Exhibitions

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. 

 

2021

 

Aesthetic Forces: 

Nature in the Modern California Landscape, 1915–2015 

February 10–July 11, 2021 

From San Francisco’s Panama Pacific International Exposition to California’s landmark drought—Aesthetic Forces is a survey exhibition exploring land scenes through the perceptions of artists who lived and worked in the California region. This exhibition folds 100 years of cultural and environmental changes into the framework of California land interpretations and the lingering rapport of 18th and 19th–centuries aesthetic practices into the genre of landscape art today.

Aesthetic Forces

 

 

Keith + Kari 

September 15–December 6, 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

 

Collective Memories: Stonecuts from Cape Dorset 

September 15–December 6, 2021

In the 1960s, indigenous graphic arts flourished at a remote trading post in Canada’s Cape Dorset region. This exhibition of selected stonecuts, from the Saint Mary's College Museum of Art permanent collection, reflects the collective memories and culture of Inuit women preserving their stories and life experiences in seminomadic Canada through printmaking practices. 

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