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We Welcome The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC)

The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The Mac)
Dallas, TX

The MAC Mission
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) is a nonprofit organization that stands as Dallas advocate for creative freedom offering the opportunity for experimentation and presentation of art in all disciplines. It supports the emerging and established artist role in society providing a forum for critical dialogue with their audiences. This relationship is cultivated through education and innovative programming.

Exhibitions:
  • Eric Eley: Coincident Disruption
    • January 14 - February 18
    • Large Gallery
Eric Eley: Coincident Disruption
  • Marilyn Jolly, Melba Northum, Susan Sitzes: Transience: Imperfect, Impermanent, Incomplete
    • January 14 - February 18
    • Square Gallery
Marilyn Jolly, Melba Northum, Susan Sitzes: Transience: Imperfect, Impermanent, Incomplete
  • Walter Nelson: Graffiti on Aspen Trees – Nature vs. Man
    • January 14 - February 18
    • New Works Space
Walter Nelson: Graffiti on Aspen Trees – Nature vs. Man

Openings, Closings, and Events

New Exhibitons This Week



Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • In Company With Angels: Seven Rediscovered Tiffany Windows
    • Closes Jan. 15, 2012
  • Herb Ritts: Celebrity and Fashion
    • Closes Jan. 29, 2012
  • Southern Comfort: Regional Photography from the Collection
    • Closes Feb. 26, 2012
  • Event
In Company With Angels: Seven Rediscovered Tiffany Windows

San Francisco, CA

The Contemporary Jewish Museum

  • California Dreaming: Jewish Life in the Bay Area from the Gold Rush to the Present
    • Nov. 17, 2011 –Oct. 16, 2012
  • Stanley Saitowitz: Judaica
    • Nov. 3, 2011 – Oct. 16, 2012
  • Houdini: Art and Magic
    • Closes Jan. 16, 2012
  • Black Sabbath: The Secret Musical History of Black-Jewish Relations
    • 2011 - 2012
  • StoryCorps StoryBooth
    • Ongoing
  • “Being Jewish”: A Bay Area Portrait
    • Ongoing
Houdini: Art and Magic

Stanford, CA

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

  • The Legend of Rex Slinkard
    • Closes Feb. 26, 2012
  • Expanding Views of Africa
    • Ongoing
  • Sequence, sculpture by distinguished American contemporary artist Richard Serra
    • Through 2016
  • Collection Highlights from Europe, Ancient Greece and Rome
    • Ongoing
  • Rodin Sculpture Garden
    • Ongoing
  • Go Figure!
    • Through August 5, 2012
  • Events
The Legend of Rex Slinkard

Monterey, CA

Monterey Museum of Art

  • MontereyNOW: Paul Roehl
    • Nov. 17, 2011– March 4, 2012
  • POP ICONS: ANDY WARHOL AND ROY LICHTENSTEIN
    • Oct. 29, 2011 – Feb. 26, 2012
    • MMA La Mirada
  • John Haley: Berkeley School Abstract Expressionist
    • Oct. 29, 2011 – Feb. 26, 2012
    • MMA La Mirada
  • Cultural Collisions: Prints by Enrique Chagoya from the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation
    • Oct. 29, 2011 – Feb. 26, 2012
    • MMA La Mirada
  • Monterey Masterworks: Paintings from the City of Monterey Collection
    • Sept. 30, 2011 - Jan. 8, 2012
  • California Artists and Portraiture
    • Closes Jan. 8, 2012!!!!
    • MMA Pacific Street
  • FROM DAWN TO DUSK: GOTTARDO PIAZZONI’S FINAL MURALS
    • Through Dec. 2012
    • MMA La Mirada
  • Adams & Weston and the Masters of California Photography
    • Through January 8, 2012
    • MMA Pacific Street
  • Events
POP ICONS: ANDY WARHOL AND ROY LICHTENSTEIN

Laguna Beach, CA

Laguna Art Museum

  • Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964-1971
    • Closes Jan. 22, 2012
  • California Artists: Late nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries
    • Through April 29, 2012
  • Beauty Perceived: Photographs from JSerra Catholic High School, San Juan Capistrano
    • Through Jan. 22, 2012
    • Young Artists Society Gallery
  • Events
Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California,

