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Exhibitions
Upcoming Exhibitions:

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September 23, 2017 - February 11, 2018
Bernard and Barbro Osher Gallery
Focus Gallery
Center Gallery
Halford Gallery
The exhibition explores the remarkably wide-ranging body of propaganda posters created as an artistic consequence of the 1917 Russian Revolution. Marking its centennial, this exhibition delves into a relatively short-lived era of unprecedented experimentation and utopian idealism that produced some of the most iconic images in the history of graphic design.
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September 23, 2017 - January 07, 2018
Becker Gallery
Dmitri Baltermants (1912–1990) was one of the most important Soviet photojournalists at mid-century. His humanizing, often dramatic compositions of World War II and its aftermath affected viewers in the USSR and around the world. This exhibition includes more than thirty of Baltermants’s most famous photographs and complements the concurrent exhibition, "Constructing Revolution: Soviet Propaganda Posters from between the World Wars."
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November 09, 2017 - July 15, 2018
Markell Gallery
"Art from the Northern Plains" celebrates the Museum’s recent acquisition of a late nineteenth- century Lakota painting of a Sun Dance ceremony. To understand and appreciate its significance, this exhibition brings together a selection of historic and contemporary artworks by Native and non-Native artists who have worked in this region.