July 31, 2021
This exhibition explores Meiji-period news and reportage in the context of both its Japanese precursors and contemporaneous journalism in other print media. Co-curated by Art History Professor Akiko Walley, East Asian Languages and Literatures Professor Glynne Walley, and Chief Curator Anne Rose Kitagawa.
June 26, 2021 to August 18, 2021
Frank Okada described his paintings as “dedicatory objects,” which expressed gesture, memory, and sensation. In Northwest Ambience, a selection of paintings by Okada from the JSMA’s collection will be exhibited with two portraits of the artist by Seattle photographer Mary Randlett (American, 1924-2019).
June 30, 2021 to October 10, 2021
The exhibition consists of a selection of photographs which are part of an international campaign, 56 Black Men, based out of the UK and conceived and curated by speaker, entrepreneur, and photographer Cephas Williams. He launched the 56 Black Men campaign in the UK to change the narrative regarding the representation of Black men in the media.
June 30, 2021 to October 10, 2021
I Am More Than Who You See was created by Lisa Abia-Smith, director of education and senior faculty Instructor for PPPM, and is inspired Cephas Williams's 56 Black Men campaign. These museum education programs and exhibitions center around a series of annual workshops held for UO students focusing on identity and misrepresentation.
July 24, 2021 to November 07, 2021
Libby Wadsworth's practice spans multiple media, including letterpress printmaking, painting, and photography, she teases open written language with her thoughtfully composed visual arrangements. Always InFormation presents new work created almost entirely during the COVID-19 pandemic that demonstrates Wadsworth’s evolving interest in blurring the distinctions between text and images.
July 03, 2021 to November 21, 2021
In July the museum will open a major group exhibition in the Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Gallery featuring works by artists who received the JSMA Black Lives Matter Artist Grant Program awards. Encompassing drawing, painting, video, performance, photography, installations, sculpture, and digital works.