Past Exhibitions

  • 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
    Garen Gallery
    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
    Arthur Greenberg Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Exhibition
    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
    Barney A. Ebsworth Gallery
    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
  • January 23, 2015 - April 13, 2015
    Garen Gallery
    Sam Durant's Proposal for White and Indian Dead Monument Transpositions, Washington, D.C. consists of thirty minimalist appropriations of American monuments honoring victims from the seventeenth century to the...   more
  • January 23, 2015 - April 5, 2015
    Teaching Gallery
    The reportage tradition in American illustration was born during the Civil War, when illustrators worked in the field as "special artists," sending sketches back to be engraved for publication, as Alfred Waud...   more
  • September 12, 2014 - January 4, 2015
    Barney A. Ebsworth Gallery
    Drawing Ambience: Alvin Boyarsky and the Architectural Association presents the first public museum exhibition of architectural drawings from the private collection of the noted educator Alvin Boyarsky....   more