Visitors to the Sheldon Museum of Art will have the opportunity to walk in Willa Cather’s footsteps and take in works of art that inspired her narratives of sweeping vistas that made her novels famous. ‘Visual Cather: The Writer’s Pictorial Imagination’ opens May 19 at the Sheldon Museum of Art, 12th and R streets, and will run through Aug. 30. The new exhibition is co-sponsored by the Cather Project of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and was curated by Lindsay Andrews, a graduate student of English, and Ashley Hussman, associate curator at Sheldon. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a popular 19th-century painting that directly inspired Cather’s ‘The Song of the Lark,’ a significant novel that is celebrating its 100th anniversary of publication this year. The painting, also titled ‘The Song of the Lark,’ by Jules Breton, is on loan from the Art Institute of Chicago. Andrews,

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