The Sheldon Museum of Art preserves, presents, and builds its collections, giving special emphasis to American art through cultural and transnational study. The Sheldon invites inquiry and imagination in its educational offerings, contributes to the intellectual life of the University of Nebraska, and serves the needs of a diverse general public.
To enhance its strengths, the Sheldon Museum of Art will:
In 2009, Director Jorge Daniel Veneciano wrote a series of messages, which outine developments in new growth at the Museum. These messages are available by clicking on the titles:
Museums and Ethical Leadership
Sheldon's New Mission Statement
The Art of Civic Engagement