September, 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.

Enjoy a satisfying meal

at a museum near you.

 

 

Academy Art Museum 

Bennett Bean: Be Careful What You Fall in Love With

September 16 through November 5

11/2/17 see coverage at Ceramic Tile and Pottery

 

 

Academy Art Museum 

Helen Siegl: Fantasy Creatures from the Museum's Collection

September 16 through November 26

11/2/17 see coverage at Printmaking, General / Unclassified

 

 

Alexandria Museum of Art

Refining & Defining a Nation: From Impressionism to Regionalism

September 22 through January 20

11/2/17 see coverage at Impressionism

 

 

Allentown Art Museum

The Poetry of Nature: Hudson River School Landscapes from the New-York Historical Society

September 29 through December 31

11/2/17 see coverage at Hudson River School

 

 

American Museum of Ceramic Art

Kukuli Velarde: Plunder Me, Baby

September 16 through January 28

11/2/17 see coverage at Ceramic Tile and Pottery

 

 

American University Museum

William Woodward: The Seven Deadly Sins

September 5 through December 17

11/2/17 researched

 

Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

Cruisin' the Eternal Coastline: The Best of the Fossil West from Baja to Barrow

Setpember 15 through April 8

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center

Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985

September 15 through December 31

11/2/17 researched


 

Art, Design & Architecture Museum (UC Santa Barbara)

Sacred Art in the Age of Contact: Chumash and Latin American Traditions in Santa Barbara

September 16 through December 8

11/2/17 see coverage at Religious Art

 

 

Baker Museum

Inside the Outside: Five Self-Taught Artists from the William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation

September 5 through September 27

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Martin Wong: Human Instamatic 

September 20 through December 10

11/2/17 see coverage at American Visionary Art

 

 

Bellevue Art Museum

Searching for Home

September 22 through March 25

11/2/17 see coverage at Sculpture: 20-21st Century

 

 

Berkshire Museum

Morgan Bulkeley: Nature Culture Clash

September 29 through February 4

11/2/17 see coverage at Surrealism

 

 

California Historical Society Museum

¡Murales Rebeldes!: Contested Chicanao Public Art

September 4 through January 29

11/2/17 see coverage at Mural Art

 

 

Cantor Arts Center

Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser

September 15 through January 7

11/2/17 see coverage at American miscellaneous theme photography


 

Cleveland Museum of Art

The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s

September 30 through January 1

11/2/17 see coverage at Decorative arts and crafts: 20-21st Century

 

 

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

Hayv Kahraman: Acts of Reparation

September 8 through December 31

11/2/17 see coverage at Figurative and Portrait Art:  20-21st Century

 

 

Coral Springs Museum of Art

Iconic Neo-POP

September 9 through November 18

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Stuart Davis: In Full Swing

September 16 through January 1

11/2/17 see coverage at Modernism

 

 

Dallas Museum of Art

Edward Steichen: In Exaltation of Flowers

September 2 through May 13

11/2/17 see coverage at Mural Art

 

 

Delaware Art Museum

Tableau: The Art of Richard Cleaver

September 16 through January 7

11/2/17 see coverage at Sculpture: 20-21st Century

 

 

Elmhurst Art Museum

Hebru Brantley

September 9 through November 26

11/2/17 see coverage at Illinois Art History

 

 

Fairfield University Art Museum

Picturing History: Ledger Drawings of the Plains Indians

September 27 through December 20

11/2/17 see coverage at Native American Art

 

Fenimore Art Museum

Our Strength Is Our People: The Humanist Photographs of Lewis Hine

September 16 through December 31

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Florence Griswold Museum

World War I and the Lyme Art Colony

September 30 through January 28

11/2/17 see coverage at Connecticut Art History

 

 

Florence Griswold Museum

Oscar Fehrer: Reflecting and Reflections

September 3 through January 28

11/2/17 see coverage at Connecticut Art History

 

 

Georgia Museum of Art

Louise Blair Daura: A Virginian in Paris

September 23 through December 10

11/2/17 see coverage at Portrait and Figurative Art: 20-21st Century

 

 

Giertz Gallery at Parkland College

Stepping the Mast: Rob Millard-Mendez

September 25 through November 4

TOPIC: Sculpture:  20-21st Century

 

 

Grace Museum

Allison V. Smith: Plain View

September 15 through February 10

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Guild Hall Museum

Jeremy Dennis: East Hampton Indigenous

September 28 through December 11 

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Haggin Museum

American Ballads: The Photographs of Marty Stuart

September 21 through November 19

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Haggin Museum

Baseball: America's Game, Art and Objects from the Bank of America Collection

September 21 through November 19

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University

Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25

September 16 through December 22

11/2/17 see coverage at Lithography

 

 

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art

Sama Alshaibi: Silsila

September 9 through December 24

11/2/17 see coverage at American miscellaneous theme photography

 

 

Housatonic Museum of Art

Joe Zucker: Scrolls

September 7 through October 15

11/2/17 see coverage at Marine, Coastal and Maritime Art: 20-21st Century

 

 

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art

Darger + War: Violence and Loss in Self-Taught Art

September 15 through December 10

11/2/17 see coverage at Military Art, Other

 

 

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University

Leo Twiggs: Requiem for Mother Emanuel

September 4 through January 7

11/2/17 see coverage at African-American Art

 

 

Lafayette College Galleries

Sam van Aken: Streuobstwiese

September 12 through December 9

11/2/17 see coverage at Botanical Artists

 

Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

Sayaka Ganz: Reclaimed Creations

September 5 through December 23

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art

Carrie Mae Weems: Ritual and Revolution

September 12 through December 10

11/2/17 see coverage at Installation Art

 

 

McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture

Northwest Coast Art: A Community of Tradition

September  8 through March 4

11/2/17 researched

 

 

McNay Art Museum

Chuck Ramirez: All This and Heaven Too

September 14 through January 14

11/2/17 see coverage at American miscellaneous theme photography

 

 

Mead Art Museum

Picturing American Identity

September 12 through December 3

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Mennello Museum of American Art

Time & Thought: Art of the United States from the Cornell Fine Arts Museum

September 19 through January 7

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Michener (James A.) Art Museum

A Time to Break Silence: Pictures of Social Change

September 9 through February 4

11/2/17 see coverage at  American social commentary photography

 

 

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Misty Keasler: Haunt

September 23 through November 26

11/2/17 see coverage at American architectural photography

 

 

Montclair Art Museum

Charles Burchfield: Weather Event

September 9 through January 6

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West

September 16 through March 4

11/2/17 see coverage at Installation Art

 

 

Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia

Chip Simone: One Glass Eye, a Retrospective

September 23 through November 18

11/2/17 researched

 

 

New Britain Museum of American Art

Harry Everett Townsend: Illustrations of a World War I Artist

September 20 through January 7

11/24/17 see coverage at Military Art, WWI


 

New Museum Los Gatos

Art & Environment: The Paintings of Andrew P. Hill

September 15 through February 4 

11/2/17 see coverage at California Art History

 

 

Newport Art Museum

Pictures & Windows, The Paintings of Christopher W. Benson from 1975 to 2017

September 30 through December 31

11/2/17 see coverage at Retrospective Exhibits

 

 

New-York Historical Society

Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art

September 15 through January 21

11/2/17 see coverage at Military Art, WWII

 

 

North Carolina Museum of Art

Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings

September 23 through December 31

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art

Bob Durden:  Earthly Delights

September 21 through December 28

11/2/17 see coverage at Encaustic Art in America

 

 

Peoria Riverfront Museum

Penelope Umbrico: Screen Light

September 30 through January 7

11/2/17 see coverage at Installation Art

 

 

Provincetown Art Association and Museum

Mark Adams

September 29 through November 12

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Racine Art Museum

Paul Smith: Masters of Craft

September 17 through December 31

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Renaissance Society / University of Chicago

Jennifer Packer, Tenderheaded

September 9 through November 5

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Robert Hull Fleming Museum at University of Vermont

Herbert Barnett: Vermont Life and Landscape, 1940-1948

September 26 through December 15

11/2/17 see coverage at Vermont Art History

 

 

Rockwell Museum

The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African-American Art: Works on Paper

September 15 through December 31

11/2/17 researched

 

 

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Walker Evans

September 30 through February 4 

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Museum of Art

Jacob Lawrence, Lines of Influence

September 7 through February 4

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College

Leonard Baskin: Imaginary Artists

September 8 through  October 21

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Sculpture Center

Nicola L.: Works, 1968 to the Present

September 18 through December 18

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Shelburne Museum

Sweet Tooth: The Art of Dessert

September 23 through February 18

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Shelburne Museum

Hooked on Patty Yoder

September 30 through January 21

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Smith College Museum of Art

A Dangerous Woman: Subversion and Surrealism in the Art of Honoré Sharrer

September 29 through January 7

11/2/17 see coverage at Political Art

 

 

Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration

Fashion and Satire: Drawings of Orson Lowell and Charles Dana Gibson

September 5 through October 29

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Southeast Museum of Photography

Arno Minkkinen: In Retrospect

September 29 through October 29

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Tacoma Art Museum

Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection

September 2 through January 7

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Tufts University Art Gallery

Wen-ti Tsen: Home Town: Re-presenting Boston's Chinatown as Place of People - Now and Then

September 12 through December 4

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Tufts University Art Gallery

Yuan Yunsheng: Chinese Myth, Folklore & History

September 12 through December 4

 

 

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University

Garden of Biotanical Delights: Diane Kempler

September 1 through January 6

11/2/17 see coverage at Botanical Artists

 

 

University Galleries at William Paterson University

For Home and Country: World War I Posters from the Newark Library

September 11 through December 13

11/2/17 see coverage at Military Art, WWI

 

 

University Museum at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

James Innes: A Retrospective

September 9 through December 9

11/2/17 researched

 

 

University of California, Santa Barbara Art Museum

Sacred Art in the Age of Contact, Chumash and Latin American Traditions in Santa Barbara 

September 16 through December 8

11/2/17 researched

 

 

University of Saint Joseph Art Museum

An American Artist: Thomas Hart Benton in the Permanent Collection

September 15 through December 17

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery 

Who Are We? Identity and the Contemporary Photographic Portrait

September 11 through December 7

11/2/17 see coverage at American portrait photography

 

 

Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

small works, tall tales

September 16 through February 11

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Wichita Art Museum

Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty

September 30 through January 7

11/2/17 researched

 

 

Woodmere Art Museum

A Grand Vision: Violet Oakley and the American Renaissance

September 30 through January 1

11/2/17 see coverage at Retrospective Exhibits

 

 

Zimmerli Art Museum

Subjective Objective: A Century of Social Photography

September 5 through January 7

11/2/17 see coverage at American social commentary photography

 

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