Past Exhibitions

  • September 7, 2018 - September 22, 2018
    Des Lee Gallery, 1627 Washington Ave.
    The Des Lee Gallery presents The Cabinet of Ordinary Affairs September 7-22, a collaborative installation by Stephanie Schlaifer (BFA99/BA99) and Cheryl Wasenaar, associate professor. The opening reception...   more
  • May 4, 2018 - May 21, 2018
    Featuring thesis projects by the eighteen students in the graduating class of Washington University’s Graduate School of Art in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, this exhibition reflects a...   more
  • February 2, 2018 - April 16, 2018
    Barney A. Ebsworth Gallery
    Spanning the period from the mid-1940s through the 1970s, Postwar Prints and Multiples: Investigating the Collection presents a selection of printed and editioned artworks from the permanent collection created...   more
  • February 2, 2018 - April 16, 2018
    Barney A. Ebsworth Gallery
    Island Press, Washington University’s collaborative printmaking workshop, has been producing prints by leading artists from around the world since its founding in 1978. This exhibition, following the Kemper...   more
  • February 2, 2018 - May 21, 2018
    Teaching Gallery
    In the early 1970s the New York–based group Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) put together a collection of some of the most important American art of the 1960s, including Pop, Minimal, and Conceptual...   more
  • February 2, 2018 - May 21, 2018
    Garen Gallery
    Transformative Visions: Washington University’s East End, Then and Now examines the rich history of architectural planning and design for the east end of Washington University’s Danforth Campus. Located...   more
  • September 13, 2017 - October 12, 2017
    The flag Untitled (Dividing Time) (2017) by Robert Longo is based on a monumental, black-and-white charcoal drawing of the American flag that Longo completed the day of the 2016 presidential election. A...   more
  • September 8, 2017 - January 8, 2018
    Garen Gallery
    How we understand and experience trauma and psychological repair reveals essential beliefs about who we are and how we see the world. Kader Attia’s Reason’s Oxymorons (2015) examines the act of repair as it is...   more
  • September 8, 2017 - January 8, 2018
    Teaching Gallery
    What is, and what isn’t, feminist art? Reframing Feminism: Visualizing Women, Gender & Sexuality reflects on the relationships among art, activism, and feminist movements through a broad selection of...   more
  • September 8, 2017 - January 8, 2018
    Barney A. Ebsworth Gallery
    With construction poised to begin on the ambitious expansion project that will give more space to display the permanent collection, it is an opportune time to explore the Museum’s holdings further and take...   more