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William Joyce: Guardian of Childhood

  • Joslyn Art Museum 2200 Dodge Street Omaha, NE, 68102 United States (map)

This exhibition features art by author, illustrator, and Academy Award-winning animated short filmmaker William Joyce. Included are over 70 original ink, graphite, acrylic, and digital illustrations for some of Joyce’s early books - George Shrinks, A Day with Wilbur Robinson, Dinosaur Bob and His Adventures with the Family Lazardo, and The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs – and featuring his recent The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore and The Guardians of Childhood book series which explores the magical world of characters like Man in the Moon, Nicholas St. North, Sandman, Toothiana, E. Aster Bunnymund, and Jack Frost. Sample preliminary sketches, a storyboard, concept art for a movie version of a book, and art from Joyce’s childhood will also be on view.

Tuesday to Wednesday, Friday to Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sundays: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.     
Closed Mondays


Earlier Event: January 8
830 Nebraska
Later Event: January 16