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The Phildelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia, PA

About
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is among the largest museums in the United States, with a collection of more than 227,000 works of art and more than 200 galleries presenting painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, decorative arts, textiles, and architectural settings from Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. Its facilities include its landmark Main Building on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the Perelman Building, located nearby on Pennsylvania Avenue, the Rodin Museum on the 2200 block of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and two 18th-century houses in Fairmount Park, Mount Pleasant and Cedar Grove. The Museum offers a wide variety of activities for public audiences, including special exhibitions, programs for children and families, lectures, concerts and films.

Exhibitions:
  • Shipwreck! Winslow Homer and The Life Line
    • Sept. 22 - Dec. 16
Shipwreck! Winslow Homer and The Life Line
  • Full Spectrum: Prints from the Brandywine Workshop
    • Sept. 7 - Nov. 25
Full Spectrum: Prints from the Brandywine Workshop
  • Notations: Sean Scully
    • Through February 2013
Notations: Sean Scully
  • Notations: Sean Scully
    • Through March 2013
Cy Twombly: Sculptures
  • Collab: Four Decades of Giving Modern and Contemporary Design
    • Through fall 2012
Collab: Four Decades of Giving Modern and Contemporary Design
  • Prom: Photographs by Mary Ellen Mark
    • Through October 28
Prom: Photographs by Mary Ellen Mark


James A. Michener Art Museum

James A. Michener Art Museum
Doylestown, PA

About
In 1988, with the support of many dedicated citizens, the James A. Michener Art Museum opened as an independent, non-profit cultural institution dedicated to preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the art and cultural heritage of the Bucks County region. The Museum is named for Doylestown's most famous son, the Pulitzer-Prize winning writer and supporter of the arts who had first dreamed of a regional art museum in the early 1960's.

Exhibitions:
  • Parting Gifts: Artists Honor Bruce Katsiff, Director/CEO, 1989 – 2012
    • Through Dec. 9
Parting Gifts: Artists Honor Bruce Katsiff, Director/CEO, 1989 – 2012
  • Creative Hand, Discerning Heart: Story,
    Symbol, Self
    • Through Dec. 20
Creative Hand, Discerning Heart: Story, Symbol, Self
  • To Stir, Inform, and Inflame: The Art of
    Tony Auth
    • Through February 2013
To Stir, Inform, and Inflame: The Art of Tony Auth
  • I Look, I Listen: Works on Paper by
    Marlene Miller
    • Through March 2013
I Look, I Listen: Works on Paper by Marlene Miller
  • Intelligent Design
    • Ongoing
Intelligent Design


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Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • The Art of Nature: The Sanctuary Artists Group
    • Through October 7
  • CHICKS: American Women from the Collection
    • Extended through Nov. 11, 2012
  • Encounters: Sloane Bibb
    • Extended through September 30
  • Event
Encounters: Sloane Bibb

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
  • Jacques Lipchitz: Hagar in the Desert
    • Ongoing
  • Black Sabbath: The Secret Musical History of Black-Jewish Relations
    • Ongoing
  • StoryCorps StoryBooth
    • Ongoing
  • “Being Jewish”: A Bay Area Portrait
    • Ongoing
Jacques Lipchitz: Hagar in the Desert

Stanford, CA

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

  • Drawings from Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s: The Marmor Collection
    • August 29–February 4, 2013
  • Divided Visions: Reportage from the Sino-Japanese Wars
    • Aug. 15, 2012–Jan. 13, 2013
  • When Artists Attack the King: Honoré Daumier and La Caricature, 1830–1835
    • August 1–November 11
  • Guardians: Photographs by Andy Freeberg
    • July 25, 2012 – January 6, 2013
  • Not Wanting to Say Anything About Marcel: John Cage Plexigrams
    • John Cage’s Visual Word Constructions on View at Stanford
    • June 13–November 11, 2012
  • Adventures in the Human Virosphere: The Use of Three-Dimensional Models to Understand Human Viral Infections
    • Through October 28
  • 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
  • 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
Wood, Metal, Paint: Sculpture from the Fisher Collection

Monterey, CA

Monterey Museum of Art

  • Auguste Rodin: Light and Shadow
    • July 5 -October 21
    • MMA Pacific Street
  • Monterey Now: Loran List
    • Closes September 23!!!!
    • MMA Pacific Street
  • Monterey Artists Abroad
    • July 5–October 21
    • MMA Pacific Street
  • Sharp Focus: The Legacy of Monterey Photography
    • Closes Sept. 30
  • Water/Paper/Brush
    • April 5 - TBD
    • MMA Pacific Street
  • Urban Life: Photography in the City
    • April 5, 2012-January 6, 2013
    • MMA Pacific Street
  • FROM DAWN TO DUSK: GOTTARDO PIAZZONI’S FINAL MURALS
    • Through Dec. 2012
    • MMA La Mirada
  • Events
Monterey Now: Loran List

Torrance, CA

Torrance Art Museum
  • The Subterraneans
    • Sept. 22 - Nov. 3
  • XYZ: The Geometric Impulse in Abstract Art
    • Sept. 22 - Nov. 3
  • Event
The Subterraneans

Irvine, CA

The Irvine Museum

  • Paradise Found: Summer in California
    • Closes September 20!!!!
Paradise Found: Summer in California

Laguna Beach, CA

Laguna Art Museum
  • Modern Spirit and the Group of Eight
    • June 10-October 7
  • Clarence Hinkle
    • June 10-October 7
  • ex·pose: peter bo rappmund
    • June 10-October 7
  • Abstract Classicists
    • May 29-October 28
Modern Spirit and the Group of Eight

Pomona, CA

American Museum of Ceramic Art
  • Patti Warashina : Wit and Wisdom
    • July 14 - September 29, 2012
  • Vault Show: William Catling: Of Times and Days
    • July 14 - September 29, 2012
  • Event
Vault Show: William Catling: Of Times and Days

Greenwich, CT

Bruce Museum

  • Face & Figure: The Sculpture of Gaston Lachaise
    • Sept. 22, 2012 - Jan. 6, 2013
  • Extreme Habitats: Living Desert Dry
    • August 25, 2012 - March 3, 2013
  • Marking a Century: Recent and Promised Gifts to the Bruce Museum, Part II
    • July 21 - November 4
  • White on White: Churches of Rural New England
    • June 30 - Sept. 23
  • Event
Face & Figure: The Sculpture of Gaston Lachaise

Storrs, CT

The William Benton Museum of Art University of Connecticut
  • The Dark Side of Life: 19th-Century Narrative Cycles by Rethel, Klinger, and Kollwitz
    • SEPTEMBER 4–OCTOBER 14
  • The 46th Annual Art Department Faculty Exhibition
    • SEPTEMBER 4–OCTOBER 14
  • Event
The 46th Annual Art Department Faculty Exhibition

Norwalk , CT

Center for Contemporary Printmaking
  • Will McCarthy: Paintings and Monotypes
    • Sept. 16 - Nov. 4
  • Event
Will McCarthy: Paintings and Monotypes

New London, CT

Lyman Allyn Art Museum

  • The Rockets’ Red Glare: The War of 1812 in Connecticut
    • July 6, 2012 - January 5, 2013
The Rockets’ Red Glare: The War of 1812 in Connecticut

Washington, D.C.

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
  • Prêt-à-Papier: The Exquisite Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave
    • June 16 -Dec. 30
  • Event
Prêt-à-Papier: The Exquisite Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave

Winter Park, FL

Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College
  • The Mysterious Content of Softness
    • Sept. 15 - Dec. 30
  • The Prints of Gustave Baumann
    • May 18 - Dec. 30
  • Event

Daytona Beach, FL

The Southeast Museum of Photography
reopens August 14th!
  • A GIRL AND HER ROOM: Rania Matar
    • Sept. 14 - Dec. 14
  • EDGE TO EDGE: Vintage Panoramic Photography in Florida
    • Sept. 14 - Dec. 14
  • LYONIA GALLERY
    Beate Sass – TALL TIMBERS PLANTATION PROJECT
    • Extended through October 14
  • Event
A GIRL AND HER ROOM: Rania Matar

Miami, FL

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University
  • Out of the Ordinary Geometry by Lydia Azout
    • Sept. 12 - Oct. 21
  • FIU Art & Art History Faculty Exhibtion
    • Sept. 12 – Oct. 7
  • Shared Threads: Maria Lino’s Portrait of a Shipibo Healer
    • July 18 – September 30
  • This and That: Unconventional selections from the Permanent Collection
    • July 18 – October 21
  • Museum Studies Spring 2012 Exhibition: Jamaican Art
    • Closes Sept. 21!!!!
Shared Threads: Maria Lino’s Portrait of a Shipibo Healer

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University

  • Out of the Darkness: Selling Light
    • Ongoing
  • Cleaner, Healthier, Easier: Improving the Modern Home, 1900–1945
    • Ongoing
  • LAWRENCE WEINER (MIRA & VE)
    • Ongoing installation
  • Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from The Wolfsonian Collection
    • Ongoing
  • Event
Out of the Darkness: Selling Light

Boca Raton, FL

Boca Raton Museum of Art
  • The Art of Video Games
    • Oct. 24, 2012 - Jan. 13, 2013
  • Politics NOT as Usual: Quilts with Something to Say
    • Sept. 11, 2012 - Jan. 13, 2013
  • Big Art: Miniature Golf
    • July 18 - October 7, 2012
  • GLASS ACT: The Contemporary Studio Art Glass Movement Turns 50
    • Through October 14
  • THERESA BERNSTEIN: An Early Modernist: Paintings from the Martin and Edith Stein Collection
    • Ongoing
  • Portraits from the Permanent Collection
    • Ongoing (in the Auditorium)
  • Sculpture Garden
    • Ongoing
  • Event
The Art of Video Games

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • Watercolors from the Collection
    • August 3 - October 14
  • Clear Water and Blue Hills: Stories in Chinese Art
    • Through January 27, 2013
  • Clubs, Joints and Honky-Tonks
    • Closes Sept. 30
  • Crying Seasaw Tear Between
    • Through Oct. 7
  • American Masters at the Norton: Clyfford Still and Joan Mitchell
    • Mar 22 - Fall 2012
  • Event
Clear Water and Blue Hills: Stories in Chinese Art

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