Nationwide Calendar of Representational

American Art Exhibitions

January - June, 1998

 

Hosted by Non-Profit Art Museums

Updated 10/21/98

 

 

(Be sure to see stories about many of these exhibitions in the Illustrated Museum News)

 
 

January

 

 

Albany Institute of History and Art
125 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY
1-518-463-4478
Plein Air Sketching: 19th Century American Drawings from the AIHA Collection
Jan. 17 through Apr. 19
The Figure in 20th Century Sculpture: From the Collection of Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art
Jan. 17 through Mar. 15
 
 
Albany Museum of Art
311 Meadowlark Drive
Albany, GA
1-912-439-8400
Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Jan. 29 through Jun. 28
 
 
Appleton Museum of Art
4333 East Silver Springs Blvd.
Ocala, FL
1-352-236-7100
Artistry of Hughie Lee-Smith: A Retrospective
Jan. 15 through Mar. 22
 
 
Brooklyn Museum of Art
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY
1-718-638-5000
Masters of Color and Light: Homer, Sargent, and the American Watercolor Movement
Mar. 20 through Jul. 5
Click here to view illustrated article in Museum News!
 
 
Cahoon Museum of American Art
4676 Falmouth Rd. - Rt 28
Cotuit, MA
1-508-428-7581
Oils, Watercolors and Sketches by Loretta Feeney
through Jan. 31
 
 
Canton Museum of Art
1001 Market Street
Canton, OH
1-330-453-7666
The Horse in Fine Art
through Jan. 4
More information in Museum News!
 
 
Carnegie Art Museum
424 South "C" Street
Oxnard, CA
1-805-385-8157
Early California Impressionism: The Ronald E. Walker Collection
through Feb. 22
 
 
C. M. Russell Museum Complex
400 13th Street North
Great Falls, MT
1-406-727-8787
Edward Borein: Fifty-three watercolors, etchings, and pen-and-ink sketches from the
Rockwell Museum collection of works on paper
through Dec. 29
C. M. Russell Christmas Exhibition
through Jan.
Blackfeet Sundance Series: Paintings by Gary Schildt
through Feb. 13
 
 
Connecticut Valley Historical Museum
State and Chestnut Streets
Springfield, MA
1-413-263-6800
Wheelchair Unbound: The Art of Joseph Whiting Stock
through Dec. 31
 
Gibbes Museum of Art
Carolina Art Association
135 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC
1-803-722-2706
Portrait Makers: Capturing the Faces of the Past
through Jul. 31, 1998
Tiny Jewels: A Selection from the Miniature Portrait Collection
through June 28, 1998
The Poetry of Place: Landscapes of Thomas Coram and Charles Fraser
through June 28, 1998
 
 
Irvine Museum
18881 Von Karman Avenue, 12th Floor
Irvine, CA
1-714-476-2565
California Impressionists
Through Mar. 28
 
Knoxville Museum of Art
1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville. TN
1-423-535-6101
Awakening the Spirits: Art by Bessie Harvey
through May 31, 1998
 
McNay Art Museum
6000 North New Braunfels Avenue
San Antonio, TX
1-210-824-5368
O'Keeffe and Texas
Jan. 27 through Apr. 5
Georgia O'Keeffe: Canyon Suite
Jan. 27 through Mar. 22
 
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
One Museum Drive
Montgomery, AL
1-334-244-5700
Life Cycles: The Charles E. Burchfield Collection
through Jan. 25
More information in Museum News!
 
