Upcoming Exhibitions

Fall 2021

Quadrennial Department of Art Faculty & Alumni Exhibition

August 24-December 11, 2021

Douglass, McKie & Farmer Galleries

Current and emeritus faculty of the Department of Art, along with selected alumni will be reunited again in the 2021 Quadrennial Department of Art Faculty & Alumni Exhibition. The body of work presented in this 2021 presentation will feature a diverse exploration of art forms including sculpture, painting, ceramics, photography, video, printmaking, collage, mixed media works and scholarly publications.  


Spring 2022

From the Ground Up

January 25-June 11, 2022

McKie Gallery

Pottery exhibitions typically examine how ceramics are painted, carved, or glazed and what they say about the culture in which they were created. From the Ground Up explores how the maker/artist constructed the object and what the various methods tell us about the evolution of pottery production.

Art History Capstone Exhibition (Early 20th century) 

January 25-June 11, 2022

McKie Gallery

Under the guidance of Associate Professor Pepper Stetler (Art History) and Art Museum staff, senior Art & Architecture History Capstone students will spend the Fall 2020 semester curating an exhibition for the Spring 2022 semester. 

Collections Highlights: Recent Acquisitions 

January 25-June 11, 2022

Farmer Gallery

Each year the Miami University Art Museum adds to its growing permanent collection through gifts, bequests and purchases. This exhibition highlights a selection of works acquired between 2019 and 2021.  


Fall 2022

Time is of the Essence: A Student Response

January 26-June 11, 2022

Douglass Gallery

In this eighth juried Student Response Exhibition (SRE), Miami University students are called upon to creatively respond to a theme - Time. Time is abstract and theoretical. It is measurable: seconds, minutes, hours, days, years, etc. It is also temporal and elusive, yet it defines us — what, when, and how we live.  

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Miami Inked: Tattoo History, Culture & Art

August 23-December 10, 2022

McKie Gallery

Miami Inked explores the history of tattoos around the world through a study of anthropology and art. The exhibition looks at the evolution from cultural manifestations to popular cultural references. 

Steve Schapiro: A Civil Rights Photographer 

August 23-December 10, 2022

Farmer Gallery

During the turbulent 1960s, Steve Schapiro was there with his camera capturing some of the most iconic moments of the Civil Rights Movement. Schapiro was also one of the principle photographers documenting the historic 1964 Freedom Summer campaign.