Spring 2018

Telling A People’s Story: African-American Children’s Illustrated Literature

Book covers from Spring 2018 exhibition- Telling a People's story open January 30-June 30, 2018

January 30-June 30, 2018

Telling A People’s Story looks at African-American cultural and historical identity through the lens of children’s illustrated literature. Featuring more than 100 original artworks from African-American children’s illustrated literature, these works are produced by some of the biggest names in the field. Collectively, the many treasures produced by authors and illustrators contribute to a complex exploration of the African-American experience. Read more about Telling a People's Story »

Scratching the Surface: Exploring Space in Intaglio Prints

Albrecht Durer's St. Anthony, 1619; engraving on paper, Miami University purchase

An Art history Capstone Exhibition

January 30-June 30, 2018

For the past six centuries, artists have practiced various forms of intaglio printmaking: the transfer of engraved images onto another surface. Drawing from the Miami University Art Museum's extensive collection of printed works created by artists including Rembrandt, Goya, and Whistler, the 2017 Art History Capstone students offer an exploration of the use of space as represented in intaglio prints produced from the early 1500s to late 1800s. Read more about Scratching the Surface »