In light of circumstances surrounding COVID-19, current exhibitions are temporarily closed to the public. We encourage you to explore the exhibitions remotely through the exhibition site pages with selected works + digital materials linked below. 




Feminizing Permanence 

February 12 through December 13, 2020

Spring Exhibition Reception/ February 20

members 4:30-5:30 p.m./ public 5:30-7 p.m. 

Feminizing Permanence features forty historical and contemporary artworks by forty women artists from the permanent collection. The recontextualized artworks explore a wide range of themes while collectively speaking to the underrepresentation of women artists in the permanent collections of museums across the country. The exhibition recognizes the contributions of women in the arts and their shared journey toward parity. This exhibition is a collaboration with SMC, Department of Art professor, Dr. Hossein Khosrowjah, and the students of the Issues in Modern Art course. 

Feminizing Permanence




Keith + Kari 

Fall 2021

Contemporary ceramic artist Kari Marboe responds with site-specific works in dialogue with the 19th century California landscape painter William Keith. Contemplating change and time, Kari explores the truth of place through form and materials specific to the region's identity of wilderness and Keith's artistic practice. 

Keith + Kari



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