July and August, 2017 National Calendar of Art Exhibitions

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



 

Excellent art is food for the soul.

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at a museum near you.

 

July

 

 

 
Asheville Art Museum
Spotlight Series: Rivercane Resurgence
July 22 through October 22
9/5/17 see coverage at Basketry
 
Butler Institute of American Art
David Hockney: Yosemite
July 23 through September 24
9/5/17 see coverage at Landscape Art: 20-21st Century
 
 
California African American Museum
Face to Face: Los Angeles Collects Portraiture
July 12 through October 8
9/5/17 see coverage at  Portrait and Figurative Art: 20-21st Century
 
 
Cascadia Art Museum
Northwest Impressions: The Paintings & Etchings of Paul Morgan Gustin
July 6 through September 24
9/5/17 see coverage at Washington Art History
 
 
Center for Creative Photography - University of Arizona
Invisible to the Eye
July 8 through November 25
9/5/17 see coverage at American miscellaneous theme photography
 
 
Charles Allis Art Museum
All In: Shorewood Girls Cross Country - Photographs by Lois Bielefeld
July 20 through October 22
9/5/17 see coverage at American sporting event photography and other event photography
 
 
Chrysler Museum of Art
George Sosnak's Striking Portraits from America's Pastime
July 6 through August 7
9/5/17 see coverage at Sporting Art
 
 
Colby College Museum of Art
Marsden Hartley's Maine
July 8 through November 12
9/5/17 see coverage at Maine Art History
 
 
Columbus Museum of Art - Ohio
Greater Columbus:  2017
July 13 through November 26
9/5/17 see coverage at Ohio Art History
 
 
Columbus Museum of Art - Ohio
Sidney Chafetz: Poets and False Prophets
July 21 through December 3
9/5/17 see coverage at American Art Prints and Printmaking: General / Unclassified 
 
 
Fort Wayne Museum of Art
The Secret Rooms of Katja Oxman
July 29 through November 5
9/5/17 see coverage at Aquatint

Grace Hudson Museum
California's Wild Edge: The Coast in Prints, Poetry, and History
July 8 through October 8
9/5/17 researched
 
 
Griffin Museum of Photography
Rocio de Alba: Honor Thy Mother
July 6 through September 1
9/5/17 see coverage at American social commentary photography
 
 
Huntington Museum of Art
For the Joy of Light: The Paintings of Robert Singleton
July 29 through February 4
9/5/17 see coverage at West Virginia Art History
 
 
Hyde Park Art Center
Virtue of the Vicious
July 16 through October 22
9/5/17 see coverage at Political Art
 
 
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Dana Schutz
July 28 through November 28
9/5/17 see coverage at Figurative and Portrait Art: 20-21st Century
 
 
Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
Henry Darger's Orphans and the Construction of Race
July 14 through January 7
9/5/17 see coverage at Collage Art
 
 
Loyola University Museum of Art
Susan Aurinko: Searching for Jehanne - the St Joan of Arc Project
July 1 through October 21
9/5/17 researched
 
 
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
Urban Realism in American Art (1890 -1940)
July 8 through September 10
9/5/17 see coverage at Realism
 
 
Michener (James A.) Art Museum
George Sotter: Light and Shadow
July 29 through December 31
9/5/17 see coverage at Pennsylvania Art History
 
 
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
Dinner Bell
July 8 through September 24
8/7/17 see coverage at Food Depicted in American Art
 
 
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Chicago Works: Amanda Williams
July 18 through December 31
9/5/17 see coverage at Ohio Art History
 
 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Charles Sheeler from Doylestown to Detroit
July 22 through November 5
9/5/17 see coverage at American urban theme photography
 
 
Museum of Nebraska Art
Nebraska Now: Mallory Wetherell, Ceramics
July 8 through October 1
9/5/17 researched
 
 
Museum of Northwest Art
Clayton James: Art and Archives
July 1 through September 24
9/5/17 researched
 
