Artwork from the Museum of Nebraska Art at the University of Nebraska at Kearney is coming to North Platte.
From noon to 4 p.m. June 8, MONA Goes West will celebrate western Nebraska art and artists at the Prairie Arts Center in North Platte, 416 N. Jeffers St.
The event will feature a silent art auction, Brigitte Timmerman’s “Sandhills Cowboy” movie featuring Marty and Donna Blocker, Lloyd McCarter and the Honky Tonk Revival Band, a beer garden, Jackson Dinsdale Art Center glass blowing demonstrations, Lauren Olson live mural painting, Kyle Rosfeld’s Art of Boot Making and a food truck and more. Admission is $5.
From 4-6 p.m., there will be a patron reception with a live art auction, cowboy poetry by RP Smith, a live accordion player, cocktails and appetizers. RSVP to the Prairie Arts Center at 308-534-5121.
According to the MONA website, the museum’s “permanent collection reflects the history and culture of the state and holds work from artist-explorers like George Catlin to the early 20th century American master and Cozad native Robert Henri.”