Future Exhibitions

  • Alfredo Ramos Martínez
    Hawkins Gallery

    Picturing Mexico: Alfredo Ramos Martínez

    May 10, 2014 – August 17, 2014

    Picturing Mexico: Alfredo Ramos Martínez marks the first comprehensive examination of the artist’s work produced from 1929 to 1946. An artist of great significance, Ramos Martínez (1871–1946) developed his own distinctive contribution to modernism. This exhibition explores Ramos Martínez’s work through four sections—Many Women, Religious Piety, Los Angeles Stories, and... more »


  • Nolan Preece
    Contemporary Gallery

    Chemigrams: Nolan Preece

    May 10, 2014 – August 10, 2014

    Nolan Preece, a photographer for over forty years, has devoted his work to understanding and mastering the challenging techniques of early photography and conceiving of new photo-based processes at the same time. In the late 1970s and early 80s, his fondness for experimental photography led him to originate a photographic abstraction process that employed chemical masking techniques and... more »


  • Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art
    Feature Gallery South

    Doris Duke's Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art

    May 31, 2014 – August 31, 2014

    Doris Duke’s Shangri La will be the first comprehensive exhibition of objects from Duke’s remarkable collections traveling outside of Shangri La, her extraordinary Hawaii residence. Situated amidst five acres of interlocking terraced gardens and pools overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Honolulu’s Diamond Head, Shangri La powerfully reflects Duke’s life-long aesthetic passions.... more »


  • Brainscape
    Media Gallery

    Helga Griffiths: Brainscape

    June 14, 2014 – September 28, 2014

    German artist Helga Griffiths is interested in the physiology and psychology of perception, and her body and sense organs are often the point of departure for her work. Brainscape is a video taking viewers on an animated journey of the artist’s own brain, based on computer tomographic images created at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research. The dream-like flight simulation... more »


  • Nicola Twilley and Geoff Manaugh
    CA+E Gallery

    VENUE: Nicola Twilley and Geoff Manaugh

    June 14, 2014 – November 30, 2014

    In 2012, Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley, two of the Internet’s most intrepid bloggers, embarked on a multi-state tour of the United States “to document often overlooked yet fascinating sites through the eyes of the innovators, trendsetters, entrepreneurs, and designers at the forefront of ideas today.” Their discontinuous journey, inspired by nineteenth century survey expeditions,... more »


  • Feature Gallery North

    The Paraku Project

    June 21, 2014 – December 7, 2014

    Paruku is the region in Australia’s Western Desert that surrounds the inland body of water known to settlers as Lake Gregory. Named after the English-born explorer Sir August Gregory, this terminal desert lake has long been a resource for the Walmajarri-speaking Aboriginal people. The ancient shoreline of Lake Gregory contains what may be the oldest sites of continuous human cultural... more »


  • Elizabeth Farnsworth and  Terry Evans
    CA+E Research Library

    North Dakota Oil Boom: Elizabeth Farnsworth and Terry Evans

    June 21, 2014 – November 30, 2014

    The Williston Basin is a 300,000-square-mile depression that includes parts of North and South Dakota, Montana, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. Two miles beneath the surface of the basin lies a shale deposit called the Bakken Formation, where hydraulic fracturing has unlocked vast amounts of petroleum. Fracturing, also known as “fracking,” pumps water, sand, and chemicals underground at high... more »


  • Lita Albuquerque
    Contemporary Gallery

    Stellar Axis: Lita Albuquerque

    August 30, 2014 – January 4, 2015

    Lita Albuquerque’s Stellar Axis installation is the first large-scale artwork created in Antarctica. This milestone of contemporary land art, widely acknowledged to be both a stunning and ecologically sensitive intervention on the continent, has received international acclaim. Originally funded by the National Science Foundation, Albuquerque’s Stellar Axis was installed on the Ross... more »


  • Feature Gallery South

    Late Harvest

    September 27, 2014 – January 18, 2015

    Late Harvest juxtaposes contemporary art made with taxidermy with historically significant wildlife paintings, resulting in intriguing parallels and startling aesthetic aesthetic contrasts. The exhibition seeks to simultaneously confirm—through historically-significant wildlife paintings—and subvert—through contemporary art and photography—viewers’ preconceptions of the place... more »