 
Museum of American Art
of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
118 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
1-213-972-7600
Embodied Landscapes: Selected Owrks on Paper by April Gornick
Jan. 10 through Apr. 19
 
 
Museum of Fine Arts,
255 Beach Drive N. E.
St. Petersburg, FL
1-813-896-2667
Robert Vickery: Imaginary Realities
through Jan. 25
 
National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center
1700 NE 63rd. Street
Oklahoma City, OK
1-405-478-2250
Powerful Images: Portrayals of Native America
Jan. 16 through Apr. 5
 
 
National Gallery of Art
Smithsonian Institution
Constitution Avenue between 3rd and 7th Streets N. W.
Washington, DC
1-202-737-4215
M. C. Escher: A Centennial Tribute
through Apr. 26
 
National Museum of Wildlife Art
2820 Rungius Road
Jackson Hole, WY
1-307-733-5771
Mountain Majesty: The Art of John Fery
Jan. 16 through May 31
 
 
Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge
Route 183
Stockbridge, MA
1-413-298-4100
Seeing Is Not Believing: The Art of Robert Weaver
through Jan. 25
J. C. Leyendecker: A Retrospective
through May 25, 1998
More information in Museum News!
 
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA
1-510-238-2200
The Art of the Gold Rush
Jan. 24 through May 31
More information in Museum News!
 
 
Orange County Museum of Art
Newport Beach, CA
1-714-759-1122.
California Style: 1930s and 40s
through Mar. 22
More information in Museum News!
 
 
Portland Museum of Art
7 Congress Square
Portland. ME
1-207-775-6148 or 1-207-773-ARTS
Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper
through Jan. 25
 
 
Saint Louis Art Museum
1 Fine Arts Drive
St. Louis, MO
1-314-721-0072
Late 19th Century American Watercolors and Drawings
Jan. 27 through May 10
 
 
San Jose Museum of Art
110 South Market Street
San Jose, CA
1-408-294-2787
Holding Patterns: Selections from the Collection of W. Donald Head,
Old Grandview Ranch
through Feb. 8
More information in Museum News!
 
 
South Street Seaport Museum
12 Fulton Street (Visitor Information)
New York, NY
1-212-748-8600
The Bard Brothers: Painting America Under Steam and Sail
through Feb 1
more information
 
 
Springfield Museum of Fine Arts
State and Chestnut Streets
Springfield, MA
1-413-263-6800
Gilded Age Watercolors and Pastels from the National Museum of American Art
Jan. 7 through Mar. 1
 
 
Tacoma Art Museum
1123 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA
1-253-272-4258
La Guadalupana: Images of Faith and Devotion
through May 24
 
 
Texas Maritime Museum
1202 Navigation Circle
Rockport, TX
1-512-729-1271
Ships of the Sea
through Jan. 18
 
 
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
2800 Grove Avenue
Richmond, VA
1-804-367-0844
American Dreams: Paintings and Decorative Arts from the Warner Collection
through Jan 25
More information in Museum News!
 
 
Walter Anderson Museum of Art
510 Washington Avenue
Ocean Springs, MS
1-601-872-3164
www.motif.org
Between the Blades of Grass
through Feb. 1
 
 
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
City Park
Hagerstown, MD
1-301-739-5727
American Landscapes
through Jan. 13
 
 
Whitney Museum of American Art
945 Madison Avenue
New York, NY
1-212-570-3636
Arthur Dove: A Retrospective Exhibition
Jan. 15 through Apr. 12
 
 
Wichita Art Museum
619 Stackman Drive
Wichita, KS
1-316-268-4921
Toward an American Identity: Selections from the Wichita Art Museum
through Jan. 25
More information in Museum News!
 

 

February

 

 

 
 
Arts and Science Center of Southeast Arkansas
701 Main Street
Pine Bluff, AR
1-501-536-3375
The Horse in Fine Art
Feb. 13 through Mar 29
More information in Museum News!
 
 
Autry Museum of Western Heritage
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA
1-213-667-2000
Inventing the Southwest: The Fred Harvey Company and Native American Art
Feb. 14 through Apr. 19
 
 
Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave.
Seattle, WA
1-206-622-9250
William Allik
Feb. 19 through Mar. 29
 
 
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
Overton Park
1934 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN
1-901-722-3500
Lasting Impressions: The Drawings of Thomas Hart Benton
Feb 1 through Mar. 29
More information in Museum News!
 
