November 23, 2019 to November 08, 2020
The 2019-20 rotation of the Margo Grant Walsh Twentieth Century Silver and Metalwork Collection explores the history of table service, dining etiquette, and international food culture through twentieth-century tableware and dining accessories created by celebrated silversmiths such as Allan Adler and Porter Blanchard, Albert Edward Bonner, Alexander Sturm, and Carl Poul Peterson.
October 26, 2019 to July 05, 2020
This exhibition celebrates the history of Japanese mezzotint prints. Mezzotint is Italian for “half-tone,” a reference to this intaglio technique’s capacity to produce a broad tonal range of deep blacks through bright whites.
October 05, 2019 to January 19, 2020
Organized by the non-profit Ralph Steadman America, in close cooperation with the artist and his family, this touring exhibition offers a retrospective of the visual legacy of one of the most influential British graphic artists of the last fifty years.
September 21, 2019 to February 23, 2020
How do artists reflect and respond to social issues and advocate for equality, awareness, and change? Those questions inspired 36 UO students and student athletes from our Art of the Athlete program to create self-portraits this summer as part of a series of workshops.
September 21, 2019 to February 23, 2020
In June during UO Zero week, twelve university students studied abroad in a Global Education Oregon (GEO) program designed and led by Director of Education Lisa AbiaSmith at the site of her own study abroad university thirty years ago in Aix-en-Provence.
September 07, 2019 to February 23, 2020
The JSMA’s fourth “Common Seeing” exhibition supports the UO’s 2019-20 “Common Reading” of Under the Feet of Jesus by Helena Maria Viramontes. In the book, the resilient protagonist, 13-year-old Estrella, works in the hot California grape fields while navigating the realities of first love, financial struggle, family separation, and illness.
August 24, 2019 to June 15, 2020
South Korean artist Kwang Young CHUN combines hundreds of paper-wrapped parcels to create sculptural compositions, called Aggregations, which look like crystal formations, asteroids, or the surface of the moon.
August 17, 2019 to December 29, 2019
Tom Cramer (American, b. 1960) is widely known for his intricate relief paintings, which celebrate the lushness of nature and the mysteries of the cosmos. This exhibition explores his parallel practice in drawing.
June 15, 2019 to December 29, 2019
Dissolving the artificial boundary between human society and wild nature is the goal of this special exhibition, featuring work from two of the artist’s recent series, "Dreams Before Extinction" and "Under the Earth, Over the Moon."
June 01, 2019 to September 08, 2019
As a follow-up to 2018’s popular collections exhibition A Decade of Collecting, JSMA’s curators present newly acquired works as well as recent and planned gifts in honor of Jill Hartz.
May 29, 2019 to June 09, 2019
The JSMA is excited to present the world-premiere of noted artist Philip Haas’s new work, before it embarks on a year-long tour in the U.S. and abroad. The two-week performance installation incorporates motorized sculpture, construction, totems, altered found objects, film, fetishized costume, movement, sound, spoken word, and music.
May 15, 2019 to September 08, 2019
Focusing on clothing and other wearable attire, the exhibition serves as a platform for conversations that address diversity, equity, and inclusion. The exhibition is organized by a UO student curatorial team: Taite Stull, Cassidy Shaffer, and Kristen Clayton, who also served as creative project manager.
May 15, 2019 to September 08, 2019
This special exhibition showcases artwork made in the Alzheimer’s arts access program, hosted by the JSMA in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association Oregon & Southwest Washington Chapter. Reflections and Connections is a free workshop series for individuals living with early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease and their care partners.
May 11, 2019 to August 04, 2019
This three-channel video, South Africa’s entry in the 2017 Venice Biennale, meditates on slavery’s impact dismemberment of African identity.
March 30, 2019 to November 10, 2019
Saints and Spirits in Early Modern Europe juxtaposes images of distillation and related revelry with representations of saints and the sacred

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