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.