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The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum
Myrtle Beach, SC

Mission
The Art Museum is dedicated to being one of the finest visual arts museums in the Carolinas. We strive to engage our community and our visitors through unique exhibitions and interactive, educational and creative programs for people of all ages.

Exhibition:
  • At First Light: The Katagami Sculpture of Jennifer Falck Linssen
    • Through September 16

At First Light: The Katagami Sculpture of Jennifer Falck Linssen
  • Waccamaw Arts and Craft Guild 15th Annual Juried Exhibition
    • Through May 24
  • Winyah River Keepers Foundation Photo Contest Winners
    • Through May 24
  • Kimono: Art, Fashion and Society
    • June 7 - Sept. 23

Kimono: Art, Fashion and Society
  • Andrea Baldeck: Sea Treasures
    • June 7 - Sept. 23
Andrea Baldeck: Sea Treasures


San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
San Angelo, TX

Mission
"The mission of the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts shall be to establish and maintain a museum in order to house and exhibit a permanent collection of art as well as to provide space for traveling exhibitions, for the purpose of the enjoyment and education of the general public in San Angelo, Texas, and the rural communities of the Concho Valley."

Exhibition:
  • 19th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
    • Through June 24
19th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition

Openings, Closings, and Events

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Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • The Red Clay Survey: 2012 Exhibition of Contemporary Southern Art
    • May 20 - Sept. 16
  • CHICKS: American Women from the Collection
    • Through July 15
  • Encounters: Sloane Bibb
    • April 1 – September 16
  • Darkness into Life: Alabama Holocaust Survivors Through Photography and Art
    • March 25 – June 10
  • Event
The Red Clay Survey: 2012 Exhibition of Contemporary Southern Art

Stanford, CA

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

  • Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley
    • May 16 – October 14
  • Wood, Metal, Paint: Sculpture from the Fisher Collection
    • Feb. 29, 2012 – Oct. 13, 2013
  • Memory and Markets: Pueblo Painting in the Early 20th Century
    • Feb. 22 – May 27
  • Light Works: Dan Flavin and Robert Irwin, Art from the 1960s
    • March 21 – July 8
  • Go Figure!
    • Through August 5, 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
  • Events
Memory and Markets: Pueblo Painting in the Early 20th Century

Monterey, CA

Monterey Museum of Art

  • Water/Paper/Brush
    • April 5 - TBD
    • MMA Pacific Street
  • Urban Life: Photography in the City
    • April 5, 2012-January 6, 2013
    • MMA Pacific Street
  • Monterey Modernism
    • April 5 – June 17
    • MMA Pacific Street
  • A New Deal: Art of the Great Depression
    • April 5 – June 17
    • MMA Pacific Street
  • California Impressionism: Selections from the Irvine Museum
    • Closes May 27
    • MMA La Mirada
  • Arline Fisch: Sea Jellies
    • March 24 – July 22
    • MMA La Mirada
  • FROM DAWN TO DUSK: GOTTARDO PIAZZONI’S FINAL MURALS
    • Through Dec. 2012
    • MMA La Mirada
  • Events
California Impressionism: Selections from the Irvine Museum

Laguna Beach, CA

Laguna Art Museum

  • Laguna College of Art + Design’s graduate MFA in Painting and Drawing exhibition spring 2012
    • May 5-27
  • California Artists: Late nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries
    • Closes May 20!!!!
  • Event
California Artists: Late nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries

Greenwich, CT

Bruce Museum

  • The Olympic Games: Art, Culture & Sport
    • May 12 - September 2
  • Marking a Century: Recent and Promised Gifts to the Bruce Museum: Part I.
    • April 14 - July 8
  • The Games: The Science of Sport
    • March 24 - August 12
  • Greenwich Lost and Preserved
    • Closes May 27
  • Event
Marking a Century: Recent and Promised Gifts to the Bruce Museum: Part I.

