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Upcoming Exhibitions:

September 15, 2016 - January 29, 2017
Shaw Ruddock Gallery
Robert Frank played a leading role in re-writing contemporary standards for photography. This exhibition brings together a selection of rarely seen photographs from 1947, the year the artist first moved to the United States, to 1961, when he presented his first major museum exhibition.
September 22, 2016 - June 04, 2017
Boyd Gallery
This installation showcases a selection of American and European paintings, sculpture, photographs, and prints, and contrasts them with displays of decorative arts from around the world, including Native American baskets, netsuke sculpture from Japan, jade and porcelain from China, Malagan masks, and European fine jewelry.
November 03, 2016 - January 01, 2017
Becker Gallery
Featuring a selection of American vernacular photographs recently donated to the Museum, this exhibition explores how amateur photographers circumvented and at times unsettled assumptions about what a portrait might be
November 15, 2016 - April 16, 2017
Bernard and Barbro Osher Gallery
Center Gallery
Halford Gallery
Focus Gallery
The dual meaning of “resolution,” as both coming-into-view and as a means of overcoming conflict defines artistic responses to the historic transformations of the global twentieth century. Works selected for the exhibition visualize resolution and its conceptual underpinnings, and seek to act as agents of resolution through visual culture.
December 06, 2016 - March 12, 2017
Markell Gallery
Saint Anthony (ca. 251–356), often regarded as the founder of Christian monasticism, was a hermit in the Egyptian desert who, according to his biographer Athanasius of Alexandria, was tormented by supernatural appearances. This exhibition presents renderings of Saint Anthony’s visions since the late medieval period.