Must-see exhibits at American museums for fall 2018
The Saint Louis Art Museum, known for its post-war American print collection, will show more than 110 of the works in a special exhibit this fall.
The Saint Louis Art Museum’s "American Prints" exhibit doesn’t only focus on artists: The printers, publishers and dealers who cultivated and promoted these artists and their work are included.
The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, will make the connection between the Americana specialist, and his contemporaries Maxfield Parrish and N.C. Wyeth, to their European influencers.
The Norman Rockwell Museum’s exhibit features more than 60 works on site and more than 300 digital representations.
Country music artist Marty Stuart’s photographs go behind the scenes and backstage with legendary performers and songwriters, such as Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash.
The Marty Stuart exhibit was organized by Nashville’s Frist Art Museum for the Booth Museum in Cartersville, Georgia, which is the world’s largest permanent exhibition space for Western art.
A NASCAR Modified Division 1939 Ford Coupe, part of the "1948: Proving Grounds" exhibit at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Though racing cars has been an American pastime since the invention of cars, 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of NASCAR.
Movie lovers of all ages will enjoy the Museum of Science and Industry’s new Pixar exhibit. More than 40 interactive elements take visitors behind the scenes of favorite films like "Toy Story" and "Incredibles 2."
Chicago is the last stop on the traveling Pixar exhibit’s U.S. tour.
Salvador Dali’s work may look more like dreamscapes than anything seen on Earth, but photographer Clyde Butcher’s new exhibit at the Dali Musesum in St. Petersburg, Florida, makes the connections between Dali’s art and reality.
Photographer Clyde Butcher’s 41 original photographs from the Catalonian coast show what the surrealist may have been inspired by when creating his art.
South Florida-based abstract expressionist Mira Lehr takes on the region’s endangered marine ecosystem in a multimedia exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami this fall.
Visitors to Mira Lehr’s exhibit will follow a red thread on the floor through two- and three-dimensional works created using burnt fuse lines, gunpowder, resin, Japanese rice paper, dyes and jewelry.
In honor of the city of New Orleans’ tricentennial in 2018, a collection of art that hasn’t been together in centuries is coming to town.
New Orleans’ namesake, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, owned 772 paintings at the time of his death in 1723, but they were sold during the French Revolution. Now, a selection of his collection can be seen at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
This fall, the new South Carolina Historical Society Museum will open in Charleston’s Fireproof Building, designed in 1826 by the architect of the Washington Monument, Robert Mills.
After a $6.8 million renovation, a new museum takes on South Carolina’s more than 300-year history.
Throughout Henri Matisse’s long life, he experimented with a variety of media and 20th-century artistic styles. A little-known project took him to Alaska where he painted a series of portraits of Inuit people, based on the culture’s masks.
The Heard Museum in Phoenix will host the first and only exhibition that pairs Matisse’s paintings of Inuit people with the masks that inspired them.
To mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of U.S.-China diplomatic relations, the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, has launched the first exhibit that studies that role of empresses in China’s Qing dynasty from 1644 to 1912.
The Peabody Essex Museum exhibit features imperial portraits, jewelry, garments, Buddhist sculptures and decorative art objects on loan from Beijing’s Palace Museum.