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The Center for Great Plains Studies is a research/teaching program at the University of Nebraska. Also the home of the Great Plains Art Museum.
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 19
Four Lessons From 'Bomb Cyclone' Flooding In The Great Plains via -- with Fellow Ken Dewey
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 15
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Artwork: Tonita Peña San Ildefonso Buffalo Dancers, n.d. Gouache on paper Gift of Patricia Janis Broder and Stanley H. Broder
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 15
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Peña’s paintings often depicted ceremonial dances, as seen in the meticulously rendered San Ildefonso Buffalo Dancers. This work is on view at the museum through April 6 in our exhibition From Paint Brushes to Camera Lenses: Creative Women of the Great Plains.
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 15
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The artist was known for her trailblazing easel paintings and works on paper that were a departure from her community’s traditional art forms, which included pottery and textiles.
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 15
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Today, we are highlighting artwork by Tonita Peña (Quah Ah). Born in 1893 in New Mexico in the San Ildefonso Pueblo, Peña later moved to Cochiti Pueblo, where she spent most of her life.
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 15
In honor of Women's History Month, the Great Plains Art Museum is participating in the campaign to share important contributions by women in the arts via the . Can you name five women artists?
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 14
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“In this book, you will see the natural world as intended when the Nature Conservancy first set out to protect this land. The Tall Grass Prairie Preserve is one of the Last Great Places on earth.” – Geoffrey M. Standing Bear, Principal Chief of the Osage Nation.
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 14
The March Great Plains Book of the Month is "Visions of the Tallgrass: Prairie Photographs by Harvey Payne" by James P. Ronda from the
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UNLGPRJournal Mar 13
For , check out this article from the GPR archives: "Investigating Psychosocial Well-Being Among Ethnically Diverse Rural Women."
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Nebraska CAS Mar 13
Montana painter Erin Jones Graf is artist in residence
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PBT Mar 12
This weekend PBT co-founders, Mike Forsberg and Mike Farrell, taught a multimedia storytelling class focused on the Sandhill cranes that have recently arrived in Nebraska. We're excited to see what the students produce from their experience on this trip!
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 11
Kay McGowan is one of the speakers at our 2019 conference. As a political activist, she is involved with the National Urban Indian Coalition and the National Indian Youth Council and was inducted into the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame.
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GreatPlainsQuarterly Mar 11
Montana painter Erin Jones Graf is our museum's 2019 Elizabeth Rubendall Artist in Residence.
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 8
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Artwork: Lari Gibbons Outgrowth II 2012 Relief Purchased through the Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence Program
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 8
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Gibbons’s "Outgrowth II" is on view at the museum through April 6 in our exhibition From "Paint Brushes to Camera Lenses: Creative Women of the Great Plains."
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 8
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By transforming scientific data into abstracted visual representations, the artist investigates issues of habitat loss, invasive species, migration patterns, and the effects of climate change on the environment.
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 8
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A professor of printmaking at the University of North Texas, Gibbons uses the language of printmaking to inform our ideas about the environment and our relationship to the natural world.
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 8
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Today we’re featuring Lari Gibbons, an artist whose work explores ecology, environmental philosophy, and natural history.
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 8
In honor of Women's History Month, the Great Plains Art Museum is participating in the campaign to share important contributions by women in the arts via . Can you name five women artists?
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UNLGreatPlains Mar 7
If you missed our lecture yesterday on sports rivalry in the Great Plains, check out the video here:
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