Past Exhibitions

  • September 20, 2013 - January 6, 2014
    Garen Gallery
    American Places explores the breadth of practices and responses to place in significant nineteenth-century American landscape painting in the Kemper Art Museum and St. Louis area collections. From New England...   more
  • June 5, 2013 - August 4, 2013
    Teaching Gallery
    For many people, the history of Western art exists as an imagined litany of beautiful artworks, a chronology of idealized figures and finished objects. Featuring a selection of paintings, prints, photographs,...   more
  • May 3, 2013 - September 7, 2013
    Garen Gallery
    One of the characteristics of St. Louis art collections, private as well as public, is an extraordinary wealth of modern and contemporary artworks that were made in Germany. Recently the Mildred Lane Kemper...   more
  • May 3, 2013 - August 4, 2013
    Ebsworth Gallery
    The exhibition features thesis projects by 23 Master of Fine Arts candidates in Washington University’s Graduate School of Art, part of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. The 2013 MFA candidates...   more
  • January 25, 2013 - April 21, 2013
    Garen Gallery
    Following the ascent of abstraction in the early twentieth century, international Surrealist and Expressionist tendencies brought renewed attention to the human condition on personal, social, and existential...   more
  • January 25, 2013 - May 26, 2013
    Arthur Greenberg Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Exhibition
    Wǒmen (我们): Contemporary Chinese Art showcases work by a selection of contemporary Chinese women artists who engage with issues of identity formation in a globalized society marked by rapid urbanization and...   more
  • January 25, 2013 - April 21, 2013
    Ebsworth Gallery
    Georges Braque and the Cubist Still Life, 1928–1945 offers the first detailed examination of Braque’s experiments with still lifes and interiors during the years leading up to and through World War II, an...   more
  • September 14, 2012 - January 7, 2013
    Kemper Art Museum, Garen Gallery
    Drawing is a medium that offers an intimate and open field for imaginative elaboration, in which concepts and ideas can emerge and change with relative ease. Uninhibited by the obligation to create a finished...   more
  • September 14, 2012 - January 7, 2013
    Kemper Art Museum, Ebsworth Gallery
    Design can be a dynamic force in transforming and, in many cases, saving lives across the globe. Design with the Other 90%: CITIES explores the ways in which design can redress critical issues, from the most...   more
  • September 14, 2012 - January 7, 2013
    Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery
    Throughout history artists and designers have utilized a variety of methods to capture the urban landscape, from etching, drawing, painting, photography, film, sound, and model-making, to more recent...   more