This exhibition highlights how the arts of Central and West Africa represent social themes across time.
Bringing together objects from the renowned Wyvern Collection and the BCMA, the exhibition showcases many of the important ways in which a new look at medieval works of art provides insight into the past while also enabling us to re-envision the histories shaping our own era.
"Creeping Pavement" explores artists’ changing attitudes toward urban spaces over the course of the late nineteenth to twentieth centuries
"There Is a Woman in Every Color" examines the representation of Black women over the past two centuries.
"Along the Water" explores the visual and symbolic significance of water, an important subject for Impressionists at the turn of the twentieth century.
Beginning in 2018, celebrated architectural photographer Walter Smalling crisscrossed the state of Maine in all seasons creating images of important artist homes and studios.
On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of statehood, the exhibition brings together some of the most outstanding artistic treasures created in Maine over the last two centuries.