Past Exhibitions

  • January 29, 2016 - April 24, 2016
    Teaching Gallery
    When artists sought to build a market for landscape painting in the nineteenth-century United States, they encountered a major difficulty: the American landscape lacked the grand castles and ruins that had...   more
  • January 29, 2016 - April 24, 2016
    Barney A. Ebsworth Gallery
    We are in the dawn of the drone age, a turning point in history when the technology of surveillance and remote engagement is changing the way we live and understand the world. Over the past decade, the United...   more
  • November 13, 2015 - February 14, 2016
    Garen Gallery
    The Paintings of Sir Winston Churchill offers a unique opportunity to view paintings rarely seen in North America by the British statesman Winston Churchill (1874–1965), one of the most renowned—and many say...   more
  • September 11, 2015 - January 4, 2016
    Barney A. Ebsworth Gallery
    More than just a military conflict, World War I was a war of culture waged by European nations to determine who would lead Europe into the twentieth century and guide civilization in the face of modernity. It...   more
  • September 11, 2015 - January 4, 2016
    Teaching Gallery
    Relationships and Representation: Perspectives on Social Justice Work brings together a selection of artworks from the Museum’s permanent collection by Christian Jankowski, Rashid Johnson, Sharon Lockhart,...   more
  • September 11, 2015 - October 19, 2015
    Rotation 2: Contemporary Art from the Peter Norton Gift presents the second installation of highlights from a major donation of contemporary artworks recently gifted to the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum by...   more
  • May 1, 2015 - August 2, 2015
    Garen Gallery
    Rotation 1: Contemporary Art from the Peter Norton Gift presents highlights from a major donation of contemporary artworks recently gifted to the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum by Peter Norton, the prominent...   more
  • May 1, 2015 - August 2, 2015
    Barney A. Ebsworth Gallery
    This exhibition will feature thesis projects by the twenty-three students in the graduating class of Washington University’s Graduate School of Art in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Diana...   more
  • April 10, 2015 - August 2, 2015
    Teaching Gallery
    Today's globalized world holds out the promise of free circulation— of capital, goods, information, and people—yet it has also been accompanied by a tightening of national and political boundaries and growing...   more
  • January 23, 2015 - April 19, 2015
    In the 1960s works by some of the most significant European artists of the first half of the twentieth century—including Georges Braque, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso, as well as seminal contemporary...   more