Past Exhibitions

Oct 13 2013 to Dec 23 2013

An exhibition that explores the emergence of fiber arts as a fine art and showcases the contemporary fine art textile and fabric movement with works by internationally celebrated masters, top North American artists, and promising newcomers.


Oct 18 2013 to Nov 10 2013

Penelope Umbrico finds a communal portrait of humanity in images she appropriates from popular sources, whether they be photographs of sunsets posted on the internet or ads for broken televisions sets on Craigslist. She examines the notion of how photography exists in the digital age, making...

Nov 15 2013 to Feb 2 2014

Mid-westerner Carl Corey makes photographs in traditional documentary fashion, traveling through Wisconsin in his RV, and offering glimpses into the workings of small towns and the people who inhabit them. His work is both cogent and wryly affectionate. In Tavern League, he trained his...

Dec 20 2013 to Jul 27 2014

Curated by Courtney Anich and Alisa Reynolds, UK art history graduate students and interns in the Art Museum's registration department, "What Dreams May Come" presents a selection of artwork depicting a range of subliminal subjects--from angelic dreams to violent nightmares, and everything in...

Jan 26 2014 to Apr 27 2014

Wide Angle: American Photographs is an exploration of the Art Museum’s collection of more than 1,300 photographs. Organized by Museum Curator Janie Welker, it offers an opportunity to see this diverse group of work in the context of some of the major themes in twentieth- and twenty-...

Feb 7 2014 to Mar 9 2014

Catherine Opie’s large seascapes on exhibition now through March 9 are from the series 12 Miles to the Horizon. Both meditative and visually stunning, they evoke color field painting as well as notions of the sublime in painting, in which nature provides an awe-inspiring spectacle that...

Mar 14 2014 to May 18 2014

A conscientious objector to the Vietnam War, Eugene Richards joined VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) in 1968 and found himself working in a community service organization in eastern Arkansas. Running afoul of the Ku Klux Klan earned him a serious beating and numerous threats, but he left...

Mar 23 2014 to Jul 27 2014

Prints for the People is the result of a project in the art history class "History of the Print in the Western Tradition," taught during the spring semester by Dr. Jane Peters and Bebe Lovejoy, focusing on the study of original prints in the Art Museum's collections.


May 18 2014 to Aug 17 2014

An exciting exhibition featuring some of the twentieth century’s most prominent artists including Warhol, Lichtenstein, and Christo.

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Sep 6 2014 to Dec 23 2014

This exhibition brings together numerous text-based works, drawn primarily from the Museum’s permanent collection, which examine ways that artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hans Haacke,...