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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • Nebraska City art center hosts Maximilian-Bodmer Collection's Missouri River expedition

  • The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City will host an exhibition Sept. 2 to Oct. 18 featuring the American travels of Swiss artist Karl Bodmer.The Maximilian-Bodmer Expedition: Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-1834, featured vivid reflections of the landscapes, wildlife, frontier se...
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  • The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City will host an exhibition Sept. 2 to Oct. 18 featuring the American travels of Swiss artist Karl Bodmer.
    The Maximilian-Bodmer Expedition: Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-1834, featured vivid reflections of the landscapes, wildlife, frontier settlements and American Indian peoples.
    Bodmer and German explorer Prince Maximilian of Wied explored the upper Missouri River in 1832 to 1834.
    The exhibition is organized by Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE, and is drawn entirely from its Maximilian-Bodmer Collection.
    This exhibition is made possible with support from the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment for the Arts, as well as the Richard P. Kimmel and Laurine Kimmel Charitable Foundation, Inc.
     
    A reception is scheduled at the Missouri River Basin Lewis & Clark Interpretative Center in Nebraska City from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14.
    Joslyn's Brooke Masek is scheduled to speak at 4 p.m. about the Maximlian-Bodmer Collection.
    The KHN Center, built in 1969 as a luxury communal home, has hosted an artist in residency program since 2001.
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