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January 2020

Yoga at MONA

January 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 4, 2020

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $40

YOGA AT MONA with Marsha Yeagley, RYT 500, 200, YACEP Yoga Alliance Certification Combine the unique energy of the visual arts with a physical and spiritual experience. For this progressive yoga, no previous experience is required and all levels are welcome. Participants must be able to move from standing to floor poses without difficulty. Practice basic yoga asana, pranayama, meditation, and relaxation. Marsha is also certified in Yoga for heart disease, meditation, and trained for strengthening bones through Yoga. Please…

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Collection Connection

January 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Free

Molly Anderson: On-Edge Felt Revival Wednesday: January 22 • 2:00 p.m. Four years ago fiber artist Molly Anderson, primarily known for her hand quilted textiles, was ready for an invigorating challenge in a new direction. The iconic on-edge felt mosaics in MONA’s permanent collection by Jean Louise Berg Thiessen (1876-1960) were a source of admiration and fascination for Anderson, ultimately becoming the inspirational catalyst to her need for change. Anderson will discuss the on-edge felt mosaic technique, and how she…

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Untutored Life Drawing

January 25 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on February 8, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on February 15, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on March 14, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on March 21, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on April 4, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on April 11, 2020 at 10:15 am

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $40

Untutored Life Drawing Class This untutored life drawing class offers access to experienced models in a relaxed atmosphere. No instruction is offered at these sessions, which are aimed at anyone wishing to develop his or her drawing skills. Poses are timed and moderated. Easels and drawing boards are provided. Participants bring their own paper and drawing supplies. Four Saturday Sessions Session 1: January 18, 25 Session 2: February 8, 15 Session 3: March 14, 21 Session 4: April 4, 11…

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Yoga at MONA

January 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 4, 2020

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $40

YOGA AT MONA with Marsha Yeagley, RYT 500, 200, YACEP Yoga Alliance Certification Combine the unique energy of the visual arts with a physical and spiritual experience. For this progressive yoga, no previous experience is required and all levels are welcome. Participants must be able to move from standing to floor poses without difficulty. Practice basic yoga asana, pranayama, meditation, and relaxation. Marsha is also certified in Yoga for heart disease, meditation, and trained for strengthening bones through Yoga. Please…

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February 2020

Cranes Taking Flight

February 4 - May 10
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Free

Cranes Taking Fight February 4 – May 10, 2020 In honor of the annual Sandhill Crane migration through Central Nebraska, the Museum of Nebraska Art showcases artworks that pay tribute to this natural phenomenon. From painting and sculpture to prints and photography, artists have been inspired to render striking imagery depicting the literal and spiritual significance of this recurring spectacle.

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MONA’s Not Just A Book Club

February 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Free

MONA’S Not Just A Book Club Avid readers whose interests lie in authors from Nebraska or reading about Nebraska or art are welcome, and may join at any time. 1st Tuesdays: January 7- May 5, 2020 Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. MONA: Gary E. Zaruba Library & Research Center February 4: Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America’s Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe by Rebecca Erbelding

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Yoga at MONA

February 4 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 4, 2020

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $40

YOGA AT MONA with Marsha Yeagley, RYT 500, 200, YACEP Yoga Alliance Certification Combine the unique energy of the visual arts with a physical and spiritual experience. For this progressive yoga, no previous experience is required and all levels are welcome. Participants must be able to move from standing to floor poses without difficulty. Practice basic yoga asana, pranayama, meditation, and relaxation. Marsha is also certified in Yoga for heart disease, meditation, and trained for strengthening bones through Yoga. Please…

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Untutored Life Drawing

February 8 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on February 8, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on February 15, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on March 14, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on March 21, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on April 4, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on April 11, 2020 at 10:15 am

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $40

Untutored Life Drawing Class This untutored life drawing class offers access to experienced models in a relaxed atmosphere. No instruction is offered at these sessions, which are aimed at anyone wishing to develop his or her drawing skills. Poses are timed and moderated. Easels and drawing boards are provided. Participants bring their own paper and drawing supplies. Four Saturday Sessions Session 1: January 18, 25 Session 2: February 8, 15 Session 3: March 14, 21 Session 4: April 4, 11…

