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Current Exhibitions

Recent Acquisitions: New Works From Years 2012-2013

March 28 – September 7, 2014

Featuring a selection of works added to the Museum’s permanent collection in the past two years. Works on view represent artists such as Winslow Homer, Robert Stackhouse, Jim Dine, Garo Antresian, Stanley Livingston, Gary Pettigrew, Erik Forrest and David Hostetler.


Robert Stackhouse
Ruby Lawrence,
1995, Lithograph

Museum Studies Exhibition

April 3 – August 31, 2014


Emerging Artists: High School Photography Exhibition

March 20 – May 28, 2014

Kennedy Museum of Art, 2nd Floor

A juried exhibit of photographs by students from Lancaster High School instructed by Shannon Fish and Alex Kaparos.

Rust in Life - Paige Stover - 2013 - digital photograph
Paige Stover
Rust in Life,
2013, digital photograph

Improvisations: Jazz Photographs by Herman Leonard

January 17 – May 4, 2014

From the Kennedy Museum of Art permanent collection, this exhibition features American photographer Herman Leonard. The 1947 Ohio University graduate is known for his unique images of jazz icons such as Miles Davis, James Moody, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan and Chet Baker.


Herman Leonard
Billie Holiday - NY, 1949 – 1949
Gelatin silver print

Honey for the Heart

Through May 2014

A selection of puppet heads from the Honey for the Heart annual collaborative project in Athens, Ohio. Sponsored by Ohio University's Learning Community Programs and Arts for Ohio, this project invites Ohio University and Athens community to make larger-than-life puppets from recycled materials. The 2013 artists in residence were Robert Lockheed, Wendy Minor Viny, Patty Mitchell, and Daniel Polnau.


Honey for the Heart, 2013
Parade photo documentation

The Arts of Africa

March 7 – June 1, 2014

This exhibition presents 11 masks from West and Central Africa from Kennedy Museum of Art collection and is organized in conjunction with ayearlong celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Ohio University African Studies Program.


Yaka Mask with Male Figure, Yaka People, Collection Kennedy Museum of Art