On View

A year-round schedule of temporary exhibitions enhances the guest experience of the Museum’s permanent collection by providing opportunities to enjoy traveling exhibitions from other institutions, or special presentations of artworks from our own and other museum collections, organized by Crystal Bridges.

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American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum

July 2 through September 19, 2016

America has always been a nation of makers. The things we make tell the story of who we are. American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum features 115+ objects—including quilts, carvings, signs, samplers, weathervanes, whirligigs and more—hand made by Americans when our nation was young.

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Reel Women: Icons and Identity in Film

April 20 through July 18

This exhibition features 14 professional photographs of famous women from the collection of the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York, including stars such as Joan Crawford, Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo, Bette Davis, Katharine Hepburn, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, and others. There is no cost to view this exhibition.

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Black Unity

May 4 through September 5, 2016

This exhibition features 13 artworks made by eight African American artists within the past five decades in an array of media, including photography, sculpture, painting, and tapestry. There is no cost to view this exhibition.

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The Four Seasons

May 4 through September 12

The Four Seasons, by American artist and filmmaker Philip Haas, is a series of large-scale fiberglass sculptures inspired by Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s four 1563 Italian Renaissance paintings: Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter. There is no cost to view this exhibition.

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Upcoming

A year-round schedule of temporary exhibitions enhances the guest experience of the Museum’s permanent collection by providing opportunities to enjoy traveling exhibitions from other institutions, or special presentations of artworks from our own and other museum collections, organized by Crystal Bridges.

John Singer Sargent Capri Girl on a Rooftop, 1878 Oil on canvas 20 x 25 in.
The Art of American Dance

October 22, 2016 through January 16, 2017

The Art of American Dance is the first major traveling exhibition to explore visual art related to the many forms of American dance. This exhibition of some 90 paintings, prints, sculptures, and photographs examines dance-inspired works from the 1830s to the 1960s—from dance in Native American cultures to ballroom dancing, to Jitterbug, swing, modern dance, and others.

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