Past Exhibitions

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INVISIBLE: The New Obsolete

July 17, 2012 – July 26, 2012

INVISIBLE, Greensboro's experimental multimedia performance collective featuring Mark Dixon, Bart Trotman, Jodi Staley, Jonathan Henderson and secretly Fred Snider, will offer two presentations of their current production, The New Obsolete, at WAM on Friday, July 20 at 7pm and Thursday, July 26 at 6pm... More

Zone of Contention: The U.S./Mexico Border

June 16, 2012 – September 2, 2012

This exhibition focuses on artists’ investigations of issues related to the U.S./Mexico border, a geographic area of much debate and contention. Through photography, sculpture, works on paper, video, and new media, subjects such as migrant labor, immigration law, national sovereignty, the Dream Act... More

Close Relations and A Few Black Sheep: Sculpture from the Permanent Collection

June 2, 2012 – September 23, 2012

Focusing on the Weatherspoon’s ever growing collection of three-dimensional works, this exhibition is presented in several sections, each of which brings together artists whose work shares an affinity, if not a fairly direct kinship. More

Recent Acquisitions

May 26, 2012 – August 19, 2012

The Weatherspoon Art Museum first began collecting works of art in the 1940s. Since then, it has continued to enhance the quality and distinction of its collections through the acquisition of important works of art by gift, bequest, and even in times of economic challenges, by purchase. More

2012 UNCG Masters of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

April 28, 2012 – June 3, 2012

The 2012 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition features work by five artists in the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Department of Art graduate program. More

Matisse and the Decorative Impulse

April 14, 2012 – July 8, 2012

Attracted to bold patterning throughout his career, Henri Matisse explored in both prints and paintings the decorative possibilities of simplified forms and areas of flat surface design mixed with volumetric representation. More