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“Native American Presence on the Missouri” features works of numerous artists
Exhibit runs now through Thursday, Feb. 13


Aborigines of North America

(Peru, Neb.) “Native American Presence on the Missouri,” an exhibit featuring works by numerous artists, is the first exhibit of 2014 in the Peru State College Art Gallery. The show runs now through Thursday, Feb. 13.

The exhibition consists of print selections, including chromolithographs from George Catlin’s “North American Indian Portfolio,” as well as the vivid masterwork aquatints from the internationally acclaimed book “Travels in the Interior of North America” by Karl Bodmer.

Pieces from 19th century newspaper publications such as Harper’s Weekly, Leslie’s Illustrated and the Illustrated London News are also represented. In addition to the aforementioned artists, the viewer will find a broad spectrum of work by William M. Cary, Currier and Ives, H. F. Farney, Charles Graham, A. Huttula, G. Laplante, Fredrick Remington and Frank Reinhart.

The works are on loan from the collection of Eva and George W. Neubert and courtesy of Flatwater Art Foundation.

The public is invited to view the exhibit during regular gallery hours, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday or by appointment. The Peru State Art Gallery is located in the A. V. Larson Building on campus. For more information, contact Art Professor Ken Anderson at 402-872-2271 or via e-mail at