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Current Exhibitions


Black and white photographs of musicians Earl Hines and Eric Dolphy. Images by Chuck Stewart.

Jazz Greats: Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection

On view through June 16, 2018

Comprised of 34 photographs from the 1920s through the 1980s, this exhibition features images of many well-known performers from the uniquely American art forms of jazz and modern dance as well as the diverse audiences who supported and celebrated these new styles of performance.

This exhibition is provided by Bank of America’s Art in Our Communities ® program.

Pictured left to right: Chuck Stewart, Earl "Fatha" Hines, 1966, gelatin silver print and Chuck Stewart, Eric Dolphy, 1964, gelatin silver print. © Chuck Stewart, Courtesy of Chuck Stewart Photography, LLC/Fireball Entertainment Group. 


Rotating Images: Fletcher Benton, Going Around the Corner with X, 2008, painted steel, Gift of the artist, with assistance from Paula Kirkeby, in honor of William Rewak, S.J., 2013.4.1. Monica Lundy, Ladies of the Barbary Coast, 2014, 22 kt. gold, 16 kt. gold, 11 kt. gold, white gold, pulverized charcoal, mica flake, coffee, gouache, acrylic medium on Arches paper mounted on panel, 61 x 82 x 2 in., Courtesy of the Nancy Toomey Fine Arts. Class visit to the museum's collections storage vault with Professor Karen Fraser. Photo courtesy Chuck Barry.

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Our galleries are currently closed for the academic break.

Our regular hours will resume Thursday, April 5, 2018.


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