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Lincoln

Great Plains Art Museum

The Great Plains Art Museum is a fine arts museum dedicated to the arts of the Great Plains in the United States.The Museum, which opened in 1981 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was founded with the Christlieb Collection (sculptures, paintings, drawings, photographs and library), donated by John and Elizabeth Christlieb of Bellevue, Nebraska. The Christlieb Collection includes works by Albert Bierstadt, William de la Montagne Cary, Robert Fletcher Gilder, William Henry Jackson, Frederic Remington, Charles M. Russell and Olaf Wieghorst.

The Great Plains Art Museum is part of the Center for Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Exhibits are typically rotated several times per year and include artwork from the permanent collection, guest-curated exhibitions, and traveling exhibits.The Center and the Museum are located at Hewit Place, 1155 Q Street, in Lincoln, Nebraska.