January, 2018 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.

 

 

 

 

Arkansas Arts Center

Becoming John Marin: Modernist at Work

January 26 through April 22

2/6/18 see coverage at Modernism

 

Art, Design & Architecture Museum (UC Santa Barbara)

Chiura Obata: An American Modern

January 13 through April 2

2/6/18 see coverage at Asian-American Art

 

Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery

Print Culture in Kansas City: art from the Moffett Collection

January 28 through April 22

2/6/18 researched

 

Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery

Paintings by Barry Fitzgerald of Lawrence, Kansas

January 28 through April 22

2/6/18 researched

 

Brandywine River Museum

The Way Back: The Paintings of George A. Weymouth

January 27 through June 3

2/6/18 see coverage at Pennsylvania Art History

 

Bruce Museum

Patriotic Persuasion: American Posters of the First World War

January 20 through June 3

2/6/18 see coverage at  Military Art, WWI

 

Colorado Photographic Arts Center

On the Street with Bill Cunningham

January 12 through February 24

2/6/18 see coverage at  American urban theme photography

 

 

Crocker Art Museum

E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit

January 28 through April 22

(see E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit, a 2017 exhibit at the Pasadena Museum of California Art)

2/6/18 researched

 

 

Elmhurst Art Museum

Gertrude Abercrombie: Portrait of the Artist as a Landscape

January 20 through March 4

2/6/18 researched

 

 

Flagler Museum

Masterfully Human: The Art of Gaugengigl

January 23 through April 29

2/6/18 researched

 

 

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

Steven Bleicher | The Kings Highway

January 11 through April 22

2/6/18 researched

 

 

Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art

Generations in Modern Pueblo Painting: The Art of Tonita Peña and Joe Herrera

January 26 through April 8

2/6/18 see coverage at Native American Art

 

Grand Rapids Art Museum

Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle

January 27 through April 29

2/6/18 see coverage at Midwest Art: 20-21st Century

 

Harvard Art Museums

Fernando Bryce: The Book of Needs

January 20 through May 6

2/6/18 see coverage at Drawings in American Art

 

 

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art

Stephen Warde Anderson: Attention to Detail

January 26 through May 13

2/6/18 see coverage at  Self-Taught Art

 

 

Huntington Museum of Art

In Time We Shall Know Ourselves: Photographs by Raymond Smith

January 20 through March 25

2/6/18 see coverage at Historic surveys of American photography

 

 

International Quilt Study Center at the University of Nebraska--Lincoln

Made by Hand: American Quilts in the Industrial Age II

January 5 through April 29

2/6/18 see coverage at Quilts

 

 

International Quilt Study Center at the University of Nebraska--Lincoln

Uncovered: The Ken Burns Collection

January 19 through May 13

2/6/18 researched

 

 

Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art

Wayne Thiebaud: 1958-1968

January 16 through May 13

See coverage at California Art History

 

 

Lafayette College Galleries

ReVIEWing the 35mm slide

January 3 through January 28

2/6/18 see coverage at American photographic technology innovations

 

 

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art

The Power of Color

January 30 through March 31

2/6/18 researched

 

 

Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art

Internal Landscapes: The Mysterious World of Steven Kenny

January 21 through April 15

2/6/18 see coverage at Surrealism

 

 

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Thomas Cole's Journey

January 30 through May 13

2/6/18 see coverage at American Artists Abroad

 

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Birds of a Feather: Joseph Cornell's Homage to Juan Gris

January 23 through April 15

2/6/18 see coverage at  American Mixed Media Art



Michener (James A.) Art Museum

Magical & Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective

January 21 through May 6

2/6/18 see coverage at American Artist Retrospective Exhibits

 

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Piece Together: The Quilts of Mary Lee Bendolph

January 23 through May 27

2/6/18 see coverage at Quilts

 

 

Museum of Arts and Design

Derrick Adams: Sanctuary

January 25 through June 25

2/6/18 see coverage at American Mixed Media Art

 

 

National Gallery of Art

Outliers and American Vanguard Art

January 28 through  May 13

2/6/18 see coverage at Outsider Art

 

 

National Museum of the American Indian

Americans

January 18 through Fall 2027 

2/6/18 see coverage at Native American Art

 

 

National Museum of Women in the Arts

Hung Liu In Print 

January 19 through July 8

2/6/18 see coverage at Collage Art

 

 

Norton Museum of Art

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Sculpture

January 25 through April 29

2/6/18 researched

 

 

Palmer Museum of Art

Dox Thrash and the Carborundum Mezzotint 

January 16 through May 20

2/6/18 researched

 

 

Pasadena Museum of California Art

Testament of the Spirit: Paintings by Eduardo Carrillo

January 21 through June 3

2/6/18 see coverage at American Visionary Art

 

 

Pomona College Museum of Art

MUSE: Mickalene Thomas Photographs tête-à-tête

January 25 through May 13

2/6/18 see coverage at American portrait photography

 

 

Racine Art Museum

Polymer Art: Recent Acquisitions

January 28 through June 24

2/6/18 see coverage at Representational Art (other): 20-21st Century

 

 

San Diego Museum of Art

Motion Pictures: Photographs by Gjon Mili

January 20 through August 12

2/6/18 researched

 

 

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art

Jeffrey Bacon: Dreams For Sale

January 5 through January 28

2/6/18 see coverage at Motion Pictures, Film and American Art

 

 

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

California's Wild Edge; Prints by Tom Killion

January 12 through April 22

2/6/18 researched

 

 

Sheldon Museum of Art

Original Behavior

January 17 through May 13

2/6/18 see coverage at Cartoons and Comic Strips/Books

 

 

Schingoethe Center of Aurora University

Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain

January 23 through Friday, April 13

2/6/18 researched

 

 

Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration

Kovarsky's World: Covers and Cartoons from The New Yorker

January 2 through March 3

2/6/18 see coverage at Cartoons and Comic Strips/Books

 

 

South Bend Museum of Art

Lisa Marie Barber Neighborhood Garden

January 13 through April 8

2/6/18 researched

 

 

Syacuse University Art Galleries

North and South: Berenice Abbott's U.S. Route 1

January 18 through March 9

2/6/18 researched

 

 

University of Kentucky Art Museum

Edward Melcarth: Points of View

January 13 through April 8

2/6/18 researched

 

 

University of Wyoming Art Museum

Indian Country: The Art of David Bradley

January 27 through May 12

2/6/18 see coverage at Native American Art

 

 

Vero Beach Museum of Art

Paul Outerbridge: New Color Photographs from Mexico and California

January 20 through June 3

2/6/18 researched

 

 

Woodmere Art Museum

Elizabeth Osborne: Animal Paintings and Watercolors

January 13 through June 24

2/6/18 see coverage at Wildlife Art: 20-21st Century

 

 

Zimmerli Art Museum

It's Just a Job: Bill Owens and Studs Terkel on Working in 1970s America

January 20 through July 29

2/6/18 see coverage at American labor theme photography

 


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