 
Museum of Northwest Art
Kelly O'Dell: transient (h)ours
July 1 through September 24
9/5/17 researched
 
 
Norman Rockwell Museum
Learning from the Masters: The Famous Artists School
July 8 through November 19
9/5/17 see coverage at Illustrators
 
 
Ogunquit Museum of American Art
Will Barnet: Family Homage
July 1 through August 29
9/5/17 see coverage at Figurative and Portrait Art:  20-21st Century
 
 
Pérez Art Museum Miami
Hew Locke: For Those in Peril on the Sea
July 21 through August 26
9/5/17 researched
 
 
San Diego Museum of Art
Brenda Biondo: Play
July 1 through January 7
9/5/17 see coverage at American miscellaneous theme photography
 
 
San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
Sharon: Photographs by Leon Borensztein
July 7 through August 27
9/5/17 see coverage at American figurative photography
 
 
Sioux City Art Center
Dennis Dykema: This is my Reply
July 8 through October 1
9/5/17 researched
 
 
South Bend Museum of Art
James Volkert. Re: Imagining American Art
July 22 through October 1
9/5/17 see coverage at American Mixed Media Art
 
 
Studio Museum In Harlem
Their Own Harlems
July 20 through January 7
9/5/17 researched
 
 
Tampa Museum of Art
Photorealism: 50 years of Hyperrealistic Painting
July 13 through October 22
9/5/17 researched
 
 
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University
In One: Siping Zhang
July 7 through October 7
9/5/17 researched
 
 
University of Iowa Museum of Art
Philip Guston and Iowa
July 1 through January 7
9/5/17 see coverage at Military Art, WWII


 

August

 

 

 

 
Allen Memorial Art Museum
This Is Your Art:  The Legacy of Ellen Johnson
August 15 through May 27
9/30/17 see coverage at American Art Collections Exhibits
 
 
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
Matthew Angelo Harrison  -  Dark Povera Part 1
August 26 through December 17
9/30/17 see coverage at Sculpture: 20-21st Century
 
 
Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery
Prints by Dean Babcock (1888-1968) of Estes Park, Colorado
August 5 through October 22
9/30/17 see coverage at Colorado Art History
 
 
Boca Raton Museum of Art
Patricia Nix: American Baroque
August 8 through October 22
9/30/17 see coverage at Surrealism
 
 
Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art
Art and Poetry of the Barada Hills
August 8 through October 22
9/3017 researched
 
 
Brinton Museum
Whence I Come
August 12 through September 4
9/30/17 see coverage at Glass Art
 
 
Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University
Vintage Covers: The World of Superman
August 19 through January 7
9/30/17 see coverage at Cartoons
 
 
Bruce Museum
George Wharton Edwards (1859 - 1950): Illustrator, Painter, Writer
August 5 through November 25
9/30/17 see coverage at Impressionism
 
 
Cape Cod Museum of Art
Salvatore Del Deo: A Storied History
August 24 through October 22
9/30/17 see coverage at Massachusetts Art History
 
 
Center for the Visual Arts (Metropolitan State College of Denver)
Water Line
August 4 through October 2
9/30/17 see coverage at Political Art
 
 
Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
Mediterranea: American Art from the Graham D. Williford Collection
August 8 through February 4
9/30/17 see coverage at American Artists Abroad
 
 
Delaware Contemporary
Ola Rondiak - BEHIND THE LINES
August 15 through October 15
9/30/17 see coverage at Portrait and Figurative Art: 20-21st Century
 
 
Denver Art Museum
Common Ground: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh, 1989-2013
August 13 through November 12
9/30/17 see coverage at American social commentary photography
 
 
Detroit Institute of Arts
D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher
August 4 through January 28
9/30/17 see coverage at American celebrity photography
 
 
Foundry Gallery
Dynamic Duos: Power and Form
August 2 through 27
9/30/17 see coverage at Figurative and Portrait Art: 20-21st Century
 
