Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism
    Exhibition

    Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism

    from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection 
    Coming This Fall

    Featuring more than 150 artworks by internationally celebrated artists Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Lola Alvarez Bravo, Gunther Gerzso, María Izquierdo, Carlos Mérida, and others, this exhibition will take a closer look at the role art, artists, and their supporters played in the emergence of national identity and creative spirit after the Mexican Revolution ended in 1920.

    Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism will explore the Mexican modernism movement through paintings and photography.

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  • Chicomecóatl
    Exhibition

    ReVisión

    Art in the Americas
    Dates to be Announced

    ReVisión: Art in the Americas is the first exhibition to open in the renovated Bonfils-Stanton Gallery in the Martin Building. A strong selection of nearly 180 objects from the museum’s ancient American and Latin American art collections, hailed as one of the best in the country, will tell a visually compelling narrative about the formation of the Americas from 100 B.C. to today. More

  • chair made of strips of bent white ash and steel
    Exhibition

    By Design

    Stories and Ideas Behind Objects
    Dates to be Announced

    Design is all around us. Whether it takes the form of objects and spaces, images and interactions, or systems and processes, design shapes our lives in fundamental ways. But what shapes design?

    A series of thematic installations drawn primarily from the architecture and design collection, By Design: Stories and Ideas Behind Objects illustrates the abundance and versatility of approaches to design. How does it come into being? Who creates it and for what purpose? How does it serve society? What trends inspire it?

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  • 5 pieces of flatware, 2 forks, 1 knife, 2 spoons
    Exhibition

    Gio Ponti

    Designer of a Thousand Talents
    Dates to be Announced

    Gio Ponti (1891–1979) was one of the most inventive Italian architects and designers of his time. For more than 60 years, Ponti’s exuberant approach found expression in public and private commissions from buildings, interiors, and furniture to glass, ceramics, and flatware. In 1928, Ponti founded the magazine Domus, and through its pages, he influenced international design for over 50 years. More