Current Exhibitions

July 26, 2014 to September 06, 2015
This selection of Japanese woodblock prints was catalogued during a recent print re-housing project undertaken by Faith Kreskey (MA, art history, 2012). The works include a variety of 19th century ukiyo-e (images of the floating world) by artists of the Utagawa School, 20th century shinhanga (so-called new prints) and sōsaku hanga (creative prints), and a few recently acquired works.
June 20, 2015 to September 13, 2015
Prompted by a generous gift of Mexican folk art by collector Robert Bradley, this exhibition features images of domestic and wild animals from around the world. Among the works featured in the exhibition are an Otomi embroidered textile and coconut masks from the Mezcala region of Guerrero State, as well as prints, photographs, paintings, and sculptures highlighting all manner of birds and beasts.
May 30, 2015 to September 13, 2015
This special exhibition presents a photographic dialogue between youth in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and students from Kelly Middle School’s Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program.
September 01, 2015 to December 06, 2015
The JSMA’s Masterworks on Loan program presents exciting works by important, internationally recognized artists and artworks from around the world, borrowed from private holdings.
August 29, 2015 to December 27, 2015
The political and societal changes in Europe during the 18th and 19th centuries motivated artists to contemplate the implications of those transformations through their works. This exhibition features prints by five European satirists who did just that: British artists James Gillray and William Hogarth, Spanish artist Francisco Goya, and French artists Honoré Daumier and Paul Gavarni.
May 05, 2015 to January 31, 2016
A recent gift of works from the Brett Weston Archive features images from the noted American photographer’s time in Oregon.
July 14, 2015 to July 24, 2016
This exhibition, co-curated by Anne Rose Kitagawa, chief curator and curator of Asian art, and Gina Kim (MA, art history, 2014) Korea Foundation Global Museum Intern, features a number of distinctive Korean landscape paintings, maps, and travel attire.
August 08, 2015 to July 31, 2016
Co-curated with Professor Ina Asim in support of her Chinese and Asian history courses, this selection of paintings and objects represents ideals of benevolence and loyalty, Confucian values that exerted strong ethical and political influence in China, Korea, and Japan for more than 2,500 years.