• SEPTEMBER 29 – DECEMBER 23, 2016
    Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings
    A critically important series in the oeuvre of American painter, sculptor, and printmaker Donald Sultan, The Disaster Paintings were created between 1984 and 1990. These works feature imposing, man-made structures, whose industrial qualities are reinforced by Sultan’s preferred media, Masonite tiles and tar. 
  • SEPTEMBER 8 – DECEMBER 23, 2016
    Titus Kaphar: The Vesper Project
    The Vesper Project is the culmination of New York City-based Titus Kaphar’s intensive engagement with the imaginary history of the Vespers, a 19th-century New England family who were able to "pass" as Caucasian despite the fact that their mixed heritage made them black in the eyes of the law.  
  • February through December 2016
    Highlights from The Fairholme Unlimited Foundation
    The Lowe Art Museum is fully reinstalling its gallery of Modern and Contemporary works to accommodate a series of transformative loans from The Fairholme Unlimited Foundation, Inc. These include ten color screenprints from Andy Warhol’s Mao series (1972); Robert Mangold’s Attic Series XI (1991); Henry Moore’s Reclining Figure (1957); and six untitled screenprints from a portfolio by Jackson Pollock (1951/1964).  
  • April 28, 2016 – April 2, 2017
    ArtLab @ The Lowe
    Blasted Allegories: Photography as Experience
    The seventh edition of this annual UM student-curated exhibition highlights thirty compelling photographs from the Museum’s permanent collection. Blasted Allegories considers the way photography resists decisive conclusions. Serendipitous details, unexpected gestures, and strange parallels occur across the photographs featured. 
    The Noblest Feature: The Eye Paintings of J. McGuinness Myers
    In 1966, the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute engaged noted medical illustrator J. McGuinness Myers to paint a series of eyes with ocular conditions that patients presented to the faculty of the Institute.
  • Ongoing
    Myrna and Sheldon Palley Pavilion for Contemporary Glass and Studio Arts
    The Myrna and Sheldon Palley Pavilion for Contemporary Glass and Studio Arts features a stunning $3.5 million glass collection with masterpieces by Dale Chihuly, Richard Jolley, William Carlson and others, as well as 3-D art by some of the most talented artists in contemporary art.