Current Exhibitions

March 22, 2023 to October 22, 2023
The JSMA’s Shared Visions program presents exciting works by important, internationally recognized artists and artworks from around the world, borrowed from private holdings.
January 28, 2023 to October 22, 2023
The University of Oregon’s annual Common Reading program encourages campus-wide engagement with a shared book and related resources. JSMA’s corresponding Common Seeing expands this conversation through the visual arts.During the 2022-23 academic year, the UO continues its reflection on Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants (Milkweed Editions, 2013) by Robin Wall Kimmerer.
August 09, 2023 to December 10, 2023
Julien’s immersive 10-screen film installation collapses time and space, alternating between contemplative, poetic sequences reflecting Douglass’s long life and travels, and moments of passionate political oratory.
June 14, 2023 to December 17, 2023
Academic Year 2023-24 marks the 50th anniversary of the Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS) at the University of Oregon. JSMA joins our colleagues in the campus-wide celebration of CSWS’s history of intersectional feminist research including; considerations of gender, race, class, ability, and sexual orientation; and a commitment to social justice and gender equality.
June 24, 2023 to January 28, 2024
Each year, the JSMA’s Art Heals program serves diverse audiences both locally on campus and throughout Oregon. The current exhibition on view in the Education Corridor Galleries includes a sample of over 30 works of art created both in-person and remotely during Art Heals sessions over the 2022-23 academic year.
June 03, 2023 to May 19, 2024
Capital and Countryside in Korea will investigate the representation of urban and rural spaces in Korean art. Touching upon themes of memory and nostalgia, cultural heritage, written language, production and industry, and the significance of specific locales, this exhibition examines how these spaces have impacted the histories, cultures, and identities of people throughout the Korean Peninsula.
September 09, 2023 to July 07, 2024
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the University of Oregon’s Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS), the museum has organized a special exhibition entitled Half the Sky: Women in Chinese Art, referencing by Chairman Mao Zedong’s 1968 quotation “Women hold up half the sky,” meaning that they are the equal of men. The varied works on display attest to the remarkable resilience and creativity of women despite their relatively low status in traditional Chinese society due to Confucian and Buddhist value systems that deemed them to be inferior.
May 06, 2023 to November 03, 2024
Drawing on the JSMA’s Margo Grant Walsh Twentieth Century Silver and Metalwork Collection and a select number of private and museum loans, the exhibition will present a range of hand-wrought copper works by many of the premier metalsmiths working in late 19th and early 20th century Britain, the United States, and beyond.