February, 2017 National Calendar of Art Exhibitions

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


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Akron Art Museum
Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose
February 11 through May 7
3/16/17 researched
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Camille Henrot: October 2015 Horoscope
February 18 through June 25
3/18/17 researched
Amon Carter Museum
Invented Worlds of Valton Tyler
February 11 through April 30
3/18/17 see coverage at Surrealism
Avedon in Texas: Selections from In the American West
February 25 through July 2
3/18/17 see coverage at Texas Art History
Andy Warhol Museum
Firelei Báez: Bloodlines
February 17 through May 21
3/16/17 see coverage at Figurative and Portrait Art: 20-21st Century
Art Institute of Chicago
February 23 through June 4
3/18/17 see coverage at Representational Art (other): 20-21st Century
Aspen Art Museum
Jack Pierson
February10 through May 28
3/18/17 see coverage at Representational Art (other): 20-21st Century
Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia
February 8 through May 21
3/18/17 see coverage at California Art History
Brigham Young University Museum of Art
Embracing Diverse Voices: A Century of African-American Art
February 3 through April 29
3/18/17 researched
Bruce Museum
Street Smart: Photographs of New York City, 1945-1980
February 18 through June 4
3/18/17 see coverage at New York Art History
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
America on Paper: Prints from Associated American Artists
February 4 through May 14
3/18/17 see coverage at Art Clubs and Societies
Chicago Cultural Center
The Wall of Respect: Vestiges, Shards and the Legacy of Black Power
February 25 through July 30
3/18/17 researched
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center / Taylor Museum
Larry Hulst: Front Row Center
February 18 through May 21
3/18/17 researched
Concord Museum
Walden: Four Views by Abelardo Morell
February 10 through August 20
3/18/17 see coverage at American photographic technology innovations
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Border Cantos: Sight & Sound Explorations from the Mexican-American Border, Richard Misrach | Guillermo Galindo
February 18 through April 24
3/18/17 see coverage at American Southwest photography
Currier Museum of Art
Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting
February 25 through May 21
3/18/17 see coverage at Representational Art (other): 20-21st Century
Dayton Art Institute
Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist
February 11 through May 7
3/18/17 see coverage at Landscape Art: 20-21st Century
Denver Art Museum
Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place
February 19 through October 22
3/20/17 see coverage at Hispanic-American Art
Dubuque Museum of Art
Fire and Ice: Paintings of the Mississippi River by John Anderson-Bricker
February 17 through April 30
3/20/17 see coverage at Midwest Art: 20-21st Century
Shiny, Sticky, Smooth: Pop Art and the Senses From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation
February 24 through May 14
3/20/17 see coverage at Pop Art
Elmhurst Art Museum
Kings and Queens: Pinball, Imagists and Chicago, curated by Dan Nadel
February 25 through May 7
3/20/17 see coverage at Illinois Art History
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
It's Me, Eloise: The Voice of Kay Thompson and the Art of Hilary Knight
February 12 through June 4
3/22/17 see coverage at Children's Illustrated Literature
Erie Art Museum
Tin Plated Dreams: Sculptures by William Brady, Jr.
February 11 through January 7
3/22/17 researched
Florence Griswold Museum
Matilda Browne: Idylls of Farm and Garden
February 10 through May 28
3/22/17 see coverage at Historic Art Colonies here
Florida Atlantic University, University Galleries
David Carson, Space Cowboy
February 27 through Summer 2017
3/22/17 researched
Fort Smith Regional Art Museum
Heartbreak in Peanuts
February 15 through April 16
3/22/17 researched
Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Generations: A View of Who Was Who
February 4 through April 9
3/22/17 researched
Frost (Patricia and Phillip) Art Museum at Florida International University
Carol Brown Goldberg: Tangled Nature
February 11 through May 21
3/22/17 researched
Haggerty Museum of Art
Look How Far We've Come | Jeffrey Gibson
February 2 through May 21
3/22/17 researched
Lakota Voices | Collection Highlights from the Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School
February 2 through May 21
3/22/17 see coverage at Native American Art
High Museum of Art
Cross Country: The Power of Place in American Art, 1915-1950
February 12 through May 7
3/22/17 see coverage at Landscape Art: 19-20th Century
Hyde Collection Art Museum
Marking the Moment: The Art of Allen Blagden
February 12 through April 16
3/22/17 researched
Joslyn Art Museum
Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art
February 12 through May 7
2/17/17 see coverage at Sporting Art
Laguna Art Museum
The Golden Decade: Photography at the California School of Fine Arts, 1945-55
February 19 through May 29
3/22/17 researched
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
It's Only a Paper Moon: Souvenir Photography in America, 1870-1950
February 18 through May 14
3/22/17 see coverage at American photographic technology innovations
Middlebury College Museum of Art
American Faces: A Cultural History of Portraiture and Identity
February 17 through April 30
3/22/17 see coverage at Portrait and Figurative Art: 19-20th Century
Monterey Museum of Art
Edward Weston: Portrait of the Young Man as an Artist
February 9 through April 10
3/22/17 see coverage at Important historic American photographers
Morris Museum of Art
Rhythm and Movement: Paintings by James Michalopoulos
February 18 through May 14
3/22/17 researched

National Gallery of Art
The Urban Scene: 1920-1950
February 26 through August 6
3/22/17 see coverage at Printmaking - General / Unclassified
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Richard Learoyd: In the Studio
February 10 through June 11
3/22/17 researched
New Britain Museum of American Art
Howard Rackliffe
February 3 through May 14
3/22/17 see coverage at Modernism
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road
February 12 through June 18
3/22/17 see coverage at American celebrity photography
Paine Art Center and Gardens
Paintings by Craig Blietz
February 11 through May 28
3/22/17 see coverage at Representational Art (other): 20-21st Century
Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Samuel F.B. Morse's 'Gallery of the Louvre' and the Art of Invention
February 17 through June 4
3/22/17 see coverage at Expatriate Artists
Rockwell Museum of Western Art
Modernist Masters, Contemporary Icons: Highlights from the Old Jail Art Center
February 3 through April 23
3/22/17 researched
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art
Like the Wings of Butterflies: The Fragile and Gorgeous Art of Pastel
February 10 through April 7
3/22/17 researched
Swope Art Museum
Light and Shadow: Paintings and Drawings by Philip Koch from Edward Hopper's Studio
February 3 through March 25
3/22/17 researched
University Galleries at University of San Diego
Full Immersion: An American Patrol Base in Iraq
February through March 3
3/22/17 researched
Wichita Art Museum
The Poetry of Nature: Hudson River School Landscapes from the New-York Historical Society
February 4 through April 30
3/22/17 researched

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