Past Exhibitions

2017
Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings
Down These Mean Streets: Community and Place in Urban Photography
American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times
Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years
June Schwarcz: Invention and Variation
2016
Gene Davis: Hot Beat
Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern
Visions and Revisions: Renwick Invitational 2016
Watch This! New Directions on the Art of the Moving Image (5.0)
Artworks by African Americans from the Collection
Harlem Heroes: Photographs by Carl Van Vechten
The Art of Romaine Brooks
Martin Puryear: Multiple Dimensions
No Mountains in the Way: Photographs from the Kansas Documentary Survey, 1974
2015
Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image (4.0)
WONDER
Crosscurrents: Modern Art from the Sam Rose and Julie Walters Collection
Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty
The Modern Pueblo Painting of Awa Tsireh
Measured Perfection: Hiram Powers’ Greek Slave
Watch This! Revelations in Media Art
Special Installation of Nineteen American Masterworks
The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi
Mingering Mike’s Supersonic Greatest Hits
2014
The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art
Richard Estes’ Realism
Untitled: The Art of James Castle
Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget
Pop Art Prints
Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection
2013
Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
Infinite Place: The Ceramic Art of Wayne Higby
A Measure of the Earth: The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets
Landscapes In Passing: Photographs by Steve Fitch, Robbert Flick, and Elaine Mayes
A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image (3.0)
Thomas Day: Master Craftsman and Free Man of Color
Pictures in the Parlor
2012
Nam June Paik: Global Visionary
The Civil War and American Art
40 under 40: Craft Futures
Abstract Drawings
African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond
The Art of Video Games
Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image (2.0)
Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage
2011
Inventing a Better Mousetrap: Patent Models from the Rothschild Collection
Multiplicity
Something of Splendor: Decorative Arts from the White House
Made in Chicago: The Koffler Collection