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Current Exhibitions

Statue of the goddess Mut, New Kingdom, 18th-20th Dynasties, 1539 – 1076 B.C.E. Limestone.

Queen Nefertari’s Egypt

Oct 16, 2021 – Jan 16, 2022

AUX/MUTE Gallery

AUX/MUTE Gallery

Aug 7, 2021 – June 2022

Victor Jorgensen, Refueling at Sea Shortly Before Joining Task Force 50 for Operation Galvanic, 1943.

Though There Be Fury on the Waves

Mar 14, 2020 – Nov 7, 2021

Isaka Shamsud-Din, Hare, Lion, and Spider, 1967.

Isaka Shamsud-Din

Nov 2, 2019 – Spring 2022

Pierre Auguste Renoir, Geraniums, 1910/1919.

The Mark Legacy

Jun 22, 2019 – Ongoing

Assessed valuation of of all taxable property owned by Georgia Negroes, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), ca. 1900

Color Line: Black Excellence on the World Stage

Jun 15, 2019 – Nov 28, 2021

Upcoming Exhibitions

Women with a Dog, 1891. Pierre Bonnard. Oil and ink on canvas.

Private Lives

Oct 23, 2021 – Jan 23, 2022


Nov 6, 2021 – May 8, 2022

Yamamoto and Opacity of Performance cast during rehearsals, September 2021.

Opacity of Performance: Takahiro Yamamoto

Jan 28, 2022 – Feb 12, 2022

Vera Gitsevich, For the Proletarian Park of Culture and Leisure, 1932.

Constructing Revolution

Jul 2, 2022 – Oct 9, 2022

Black Artists of Oregon

Oct 1, 2022 – Apr 9, 2023

Umine Dance, 1958. Casein and gouache on paper, mounted to board, 18 x 22 in., Garth Greenan Gallery, New York.

Dakota Modern: The Art of Oscar Howe

Nov 5, 2022 – May 14, 2023