First used during the Renaissance, pastels have long been a staple in artist studios. "Powdered Pigments" brings together 30 outstanding examples from the Museum’s collection.
"Antiquity & America" uncovers a new history of curious and related phenomenon: the intensity and passion with which Mediterranean antiquities have long been collected by Americans, and the prominent role the ancient Mediterranean has played in the history of American cultural and political life.
"Jona Frank: Model Home" builds on artist Jona Frank’s Cherry Hill project, launched in its first phase through "Cherry Hill: A Childhood Reimagined." Frank, a noted photographer is known for her sensitive exploration of young people beginning to discover themselves and to assert their own sense of identity.
Photographer Marcia Resnick earned recognition as part of the legendary Downtown New York art scene of the 1970s and 1980s with portraits of major cultural figures such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, John Belushi, and Susan Sontag.
The exhibition seeks to highlight the dynamic tradition of Wabanaki basket-making, reflecting Abenaki, Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Maliseet, and Micmac artists’ unique styles and designs. It brings together historical and contemporary baskets, which represent some of the finest examples of Wabanaki artistry in recent times.
This exhibition of art in the Atlantic World considers empire-building across Europe, North America, and their colonies, and how it shaped interconnected global networks from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries.