Past Exhibitions

  • April 5, 2021 - July 25, 2021
    Barney A. Ebsworth Gallery
    This exhibition features thesis projects by members of the MFA in Visual Art 2020 graduating class of the Sam Fox School’s Graduate School of Art. These recent alumni present artworks in various media,...   more
  • November 2, 2020 - March 12, 2021
    Teaching Gallery
    VIEW THE ONLINE EXHIBITION >> In media and popular culture, cars feature as the ultimate symbol of luxury and freedom. While automobiles increase mobility by decreasing time and distance, acceleration...   more
  • February 7, 2020 - October 14, 2020
    Teaching Gallery
    VIEW THE ONLINE EXHIBITION >>  Truths and Reckonings: The Art of Transformative Racial Justice explores how art and art institutions contribute to transitional justice by confronting histories...   more
  • February 7, 2020 - January 3, 2021
    Video Gallery
    Three videos by Argentine artist Tomás Saraceno inaugurate the Kemper Art Museum’s new video gallery. Aerocene Tata Inti – Event Horizon – Aerocene, Launches at White Sands documents launches of Saraceno’...   more
  • February 7, 2020 - January 3, 2021
    VIEW THE ONLINE EXHIBITION >>  Multiplied: Edition MAT and the Transformable Work of Art, 1959–1965 examines the rise of multiples (three-dimensional objects issued in editions) and the...   more
  • September 28, 2019 - January 5, 2020
    The newly expanded and renovated Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum opened this fall with a major exhibition of work by Ai Weiwei. The renowned Chinese dissident artist and activist is internationally known for...   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