Upcoming Events

  • Conservation Talk

    Wednesday, April 2, 5:30 p.m. (Art Museum)

    Hans Hofmann’s Blue Spell: The Artist’s Materials, Techniques and Their Impact on Conservation

    Michael J. Ruzga, nationally recognized paintings conservator, Director and Head of Conservation at Fine Arts Conservation, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, will speak at the Art Museum on Wednesday, April 2 at 5:30 p.m.

    Formerly Chief Conservator of the Taft Museum of Art, Ruzga has treated numerous paintings over the past twenty years, including works by Rembrandt, Renoir, Bouguereau and others. He has conserved murals for the University of Cincinnati’s Engineering Library in Baldwin Hall, Marshall University’s James E. Morrow Library, and the Thomas Hart Benton murals at Indiana University. His talk at Miami University coincides with his conservation treatment of the Art Museum’s beloved painting by Hans Hofmann, Blue Spell, 1958. Ruzga will discuss aspects of Hofmann’s work, including materials and techniques, as well as conservation issues for similar works.
  • Movie Night ~ The Matrix

    Movie Night @ the Art Museum

    Thursday, April 24, 7 p.m. (Art Museum)

    Matrix (1999) 136 min. Rated: R
    A computer hacker’s world is torn apart when he learns the true nature of his reality and the prophetic role he must play in the war against its controllers. Starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne and Carrie-Anne Moss. Directed by Andy Wachowski and Kaba Wachowski.

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  • Art Explorers

    A free program including storytime led by the Lane Public ibrary children's department, paired with a related craft. For children ages 3-5, accompanied by an adult.

    Thursday, April 24, 10 a.m.-Noon

  • Exhibition Artist / Curator Panel

    Wednesday, April 9, 7 p.m. (Art Museum) Reality is Broken: A Student Response Art Exhibition Facilitated by Jason Shaiman, Curator of Exhibitions, this student panel discussion will highlight individual and collective responses to the concepts of Jane McGonigal’s book. The associated exhibition is the inaugural exhibition collaboration with the Summer Reading Program.
  • Current Exhibitions

    Meditations: The Abstract Nature of H.A. Sigg

    African Art: Confronting Assumptions, Challenging Values

    Reality is Broken: A Student Response Art Exhibition

    Spring Exhibitions are January 28-May 17, 2014.


Current Exhibitions

January 28 - May 17, 2014

  • Meditations: The Abstract Nature of H.A. Sigg
  • African Art: Confronting Assumptions, Challenging Values
  • Reality is Broken: A Student Art Response
  • Art History at a Glance
  • The Charles M. Messer Leica Camera Collection
  • Global Perspectives

Gallery Hours

Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Closed Sunday and Monday

Open now through May 17, 2014

Closures: March 22 and 29


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