exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions

The Shapes of Birds:

Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa

September 15 – December 30, 2018

Wright, Griswold Corridor, Ilgenfritz and Cushing Galleries

Borrowing its title from a line in the poem “A Lesson in Drawing” by Syrian writer Nizar Qabbani, “The Shapes of Birds” showcases the work of contemporary artists from, or with roots in, the Middle East and North Africa.

The Shapes of Birds:

Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa

The Shapes of Birds:

Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa

Lalla Essaydi:

From "Converging Territories" to "Harem Revisited"

September 28, 2018 – February 17, 2019

Morris Gallery, Cushing Building

Lalla Essaydi is an internationally renowned artist who works in painting, installation, and photography. Born and raised in Morocco, she moved to the United States and earned her M.F.A. at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts / Tufts in 2003.

Lalla Essaydi:

From "Converging Territories" to "Harem Revisited"

Lalla Essaydi:

From "Converging Territories" to "Harem Revisited"

April 19 – July 21, 2019

Cushing Building

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney is best known as an art patron and founder of New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art. Yet she also had a significant career as a sculptor, exhibiting throughout the United States and Europe and receiving major commissions and prizes. Learn more >

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Sculpture

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Sculpture