July and August, 2018 National Calendar of Art Exhibitions

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


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California Museum of Photography

William Klein

July 7 through September 9

8/9/18 researched

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

Urban Spaces, Open Skies: 20th-Century American Landscape

July 27 through February 3

8/9/18 researched


Dane G. Hansen Museum

Luster:  Realism & Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Painting

July 20 through September 9

8/9/18 researched

Desert Caballeros Western Museum

The West Observed: The Art of Howard Post

July 20 through November 25

8/9/18 see coverage at Western Genre Art, 19th-21st Century


Dixon Gallery and Gardens

In the Garden 

July 8 through September 30

8/9/18 researched


Fresno Art Museum

Jenne Giles: Americana

July 13 through January 6

8/9/18 researched


Harwood Museum, University of New Mexico

Mark Strong: Prosaic Exceptionalism

July 5 through July 29

8/9/18 see coverage at Woodcut


Huntsville Museum of Art

American Impressionist Art from the Thomas Clark Collection

July 29 through September 23

8/9/18 researched


Irvine Museum Collection

Drawing On The Past: Works on Paper

July 7 through October 4

8/9/18 see coverage at California Art History

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester

The Surreal Visions of Josephine Tota

July 14 through September 9

8/9/18 see coverage at American Visionary Art


Michener (James A.) Art Museum

Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell

July 14 through November 11

8/9/18 researched


Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Othello Reimagined in Sepia

July 17 through December 16

8/9/18 researched


Napa Valley Museum

Randy Strong- Glass Master

July 7 through August 19

8/9/18 see coverage at Glass Art


New Britain Museum of American Art

Line and Curve: The Ellsworth Kelly and Jack Shear Shaker Collection from Shaker Museum - Mount Lebanon with Prints by Ellsworth Kelly

July 13 trhough December 31

8/9/18 see coverage at Furniture


Parrish Art Museum

Keith Sonnier - Until Today

July 1 through January 27

8/9/18 researched


South Bend Museum of Art

Beyond Ink. Recent Artwork by South Bend and Regional Tattoo Artists

July 21 through  October 7

8/9/18 see coverage at American Tattoo Art


Speed Art Museum

American Storybook: The Imaginary Travelogue of Thomas Chambers

July 21 through January 6

8/9/18 researched

Taubman Museum of Art

In Our Own Words: Native Impressions 2015-16

July 21 through January 13

8/9/18 researched




Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum

Folk Art Underfoot: American Hooked Rugs

August 18 through August 18, 2019

9/21/18 researched


Arkansas Arts Center

Reveal/Conceal: Exploring Identity in Contemporary Art

August 14 through October 28

9/21/18 researched


Blowing Rock Museum

Thomas Sayre: White Gold

August 11 through November 10

9/21/18 researched


Blowing Rock Museum

Houck Medford: Coming Home to Cotton

August 18 through November 3

9/21/18 researched


Brandywine River Museum

Aftershock: The Impact of American Impressionism

August 11 through November 4

9/21/18 researched


Canton Museum of Art

Arden Riddle: Master of Mid-Century Design

August 16 through October 28

9/21/18 researched


Florence County Museum

Revisited: The Early Portraiture of William Harrison Scarborough 

August 21 through February 24

9/21/18 researched


Huntington Museum of Art

Emil Carlsen's Quiet Harmonies

August 11 through November 4

9/21/18 see coverage at Landscape Painting: 19-20th Century


IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

Holly Wilson: On Turtle's Back

August 16 through January 27

9/21/18 researched


Knoxville Museum of Art

Joseph Delaney: On the Move

August 17 through November 4

9/21/18 researched


Krannert Art Museum

Between the Buildings: Art From Chicago, 1930s-1980s 

August 30 through March 23

9/21/18 see coverage at Illinois Art History


Minneapolis Institute of Arts

New to Mia: Art from Chicago

August 18 through January 6

9/21/18 researched


Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg

This Is Not a Selfie: Photographic Self-Portraits from the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Collection

August 25 through November 25

9/21/18 see coverage at American portrait photography


Museum of Latin American Art

Judithe Hernández: A Dream is the Shadow of Something Real

August 11 through December 3

9/21/18 researched


New Britain Museum of American Art

Art in Farmington Village

August 3 through October 7

9/21/18 see coverage at Connecticut Art History


Provincetown Art Association and Museum

Biala: Provincetown Summers 

August 10 through September 30

9/21/18 see coverage at Massachusetts Art History


Springfield Museums

Dynamic Duos: Printmakers as Partners

August 7 through February 3

9/21/18 researched


Tampa Museum of Art

Patricia Cronin, Aphrodite, and the Lure of Antiquity: Conversations with the Collection

August 16 through January 6

9/21/18 researched

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