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Untutored Life Drawing

February 15 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on February 8, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on February 15, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on March 14, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on March 21, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on April 4, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on April 11, 2020 at 10:15 am

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $40

Untutored Life Drawing Class This untutored life drawing class offers access to experienced models in a relaxed atmosphere. No instruction is offered at these sessions, which are aimed at anyone wishing to develop his or her drawing skills. Poses are timed and moderated. Easels and drawing boards are provided. Participants bring their own paper and drawing supplies. Four Saturday Sessions Session 1: January 18, 25 Session 2: February 8, 15 Session 3: March 14, 21 Session 4: April 4, 11…

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Collection Connection

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Free

Jennifer Homan: Nebraska's Boundless Skies Wednesday, February 26 • 2:00 p.m. Jennifer Homan's pure pastel pigments eulogize the spectacular power, scale and moods of Nebraska's boundless skies, and the land that's moored beneath them. The emotional force inspiring Homan's work is the beauty of the Nebraska landscape combined with the precipitating consequences of humankind’s presence. Her paintings are factual documentary records of interrupted horizons, or suffused spots of electric light, diminished by vast open spaces and the sweeping intensity of…

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Family Arts Festival

February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Free

Family Arts Festival MONA and Kearney Cultural Partners (KCP) invite you to attend the annual Family Arts Festival to experience art, dance, music, and more. At MONA participate in interactive educational art activities inspired by the MONA collection. Dance away to music and songs provided by the friendliest family band in Nebraska – The String Beans with two 30-minute performances at 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Saturday, February 29 • 1:00-4:00 p.m. FREE and open to the public!

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March 2020

MONA’s Not Just A Book Club

March 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Free

MONA’S Not Just A Book Club Avid readers whose interests lie in authors from Nebraska or reading about Nebraska or art are welcome, and may join at any time. 1st Tuesdays: January 7- May 5, 2020 Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. MONA: Gary E. Zaruba Library & Research Center March 3: Zoo Nebraska: The Dismantling of an American Dream by Carson Vaughan

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Untutored Life Drawing

March 14 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on February 8, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on February 15, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on March 14, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on March 21, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on April 4, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on April 11, 2020 at 10:15 am

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $40

Untutored Life Drawing Class This untutored life drawing class offers access to experienced models in a relaxed atmosphere. No instruction is offered at these sessions, which are aimed at anyone wishing to develop his or her drawing skills. Poses are timed and moderated. Easels and drawing boards are provided. Participants bring their own paper and drawing supplies. Four Saturday Sessions Session 1: January 18, 25 Session 2: February 8, 15 Session 3: March 14, 21 Session 4: April 4, 11…

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Untutored Life Drawing

March 21 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on February 8, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on February 15, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on March 14, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on March 21, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on April 4, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on April 11, 2020 at 10:15 am

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $40

Untutored Life Drawing Class This untutored life drawing class offers access to experienced models in a relaxed atmosphere. No instruction is offered at these sessions, which are aimed at anyone wishing to develop his or her drawing skills. Poses are timed and moderated. Easels and drawing boards are provided. Participants bring their own paper and drawing supplies. Four Saturday Sessions Session 1: January 18, 25 Session 2: February 8, 15 Session 3: March 14, 21 Session 4: April 4, 11…

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Collection Connection

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Free

Susan Hart: Building a History Wednesday, March 25 • 2:00 p.m. Susan Hart's richly textured paintings and collages read like visual rhythms, windows into ephemeral places, multiple layers hold reverberating chords, hidden echoes from past to the present. Using color, hand-painted papers, drawing, and painting tools, Hart extracts, contracts, and expands her thoughts, building connections, and making marks using her personal creative process. Process is the key, elusive hints, references, and fragmented images are presented in a dreamy format, deliberately…

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Kristine Allphin: Cold Wax Medium and Oil Painting Workshops

