Current Exhibitions

Visions of Antiquity in the 18th Century

3/16/16 to 10/23/16
| Level 2

Visions of Antiquity in the 18th Century brings together prints, drawings, and objects from the DMA’s collection that reflect the taste for all things Greek and Roman during the 18th century. 

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Nicolas Party: Pathway

8/19/16 to 2/5/17
| Concourse

Swiss artist Nicolas Party will create a site-specific commissioned mural in the DMA’s Concourse Gallery. For this installation, the first solo US museum presentation for the artist, Party will make an all-over mural on the walls and ceiling of the Museum's main central corridor.

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Concentrations 60: Lucie Stahl

9/16/16 to 3/12/17
| Hoffman Galleries

For Concentrations 60: Lucie Stahl, the artist’s first U.S. solo museum show, Stahl will present both old and new work in an immersive installation that will feature a number of her “Prayer Wheels”.

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The Wittgenstein Vitrine

11/15/14 to 5/28/17
| Conservation Gallery

Modern Opulence in Vienna: The Wittgenstein Vitrine reveals the results of an intensive research and conservation program by exploring the conservation effort and charting the context and history of this masterwork’s design and fabrication, iconography, and provenance. The exhibition also presents new perspectives on designer Carl Otto Czeschka, his work for the Wiener Werkstätte, and the important patronage of the Wittgenstein family. 

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Passages in Modern Art: 1946 – 1996

3/13/16 to 5/28/17
| Barrel Vault and Hanley, Lamont, Rachofsky, and Stoffel Galleries

Passages in Modern Art: 1946–1996 brings together objects from the DMA’s acclaimed contemporary collection, including recent acquisitions, rarely seen works, and newly conserved paintings and sculpture.

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Waxed: Batik from Java

9/25/16 to 9/10/17
| Level 3

Drawn from the DMA’s collection, Waxed: Batik from Java presents a selection of Javanese batik made in the West and Central regions, the main batik production was centered during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Batik is a wax-resist process for dye-decorating cloth. In Indonesia, batik is especially associated with the island of Java.

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