Storrs, CT

The William Benton Museum of Art University of Connecticut

  • Object: Found Sculpture by Leo Sewell
    • Closes May 20!!!!
  • Screenshots
    • Closes May 20!!!!
  • Events
Object: Found Sculpture by Leo Sewell

Norwalk, CT

Center for Contemporary Printmaking

  • Panorama: The Annual Members’ Exhibition
    • Closes May 27
  • From the Studio: Wet-on-wet Woodcuts
    • Closes May 27
  • Events
From the Studio: Wet-on-wet Woodcuts

New London, CT

Lyman Allyn Art Museum

  • Curtain Up: Broadway Behind the Scenes
    • April 14 - Sept. 1
  • America @ Work: New Deal Murals in New London and Beyond
    • March 8 - June 9
America @ Work: New Deal Murals in New London and Beyond

Washington, DC

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

  • The Style that Ruled the Empires: Russia, Napoleon, and 1812
    • Feb. 14 – June 2
  • Events
The Style that Ruled the Empires: Russia, Napoleon, and 1812


Daytona Beach, FL

The Southeast Museum of Photography
  • ALUMNI FOCUS: CHRISTIAN WEBER: Since the Millennium
    • May 23 – September 16
  • DEPARTURES 2012: A Juried Student Exhibition
    • May 2 - July 29
  • UCF THESIS EXHIBITION 2012: Graduating Student Photography from the University of Central Florida (Daytona Beach)
    • May 2 - July 29
  • Beate Sass – TALL TIMBERS PLANTATION PROJECT
    • Through July 31
  • Events
ALUMNI FOCUS: CHRISTIAN WEBER: Since the Millennium

Miami, FL

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University
  • Creative Visions
    • Closes May 16!!!!
  • scapes: lynne golob gelfman
    • May 16 – September 2
  • Ursula von Rydingsvard: Sculpture
    • April 21, August 5
  • Michael Genovese: P.S. / P.P.S.
    • April 17 - May 27
  • Museum Studies Spring 2012 Exhibition: Jamaican Art
    • April 25 – August 26
  • The War We Have Not Seen by Juan Manuel Echavarría
    • March 7 – July 1
  • Events
Michael Genovese: P.S. / P.P.S.

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University

  • Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985–2010
    • May 11 - September 9
  • Visions of Victory: Picturing the Spanish-American War
    • April 19 - August 19
  • MANIFEST AND MUNDANE: SCENES OF MODERN AMERICA FROM THE WOLFSONIAN COLLECTION
    • Sept. 8 - August 2012
  • Food and Wine Advertisement
    • On view in the library vestibule
    • Jan 26 - May 21
  • LAWRENCE WEINER (MIRA & VE)
    • Ongoing installation
  • Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from The Wolfsonian Collection
    • Ongoing
  • Event
MANIFEST AND MUNDANE: SCENES OF MODERN AMERICA FROM THE WOLFSONIAN COLLECTION

Boca Raton, FL

Boca Raton Museum of Art
  • AMERICAN TREASURES: Masterworks From the Butler Institute of American Art
    • Closes May 20!!!!
  • GLASS ACT: The Contemporary Studio Art Glass Movement Turns 50
    • March 27 - October 14
  • MUTED IMPRINTS: An Installation by MISAKO INAOKA
    • Closes May 20!!!!
  • Portraits from the Permanent Collection
    • Closes May 13!!!!
  • THERESA BERNSTEIN: An Early Modernist: Paintings from the Martin and Edith Stein Collection
    • Ongoing
  • AN ARTISTIC DISCOVERY: The Congressional Student Art Competition
    • Closes May 20
  • Event
WILL BARNET AT 100: Eight Decades of Painting and Printmaking

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • American Masters at the Norton: Clyfford Still and Joan Mitchell
    • Mar 22 - Fall 2012
  • Outside/In: Florida Photographers Face-to-Face with the Museum Collection
    • March 22 - June 10
  • Beth Lipman: A Still Life Installation
    • Jan. 18 – May 27
  • Studio Glass: Works from the Museum Collection
    • Jan. 18 – May 27
  • Beth Lipman: A Still Life Installation
    • Jan. 18 – May 27
  • Event
Decoding Messages in Chinese Art

Atlanta, GA

Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University
  • Embodied Seeing: Modernist Works on Paper
    • Closes May 20
Embodied Seeing: Modernist Works on Paper

