September, 2018 National Calendar of Art Exhibitions

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


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Brinton Museum

50th Anniversary / Treaty of Fort Laramie

September 2 through November 9

10/19/18 see coverage at Important historic American photographers


California Museum of Photography

The Great War through the Stereoscope

September 22 through January 27

10/19/18 researched


Claremont Museum of Art

Primal Nature: Animalia by Women in Post-War Claremont

September 21 through January 6

10/19/18 see coverage at California Art History


Dallas Museum of Art

Cult of the Machine: Precisionism and American Art

September 16 through January 6

10/19/18 researched


de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University

California Flora: Fanny McClatchy Richardson

September 28 through June 15

10/19/18 researched


Elmhurst Art Museum

The Figure and the Chicago Imagists: Selections from the Elmhurst College Art Collection

September 8 through January 13

10/19/18 see coverage at Chicago Imagists Art


Erie Art Museum

Ceramic Sculpture by Chuck Johnson

September 14 through December 2

10/19/18 see coverage at Sculpture, Glass, Ceramic and Porcelain


Figge Art Museum

William L. Hawkins: An Imaginative Geography

September 22  through December 30

10/19/18 see coverage at Folk Art


Hearst Art Gallery at Saint Mary's College

Graphicanos: Contemporaray Latino Prints from the Serie Project, organized by the Fort Wayne Museum of Art 

September 16 through December 16

10/19/18 researched


Hearst Art Gallery at Saint Mary's College

William Keith: Mount Shasta

September 16 through December 16

10/19/18 researched


Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

Inka Essenhigh: A Fine Line

September 15 through January

10/19/18 see coverage at Surrealism


Lafayette College Galleries 

William Wegman: Instant Miami

September 4 through December 8

10/19/18 see coverage at American photographic technology innovations


Lux Center for Arts

Bart Vargas: Reduce, Reuse, Revisit

September 7 through October 18

10/19/18 see coverage at Sculpture, Unclassified


Mattatuck Museum

William Kent - Saved from Silence

September 16 through November 25

10/19/18 see coverage at Sculpture, Wood


Nevada Museum of Art

Anne W. Brigman

September 29 through January 27

10/19/18 see coverage at Important historic American photographers


New Mexico State University Art Gallery


September 27 through January 5

10/19/18 researched


Northcutt Steele Gallery at Montana State University - Billings

Gordon McConnell - When the West Was Won

September 5 through October 11

10/19/18 researched


Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Newton Howard: Painter of the Sportsman's Paradise

September 6 through January 13

10/19/18 see coverage at Louisiana Art History


Palmer Museum of Art

Object Lessons: American Still-Life Painting in the Nineteenth Century 

September 4 through December 16

10/19/18 researched


Palmer Museum of Art

A Small Radius of Light: G. Daniel Massad, A Retrospective

September 25 through December 9

10/19/18 researched


Pomona College Museum of Art

Hayv Kahraman

September 4 through December 22

10/19/18 see coverage at Ethnic Ancestry, Culture and Influences in American Art


Richmond Art Center

What Knot?

September 11 through November 16

10/19/18 researched


Smart Museum of Art - University of Chicago

The Time Is Now! Art Worlds of Chicago's South Side, 1960-1980

September 13 through December 30

10/19/18 see coverage at Illinois Art History


Smithsonian American Art Museum

Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor

September 28 through March 17

10/19/18 see coverage at Folk Art


Tang Museum

3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980

September 8 through January 6 

10/19/18 see coverage at Chicago Imagists Art


Taubman Museum of Art

Hear My Voice: Native American Art of the Past and Present 

September 29 through January 6

10/19/18 researched


Thacher Gallery, University of San Francisco

Allan DeSouza: Through the Black Country, or, The Sources of the Thames Around the Great Shires of Lower England and Down the Severn River to the Atlantic Ocean

September 4 through November 4

10/19/18 see coverage at American miscellaneous theme photography


TJC Gallery 

The Art and Soul of the Hunt

September 4  through November 2

10/19/18 see coverage at Sporting Art


University of Richmond Museums

The Human Comedy: Prints and Drawings by Isabel Bishop

September 14 through April 19

10/19/18 researched


Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University

Mickalene Thomas: I Can't See You Without Me

September14 through December 30

10/19/18 see coverage at Figurative Painting - Miscellaneous


Woodmere Art Museum

The Pennsylvania Landscape in Impressionism and Contemporary Art

September 22 through January 27

10/19/18 see coverage at Pennsylvania Art History

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