January, 2017 National Calendar of Art Exhibitions

American Representational Art Exhibitions Hosted by Art Museums and Other Non-Profit Organizations


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Ackland Art Museum
Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett
January 27 through April 9
2/7/17 see coverage at Self-Taught Art
Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy
Throwing Up Bunnies: The Irreverent Interlopings of Triple Candie, 2001­2016
January 21 through April 2
2/9/17 researched
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art
Story of a Moment: James Pringle Cook
January 20 through ?
Landscape Art: 20-21st Century
Albuquerque Museum
The Carved Line: Block Printmaking in New Mexico
January 14 through April 16
2/10/17 see coverage at New Mexico Art History
Appleton Museum of Art
Hallowed Absurdities: Work by Theodore Waddell
January 14 through May 7
2/9/17 researched
Arkansas Arts Center
Herman Maril: The Strong Forms of Our Experience
January 27 through April 16
2/10/17 see coverage at Modernism
Seeing the Essence: Photographs by William E. Davis
January 24 through April 16
2/10/17 see coverage at Arkansas Art History
Wandering Palette: Watercolors from the ARTneo Collection
January 13 through March 3
2/15/17 see coverage at Ohio Art History
Bakersfield Museum of Art
Bob Kolbrener: Vision of Place
January 26 through April 30
2/11/17 researched
Marc Trujillo: Urban Ubiquity
January 26 through April 30
2/11/17 researched
Beverly and Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University
John Littleton & Kate Vogel: Fused Expression  
January 13 through May 17
2/15/17 see coverage at Glass Art
Boca Raton Museum of Art
January 31 through July 2
2/11/17 researched
Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University
Sand & Steel: Visions of Our Indiana Shore
January 10 through April 2
2/11/17 researched
American Byways: Selections from U.S. Highway 80, Photographs by Rebecca Nolan
January 10 through April 2
2/11/17 researched
Cantor Arts Center / Stanford University
Warhol Unframed
January15 through May 1
2/16/17 researched
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Carved: Woodcut and Woodblock Prints from the Collection
January 14 through April 30
2/16/17 researched
Charles M. Schulz Museum
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night
January 28 through September 10
2/16/17 researched
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center / Taylor Museum
Claudia Mastrobuono and Jodi Stevens
January 28 through May 7
2/16/17 researched
Cornell Fine Arts Museum
Reframing the Picture, Reclaiming the Past
January 14 through April 2
2/17/17 see coverage at Figurative and Portrait Art: 20-21st Century
Craft and Folk Art Museum
Chapters: Book Arts in Southern California
January 29 through May 7
2/17/17 see coverage at California Art History
Danforth Museum of Art
Color and Line: Expressive Traditions in Boston
January 30 through March 16
2/17/17 researched
DePaul Art Museum
Four Saints in Three Acts
January 26 through April 2
2/17/17 see coverage at Religion in American Art
de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University
Virgin Landscape: Representations of Women and the American West
January 20 through March 19
2/16/17 researched
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now
January 29 through March 26
2/16/17 researched
Fairfield University Art Museum
Adolf Dehn: Midcentury Manhattan
January 27 through May 15
2/17/17 see coverage at New York Art History
Figge Art Museum
Scrimmage: Football in American Art from the Civil War to the Present
January 21 through May 14
2/18/17 see coverage at Sporting Art
The Art of Persuasion: American Propaganda Posters and the Great War
January 28 through May 14
2/18/17 see coverage at Military and Wartime Art
Fort Collins Museum of Art
Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate
January 20 through March 19
3/2/17 see coverage at Love in American Art
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
The Art of Devastation: Medals and Posters of the Great War *
January 27 through April 9
3/2/17 see coverage at Wartime and Military Art
Frost (Patricia and Phillip) Art Museum at Florida International University
Casting Shadows: Photographs by Edward West
January 19 through March 19
3/2/17 researched - see Casting Shadows: Photographs by Edward West
Frye Art Museum
Jim Woodring: The Pig Went Down to the Harbor at Sunrise and Wept
January 21 through April 16
3/2/17 see coverage at Surrealism
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art
January 20 through February 24
3/2/17 researched
Gibbes Museum of Art
Painting the Southern Coast: The Art of West Fraser
January 28 through April 3
3/2/17 see coverage at Southern Art: 19th-21st Century.
Huntington Museum of Art
In Search of the Source: Paintings of the Nile and Beyond by Lockwood De Forest (1850-1932)
January 21 through April 2
3/2/17 see coverage at Landscape Art: 18-19th Century
Hyde Collection Art Museum
Lorna Bieber: Forces of Nature
January 21 through May 14
3/3/17 researched
Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
Henry Darger: Author/Artist
January 20 through May 29
3/2/17 see coverage at Representational Art (other): 19-20th Century
Lubeznik Center for the Arts
Seeking Location: Mapping & Borders in Art
January 30 through May 26
3/4/17 researched
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
Sewn Together: Two Centuries of Alabama Quilts
January 28 through April 16
3/4/17 see coverage at Alabama Art History
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
The Artistry of the Western Paperback
January 21 through May 1
3/4/17 researched
Orlando Museum of Art
The Wyeths and American Artists in Maine
January 13 through April 23
3/4/17 researched
Bo Bartlett: American Artist
January 27 through April 23
3/4/17 researched
Sheldon Museum of Art
An-My Lê: 29 Palms
January 18 through May 7
3/4/17 see coverage at American military photography
Springfield Museum of Art
Industrial Nature: Works by Michelle Stitzlein
January 21 through May 28
2/10/17 see coverage at Sculpture: 20-21st Century
Tucson Museum of Art
Body Language: Trends in Contemporary Figurative Art
January 25 through July 9
3/4/17 researched
Tweed Museum of Art
January 24 through March 26
3/4/17 see coverage at Pop Art
University of Kentucky Art Museum
FACE VALUE: Photographs by Doris Ulmann & Andy Warhol
January 28 through April 23
3/4/17 see coverage at American figurative photography
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
Frank Herrera: On the Road Again
January 7 through April 9
3/4/17 researched
Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
The Taos Society of Artists 
January 10 through April 30
3/4/17 researched

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