 
Morris Museum of Art
One 10th Street
Augusta, Georgia
1-706-724-7501
Thomas Hart Benton
Feb. 12 through May 10
 
 
Norton Museum of Art
1451 S. Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL
1-561-832-5196
Kinship: Alice Neel Fools at the Family
Feb. 14 through Mar. 29
More information in Museum News!
 
 
R. W. Norton Art Gallery
4747 Creswell Avenue
Shreveport, LA
1-318-865-4201
Wildlife: The Nature Paintings of Carl Brenders
Feb. 8 through Apr. 19
 
 
Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art
1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK
1-918-596-2700
Thomas Moran
Feb. 8 through May 10
 
 
Williams College Museum of Art
988 Main Street
Williamstown MA
1-413-597-2429
The Edges of Impressionism
Feb. 28 for an extended period
 
 

March

 

 

 
Albany Museum of Art
311 Meadowlark Drive
Albany, GA
1-912-439-8400
Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: Animals of Exotica, Pleasure and Farming
Mar. 5 through Apr. 26
 
 
Eiteljorg Museum
500 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN
1-317-264-1724
New Art of the West 6
Mar. 7 through May 18
 
 
Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave.
Seattle, WA
1-206-622-9250
David Ligare Paintings: Viewpoint
Mar. 6 through May 3
1998 Biannual Juried Invitational
Mar. 27 through May 10
 
 
Joslyn Art Museum
Omaha, NE
Life Cycles: The Charles E. Burchfield Collection
Mar. 15 through May 17
More information in Museum News!
 
 
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Ortega Highway at Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA
1-714-248-2049
Roger Armstrong Exhibition
Mar. 7 through 28
 
 
Mississippi Museum of Art
201 East Pascagoula Street
Jackson, MS
1-601-960-1515
Our Nation's Colors: Celebration of American Painting
Mar. 6 through Jul. 26
 
 
Museum of American Folk Art
Two Lincoln Square
New York, New York
212-595-9533
http://www.folkartrmuse.org
Perspectives on Patterning
Mar. 14 through Jun. 7
 
 
Muscatine Art Center
1314 Mulberry Avenue
Muscatine, IA
1-319-263-8282
The West in American Art: Selections from the Harmsen Collection
Mar. 22 through May 10
 
 
National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts
(formerly National Academy of Design)
1083 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY
1-212-369-4880
173rd Annual Exhibition
Mar. 28 through Apr. 26
More Information in Association and Other News
 
 
National Museum of American Art
Smithsonian Institution
Old Patent Office Building
Eighth and G Streets, N.W.
Washington, DC
(above the Gallery Place Metrorail station)
1-202-357-2700
Posters American Style
Mar. 27 through Aug 9
Illustrated Story on this exhibition!
 
 
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ
1-201-5966-6550
George Bellows: Love of Winter
Mar. 7 through May 31
 
 
Norton Museum of Art
1451 S. Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL
1-561-832-5196
M. C. Escher
Mar. 21 through Jun. 21
More information in Museum News!
 
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia, PA
Self-Taught Artists of the 20th Century: An American Anthology
Mar. 10 through May 17
 
 
 

April

 

 
 
Addison Gallery of American Art
Phillips Academy
Anover, MA
1-508-749-4015
Arthur Dove: A Retrospective Exhibition
Apr. 24 through Jul. 14
More information in Museum News!
 
 
Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Blvd.
Cleveland, OH
1-216-421-7340
American Master Drawings from the Permanent Collection
Apr. 5 through Jul. 12
 
 
Farnsworth Art Museum
352 Main Street
Rockland, ME
1-207-596-6457
Elizabeth B. Noyce Collection
Apr. 12 through Jun. 14
 
 
Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave.
Seattle, WA
1-206-622-9250
Janette Hopper: Graphics
Apr. 2 through May 31
 
 
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Franklin and Twelfth Streete
Wausau, WI
1-715- 845-7010
The Figure in 20th Century Sculpture
Apr. 11 through May 31
 
 
International Museum of the Horse
Kentucky Horse park
Lexington, KY
The Horse in Fine Art
Apr. 17 through May 25
More information in Museum News!
 
