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Past Exhibitions : 2015

Installation view of the Naked and the Dead micro-exhibition

Objects and Voices: A Collection of Stories

February 12–June 21, 2015

Through a series of micro-exhibitions curated by a diverse roster of collaborators, Objects and Voices reveals the multiple ways we work with, learn from, and enjoy objects of art.

Contemporary Art (2015–2016)

Robert and Joan Feitler Gallery

The contemporary collection reflects the rich diversity of recent art. In 2015–2016, the contemporary gallery will be the site of several special projects.

European Art (2015–2016)

Edward A. and Inge Maser Gallery

The Smart Museum’s European collection ranges from antiquity to the nineteenth century, with particular strengths in works on paper as well as Renaissance painting, sculpture, and decorative arts.

Asian Art (2015–2016)

Janis Kanter and Thomas McCormick Gallery

The Asian collection encompasses a rich variety of forms, materials, and functions, ranging from millennia-old ritual objects to contemporary photography.

Modern Art & Design (2015–2016)

Elisabeth and William M. Landes Gallery

The modern gallery features European and American painting, sculpture, and decorative arts dating from the 1880s to the early 1960s.

Conversations with the Collection: Memory

September 12, 2015–January 10, 2016

Project explores art's relationship to the recollection of personal and cultural histories, nostalgia, and other facets of memory.

Jessica Stockholder, Rose's Inclination, 2015

Jessica Stockholder: Rose’s Inclination

September 12, 2015 – August 13, 2017

In a site-specific installation, Jessica Stockholder intersects the Smart’s threshold with a wave of color and texture.

Walter Peterhans, Dead Hare (Toter Hase), 1929

To See in Black and White: German and Central European Photography, 1920s-1950s

October 1, 2015–January 10, 2016

A selection of German and Central European photography by František Drtikol, Lyonel Feininger, Hannah Höch, Walter Peterhans, and Václav Zykmund, among others. 

Expressionist Impulses: German and Central European Art, 1890–1990

October 1, 2015–January 10, 2016

This exhibition charts the ebb and flow of key Expressionist tendencies in German and Central European art.