Irvine, CA

The Irvine Museum

  • Gardens and Grandeur: Porcelains & Paintings by Franz A. Bischoff
    • Through March 8, 2012
Gardens and Grandeur: Porcelains & Paintings by Franz A. Bischoff

Pomona, CA

American Museum of Ceramic Art

  • COMMON GROUND: CERAMICS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 1945-1975
    • Through MARCH 31, 2012
COMMON GROUND: CERAMICS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 1945-1975

Greenwich, CT

Bruce Museum

  • Divided Light and Color: American Impressionist Landscapes
    • Closes Jan. 29, 2012
  • The Prints of Martin Lewis
    • Oct. 2, 2011 - Feb. 19, 2012
  • Drawings by Rembrandt, his Students and Circle from the Maida and George Abrams Collection
    • Closes January 8, 2012!!!!
  • Bijoux: The Origins and Impact of Jewelry
    • Through March 11, 2012
  • Event
The Prints of Martin Lewis

New London, CT

Lyman Allyn Art Museum

  • Hello Manga!
    • Oct. 15, 2011 - March 17, 2012.
  • Skateboards: Art on the Ply
    • Sept. 17, 2011- Feb. 4, 2012.
  • Events
Hello Manga!

Winter Park, FL

Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College

  • The Very Queer Portraits of Heyd Fontenot
    • Closes Jan. 8, 2012!!!!
  • Synchronicity: Studio Faculty Biennial Exhibition 2011
    • Through Jan. 15, 2012
  • A Room of One’s Own: Women Artists from the Permanent Collection
    • Through Jan. 15, 2012
  • Contested Object: Ninomiya Kinjiro and Rollins College’s Cultural Property Controversy
    • Through Jan. 15, 2012
  • Event
Synchronicity: Studio Faculty Biennial Exhibition 2011

Miami, FL

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University

  • Magdalena Fernández: 2iPM009
    • Closes Jan. 8, 2012!!!!
  • The Florida Artist Series: Humberto Calzada: The Fire Next Time
    • Closes Jan. 8, 2012!!!!
  • Tour de France/Florida: Contemporary Artists from France in Florida's Private Collections
    • Through March 18, 2012
  • color on roloc
    • Through Feb. 19, 2012
  • Events
color on roloc

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University

  • LIBERTY, EQUALITY, AND FRATERNITY: From the Collection of the Centre national des art plastiques
    • Nov. 25, 2011- March 26, 2012
  • MANIFEST AND MUNDANE: SCENES OF MODERN AMERICA FROM THE WOLFSONIAN COLLECTION
    • Sept. 8 - August 2012
  • Statistically Speaking: The Graphic Expression of Data
    • On view in the library vestibule through January 2012
  • LAWRENCE WEINER (MIRA & VE)
    • Ongoing installation
  • Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from The Wolfsonian Collection
    • Ongoing
  • Events
LIBERTY, EQUALITY, AND FRATERNITY: From the Collection of the Centre national des art plastiques

Boca Raton, FL

Boca Raton Museum Of Art

  • THERESA BERNSTEIN: An Early Modernist: Paintings from the Martin and Edith Stein Collection
    • Ongoing
  • AMERICAN TREASURES: Masterworks From the Butler Institute of American Art
    • Dec. 13, 2011 - March 18, 2012
  • OUTSIDER VISIONS: Self-taught Southern Artists of the 20th Century
    • Closes January 8, 2012!!!!
  • Portraits from the Permanent Collection
    • Through May 13, 2012
  • Events
AMERICAN TREASURES: Masterworks From the Butler Institute of American Art

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • Cocktail Culture
    • Dec. 15, 2011 - March 11, 2012
  • Jenny Saville
    • Nov. 30, 2011 - March 4, 2012
  • Dave Cole: Flags of the World
    • Closes Jan. 16, 2012
  • The Emperor’s Orders: Designs from the Qianlong Imperial Workshop (1736 -1796)
    • Oct. 22, 2011 - Feb. 19, 2012
  • Event
Dave Cole: Flags of the World

