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Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • 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
Darkness into Life: Alabama Holocaust Survivors Through Photography and Art

San Francisco, CA

The Contemporary Jewish Museum

  • Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art, and Jewish Thought
    • February 16 - May 28, 2012
  • 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
  • Jacques Lipchitz: Hagar in the Desert
    • Ongoing
  • Black Sabbath: The Secret Musical History of Black-Jewish Relations
    • 2011 - 2012
  • StoryCorps StoryBooth
    • Ongoing
  • “Being Jewish”: A Bay Area Portrait
    • Ongoing
California Dreaming: Jewish Life in the Bay Area from the Gold Rush to the Present

Stanford, CA

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

  • 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
Go Figure!

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
    • March 24 – 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
A New Deal: Art of the Great Depression

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
    • Extended through May 20
  • Event
Victor Hugo Zayas: Mi Obra

Pomona, CA

American Museum of Ceramic Art
  • kilnopening.edu 2012
    • April 14 – June 30
  • Big Fish, Small Pot V
    • April 14 – June 30
  • High School
    • April 14 – June 30
kilnopening.edu 2012

Greenwich, CT

Bruce Museum

  • 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
    • March 3 - May 27
  • Event
Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic

Storrs, CT

The William Benton Museum of Art University of Connecticut

  • Object: Found Sculpture by Leo Sewell
    • March 22 – May 20
  • Screenshots
    • March 22 – May 20
  • The 2012 Master of Fine Arts Exhibition
    • Closes May 6!!!!
  • Half the Sky: Historically
    • Closes May 6!!!!
  • Events
Half the Sky: Historically

Norwalk, CT

Center for Contemporary Printmaking

  • Panorama: The Annual Members’ Exhibition
    • April 1 - May 27
  • From the Studio: Wet-on-wet Woodcuts
    • April 1 - 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

Winter Park, FL

Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College
  • MENAGERIE: Studio Art Class of 2012
    • Closes May 13
  • Dust and Shade: Drawings by Charles Ritchie
    • Jan. 28 - May 13
  • British & Modern: Art by the Bloomsbury Group and Their Contemporaries
    • Jan. 28 - May 13
  • Sam Gilliam: Contingencies
    • Jan. 28 - May 13
  • A Room of One's Own: Women Artists from the Permanent Collection
    • Jan. 28 - May 13
  • Event

Daytona Beach, FL

The Southeast Museum of Photography
  • 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
  • [hyphen]-Americans: Contemporary Tintype Portraits: Keliy Anderson-Staley
    • Closes May 2!!!!
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Eugene Atget’s Paris and Berenice Abbott’s New York
    • Closes May 2!!!!
  • Beate Sass – TALL TIMBERS PLANTATION PROJECT
    • April 10 – July 31
    • LYONIA GALLERY
  • Events
[hyphen]-Americans: Contemporary Tintype Portraits: Keliy Anderson-Staley

Miami, FL

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University
  • 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
Ursula von Rydingsvard: Sculpture

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University

  • 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
    • March 27 - May 20
  • GLASS ACT: The Contemporary Studio Art Glass Movement Turns 50
    • March 27 - October 14
  • MUTED IMPRINTS: An Installation by MISAKO INAOKA
    • March 27 - 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
    • April 11 - May 20
  • Event
Portraits from the Permanent Collection

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
  • Events
Defiant Beauty: The Work of Chakaia Booker

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
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)
  • School of Art + Design Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
    • April 14-24
  • Jerusalem Saved! Inness and the Spiritual Landscape
    • Through May 13
  • Events
School of Art + Design Bachelor of Fine Arts

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Museum of Art

  • 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
An American Legacy: Norell, Blass, Halston and Sprouse

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
    • Closes May 6
  • Terry Allen: Public Art Studies from Notebooks
    • Closes May 4!!!!
    • Campbell Gallery
  • Working Over Wood: Recomposing the Grant Wood Murals
    • Closes May 4!!!!
    • Reiman Gallery
  • 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
  • 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
Working Over Wood: Recomposing the Grant Wood Murals

Logan, KS

The Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum

  • Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art
    • April 20 - May 27
State of Kansas Historical Mural

Wichita, KS
  • Visions of Mexican Art at Wichita Art Museum
    • April 29 - August 26
  • The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art
    • Feb. 19 - May 13
  • Make It POP!
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Visions of Mexican Art at Wichita Art Museum

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