Our Strength Is Our People
June 12–September 14, 2020
This exhibition surveys the life’s work of Lewis Wickes Hine (1874–1940), the father of American documentary photography.
Across the Atlantic
May 22–September 7, 2020
This extraordinary exhibition, drawn from the collection of the Reading Public Museum, explores the path to Impressionism through the 19th century in France. The show examines the sometimes complex relationship between French Impressionism of the 1870s and 1880s and the American interpretation of the style in the decades that followed.
A Telling Instinct
February 21–May 4, 2020
A Telling Instinct: John James Audubon & Contemporary Art juxtaposes Audubon prints with the work of artists who continue this tradition of animal allegories and metaphors in the 21st century.
OPENING EXHIBITION: November 14, 2019–February 3, 2020
Appalachia Now! provides a regional snapshot of the art of our time—a collective survey of contemporary Southern Appalachian culture.
Intersections in American Art
One of two inaugural exhibitions under development is Intersections in American Art, the major reinstallation and reinterpretation of the Museum’s Collection in a much-enlarged gallery space.
Points of View
Points of View examines recent gifts to the photography collection and how the donors' interests become self-evident when their gifts are displayed together.
50 Years of Western North Carolina Glass
This exhibition highlights the beauty of the Moores' decades of collecting foundational artists in the Studio Glass Movement.
Collecting Craft & Recent Gifts
This gallery presents some of the new treasures to enter the Collection, with a special focus on craft.
Many Become One
Art and artists often encourage us to consider our place in the world. Artworks in the Atrium and Plaza bring many separate parts together to make a unified whole and offer a variety of possibilities for how to navigate our physical world on regional, national, and global levels.