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Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - Sunday, July 16, 2017

The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first juried triennial Homeward Bound, a major exhibition presenting work in all media by artists living in the state. The museum invites Virginia resident artists ages 18 or older to apply for consideration. Juried by Bradley Sumrall, chief curator of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, Louisiana, Homeward Bound showcases creativity from the Commonwealth.

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The Taubman Museum of Art's Triennial invites artists working in all media to submit work for consideration. Installation and...

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - Sunday, June 4, 2017

Radford, Virginia based artist Alison Pack’s work is based on telling stories through imagery that present stereotypes, misconceptions and clichés of womanhood. Her intimately scaled copper and sterling silver sculptures are created by the traditional metal working processes of shell forming, raising, fabrication and casting to create humorous fantasies referencing femininity and food. As a traditional southern girl, Pack was told that tools were considered inappropriate for a female. Ironically, the development of her hand-skills through sawing, filing and forming proved to be powerful expressions of her femininity and sexuality as well as commemorative pieces enabling her to remember some of her life...

Saturday, January 28, 2017 - Sunday, June 4, 2017

Tying exhibitions to works in our collection, the museum will present a spotlight exhibition on the work of renowned artist Romare Bearden. The complex and colorful art of Bearden (1911-1988) is autobiographical and metaphorical. Rooted in the history of Western, African, and Asian art, as well as in literature and music, Bearden found his primary motifs in his personal experiences rooted in the life of his community.

Romare Bearden: Pictures of America is curated by Amy G. Moorefield, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections, Taubman Museum of Art. This exhibition will be on view from January 28 - June 3, 2017 in the Bank of America/Dominion Resources Gallery.



Saturday, February 18, 2017 - Sunday, May 14, 2017

The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to present American Impressionism in the Garden a special ticketed exhibition that features never before seen paintings by renowned American artists who celebrate gardens as a compelling subject during an era of vibrant gardening culture. Organized by the New York Botanical Garden with significant additions by the Taubman Museum of Art, the exhibition will explore the tremendous impact of the Impressionist art movement on American artists at the turn of the nineteenth century. Their embrace of Impressionism's brilliant palette and vibrant brushwork inspired these artists to create masterful images of the American garden - both public and private. The American...