June 04, 2022 to February 12, 2023
This year’s Art of the Athlete (AofA) exhibition highlights 4 alumni of the AofA program and their contributions as they returned to share their time and talents to work on the museum’s education programs with UO students, youth in our World of Work program, and outreach programs for children identified as at risk and enduring trauma.
April 23, 2022 to December 18, 2022
The JSMA’s recent acquisition of Untitled by Raymond Saunders (American, b. 1934) marked the first work by this esteemed Bay Area painter and installation artist to enter the collection. Untitled combines many of the visual and thematic elements Saunders has repeated throughout his long artistic career.
April 23, 2022 to September 04, 2022
The exhibition highlights an impressive grouping of photographs by Watts gifted to the JSMA that includes portraits of artists, activists, authors, and musicians along with his sourcing of important historical publications acquired from archival holdings of African American cultural institutions.
April 02, 2022 to April 16, 2023
On Earth: A Fragile Existence highlights works from the JSMA’s permanent collection that reflect a multi-layered understanding of humanity's role in our shared ecology with the non-human, or more-than-human, world.
March 16, 2022 to May 22, 2022
This year marks the 14th annual NewArt Northwest Kids exhibition. This year’s theme, Brave Spaces, encouraged students to share their personal stories of bravery that help define who they are, and stories of bravery they saw or imagined. The works of art reveal the resilience of each student and the bravery they witness every day.
March 12, 2022 to March 19, 2023
Featuring icons, manuscript pages, and other pre-modern Christian objects, After Life: The Saints of Russian and Greek Orthodoxy explores the artistic narrative of hagiography --- the stories of the lives of saints. Zoey Kambour, 2021-22 post-graduate fellow in European & American art, curated this selection of works from the JSMA’s icon collection.
March 05, 2022 to October 02, 2022
Sara Siestreem (Hanis Coos)'s Artist Project Space exhibition pearly gates includes painting installation, video, and woven baskets, and thematically considers access in terms of land, ancestry, resources, and human relationships.
February 05, 2022 to August 28, 2022
On February 5, 2022, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art will open the “Remember This: Hung Liu at Trillium” in the museum’s Barker and Soreng galleries. In this exhibition, renowned contemporary Chinese-American artist Hung Liu explored subjects ranging from portraits to landscapes to still lifes and reflects upon history, memory, tradition, migration, and social justice.
January 15, 2022 to August 26, 2022
Rick Silva’s Western Fronts: Cascade Siskiyou, Gold Butte, Grand Staircase-Escalante, and Bears Ears is an experimental video that reflects the political and ecological threats that face four U.S. National Monuments. The work combines aerial drone footage and photogrammetry with 3D animation to create a nature documentary that collapses into itself.
December 11, 2021 to March 13, 2022
The title of Ron Jude’s most recent project references the limits of human perception—12 Hz marks the lowest threshold of human hearing, suggesting the powerful yet frequently imperceptible forces that shape the physical world, from plate tectonics to glacial erosion to the incomprehensibility of geological time.
December 04, 2021 to February 27, 2022
The work on display is a sample of art created as part of the JSMA’s Art Heals program. The Art Heals program is a collaboration between the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon, Good Samaritan Health Services, and Stahlbush Island Farms; the artwork on display is the result of our dynamic partnership working with patients and healthcare providers across the region.
December 04, 2021 to February 27, 2022
The summer 2021 program was conducted almost completely virtually due COVID-19. As a result, the interns had the opportunity to design their own exhibition about their experience. In this show, you will see what the students curated as part of their internship, including artifacts created during the program and descriptions of their process written in their own words.
November 20, 2021 to April 10, 2022
Painter and printmaker Max Pollak (American, born Czechoslovakia, 1886-1970) was raised in Vienna and appointed official artist of the Austrian Army during World War I. his exhibition was made possible through the generosity of Michael C. Powanda and Elizabeth D. Moyer.
November 17, 2021 to February 20, 2022
Aleph Earth is a groundbreaking collaboration between the UO’s Artificial Intelligence Creative Practice Research Group (AICP) and Grammy Award-nominated vocal quartet New York Polyphony that merges art, music, and technology.
October 14, 2021 to April 10, 2022
Every year, the University of Oregon’s 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. This year’s Common Seeing brings works by nine contemporary Native artists that speak to these issues and each’s experiences as individuals and members of their communities.