Joslyn Treasures: Well Traveled and Rarely Seen at the Joslyn Art Museum


OMAHA, NE.- Swann Joslyn Art Museum’s collection is not only known and admired by those in Omaha who consider the museum their own, but is respected by institutions worldwide. A quick look at the itinerary of the Museum’s most popular works over the past years would make even the most seasoned traveler jealous — requested for over three dozen exhibitions, objects from the Joslyn collection have toured from coast to coast as well as to Europe. Joslyn Treasures: Well Traveled and Rarely Seen reunites these familiar and important favorites with highlights from the vaults to showcase forty works from antiquity through the twentieth century. The exhibition is on view at Joslyn from June 4 through August 28. The earliest “treasure” is a black-figure amphora dating to the sixth century BCE that was recently featured in the exhibition Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece, organized by the