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Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums

October 2, 2014–January 4, 2015

Bellini, Botticelli, Titian—great masters of European art feature prominently in this exhibition. Experience the full breadth of Italy’s rich painting tradition. See paintings of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance, and Neoclassical and genre paintings of the nineteenth century, in a rare viewing of this extraordinary collection, at its only Midwest venue.

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Upcoming Exhibitions


Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair
February 5, 2015–May 3, 2015

Inspiring Beauty showcases nearly one hundred objects, including stunning gowns and ensembles by haute couture designers such as Yves St. Laurent, Pierre Cardin, and Patrick Kelly, as it explores the fifty-year history of the pioneering charity fashion fair. The traveling fair and its director-producer, Eunice W. Johnson, helped redefine the concepts of beauty, style, and empowerment for African Americans.

The 2015 Scholastic Art Awards: Wisconsin Exhibition
February 7, 2015–March 22, 2015

More than 375 artworks by Wisconsin students in grades 7–12 annually inspire with their creativity, skill, and outstanding artistic talents, in this exhibition at the Museum. The Scholastic Art Awards program has been recognizing and encouraging excellence in the visual arts throughout the United States for over eighty-five years.

Van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebels
Masterworks from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

June 18, 2015–September 20, 2015

Works by the biggest names in art from the late nineteenth century to now—including Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali, Edgar Degas, Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, and Andy Warhol—bring focus to those artists whose acts of creative rebellion shaped the course of modern art.

Larry Sultan: Here and Home
October 23, 2015–January 24, 2016

The exhibition includes more than 200 photographs ranging from Sultan’s conceptual and collaborative works of the 1970s to his solo works in the decades following. Sultan never stopped challenging the conventions of photographic documentation, exploring themes of family, home, and façade throughout his career.