Athens, GA

Georgia Museum of Art

  • Dale Nichols: Transcending Regionalism
    • Dec. 17, 2011 - Feb. 27, 2012
  • Bill Viola: Collected Work, 1977–80
    • Dec. 3, 2011 - Feb. 19, 2012
  • Lycett China
    • Dec. 3, 2011 - March 04, 2012
  • Introduction to the Centers
    • Dec. 3, 2011 - March 04, 2012
  • Images of the Midwest from the Collection
    • Dec. 17, 2011 - Feb. 27, 2012
  • Buon Natale: Holiday Prints by Libby Bailey
    • Closes Jan. 08, 2012!!!!
  • Quiet Spirit, Skillful Hand: The Graphic Work of Clare Leighton
    • Nov. 19, 2011 - Feb. 3, 2012
  • All Creatures Great and Small
    • Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Atlanta, Georgia
    • Through April 20, 2012
Bill Viola: Collected Work, 1977–80

Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Working South: Paintings and Sketches by Mary Whyte
    • DEC. 3, 2011 – MAR. 11, 2012
  • Local Color: Photography in the South
    • Nov. 12, 2011 - Jan. 29, 2012
  • Making Something Ancient of the New: Sculpture by Kath Girdler Engler
    • Closes Jan. 8!!!!
Local Color: Photography in the South

Champaign, IL

Krannert Art Museum
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

  • Jerusalem Saved! Inness and the Spiritual Landscape
    • Through May 13, 2012
  • School of Art + Design Faculty Exhibition
    • Closes Jan. 8!!!!
Jerusalem Saved! Inness and the Spiritual Landscape

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Museum of Art

  • Art of the American Indians: The Thaw Collection
    • Dec. 2, 2011 - Feb. 12, 2012
  • Christmas at Lilly House
    • Closes Dec. 31!!!!
  • Universe Is Flux: The Art of Tawara Yūsaku
    • Nov. 11, 2011 - April 1, 2012
  • Brian McCutcheon: Out of this World
    • Sept. 9, 2011 - March 4, 2012
  • Venetian Views: American Works on Paper
    • Closes Dec. 31!!!!
  • Material World
    • Through February 5, 2012
  • Dynasty and Divinity: Ife Art in Ancient Nigeria
    • July 8, 2011 - Jan. 16, 2012
  • FLOW: Can You See the River?
    • installlation
    • Sept. 22 -
  • The Old Masters
    • Closes December 31!!!!
  • Events
FLOW: Can You See the River?

Ames, IA

University Museums
Iowa State University

  • Salon to Modern Gallery: Paintings from the Permanent Collection
    • January 10-August 3, 2012 
  • French Art Nouveau: From the Permanent Collection
    • Brunnier Art Museum
    • January 10-August 3, 2012 
  • The Age of Brilliance: Cut Glass from the Permanent Collection
    • Brunnier Art Museum
    • January 10-August 3, 2012 
  • Relationships: Spheres of Influence
    • Brunnier Art Museum
    • January 10, 2012 to May 6, 2012
  • A Fragile Thread of Glass
    • Brunnier Art Museum
    • January 10-August 3, 2012 
  • Priscilla Sage: Contemporary Sculpture
    • Brunnier Art Museum
    • January 10-August 3, 2012 
  • Ulfert Wilke: Words To Be Seen
    • Brunnier Art Museum
    • Closes Dec. 30!!!!
  • N. C. Wyeth: America In the Making
    • Brunnier Art Museum
    • January 10-August 3, 2012 
  • Iowa City & Keota Glass
    • Brunnier Art Museum
    • January 10-August 3, 2012 
  • Be It Enacted: Legislation and the Farm House
    • Farm House Museum
    • Through May 2012
  • Commissioning a Collection: 75 Years of Public Art
    • Christian Petersen Art Museum: Morrill Hall
    • Through May 2012
  • Realties: The Lyric Sculpture of William King
    • Through August 2012
    • Anderson Sculpture Garden, around Morrill Hall
  • Events

Logan, KS

The Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum

  • Gordon Parks: Crossroads
    • December 23, 2011 through February 5, 2012
Gordon Parks: Crossroads

Wichita, KS

Wichita Art Museum

  • The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection
    • Closes Jan. 12, 2012
  • The Lawrence Lithography Workshop: Suites and Portfolios
    • Through Feb.12, 2012
  • Make It POP!
    • Ongoing
The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection

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