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$55 – $60

Kristine Allphin: Cold Wax Medium and Oil Painting Workshops Kristine Allphin is an established award-winning batik artist based in Hastings, Nebraska. Her large-scale prairie grass landscapes are complex, colorful and expressive. By incorporating traditional vat dying batik methods, with a non-traditional linear drawing technique, Allphin has developed a unique aesthetic style using a fine art language. Cold Wax Medium is a soft pliable substance made with natural beeswax, odorless mineral spirit and resin. The term "cold" refers to the fact…

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April 2020

Untutored Life Drawing

April 4 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on February 8, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on February 15, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on March 14, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on March 21, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on April 4, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on April 11, 2020 at 10:15 am

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $40

Untutored Life Drawing Class This untutored life drawing class offers access to experienced models in a relaxed atmosphere. No instruction is offered at these sessions, which are aimed at anyone wishing to develop his or her drawing skills. Poses are timed and moderated. Easels and drawing boards are provided. Participants bring their own paper and drawing supplies. Four Saturday Sessions Session 1: January 18, 25 Session 2: February 8, 15 Session 3: March 14, 21 Session 4: April 4, 11…

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Nebraska Now: Celeste Butler

April 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Free

Nebraska Now: Celeste Butler April 4 – July 5, 2020 Born and raised in Omaha, Celeste Butler is a self-taught fiber and textile artist, Quiltologist, and storyteller. Butler “breathes life back into broken, discarded, and devalued items” by creating quilts that incorporate hand-dyed processes and painting while using vintage fabrics, reclaimed clothing, and embellishments. The artist strives to “create conversation and teachable moments” through the socially-conscious and personal subjects she addresses within her works. Artist Talk & Reception: Saturday, April…

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Untutored Life Drawing

April 11 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on February 8, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on February 15, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on March 14, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on March 21, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on April 4, 2020 at 10:15 am

One event on April 11, 2020 at 10:15 am

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $40

Untutored Life Drawing Class This untutored life drawing class offers access to experienced models in a relaxed atmosphere. No instruction is offered at these sessions, which are aimed at anyone wishing to develop his or her drawing skills. Poses are timed and moderated. Easels and drawing boards are provided. Participants bring their own paper and drawing supplies. Four Saturday Sessions Session 1: January 18, 25 Session 2: February 8, 15 Session 3: March 14, 21 Session 4: April 4, 11…

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Spirit: A Celebration of Art in the Heartland

April 17 @ 10:00 am - April 19 @ 5:00 pm
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Join us for a weekend of Spirited events featuring the work of 63 of Nebraska’s finest artists! This celebration offers the Sneak Peek Party, Gala Dinner and Art Auction, and Good Morning MONA, all truly unique opportunities to come together to celebrate the art of Nebraska in a very special way! The exhibition opens March 3, 2020 and continues until the culminating events on April 17, 18, and 19, 2020. Contact the Museum for ticketing information

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Optical Chronicle IV – Closes Today

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Free

Optical Chronicle IV August 20, 2019 – April 19, 2020 Author Henry M. Sayre in his book A World of Art discusses the various roles of the artist in society. He identifies four roles; the fourth is how artists make functional objects and structure more pleasurable and elevate them or imbue them with meaning. These identified roles provide viewers with a touchstone through which they can then begin to interpret the work. This exhibition is the fourth and last in…

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Collection Connection

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Free

Carolyn Ducey, PhD: Reach into Your Mind: African American Quiltmakers of the International Quilt Museum Wednesday: April 22 • 2:00 p.m. The International Quilt Museum (IQM) collection includes a stellar group of quilts made by artists such as Faith Ringgold, Nora Ezell, Yvonne Wells, and Michael Cummings. These artists express personal histories as well as larger social concerns, incorporating unusual materials, quilting designs and compositions, each with a unique message. Carolyn Ducey, PhD, IQM Curator of Collections, will discuss work…

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May 2020

MONA’s Not Just A Book Club

May 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Free

MONA’S Not Just A Book Club Avid readers whose interests lie in authors from Nebraska or reading about Nebraska or art are welcome, and may join at any time. 1st Tuesdays: January 7- May 5, 2020 Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. MONA: Gary E. Zaruba Library & Research Center May 5: Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood

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