September, 2017 National Calendar of Art Exhibitions

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


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Academy Art Museum 
Bennett Bean: Be Careful What You Fall in Love With
September 16 through November 5
Academy Art Museum 
Helen Siegl: Fantasy Creatures from the Museum's Collection
September 16 through November 26
Academy Art Museum 
Beth van Hoesen: Prints: Selections from the Academy Art Museum Collection
December 2 through March 4
Alexandria Museum of Art
Refining & Defining a Nation: From Impressionism to Regionalism
September 22 through January 20
Allentown Art Museum
The Poetry of Nature: Hudson River School Landscapes from the New-York Historical Society
September 29 through December 31
American Museum of Ceramic Art
Kukuli Velarde: Plunder Me, Baby
September 16 through January 28
American University Museum
William Woodward: The Seven Deadly Sins
September 5 through December 17


Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Cruisin' the Eternal Coastline: The Best of the Fossil West from Baja to Barrow
Setpember 15 through April 8
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
Baker Museum
Inside the Outside: Five Self-Taught Artists from the William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation
September 5 through September 27
Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
Martin Wong: Human Instamatic 
September 20 through December 10
Berkshire Museum
Morgan Bulkeley: Nature Culture Clash
September 29 through February 4
California Historical Society Museum
¡Murales Rebeldes!: Contested Chicanao Public Art
September 4 through January 29
Cantor Arts Center
Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser
September 15 through January 7
Cleveland Museum of Art
The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s
September 30 through January 1
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
Hayv Kahraman: Acts of Reparation
September 8 through December 31
Coral Springs Museum of Art
Iconic Neo-POP
September 9 through November 18
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Stuart Davis: In Full Swing
September 16 through January 1
Dallas Museum of Art
Edward Steichen: In Exaltation of Flowers
September 2 through May 13
Delaware Art Museum
Tableau: The Art of Richard Cleaver
September 16 through January 7
Elmhurst Art Museum
Hebru Brantley
Fairfield University Art Museum
Picturing History: Ledger Drawings of the Plains Indians
September 27 through December 20
Fenimore Art Museum
Our Strength Is Our People: The Humanist Photographs of Lewis Hine
September 16 through December 31
Georgia Museum of Art
Louise Blair Daura: A Virginian in Paris
September 23 through December 10
Giertz Gallery at Parkland College
Stepping the Mast: Rob Millard-Mendez
September 25 through November 4
Grace Museum
Allison V. Smith: Plain View
September 15 through February 10
Guild Hall Museum
Jeremy Dennis: East Hampton Indigenous
September 28 through December 11 
Haggin Museum
American Ballads: The Photographs of Marty Stuart
September 21 through November 19
Baseball: America's Game, Art and Objects from the Bank of America Collection
September 21 through November 19
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
September 9 through December 24
Hilliard Museum
Crafting the South Louisiana Sound 
September 8 through October 15
Housatonic Museum of Art
Joe Zucker: SCROLLS
September 7 through October 15
Lafayette College Galleries
Sam van Aken: Streuobstwiese
September 12 through December 9
Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Sayaka Ganz: Reclaimed Creations
September 5 through December 23
Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art
Carrie Mae Weems: Ritual and Revolution
September 12 through December 10
McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture
Northwest Coast Art: A Community of Tradition
September  8 through March 4
McNay Art Museum
Chuck Ramirez: All This and Heaven Too
September 14 through January 14
Mead Art Museum
Picturing American Identity
September 12 through December 3
Michener (James A.) Art Museum
A Time to Break Silence: Pictures of Social Change
September 9 through February 4
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Aliza Nisenbaum
September 30 through February 4
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Misty Keasler: Haunt
September 23 through November 26
Montclair Art Museum
Charles Burchfield: Weather Event
September 9 through January 6
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
September 16 through March 4
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia
Chip Simone: One Glass Eye, a Retrospective
September 23 through November 18
Newport Art Museum
Pictures & Windows, The Paintings of Christopher W. Benson from 1975 to 2017
September 30 through December 31
New-York Historical Society
Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art
September 15 through January 21
North Carolina Museum of Art
Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings
September 23 through December 31
Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art
Bob Durden:  Earthly Delights
September 21 through December 28
Peoria Riverfront Museum
Penelope Umbrico: Screen Light
September 30 through January 7
Provincetown Art Association and Museum
Mark Adams
September 29 through November 12
Racine Art Museum
Paul Smith: Masters of Craft
September 17 through December 31
Renaissance Society / University of Chicago
September 9 through November 5
Robert Hull Fleming Museum at University of Vermont
Herbert Barnett: Vermont Life and Landscape, 1940-1948
September 26 through December 15
Rockwell Museum of Western Art
The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African-American Art: Works on Paper
September 15 through December 31
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Walker Evans
September 30 through February 4 
Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Museum of Art
JACOB LAWRENCE, Lines of Influence
September 7 through February 4
Sculpture Center
Nicola L.: Works, 1968 to the Present
September 18 through December 18
Shelburne Museum
Sweet Tooth: The Art of Dessert
September 23 through February 18
Shelburne Museum
Hooked on Patty Yoder
September 30 through January 21
Smith College Museum of Art
A Dangerous Woman: Subversion and Surrealism in the Art of Honoré Sharrer
September 29 through January 7
Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration
FASHION AND SATIRE: Drawings of Orson Lowell and Charles Dana Gibson
September 5 through October 29
Southeast Museum of Photography
Arno Minkkinen: In Retrospect
September 29 through October 29
Tacoma Art Museum
Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection
September 2 through January 7
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
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
University Galleries at William Paterson University
For Home and Country: World War I Posters from the Newark Library
September 11 through December 13
University Museum at Indiana University of Pennsylvania
September 9 through December 9
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
University of Saint Joseph Art Museum
An American Artist: Thomas Hart Benton in the Permanent Collection
September 15 through December 17
Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery 
Who Are We? Identity and the Contemporary Photographic Portrait
September 11 through December 7
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
small works, tall tales
September 16 through February 11
Wichita Art Museum
Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty
September 30 through January 7
Woodmere Art Museum
A Grand Vision: Violet Oakley and the American Renaissance
September 30 through January 1
Zimmerli Art Museum
Subjective Objective: A Century of Social Photography
September 5 through January 7

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