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Sheldon Museum of Art

12th and R Streets, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508 USA

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Opens Sun 12p

“with more than 12,000 works of art in all media”

Featuring of some of the museum's most beloved and iconic paintings, the exhibition includes nineteenth-century masterpieces by Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Eakins, John Singer Sargent, and Benjamin West; iconic pictures by twentieth-century artists such as Edward Hopper, Lee Krasner, Barnett Newman, Georgia O’Keeffe, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Joseph Stella, and Andy Warhol; and paintings by both emerging artists and giants in the contemporary field, including Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith, Ed Ruscha, Hung Liu, Patssi Valdez, and William T. Williams. The Sheldon Museum of Art houses both the Sheldon Art Association collection founded in 1888, and the University of Nebraska collection, initiated in 1929. Together they comprise more than 12,000 works of art in all media. This comprehensive collection of American art includes prominent holdings of 19th-century landscape and still life, American Impressionism, early Modernism, geometric abstraction, Abstract Expressionism, pop, minimalism and contemporary art. 

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jensho904

  • 15 Reviews
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May 30, 2015
Rated 3.0

Mostly paintings of local artists, small collection

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Sheldon Museum of Art

12th and R Streets
Lincoln, Nebraska
68508 USA

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  • Wed - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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