November and December, 2017 National Calendar of Art Exhibitions

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


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Albuquerque Museum

Art of Politics

November 11 through April 8

12/18/17 see coverage at Political Art



Allentown Art Museum

New Geography: Photographs by Marilyn Bridges

November 22 through March 18

12/18/17 researched



Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery

A Restless Regionalist: The Art of Joe Jones

November 5 through January 21

12/18/17 see coverage at Regionalism in American Art



Blowing Rock Museum

Comic Stripped: A Revealing Look at Southern Stereotypes in Cartoons

November 11 through March 17

12/18/17 see coverage at Cartoons and Comic Strips/Books



Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Art from the Northern Plains

November 9, through July 8

12/18/17 see coverage at Native American Art



Cantor Arts Center

About Face: Intimacy and Abstraction in Photographic Portraits

November 1 through March 4

12/18/17 researched



Cranbrook Art Museum

Keith Haring: The End of the Line

November 17 through March 11

12/18/17 see coverage at Mural Art


Crisp Museum

Caroline Kahler: Compelled to Make, A Retrospective 1980-2017

November 3 through January 28

12/18/17 see coverage at Retrospective Exhibits



David Winton Bell Gallery

Melvin Edwards | Festivals, Funerals, and New Life

November 11 through February 11

12/18/17 researched



Eide-Dalrymple Gallery

Dark to Light - A New Journey: Richard Krueger

November 27 through December 15

12/18/17 researched



Greenville County Museum of Art

Impressionism and the South

November 8 through September 16

12/18/17 see coverage at Impressionism



Greenville County Museum of Art

Sidney Dickinson: A Connecticut Yankee in King Cotton's Court

November 8 through September 16

12/18/17 see coverage at Alabama Art History



Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University

nic & sloy: side by side

November 4 through January 28

12/18/17 see coverage at Oregon Art History

Harn Museum of Art

VAST: Sea Salt Sand Sky - Photographs by Joni Sternbach

November 21 through April 24

12/18/17 see coverage at American landscape photography



Harwood Museum of the University of New Mexico

Anais Rumfelt: 108 Crows

November 1 through November 26

12/18/17 see coverage at Birds in American Art



Harwood Museum of the University of New Mexico

Meredith Garcia: Stone Free

November 29 through January 2

12/18/17 see coverage at American miscellaneous theme photography



Huntsville Museum of Art

Secrets Behind the Wall: The Don Trachte Replicas

November 5 through January 28

12/18/17 see coverage at Illustrators



Hyde Park Art Center

Bill Walker: Urban Griot

November 5 through April 8

12/18/17 see coverage at African-American Art



Mattatuck Museum

Jane Peterson: At Home and Abroad

November 19 through January 28

12/18/17 see coverage at Retrospective Exhibits



Minneapolis Institute of Arts

American Modernism: Selections from the Kunin Collection

November 9 through October 14

12/18/17 researched



Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Katherine Bradford

November 4 through January 14

12/18/17 see coverage at Representational Art (other): 20-21st Century



Nassau County Museum of Art

Fool The Eye

November 18 through March 4

12/18/17 researched



National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

Some Illustrator! Pictures by Melissa Sweet

November 9 through January 27

12/18/17 see coverage at Children's Illustrated Literature



Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Fine Lines: Whistler and the American Etching Revival

November 29 through May 27

12/18/17 see coverage at Etching



Newark Museum

REPERTOIRE by Molly Hatch 

November 4 through ?

