Current Exhibits

Chinese Folk Pottery: The Art of the Everyday

February 11, 2017 - July 2, 2017

In 1998, two Michigan ceramists—Marie Woo and John Stephenson—received grants from the Asian Cultural Council and the Rockefeller Foundation to explore the diverse folk pottery traditions in China. This research led to the International Chinese... Read More →

Arnold Mesches: A Tribute 1923-2016

January 30, 2017 - April 16, 2017

His work is always provocative, usually political, and often pessimistic. Yet, the paintings of artist Arnold Mesches first and foremost assert themselves as paintings—vivid, gestural, and glorious. In spite of their often-somber content, they can’t... Read More →

Of Their Time: Hudson River School to Postwar Modernism

January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018

From the Industrial Revolution (1820-1870) to the end of World War II (1945), the 19th and 20th centuries were transformative years for America.  Expansion of empire, urban growth, technological innovation and the protection of natural... Read More →