Today at the Museum
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

10:00 am
Various locations throughout the museum and on Wade Oval

Each year the Winter Lights Lantern Festival features lantern displays throughout the museum and the Environment of Lights installation on Wade Oval.

10:00 am
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018 through Friday, December 14, 2018 during the library’s regular operating hours (Tuesday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).   

11:00 am
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The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall

Special Exhibition Tours Tuesday, November 27, 2018–Sunday, January 13, 2019.

1:00 pm
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Ames Family Atrium

Public tours are offered daily at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

Image from "The Age of the Medici"
Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 1:45 pm to 3:10 pm
The Age of the Medici, Part 2

Returning from exile in Venice, Cosimo the Elder turns patron of the arts while continuing to accrue money and influence

Sunday, October 21, 2018 to Monday, January 21, 2019

A leading figure of American Pictorialist photography, Ohio-born Clarence H. White (1871–1925) was an influential teacher and a gifted artist celebrated for his beautiful scenes of quiet domesticity and outdoor idylls.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 to Sunday, January 13, 2019

Over the last four decades, Dara Birnbaum (American, b. 1946) has created a vital body of video art.

Friday, November 23, 2018 to Sunday, March 3, 2019


Sunday, June 3, 2018 to Sunday, December 30, 2018

This installation combines new commissions by Marlon de Azambuja (Brazilian,
born 1978) and Luisa Lambri (Italian, born 1969).

Sunday, November 18, 2018 to Monday, January 21, 2019


Sunday, November 18, 2018 to Sunday, March 24, 2019

Drawn from the museum’s collection, this exhibition features work by contemporary artists who exploit printed and photographic media in ways that intentionally reveal the confusing line between art and information, fact and fiction.

Sunday, October 29, 2017 to Sunday, January 13, 2019

Vibrantly patterned woven, printed, and embroidered textiles join the museum’s collection of rare Kelmscott Press books in this exhibition exploring William Morris, the Victorian designer and poet who was a pioneer of the Arts and Crafts movement.