12/18/17 researched



Norman Rockwell Museum

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi

November 11 through May 28

12/18/17 see coverage at Fabulism and Fantasy



Noyes Museum of Art

Photography by Kevin Husta

November 2 through January 28

12/18/17 researched



Ohr O'Keefe Museum of Art

Paul Andrew Wandless: Stories, Myths & Musings

November 7 through March 10

12/18/17 researched



Palm Springs Art Museum

Bob Van Breda: Lost and Found

November 3 through January 28

12/18/17 researched



Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art

Woman to Woman: Female Portrayals

November 6 through January 8

12/18/17 see coverage at Montana Art History



Philadelphia Art Alliance

Bedazzling: The Artistic Inventions of Vaughn Stubbs

November 30 through January 7

12/18/17 researched



Portland Art Museum - Oregon

CCNA: Interwoven Radiance

November 10 through June 24

12/18/17 see coverage at Weaving



Smith College Museum of Art


November 1 through July 31

12/18/17 see coverage at Political Art



Smithsonian American Art Museum

Tamayo: The New York Years

November 3 through March 18

12/18/17 see coverage at New York Art History



Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers

November 3 through September 3

12/18/17 see coverage at Portrait and Figurative Art: 19-20th Century



Susquehanna Art Museum

Memory and Invention: Robert Andriulli

November 10 through February 11

12/18/17 see coverage at Landscape Art: 20-21st Century



Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University

Forest Light: Adele Wayman

November 3 through February 3

12/18/17 see coverage at North Carolina Art History



University Galleries at William Paterson University

Breaking Bread: Food Rituals in Contemporary Art

November 1 through December 13

12/18/17 see coverage at Food Depicted in American Art



Whitney Museum of American Art

Laura Owens

November 10 through February 4

12/18/17 see coverage at Figurative and Portrait Art: 20-21st Century



Wichita Art Museum

Surveillance: Who is Watching You? Photographs from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

November 11 through February 11

12/18/17 researched



Worcester Art Museum

Coming Away: Winslow Homer and England

November 11 through February 4

12/18/17 see coverage at American Artist Paintings of Foriegn Scenes




Academy Art Museum 

Beth van Hoesen: Prints: Selections from the Academy Art Museum Collection

December 2 through March 4

1/5/18 researched



Burchfield - Penney Art Center

Charles E. Burchfield: The Ohio Years 1893-1921

December 8 through March 24

1/5/18 see coverage at Ohio Art History



Burchfield - Penney Art Center

Angels and Demons: Works on Paper by David Schirm

December 8 through March 31

1/5/18 see coverage at Military Art, Other



Colby College Museum of Art

Game Time: The Sports Photography of Walter Iooss

December 7 through June 24

1/5/18 see coverage at American sporting event photography and other event photography



Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center / Taylor Museum

Adolf Dehn and the American Land

December 9 through March 18

1/5/18 researched



Columbus Museum - Georgia

We Had Faces: Stars from Hollywood

December 9 through March 18

1/5/18 see coverage at American celebrity photography



Columbus Museum of Art - Ohio

James R. Hopkins: Faces of the Heartland

December 15 through April 22

1/5/18 see coverage at Ohio Art History

Coral Springs Museum of Art

Luis Castaneda

December 2 through March 3

1/5/18 researched



Erie Art Museum

Daniel Burke: Callings

December 1 through April 8, 2018

1/5/18 see coverage at Retrospective Exhibits



Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at University of Minnesota

Prince from Minneapolis 

December 9 through June 17

1/5/18 see coverage at American celebrity photography



Haggin Museum

American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artists' Colony

December 7 through March 4

1/5/18 researched



Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

Wild Fabrications

December 2 through February 25

1/5/18 see coverage at Wildlife Art: 20-21st Century



Lyman Allyn Art Museum

On Another Note: The Intersection of Art and Music

December 2 through March 11

1/5/18 see coverage at Music in American Art



Mississippi Museum of Art

Picturing Mississippi, 1817-2017: Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise

December 9 through July 8

1/5/18 see coverage at Mississippi Art History



Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

Lifeways of the Southern Athabaskans

December 10 through July 7

1/5/18 researched



Peabody Essex Museum

Georgia O'Keeffe: Art, Image, Style

December 16 through April 1

1/5/18 researched



Phoenix Art Museum

The Logic of the Copy: Four Decades of Photography in Print

December 2 through April 22

1/5/18 see coverage at American photographic technology innovations



Portland Art Museum - Oregon

In the Beginning - Minor White's Oregon Photographs

December 9 through May 6

1/5/18 see coverage at Oregon Art History



Portland Museum of Art - Maine

Eliot Porter's Nature

December 22 through March 18

1/5/18 see coverage at Important historic American photographers



South Dakota Art Museum 

Steve Bormes: Deep Sea Imaginarium

December 5 through April 7

1/5/18 see coverage at Outsider Art



Western Colorado Center for the Arts

Relatively: Michail Krasnow Retrospective

December 1 through January 20

1/5/18 see coverage at Surrealism



Westmoreland Museum of American Art

Dark Matter: Paintings by Kenneth Nicholson

December 8 through February 4

1/5/18 see coverage at Figurative and Portrait Art:  20-21st Century


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