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Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney

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See…art representing the work of artist-explorers like George Catlin; early Nebraskans Robert Henri and J. Laurie Wallace; modern era artists Grant Reynard and John Falter, and artists of today. MONA also displays a collection of works by John James Audubon focusing on indigenous Nebraska wildlife. The permanent collection contains over 6,000 works by artists of regional, national, and international importance. MONA is housed in a 1911 NeoClassical building listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Explore…the art of Nebraska! MONA has been home of the state’s official art collection since 1979. You’ll see Nebraska in a whole new way in eleven galleries. Visitors may also relax and stroll outside through the Cliff Hillegass Sculpture Garden, browse through the Anne Thorne Weaver Museum Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts, and visit our Hitchcock Education Gallery. By using our Kearney trip app , you can arrange your visit to Museum of Nebraska Art and other attractions in Kearney.
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  • I connect with old college friends once a year in Kearney. Visiting the MONA is an annual tradition and we thoroughly enjoy it every time!t  more »
  • It's an annual visit, and every year, more interesting sculptures and paintings are on display. The signage is exceptionally well done, explaining the artist's connection to Nebraska. Outside is a....  more »

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