Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

Inside the Outside: Five Self-Taught Artists from the William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation

May 21, 2016 – September 4, 2016

The genre of self-taught art and its relationship to mainstream modern and contemporary art has been widely discussed and debated. More

Single-Channel Catalyst: Alex Hubbard's "Eat Your Friends" and Selections from the Collection

June 11, 2016 – August 20, 2016

Humorous and tense, systematic and chaotic—these seemingly mismatched descriptors capture the playful complexity of Alex Hubbard’s video works. More

Matisse Drawings: Curated by Ellsworth Kelly from The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation Collection

June 25, 2016 – September 18, 2016

With forty-five drawings from across fifty years of Henri Matisse’s career. More

Henri Matisse: Selections from the Claribel and Etta Cone Collection

June 25, 2016 – October 16, 2016

Examples of lithographs and bronze sculptures by Matisse, part of the Claribel and Etta Cone bequest to the Weatherspoon Art Museum. More

Plant Lithographs by Ellsworth Kelly 1964-1966

June 25, 2016 – September 18, 2016

Artist Ellsworth Kelly came to attention in the early 1960s as a key figure in Hard Edge, Color Field, and Minimalist art. More

Unbranded: A Century of White Women, 1915–2015

September 3, 2016 – December 11, 2016

In "Unbranded: A Century of White Women, 1915 – 2015", Hank Willis Thomas presents historic advertisements stripped of their texts in order to reveal the visual ways in which corporate campaigns have both marketed products to white women and marketed those women as products themselves. More

Decade by Decade: Art Acquired in Its Time

October 1, 2016 – December 23, 2016

Highlights select objects that entered the collection shortly after the date of their creation. More

In Falling Snow: Japanese Prints from the Lenoir C. Wright Collection

October 29, 2016 – February 26, 2017

The wonders of winter snow can be seen in this exhibition drawn from the museum’s Lenoir C. Wright Collection of Japanese prints. More

Art on Paper 2017: The 44th Exhibition

May 21, 2017 – September 3, 2017

Art on Paper celebrates contemporary art in which the use of paper—either as surface or material—is a primary concern. More