• 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. 
  • March 3 – July 31, 2016
    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.
  • January 21 to July 31, 2016
    David Hayes: Small Sculpture and Gouache Studies
    A focused micro-exhibit, this show highlights the work of artist David Hayes, who is best remembered for his monumental cut-steel sculptures that have been featured in some 300 exhibitions both domestically and abroad. It includes six pairs of preparatory drawings and maquettes, or models, for Hayes’s full-sized colorful works, and sheds light on the sculptor’s artistic process.
  • February 12 – July 2, 2016
    Kay Pacha: Reciprocity with the Natural World
    A unique exhibition that explores how humans used art to express their gratitude, fear, and indebtedness to the harsh natural world of the Andes. Kay Pacha: Reciprocity with the Natural World is the first curated exhibition of Andean art from the Lowe’s permanent collection of more than 1,000 antique stone, metal, wood, ceramic, and textile objects from Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador, many on view for the first time ever.
  • 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.