 — This exhibition celebrates the unprecedented gift of more than ninety works donated by fifty American photographers to honor the writer Barry Lopez, best known for Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape, which received the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 1986. More info
The museum is closed through August 17 for building upgrades. Instead, you can explore outdoor sculptures from Sheldon’s collection that are displayed year-round across the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s City and East Campuses. Use this map to create your own self-guided tour. More info
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