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Museum of Nebraska Art

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2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States

October 2019

Collection Connection

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Free

Dr. Doyle Howitt: Wood Wizard Wednesday, October 23 • 2:00 p.m. Self-taught artist Doyle Howitt felt a connection with the energy and beauty of natural wood from an early age. His expert wood turning skills are a labor of love, working with brilliantly colored exotic wood in this manner is a process that involves years to complete one piece. After the initial turning on the lathe, recently cut green wood can take up to three years to dry out before…

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Untutored Life Drawing

October 26 @ 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$24 – $30

Untutored Life Drawing 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. Saturday's: October 19 & 26 Time: 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Age: 18+ Cost: $24 for two-class session (MONA members), $30 (non-members) Register by: each prior…

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Spotlight On: Leonard Thiessen – Closes Today

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Spotlight On: Leonard Thiessen July 26 – October 27, 2019 Leonard Thiessen, most remembered as an art critic for the Omaha World-Herald and the first director of the Nebraska Arts Council, left a lasting impact on Nebraska’s art scene. Spotlight On: Leonard Thiessen showcases many of his seldom-seen works in MONA’s collection. From paintings to prints, drawings to experimental artistic musings, the Museum of Nebraska Art has over 100 pieces by the artist in addition to an extensive archive of…

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Yoga at MONA

October 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
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Every Tuesday through November 12
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $30

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 in strengthening bones through yoga. Please…

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November 2019

MONA’s Not Just A Book Club

November 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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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 People: How Susan La Flesche Overcame Racial and Gender Inequality to Become America’s First Indian Doctor by Joe Starita

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Yoga at MONA

November 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
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Every Tuesday through November 12
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $30

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 in strengthening bones through yoga. Please…

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Untutored Life Drawing

November 9 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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Saturday's through November 16
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$24 – $30

Untutored Life Drawing 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. Saturday's: November 9 & 16 Time: 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Age: 18+ Cost: $24 for two-class session (MONA members), $30 (non-members) Register by: each prior…

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Yoga at MONA

November 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
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Every Tuesday through November 12
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $30

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 in strengthening bones through yoga. Please…

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Untutored Life Drawing

November 16 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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Saturday's through November 16
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$24 – $30

Untutored Life Drawing 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. Saturday's: November 9 & 16 Time: 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Age: 18+ Cost: $24 for two-class session (MONA members), $30 (non-members) Register by: each prior…

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Collection Connection

November 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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David Wells: Christmas in Wartime Wednesday, November 20 • 2:00 p.m. The holiday season during wartime has weathered many changes as a direct result of the pressures of war. This program explores how Thanksgiving and Christmas traditions have evolved through the American Revolutionary War, American Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, into the familiar rituals we know today. Independent historian David Wells attended Northeast Community College, the University of Nebraska –…

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Yoga at MONA

November 22 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 13, 2019

One event on November 29, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $30

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 in strengthening bones through yoga. Please…

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Yoga at MONA

November 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 13, 2019

One event on November 29, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $30

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 in strengthening bones through yoga. Please…

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December 2019

MONA’s Not Just A Book Club

December 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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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 by Maria Hummel

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Yoga at MONA

December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 13, 2019

One event on November 29, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $30

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 in strengthening bones through yoga. Please…

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Untutored Life Drawing

December 7 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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Saturday December 7 & 14
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$24 – $30

Untutored Life Drawing 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. Saturday's: December 7 & 14 Time: 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Age: 18+ Cost: $24 for two-class session (MONA members), $30 (non-members) Register by: each prior…

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Yoga at MONA

December 13 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 13, 2019

One event on November 29, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$10 – $30

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 in strengthening bones through yoga. Please…

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January 2020

The Lundeens: A Divine Collaboration – Closes Today

January 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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The Lundeens: A Divine Collaboration August 9, 2019 – January 5, 2020 In 2015, the Lundeen studio was commissioned to create several sculptures for Cloisters on the Platte, a religious and silent retreat center conceived by philanthropist Joe Ricketts and located on the Nebraska prairie. The bronze figures consist of some of the most complex representations of the Stations of the Cross in the world today. The exhibition showcases the process to create these monumental works ranging from drawings and…

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MONA’s Not Just A Book Club

January 7, 2020 @ 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. January 7: Landline: A Novel by Rainbow Rowell Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. MONA: Gary E. Zaruba Library & Research Center

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April 2020

Optical Chronicle IV – Closes Today

April 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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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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