MUSEUM OF NEBRASKA ART
308-865-8559 “Cranes in Art” now-May 8: 19th- to 21st-century art depicting the magnificent sandhill cranes, which stop at the Platte River twice a year. “Why Is It Art? now-April 29: An historical journey through selections from the museum showing how art evolved and how to look at it.
International Quilt Study Center & Museum
402-472-6549 “Tribute to Ardis James” now-July 29: Quilts donated in James’s honor by many leading studio quilt artists. “What’s in a Name? Inscribed Quilts” now-Sept. 23: The stories that inscribed quilts can tell quilt researchers.
THE SHELDON MUSEUM OF ART
402-472-2461 “ Partners and Adversaries” now-May 27: Exhibition exploring the productive and sometimes contentious world of artistic partnerships. “Railroads and the Making of America” now-May 27: Fifty works that examine the ways artists captured and shaped the modern ideas made possible by the railroad.
JOSLYN ART MUSEUM
402-342-3300 “To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum” now-June 3: One hundred objects that explore the Egyptians beliefs about life, death, and the afterlife. “All the World’s a Stage: Anita Lobel” April 14-July 1: Works by the artists who is synonymous with the best in children’s literature.