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Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • Al Hirschfeld: A Celebration of Hollywood and Broadway
    • May 31 – September 14, 2014
  • Janet Fish: Master of Light and Shadow
    • Closes July 27!!!!
  • Encounters: Cal Breed
    • Extended through August 31, 2014
  • Huntsville Photographic Society 2014 Members’ Showcase
    • Through August 3, 2014

Janet Fish: Master of Light and Shadow


Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix Art Museum
  • The Resonance Of Clay: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz Collection
    • Through April 1, 2015
  • Quiet Rage, Gentle Wail: Prints and Masks of Japanese Noh Theatre
    • Through November 16, 2014
  • Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona
    • Through September 21, 2014
  • The Process and The Page: Developing Photographic Books
    • Through August 17, 2014
  • Hollywood Red Carpet
    • Closes July 27!!!!
Hollywood Red Carpet

  • Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie
    • May 31 - Sept. 1, 2014
  • American Encounters: Anglo-American Portraiture in an Era of Revolution
    • May 17 - September 15, 2014
The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism

San Francisco, CA

The Contemporary Jewish Museum

  • Project Mah Jongg
    • July 13–October 28, 2014
  • DESIGNING HOME: JEWS AND MIDCENTURY MODERNISM
    • April 24–October 6, 2014
  • To Build & Be Built: Kibbutz History
    • Ongoing
  • Black Sabbath: The Secret Musical History of Black-Jewish Relations
    • Ongoing
  • StoryCorps StoryBooth
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Project Mah Jongg

  • The New Landscape: Experiments in Light by Gyorgy Kepes
    • July 23–Nov. 17
  • Night, Smoke, and Shadows: The Presence of Atmosphere in the 19th Century
    • May 14–October 6
  • Artists Observe Nature, 1600–1800
    • May 14–October 6
  • CARLETON WATKINS: THE STANFORD ALBUMS
    • April 23–August 17, 2014
  • Inside Rodin’s Hands: Art, Technology, and Surgery
    • April 9–August 3, 2014
  • Within and Without: Transformations in Chinese Landscapes
    • February 19–December 2014
  • Sequence, sculpture by distinguished American contemporary artist Richard Serra
    • Through 2016
Night, Smoke, and Shadows: The Presence of Atmosphere in the 19th Century

Monterey, CA

Monterey Museum of Art
  • Jules Tavernier: Artist and Adventurer
    • June 6–October 20, 2014
  • Monterey Now: Malin Lager
    • June 6–October 20, 2014
  • SHIFT—Five Decades of Contemporary California Painting
    • May 1–September 22, 2014
  • FROM DAWN TO DUSK: GOTTARDO PIAZZONI’S FINAL MURALS
    • Ongoing
Monterey Now: David Ligare: River/Mountain/Sea

Torrance, CA

Torrance Art Museum
  • WATCHMEN - Surveillance and The Flaneur
    • Closes July 26!!!!
  • 179 Easy Steps to a Masterpiece: V&B (Alex Jacobs and Ellemieke Schoenmaker) – Netherlands based painting duo
    • Closes July 26!!!!
179 Easy Steps to a Masterpiece: V&B (Alex Jacobs and Ellemieke Schoenmaker) – Netherlands based painting duo

Irvine, CA

The Irvine Museum
  • Then and Now: 100 Years of Plein Air Painting
    • May 17-October 2, 2014
California Impressionism: Selections from The Irvine Museum

Laguna Beach, CA

Laguna Art Museum
  • John Altoon: Drawings and Prints
    • June 28-Sept. 21
  • REX BRANDT: IN PRAISE OF SUNSHINE
    • June 28-Sept. 21
  • Frank Cuprien: Pacific Views, 1914–1938
    • Ongoing
REX BRANDT: IN PRAISE OF SUNSHINE

Pomona, CA

American Museum of Ceramic Art
  • Large as Life: Betty Davenport Ford, Elaine Katzer, Lisa Reinertson 
    • June 14 - August 13, 2014
  • La Catrina: Tribute to Jose Posada (in the Vault)
    • June 14 - August 13, 2014
  • Event
Large as Life: Betty Davenport Ford, Elaine Katzer, Lisa Reinertson

Denver, CO

Denver Art Museum
  • Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective
    • July 13, 2014 – September 14, 2014
  • At the Mirror: Reflections of Japan in 20th Century Prints
    • July 6, 2014 – September 21, 2014
  • Daniel Sprick’s Fictions: Recent Works
    • June 29, 2014 – November 2, 2014
  • The American West in Bronze, 1850–1925
    • May 11, 2014 – August 31, 2014
  • Drawn to Action: Posters from the AIGA Design Archives
    • Through January 18, 2015
  • All That Glistens: A Century of Japanese Lacquer
    • Through October 5, 2014
  • Sovereign: Independent Voices
    • Sept. 15, 2013 – August 17, 2014
Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective

Greenwich, CT

Bruce Museum

  • Being, Nothingness and Much, Much More: Roz Chast, Beyond The New Yorker
    • July 12 – October 19, 2014
  • Greenwich Collects: Wyeth, Italian Renaissance Drawings, Chinese Antiquities
    • July 6 - August 31
  • Tales of Two Cities: New York & Beijing
    • May 3, 2014 - August 31, 2014
  • Extreme Habitats: Into the Deep Sea
    • April 5, 2014 - November 9, 2014
  • Event
Tales of Two Cities: New York & Beijing

Norwalk, CT

Center for Contemporary Printmaking
  • 4th Biennial Footprint International Exhibition
    • June 8 Exhibit thru Aug 31
  • Event

Bridgeport, CT

Housatonic Museum of Art
  • Astoria Park Residents’ Art Therapy Program Exhibition
    • Through August 22
  • Anna Held Audette: Requiem for the Industrial Age
    • June 12 – July 25, 2014
  • Events
Astoria Park Residents’ Art Therapy Program Exhibition

Storrs, CT

The William Benton Museum of Art University of Connecticut

  • Stagecraft: 50 Years of Design at Hartford Stage
    • May 23 - August 10, 2014
  • Ronnie Wood: Art and Music
    • March 28–August 10, 2014
  • From Old Masters to Revolutionaries: Five Centuries of the Benton's Best
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Stagecraft: 50 Years of Design at Hartford Stage

New London, CT

Lyman Allyn Art Museum
  • Still Life Studio
    • June 3, 2014 – February 1, 2015
  • Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman
    • June 14, 2014 – January 5, 2015
Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Washington, DC

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
  • Cartier: Marjorie Merriweather Post's Dazzling Gems
    • June 7 - Dec. 31
Cartier: Marjorie Merriweather Post's Dazzling Gems

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