Past Exhibitions

  • September 12, 2014 - January 4, 2015
    Garen Gallery
    Encountering the City: The Urban Experience in Contemporary Art investigates aesthetic engagement with the urban landscape and the experiential impact of contemporary built environments. Encompassing a wide...   more
  • September 12, 2014 - January 4, 2015
    Teaching Gallery
    The myths of ancient Greece have inspired artists from antiquity to the twenty-first century. The transference of a myth from words to images is never straightforward. Picturing Narrative: Greek Mythology in...   more
  • May 9, 2014 - August 3, 2014
    Teaching Gallery
    As part of STL250, a regionwide celebration of the 250th anniversary of the founding of St. Louis, Inside the Palace of Fine Arts: Cosmopolitanism at the 1904 World’s Fair gathers together a selection of...   more
  • May 9, 2014 - August 24, 2014
    Garen Gallery
    A lampshade unfurled and dangling from the ceiling, a palimpsest of posters ripped and torn, a map eaten away by rain—spanning half a century, the artworks in this exhibition explore aesthetic engagement with...   more
  • May 9, 2014 - August 3, 2014
    Barney A. Ebsworth Gallery
    This exhibition will feature thesis projects by 26 Master of Fine Arts students in Washington University’s Graduate School of Art, part of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. The 2014 MFA...   more
  • January 31, 2014 - April 20, 2014
    Ebsworth Gallery
    The history of the 20th and early 21st centuries is one that is scarred by incomprehensibly violent events with far-reaching effects. It is an era of world wars, totalitarian mass terror, social and ethnic...   more
  • January 31, 2014 - April 20, 2014
    Garen Gallery
    On the Thresholds of Space-Making surveys the work of Shinohara Kazuo (1925–2006), one of Japan’s most influential architects of the postwar generation. A mathematician turned architect, Shinohara achieved...   more
  • January 31, 2014 - April 14, 2014
    Teaching Gallery
    Mythic, idealized, religious, sexualized, romantic, misogynist, even feminist—images of women are inevitably laden with the freight of cultural and visual conventions surrounding the feminine, some as ancient...   more
  • Red
    September 20, 2013 - January 6, 2014
    Teaching Gallery
    If one says "Red" (the name of a color) and there are 50 people listening, it can be expected that there will be 50 reds in their minds. And one can be sure that all these reds will be very different. ...   more
  • September 20, 2013 - January 6, 2014
    Ebsworth Gallery
    Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks is the first major solo museum exhibition to survey the career of this Chicago-born, New York-based artist. Using photography, painting, sculpture, and video, Johnson...   more