Athens, GA

Georgia Museum of Art

  • Defiant Beauty: The Work of Chakaia Booker
    • April 28, 2012 - April 28, 2013
    • Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden
  • Remixing History: Manolo Valdés
    • April 28, 2012 - April 28, 2013
    • Performing and Visual Arts Complex, University of Georgia
  • John Baeder
    • April 28 - July 22
  • Southern Folk Art from the Permanent Collection
    • April 28 - July 22
  • Polly Knipp Hill: Marking a Life Through Etching
    • April 7 - June 3
  • Performing Identity: Marina Abramovic, Eleanor Antin, and Hannah Wilke
    • March 21 - June 10
  • Pattern and Palette in Print: Gentry Magazine and a New Generation of Trendsetters
    • March 17 - June 17
  • Performing Identity: Marina Abramovic, Eleanor Antin, and Hannah Wilke
    • March 21 - June 10
  • A Divine Light: Northern Renaissance Paintings from the Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery
    • March 17 - July 29
  • All Creatures Great and Small
    • Through October 16
    • Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Events
Remixing History: Manolo Valdés

Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Golden Afternoon: English Watercolors from the Elsley Collection
    • April 21 - July 1
  • Sculpture by Bob Trotman
    • April 10 -Sept. 30
  • Window on the West: Views from the American Frontier
    • Through July 22
  • Events
Office: Sculpture by Bob Trotman

Savannah, GA

Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

  • The year 2012 is the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouting in the United States!
  • Events
Permanent Collection

Champaign, IL

Krannert Art Museum
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • Walking in Paris: Viewing the City and Its Denizens in the 19th Century
    • May 22 - August 12
  • Expressions in Color: Selections from the Museum's 20th Century Collection
    • May 22 - August 12
Walking in Paris: Viewing the City and Its Denizens in the 19th Century

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Museum of Art

  • Provincetown
    • May 18-August 11
  • Alyson Shotz: Fluid State
    • May 10, 2012-January 6, 2013
  • An American Legacy: Norell, Blass, Halston and Sprouse
    • May 4, 2012-January 27, 2013
  • Aziz + Cucher: Some People
    • April 13-October 21
  • Urban Vision: American Works on Paper, 1900–1950
    • March 30-Sept. 30
  • Aziz + Cucher: Some People
    • April 13-October 21
  • Allora & Calzadilla: Vieques Series:
    • Through October 14
  • Looking West
    • Feb. 3- Aug. 5
  • Universe Is Flux: The Art of Tawara Yūsaku
    • Extended through June 10
  • Printmakers in the Cafés of Paris
    • Through August 22
  • The Tomb of Vigna Codini II
    • Through January 2013
  • The Viewing Project: Above and Below
    • Through December 31
  • Events
Provincetown

Ames, IA

University Museums
Iowa State University

  • HOT and COOL: Contemporary Studio Glass from the Permanent Collection
    • Brunnier Art Museum
    • May 15 through August 5, 2012
  • The Age of Brilliance: Cut Glass from the Permanent Collection
    • Brunnier Art Museum
    • January 10-August 3, 2012 
  • Realties: The Lyric Sculpture of William King
    • Through August 2012
    • Anderson Sculpture Garden, around Morrill Hall
  • Salon to Modern Gallery: Paintings from the Permanent Collection
    • January 10-August 3, 2012 
    • Brunnier Art Museum
  • French Art Nouveau: From the Permanent Collection
    • January 10-August 3, 2012 
    • Brunnier Art Museum
  • 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 
  • Salon to Modern Gallery: Paintings from the Permanent Collection
    • January 10-August 3, 2012 
  • 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
  • Remembering the Sculpture of Christian Petersen
    • Christian Petersen Art Museum: Morrill Hall
    • May 14 through August 3, 2012
  • Events
HOT and COOL: Contemporary Studio Glass from the Permanent Collection

Logan, KS

The Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum

  • Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art
    • Closes May 27
State of Kansas Historical Mural

Wichita, KS
  • Gustave Wolff: An Impressionist Eye for New York
    • May 13 - August 5, 2012
  • Visions of Mexican Art at Wichita Art Museum
    • April 29 - August 26
  • The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art
    • Extended through June 24
  • Make It POP!
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Visions of Mexican Art at Wichita Art Museum

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