Current Exhibitions

January 28-May 17

Meditations: The Abstract Nature of H.A. Sigg

Farmer Gallery

An exhibition of recent paintings, collages and sculpture created by Swiss abstract artist Hermann Alfred Sigg, who is best known for his exploration of nature, and more recently personal recollections, through rich color and gestural compositions.

African Art: Confronting Assumptions, Challenging Values

McKie Gallery

The Senior Capstone Exhibition will examine the marginalization and commercialization of African art within the context of indigenous and mainstream art and culture. The exhibition is curated by Art and Architecture History majors at Miami University under the direction of Professor dele jegede and Curator of Exhibitions, Jason E. Shaiman.

Reality is Broken: A Student Art Response

Douglass Gallery

The inaugural art exhibition, linked to the 2013 Summer Reading Program selection, will feature new works created by Miami art students in response to Jane McGonigal’s Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World.

Ongoing Exhibitions

The Charles M. Messer Leica Camera Collection

Messer Gallery Niche

Between 1970 and 1978, Charles M. Messer of Cincinnati's Messer Construction Company donated his personal collection of German produced Leica brand cameras.  Totaling more than 1,200 pieces, this is the largest privately assembled collection of Leica cameras, accessories and literature in the US. A small sampling of the collection is made available to highlight innovative advances in photographic technology from the mid-1920s through the late 1970s. 

Art History at a Glance

Goodyear Gallery (4)

Pulling from the Art Museum's collection of prints, paintings, photography, sculpture and furniture this exhibition provides a brief history of European and American art from the late 1400s through mid-1900s. Noted artists include Albrecht Durer, Rembrandt van Rijn, John James Audubon, Honoré Daumier, James A. M. Whistler, Käthe Kollwitz, Marc Chagall, Hans Hofmann, Alfred Stieglitz, Berenice Abbott, Elizabeth Catlett, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Deborah Butterfield.

Global Perspectives

Webster Gallery (5)

Works from non-European and non-American cultures in this gallery explore world cultures from ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Pre-Columbian South America, Japan, China and India.  This gallery provides a cross section of 2-D and 3-D works that express religious, social and cultural values of ancient civilizations along with some traditions that continue to this day. 

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