Museum Exhibitions on View

Learn about current and upcoming fine art museum exhibitions, showcasing historical paintings, traveling art shows, museum solo shows, and more.

Ernest Blumenschein (1874–1960), "White Blanket and Blue Spruce," 1922, oil on linen mounted on paperboard, 34 1/8 x 28 1/8 in., collection of Vaughn O. Vennerberg II, Dallas; photo: Sotheby’s

Fictions of French and American Colonialism

On View: Art that explores the many ways the style and substance of French Orientalism directly influenced American artists and their representations of the West.
Figurative art - Ronna S. Harris (b. 1952), "Marital Bliss," 2022, oil on canvas, 51 x 67 in., collection of the artist

Bennett Prize Winners at MMA

Launched in 2018, the Bennett Prize for Women Figurative Realist Painters is the largest of its kind, offering each winner ...

18th Annual Cowgirl Up!

It remains a leading national event for women artists, and its 18th edition will feature more than 55 emerging and established talents, selected from ...
Arkansas Museum Fine Arts Courtyard entrance; image credit Tim Hursley

Art Museum Grand Opening: Have You Reserved Your Ticket?

A former US President joins AMFA for the announcement of opening exhibitions and artist commissions of this art museum opening.
plein air landscape paintings - Jeff Sewell, “I’m Still Standing,” 14 x 18 in., Water Mixable Oils on Board, The Historic Moulton Ranch Corral

Back to the Ranch: Plein Air Paintings Preserving Living History

The plein air paintings of “Back to the Ranch” will transport you back in time to the early history of ...
Pastel portraits - Portrait of Mademoiselle Louise Jacquet, about 1750, Jean-Étienne Liotard (Swiss, 1702-1789), pastel on vellum, in its original frame, 75 x 60.8 cm (29 1/2 x 23 15/16 in), lent by a private collection

Gender Dynamics in Pastel Portraits

"Pastel Portraits: Drawn from Life?" exhibition at the Getty studies traditional depictions of men and women.

Saints, Sinners, Lovers, and Fools

Can you visit the final stop of this touring exhibition?
Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), "The Milkmaid," 1658-59, oil on canvas, 18 x 16 1/8 in., Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

See the Largest-Ever Retrospective of Johannes Vermeer

Amazingly, this is the first time the 225-year-old museum has dedicated a show to Vermeer, so it’s only fitting that it’s the largest one ever.
San Antonion Museum of art Roman painting

Roman Landscapes in San Antonio

This is the first show mounted in the U.S. to explore landscape scenes as a striking (and little studied) form of ancient Roman art.
John Hoppner drawing A Young Boy Seated Beneath a Tree

Drawing in Britain, 1700–1900

"Drawing in Britain" also highlights portraits, history scenes, and nude studies.

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