 
 

 

May

 

Arkansas Art Center
MacArthur Park
9th and Commerce
Little Rock, AR
1-501-372-4000
Twentieth-Century American Drawings from the Arkansas Arts Center Foundation Collection
through Jun. 21
 
 
Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave.
Seattle, WA
1-206-622-9250
Elisse Pagofsky-Harris: Paintings and Drawings
May 8 through Jun. 28
Alphonse Mucha
May 22 through Jul. 19
 
 
Hickory Museum of Art
243 Third Avenue NE
Hickory, NC
1-704-327-8576
Catawba Native, Paul Whitener: A Artrospective and The Legacy of Paul Whitener
Through May 31
 
 
Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History
Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA
Treasures of the Sierra Nevada
May 2 through Aug. 30
 
 
Madison Art Center
Madison, WI
Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collectionfrom the National Museum of American Art
May 31 through Aug. 9
 
 
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, NJ
1-201-746-5555
May. 17 through Aug. 16
Maurice Prendergast: Selections from the Williams
College Museum of Art
 
 
Morris Museum of Art
One 10th Street
Augusta, Georgia
1-706-724-7501
The West in American Art
Aug. 1 through Oct. 26
 
 
Museum of Northern Arizona
3101 North Fort Valley Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
1-520-774-5213
Enduring Creations: Masterworks of Native American Art
May 23 through Sep. 14
 
 
National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts
(formerly National Academy of Design)
1083 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY
1-212-369-4880
All Things Bright and Beautiful: California Impressionist Paintings from the Irvine Museum
May 6 through Jul. 5
James McNeill Whistler: Etchings & Lithographs from the Carnegie Museum of Art
May 1 through Jul. 26
 
Neuberger Museum of Art
Purchase Collecge, SUNY
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY
1-914- 251-6100
Revelations: Arthur Robbins and Fred Scheback
May 10 through Aug. 21
(article on Roy Neuberger)
 
 
R. W. Norton Art Gallery
4747 Creswell Avenue
Shreveport, LA
1-318-865-4201
The Waterfowl Art of Maynard Reese
May 10 through Jun. 14
 
 
Springfield Museum of Art
107 Cliff Park Road
Springfield, OH
1-937-325-4673
Annual Springfield Museum of Art Faculty & Student Exhibition
May 23 through Jun. 28
 
 
Tyler Museum of Art
1300 South Mahon Avenue
Tyler, TX
1-903-595-1001
High Plains Farm
through May 31
 
 
Ventura County Museum of History and Art
100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA
1-805-653-0323
California Style 1930s and '40s
through Jun. 14
 
 
Whitney Museum of American Art
945 Madison, Ave.
New York, NY
1-212-570-3600
Unknown Terrain (Andrew Wyeth)
through Aug. 30

 

June

 

 
 
Alaska State Museum
395 Whittier St.
Juneau, AK
1-907-465-2901
Artists for Nature in Alaska's Copper River Delta
May 17 through Sep. 12
 
 
Alexandria Museum of Art
923 Main Street
Alexandria, LA
1-318-443-3458
There on the Table: American Still Life
Jun. 21 through Aug. 9
 
 
Amon Carter Museum
Fort Worth, TX
(817) 738-1933
New Harmonies: Masterpieces Across the Collection
through Aug.16
 
 
Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery
The Fine Arts Museum of The University of Texas
Austin, TX
1-512-471-7324
www.utexas.edu/cofa/hag
Master of Fine Art Exhibition
Apr. 24 through May 10
American Masters: Sculpture from Brookgreen Gardens
Jun. 12 through Aug. 16
 
 
Austin Museum of Art
Austin, TX
1-512-323-6380
O'Keeffe's New Mexico
through Aug. 16
 
