2008 Museum Calendar

American Representational Art Exhibitions

Hosted by Non-Profit Museums and Organizations





Amon Carter Museum
Marsden Hartley and the West: The Search for an American Modernism
June 14 through August 24
Arkell Museum at Canajoharie
Wyeths from the Farnsworth Art Museum Collection
June 27 through September 21
Art Complex Museum
Complex Conversations: Joan Paley and Alice Means
June 8 through August 17
Boise Art Museum
Frederic Remington Makes Tracks: Adventures and Artistic Impressions
June 28 through August 24
Clark (Sterling and Francine) Art Institute
Like Breath on Glass: Whistler, Inness, and the Art of Painting Softly
June 22 through October 19
George A. Spiva Center for the Arts
Return of the Yellow Peril: A Survey of the Work of Roger Shimomura, 1969-2007
June 14 through August 1
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Unknown Bridges: Pencil Drawings of Terry Miller
June 28 through August 24
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
Psychedelia: Rock 'n' Roll Posters, 1965 - 1970
June 4 through August 24
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Winslow Homer: American Scenes
June 20 through December 7
Museum of Nebraska Art
A Treasury of Murals: Nebraska's Post Office Legacy
June 17 through October 12
Museum of Western Art
Taos Artists Society Art Collection and Exhibit
July 22 through September 28
Orange County Museum of Art
Peter Saul
June 22 through September 21
Phillips Collection
Diebenkorn in New Mexico
June 21 through September 7
Portland Museum of Art - Maine
Georgia O'Keeffe and the Camera: The Art of Identity
June 12 through September 7
Portsmouth Athenaeum
Russell Cheney, A New England Master: Northern New England Paintings 1910-45
June 1 through September 6
Portsmouth Historical Society
Russell Cheney, A New England Master: Northern New England Paintings 1910-45
June 1 through October 31
Shelburne Museum
Mary Cassatt Friends and Family
June 21 through October 26
Springfield Museums
Behind the Scenes: The Artists Who Worked for Currier & Ives
June 10 through January 18
University of Virginia Art Museum
John Toole: Itinerant Painter
June 21 through August 9
Walter Anderson Museum of Art
"A Face Only A Mother Could Love" Face Jug Pottery from the American South
June 19 through August 17
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
Ellen Lanyon: A Wonder Production
June 1 through August 10
Westmoreland Museum of American Art
Painting in the United States: 1943-1949
June 29 through October 19

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What is included

These calendars reference exhibitions devoted primarily to American representational art. Not all exhibitions submitted to TFAO are included in calendars.

Excluded content includes:

Revisions of dates are accepted and encouraged in order for calendars to be as accurate as possible. Exhibition dates may and do change without notice. The deadline for inclusion in a current monthly calendar is the first day of that month.


To make the most of your visit to an exhibition

If you are touring, you will find American representational art venues to visit in Sources of News Articles Indexed by State within the United States. Call the museum in advance to see if you:

Exhibition dates may and do change without prior notice from museums to TFAO. Always verify dates directly with museums before visiting their exhibitions.


How TFAO updates calendars

Future calendars are updated in two ways:


On a bimonthly basis, TFAO volunteers review the Calendar Update Schedule (see A-C D-G H-L M-Q R-S T-Z) to locate museums for which their furthest exhibition closing month has expired. TFAO then reviews the current and future exhibition sections of websites of targeted museums for new information. TFAO then updates the Schedule's listings for the targeted museums with new information by listing on the schedule the earlier of: 1. the furthest exhibition closing month in time or 2. a month which TFAO deems important for follow up. As a part of this review TFAO also updates the related exhibition calendar to include information on newly discovered exhibitions.


Future calendars and Calendar Update Schedules are checked and updated on a continuous basis as information is received by email from museum sources.


How TFAO uses calendars

Towards the end of each month TFAO volunteers review the calendar for all of the listed exhibition openings for that month. TFAO then reviews published exhibition articles and essays in the sub-index page for each related museum to determine if Resource Library has already published an article or essay concerning each calendar listing. If Resource Library has not yet published an article or essay, TFAO sends by email a request for exhibition information to the museum. TFAO sends requests near the end of the exhibition opening month to allow museums time to gather .jpg images and texts from gallery guides, brochures or catalogues, exhibition wall panels and labels, as well as press releases. TFAO requires six hundred or more words of text to publish a Resource Library article or essay for an exhibition.

For the current month inquiries have been made through Westmoreland Museum of American Art


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