Mentor Larry Ferguson and mentee Erin Colson pose in front of their work. Photo Courtesy Joslyn Art Museum
Mentor Larry Ferguson and mentee Erin Colson pose in front of their work. Photo Courtesy Joslyn Art Museum

The collaborative exhibition between NCAG and Joslyn Art Museum, “ArtPost,” has received recognition in the journal of the Association of Art Museum Director’s Community News section. The article featured the top nationwide community based events in American Art museums November of 2016.  A link to the article may be found here:

Some of the comments from the Joslyn Artpost visitor comment book:
•Wonderful collection of art!
•Metro Photo Club loves Erin!!
•Great job! Thank you for your service and sharing your work!
•Made me cry & smile & be proud of our men & women in service.
•This place is amazing
•Absolutely beautiful and moving!
•Amazing work—thank you for showcasing our veterans work!
•The exhibit was amazing. I’m a vet and it really takes me to a great place to see all the great art pieces
•Wonderful exhibit
•Art allows the soul to exhale. Sometimes in joy, sometimes in sorrow, sometimes in anger, sometimes in love. But it gives us an avenue, a release. Awe work by all. Thank you for sharing J
•Love the exhibit
•Very lovely
•I think what you’re doing is wonderful. The art that stems from the turmoil veterans and their families have faced is truly remarkable
•Wow! What talent! One of my favorite exhibitions.
•Maravillosa exhibicion!
•Autumn Haze is my favorite, beautiful colors! Happy my friend showed me this. I’ve never experienced an art museum until today
•Impressive, an eclectic series of photographs really bring to life the daily battle veterans go through
•Wonderful & inspiring exhibit by Erin Colson—Thank you for your art & service!
•So wonderful, thank you
•Nice exhibit! Comparable to the New Century Art Guild Gallery in Bellevue on Mission Ave
•Amazing, profound work. Thank you
•Pasión por el arte
•Absolutely fabulous
•John Miller’s ideologies on art completely express how I feel. God bless.
•It’s all really pretty
•The Stare was deeply touching. Art form is truly a manifestation of strong emotions that may or may not be easily expressed verbally. Thank you to the artist for connecting me to the many soldiers who have endured mentally, emotionally and physically. Such loss and suffering.
•I enjoyed Imo Lax & Stephen Cornelius Roberts
•Beautiful place! Thanks for existing
•True memories and true emotion. I love this hall!
•I am in AWE of these talented artists! They have moved me deeply. Thank you
•All of the art is beautiful
•I came from Pennsylvania to visit my fiancé in Nebraska. We decided to come here and visit this museum and I’m glad we did! What a great way to spend the day! Lots of stuff to see!
•Beautiful! Thank you for this collaboration J Makes me proud!
•Came from Texas to visit Omaha for some family to share the love. Fell in love with the creativity and minds of others on the way
•Had a wonderful time looking at all the different styles of art
•I love it. It has cool paintings