Upcoming Exhibitions

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Our collections and rotating exhibits serve great purpose in the community. These works of art are functional teaching pieces – they present some of our best opportunities to connect with our audiences, young and old.  

Here is what you’ll see at The Rockwell Museum in the coming months: 

 

Ink on paper. Collection of the Old Jail Art Center, Albany TX. © 2017 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.*Modernist Masters, Contemporary Icons: Highlights from the Old Jail Art Center

February 3, 2017 – April 23, 2017

Including Featured works by John Marin, Grant Wood, and Andy Warhol. Comprised of 33 modernist works of landscape, portraiture, nudes, modern life stills and wildlife, this exhibition celebrates the work of the most honored American art masters of our time.

Image Credit: Andy Warhol, Sam, c. 1954. Ink on paper. Collection of the Old Jail Art Center, Albany TX. © 2017 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.*

modern visions, new dialogues

Watt_06Marie Watt: The Western Door

May 5, 2017 –September 5, 2017

The Rockwell Museum and artist Marie Watt invite you to donate a blanket that will become part of a monumental new sculpture at the Museum. Watt is requesting contributions of wool or natural fiber blankets, quilts, afghans, or blanket-like cloth, in any condition.

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The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African-American Art: Works on Paper

September 15, 2017 – December 31, 2017

See the works of more than fifty African-American artists from the late 1800s to the early years of this century. Drawn from one of the most esteemed private collections of works by African-American artists, this special exhibition features over ninety works by such luminaries as Elizabeth Catlett, William H. Johnson, and Charles White.

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Through April 23

Smithsonian Speakers

This program season at The Rockwell brings a series of exhibitions and special programs centered on the ever-changing and complex American experience. As the only conduit to Smithsonian resources in Upstate NY, we are excited to not only bring you nationally relevant topics to a local stage, but just as thrilled to present nationally renowned experts from the Smithsonian network.

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