Upcoming Exhibitions

Merging Concepts

Merging Concepts: In These Moments 

When given only a moment of a story, we are invited to imagine its whole. 

April 19 - September 8, 2024 
Opening Reception Friday April 19, 2024, 5:30-7 pm 
Gallery Talk Wednesday, April 24, 2-3 pm 

Merging Concepts is an annual exhibition curated by students in the Museum Studies Certificate program. In this iteration, In These Moments, we explore how storytellers capture emotions, recall events, and create works of art to visualize a narrative. 


Finding Aid
Finding Aid, 2016, Artist Book by Sauda Mitchell, Wood, cotton fabric, metal, Mahn Center for Archives & Special Collections

Merging Concepts IX: Then and Again


Exhibition: April 14 - September 11, 2023
Opening Reception: Friday, April 14 • 5:30-7:00 PM

Self Adjacent

A group exhibition curated by Sarah Irvin and Tracy Stonestreet, Self Adjacent examines the transforming experience of parenthood by artists as they navigate their many identities alongside and within the field of caregiving. Through photography, performance, painting, printmaking, video, textile, and sculpture, Self Adjacent features diverse viewpoints from 20 artists from across the United States. 

what makes a river?

This exhibition highlights work from the Kennedy Museum of Art’s collection that visualize a human ecology, a water-aware vision of the land around us. The work invites refection on the way people impact rivers and the effect these bodies have on our lives.