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: September 3, 2019 – January 7, 2020 Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. MONA: Gary E. Zaruba Library & Research Center December 3: Still Lives: A Novel … Continue reading “MONA’s Not Just A Book Club”
The days have gotten shorter and the leaves continue to change — all signs autumn is definitely here. But for animals, the beginning of fall means undertaking major lifestyle changes — in order to survive the winter.
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: September 3, 2019 – January 7, 2020 Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. MONA: Gary E. Zaruba Library & Research Center November 5: A Warrior of the … Continue reading “MONA’s Not Just A Book Club”
Do you have questions about insurance? The Nebraska Department of Insurance invites you to attend a listening session near you to get the answer.
Come out and explore the world of reptiles. Learn about these cool creatures and go exploring to observe them in their habitat. Live reptiles will be brought by Nebraska Wildlife Encounter Zoozeum so participants can get to know more about our scaly friends. Be sure to wear weather appropriate attire, including walking shoes.
October 1 – January 26, 2020 During the making process, multiple visual possibilities are resonating in the mind of an artist. Simultaneously, instinct and conscious thought compel the artist. Creating visual contrasts through juxtaposing use of color, shape, or texture opposites; scale variation; or dramatic light are an effective way to emphasis meaning and enhance … Continue reading “Compelled To Tell: Contrast”
October 1, 2019 – February 9, 2020 Threaded displays the depth and breadth of the quality of Nebraska-related fiber arts spanning over 100 years and includes quilts, sculptural hangings, wearables, weavings, and rugs, among other fiber based artworks. This exhibition is a survey of works selected from the MONA collection as well as those on … Continue reading “Threaded – Opens Today”
Michael James: Quilting Icon Wednesday, September 25 • 2:00 p.m. Michael James permanently changed perceptions about the purpose and language of quilt making. In 1973 he graduated with an MFA in painting and printmaking from the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York. However no longer feeling inspired by the process of painting, he moved … Continue reading “Collection Connection”
After a year of extreme flooding in Nebraska, how do we expect birds to cope, adapt or thrive? What are the predictions for Nebraska’s changing climate and how will birds in Nebraska respond to extreme droughts? Birds have already responded to the changing climate we are experiencing in Nebraska, so what can we learn from … Continue reading “Audubon Nebraska: Spreading Wings in a Changing World”
Join a staff member on a relaxing nature walk to see what plants are blooming along the trails. These walks will occur the third Wednesday of the month during the summer months.
Come search for monarch butterflies as they embark on their southward journey to Mexico. Learn all about their life cycle and how they are able to travel such a long way in the fall. Participate in the community science project, Monarch Watch, by helping carefully net butterflies to be tagged.
September 10, 2019 – April 26, 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 … Continue reading “Optical Chronicle IV – Opens Today”