Past Exhibitions

  • August 21, 2021 - November 28, 2021
    Video Gallery
    Andrea Fraser is a performance and video artist who is regarded as a pioneer of the conceptually driven artistic practice known as institutional critique. Since the 1980s she has questioned art’s institutional...   more
  • August 21, 2021 - September 5, 2021
    May Department Stores Foundation Foyer
    Hostile Terrain 94 (HT94) is a global pop-up exhibition composed of thousands of handwritten toe tags that represent migrants who died in the Arizona desert between the mid-1990s and 2019. During this time...   more
  • May 7, 2021 - August 1, 2021
    Garen Gallery
    This exhibition features thesis projects by the MFA in Visual Art students in the 2021 graduating class of the Sam Fox School’s Graduate School of Art. Students present artworks in various media, exploring...   more
  • April 23, 2021 - August 1, 2021
    Teaching Gallery
    Women’s Work examines the depiction of feminized labor–historically defined as work undertaken by women, especially tasks of a domestic nature–within sociopolitical contexts that have affected women’s economic...   more
  • April 5, 2021 - July 25, 2021
    Barney A. Ebsworth Gallery
    This exhibition features thesis projects by members of the MFA in Visual Art 2020 graduating class of the Sam Fox School’s Graduate School of Art. These recent alumni present artworks in various media,...   more
  • January 25, 2021 - July 30, 2021
    Video Gallery
    “Total fascination with a structure of endless change” is what first drew the contemporary painter Amy Sillman to the Roman poet Ovid’s Metamorphoses (8 CE), a mythic tale of transformation, desire, and power...   more
  • November 2, 2020 - March 12, 2021
    Teaching Gallery
    VIEW THE ONLINE EXHIBITION >> In media and popular culture, cars feature as the ultimate symbol of luxury and freedom. While automobiles increase mobility by decreasing time and distance, acceleration...   more
  • February 7, 2020 - October 14, 2020
    Teaching Gallery
    VIEW THE ONLINE EXHIBITION >>  Truths and Reckonings: The Art of Transformative Racial Justice explores how art and art institutions contribute to transitional justice by confronting histories...   more
  • February 7, 2020 - January 3, 2021
    Video Gallery
    Three videos by Argentine artist Tomás Saraceno inaugurate the Kemper Art Museum’s new video gallery. Aerocene Tata Inti – Event Horizon – Aerocene, Launches at White Sands documents launches of Saraceno’...   more
  • February 7, 2020 - January 3, 2021
    VIEW THE ONLINE EXHIBITION >>  Multiplied: Edition MAT and the Transformable Work of Art, 1959–1965 examines the rise of multiples (three-dimensional objects issued in editions) and the...   more