 
Bowers Museum of Cultural Art
Santa Ana, CA
1-714-567-3600
The Sights of Santa Ana CAC Plein Air Event
Jun. 28
 
 
Butler Institute of American Art
524 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, Ohio
1-330-743-1711
Gregory Perillo: Western American Paintings
Jun. 28 through Aug, 30
 
 
Crocker Art Museum
216 O Street
Sacramento, CA
1-916-264-5423
The Art of the Gold Rush
Jun. 21 through Sep 13
 
Dallas Museum of Art
1717 N. Harwood St.
Dallas, TX
1-214-922-1344
That Earlier, Wilder Image: Sketches by American Landscape Painters, 1830-1900
Jun. 14 through Sep. 13
 
 
Eiteljorg Museum
500 East Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN
1-317-636-9378
Gifts of the Spirit: Works by 19th Centruy and Contemporary Native American Artists
Jun. 6 through Sep. 6
 
 
Farifield University Art Gallery
Fairfield, CT
1-203-259-5000
Fifty Years: An Artist's Journey: Everett Raymond Kinstler
Jun. 21 through Jul. 29
 
 
Farnsworth Art Museum
352 Main Street
Rockland, ME
1-207-596-6457
Wondrous Strange The Pursuit o the Marvelous in the Art of the Wyeth Family
Jun. 21 through Sep. 30
Bellows and Benson in Maine: Reality and the Dream
Jun. 21 through Nov. 8
 
 
Fine Art Museums of San Francisco
California Palace of Legion of Honor
M. H. de Young Memorial Museum
San Francisco, CA
1-415-750-3600
John Steuart Curry: Inventing the Middle West (de Young)
Jun. 13 through Aug. 30
 
 
Hunter Museum of American Art
10 Bluff View
Chattanooga, TN
1-423-267-0968
Norman Rockwell: Drawing the American Dream
Jun. 13 through Sep. 13
Private Showing: American Art from Chattanooga Collections
Jun. 13 through Sep. 13
 
 
Irvine Museum
Twelfth Floor
18881 von Karman Avenue
Irvine, CA
1-714-476-2565
Painting Partners: Husband and Wife, Teacher and Students, Friends Who Painted Together
Jun. 25 through Sep. 19
 
 
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Franklin and Twelfth Streete
Wausau, WI
1-715- 845-7010
William Wegman: Photographs, Paintings, rawings and Video
Jun. 6 through Aug. 30
 
 
Maryhill Museum of Art
35 MaryHill Museum Drive
Goldendale, WA
1-509-773-3733
Boston Master, Robert Hunter
through Nov. 13
Expression of the American Spirit
through Nov. 13
 
 
Museum of the Southwest
1705 West Missouri
Midland, TX
1-915-683-2882    
Eclectic Visions: Contemporary Artist Series: Marge Alderson
through Jun. 28
The Southwest Explored: Selections from the Museum's Collection
Jun. 12 - Aug. 2
 
 
National Cowboy Hall of Fame
1700 NE 63rd. Street
Oklahoma City, OK
1-405-478-2250
Prix de West Invitational Exhibition and Sale
Jun. 13 through Sep. 14
 
 
Norman Rockwell Museum
Route 183
Stockbridge, MA
1-413-298-4100
Changes and Challenges - Rockwell in the 1930s
Jun. 6 through Oct. 25
 
 
Rockford Art Museum
711 North Main St.
Rockford, IL
1-815-968-2787
Selections from the Collection: Come Slowly, Eden!
Jun. 6 through Sep. 13
 
 
Saginaw Art Museum
1126 North Michigan Avenue
Saginaw, MI
1-517-754-2491
Colored Pencil Drawings by Joan E. Robertson
Jun. 11 through Jul. 5
 
 
Seattle Art Museum
100 University St.
Seattle, WA
1-206-654-3100
Thomas Moran
Jun. 11 through Aug. 30

 

 
Snite Museum of Art
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
1-219-631-5466
The Nature of Landscape
Jun. 9 through Nov. 29
 

 

 
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