March 26, 2016–January 8, 2017
Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia examines the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Featuring some of the most extraordinary objects produced in the Americas, this scholarly exhibition is the first, Pan-American study to explore how craftsmen across North, Central, and South America adapted Asian styles in a range of media—from furniture to silverwork, textiles, ceramics, and painting.
Opening May 7, 2016
The term art has been much contested over time. Once defined as a great skill, the word later became associated with beauty and personal expression. View exquisite works that explore the connection between art and embroidery over four centuries.
September 17, 2016 – January 8, 2017
Discover the extraordinary art of Fanny Palmer and Arthur Tait, two of the most prolific artists of Currier & Ives. Explore how their collaboration with this iconic publisher of Christmas cards and Americana transformed how Americans made and viewed art.