Celebrating the 50th anniversary of our landmark Philip Johnson building and the 125th anniversary of the Sheldon Art Association.
- Jonathan F. Walz appointed Sheldon curator
L. Kent Wolgamott, Lincoln Journal Star (April 13, 2014)
- Sheldon to show video art on The Cube
L. Kent Wolgamott, Lincoln Journal Star (March 30, 2014)
From the Collection
Oil on canvas
Invocation was acquired in honor of the Sheldon's 50th anniversary and the 125th anniversary of the Sheldon Art Association.
Exhibitions and Events
through mid July 2014
Featuring 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.
May 2, 2014 - Aug. 10, 2014
Traveling to eight communities throughout Nebraska, this year's Sheldon Statewide exhibition features early botanical studies, Impressionist landscapes, and modernist photography, presenting the diverse and changing ways artists have explored nature. The paintings, photographs, and prints that comprise this year’s exhibition span 150 years and speak to the enduring fascination of artists and the natural world.
May 16, 2014 - Jul. 27, 2014
Alkazzi’s enigmatic paintings reference the mystical aspect of nature, reflecting the artist’s ongoing, deep engagement with the spiritual and metaphysical facets of abstraction.
Jun. 6, 2014 - Aug. 31, 2014
This touring exhibition organized by Plains Art Museum in Fargo, North Dakota features mixed media works on paper and oil paintings by artist T. L. Solien. Known for cartoon-like and surreal imagery with references to art and cultural history, Solien explores his life, mind, and emotional states as modern man, artist, husband, and father.
Jul. 11, 2014 - Aug. 17, 2014
Aug. 1, 2014
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Kawasaki Reading Room and Sheldon Museum of Art say “sayonara” to summer with sushi-making demonstrations by a Dozo Sushi Grill Lounge at the museum’s First Friday reception.
The event and museum admission are free and open to the public.
Sheldon Water Bottle
Go green and stay chic with a Sheldon Museum of Art glass water bottle.
$13.49 for members
$14.99 for nonmembers
- Introduction to the Sheldon Museum of Art
00:01:37, November 1, 2011
- Dan Howard Drawing Demonstration
00:00:49, July 25, 2011
- Audio-Video Clip of Agency of Time
00:00:39, August 15, 2008