 
Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University
California Dreaming: Contemporary Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation
August 29 through December 10
9/30/17 see coverage at California Art History
 
Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston
Marc Trujillo: American Purgatory
August 25 through October 7
9/30/17 see coverage at Landscape Art: 20-21st Century
 
 
Huntsville Museum of Art
The Sporting Life: Selections from the Remington Arms Art Collection
August 20 through November 12
9/30/17 see coverage at Sporting Art
 
 
Knoxville Museum of Art 
American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artist's Colony
August 11 through November 12
10/2/17 researched
 
 
Minnesota Museum of American Art
We the People
August 17 through October 29
9/30/17 see coverage at Ethnic Ancestry, Culture and Influences in American Art
 
 
Muscatine Art Center
Carol Steinmetz: An Artist's Spectrum (see website news and events section)
August 5 through November 9
9/30/17 see coverage at Watercolor
 
 
Museum of Arts and Design
Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound
August 22 through February 11
9/30/17 see coverage at Installation Art
 
 
Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville
Another Side Revealed Art with a Heart in Healthcare
August 5 through December 3
9/30/17 see coverage at Healing and Medicine Art
 
 
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Life and Legacy: The Art of Jerome Tiger
August 25 through May 13
9/30/17 see coverage at Native American Art
 
 
National Museum of Mexican Art
The Creation of Mexican Spaces in Chicago  
August 11 through January 28
10/2/17 researched
 
 
North Dakota Museum of Art
Francisco Alvarado-Juárez
August 13 through January 10
9/30/17 see coverage at Installation Art
 
 
Orlando Museum of Art
Bravo! Chris Raschka
August 5 through October 29
10/2/17 researched
 
Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art
Truth in the Pursuit of Delight: Oil Paintings by David Mensing
August 3 through November 10
9/30/17 see coverage at Landscape Art: 20-21st Century
 
 
Parrish Art Museum
From Lens to Eye to Hand, Photorealism 1969 to Today
August 6 through January 21
9/30/17 see coverage at Photorealism
 

Pasadena Museum of California Art
E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit
August 20 through January 7
9/30/17 see coverage at California Art History
 
 
Peabody Essex Museum
"It's Alive!" Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection
August 12 through November 26
10/2/17 see coverage at Posters
 
 
Provincetown Art Association and Museum
Edward and Josephine Hopper from the Permanent Collection
August 25 through October 15
10/2/17 researched
 
 
Richard E. Peeler Art Center at DePauw University
Jiha Moon: Double Welcome, Most Everyone's Mad Her
August 25 through October 29
10/2/17 researched
 
 
Richard E. Peeler Art Center at DePauw University
Pulled, Pressed and Screened: Important American Prints
August 30 through December 10
10/2/17 researched
 
San Jose Museum of Art
This Is Not A Selfie: Photographic Self-Portraits from the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Collection
August 24 through January 14
10/2/17 see coverage at American portrait photography
 
 
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
Ballooniverse; Brain Bending Balloon Art by Addi Somekh
August 4 through November 19
10/2/17 see coverage at Installation Art
 
 
Sarah Moody Gallery
We are Selma: The Selma Portrait Project by Kathryn Mayo
August 24 through September 29
10/2/17 researched
 
 
Snite Museum of Art
Making Everything Out of Anything - Prints, Drawings, and Sculptures by Willie Cole
August 20 through November 26
10/2/17 see coverage at Sculpture: 20-21st Century
 
 
Triton Museum of Art
Cuong Nguyen - Pastels
August 19 through November 5
10/2/17 researched
 
 
Western Colorado Center for the Arts
Common Threads
August 4 through August 26
10/2/17 researched
 
 
Wittliff Collection
IN HARMONY: Celebrating Music in Photography
August 28 through July 8
10/2/17 researched

Please also see:

 
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How TFAO updates calendars
 
How TFAO uses the National Calendar of Art Exhibitions
 

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