Current Exhibitions

July 30, 2016 to December 31, 2016
Scrimmage: Football in American Art from the Civil War to the Present investigates the history of football imagery by prominent American artists and photographers beginning with Winslow Homer’s engravings for Harper’s Weekly at the close of the Civil War and culminating with the work of contemporary artists such as Catherine Opie and Shaun Leonardo.
December 19, 2015 to September 04, 2016
This installation highlights artists, donors, and collecting interests that have contributed to the museum’s holdings of Pacific Northwest sculpture over the past fifty years.
June 08, 2016 to September 04, 2016
My Canvas is My Story features art created by diverse populations, ranging from oncology patients, parents of infants in neonatal intensive care units, young adults coping with trauma, children and adults with disabilities, and children who have recently lost a parent or guardian due to illness.
July 06, 2016 to September 18, 2016
¿Identity? is an English word contained within Spanish punctuation. It is what might be considered “Spanglish,” an English–Spanish hybrid for a Latino reality experienced in and between two languages. The paintings and drawings on view explore the emotional and physical realities inherent in the multiple heritages of two artists, Victoria Suescum and Lee Michael Peterson.
June 11, 2016 to October 09, 2016
This exhibition features prints that explore the turmoil brought on both the two World Wars of the twentieth century.
May 28, 2016 to February 26, 2017
This exhibition features traditional and contemporary Korean art in many media. One gallery focuses on contemporary paintings, ceramics, and sculptures and includes a number of exciting recent acquisitions created by artists such as KIM Hanna, KIM Yik-yung, and PAIK Nam June. The other gallery displays traditional Korean folk paintings and celadons.
June 25, 2016 to April 16, 2017
This exhibition presents a fresh look at the JSMA's collection of Russian Art.
June 29, 2016 to July 01, 2017
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 13, 2016 to August 16, 2017
This exhibition features Chinese propaganda art created before, during and after China's Cultural Revolution (1966-76).
August 27, 2016 to August 20, 2017
This exhibition focuses on Japanese art from the Edo Period