Current Exhibitions

Prints & Drawings from the Permanent Collection

Prints & Drawings from the Permanent Collection

This spotlight exhibit features thirty never-before-seen works from the museum’s permanent collection. The artwork included in this exhibit ranges from representational to abstract including figurative observations taken from life. This spotlight exhibit is on view through September 29, 2019

Applying Pressure: Printmaking in the 21st Century

Applying Pressure: Printmaking in the 21st Century

Illustrated by contemporary prints from the museum’s permanent collection, this spotlight exhibition of ten works explores the nature of how traditional forms of printmaking have evolved in the 21st century. Included in this exhibition are works by contemporary American artists such as Ed Ruscha, Kiki Smith, and William Wegman. This spotlight exhibition will conclude April 7, 2019.

Jim Huntington: The Graphic Works

Jim Huntington: The Graphic Works

A graduate of Elkhart High School, Jim Huntington, made his way east as a young man and developed an international career as a modern sculptor. The Midwest Museum of American Art was designated his official graphic archives in 2000; receiving 139 drawings, an additional 30 sculptures, and early paintings. This exhibit, a survey of works not seen in almost twenty years, is a reminder of the important art world contributions made by an Elkhart-born artist. This exhibit will conclude February 24, 2019.

Mid-Century Modernism

Mid-Century Modernism

Clean lines, curves and smooth surfaces create an understated look—Less becomes more. This exhibit features paintings, prints & drawings from the MMAA permanent collection of modernist works from 1940-1965. Included are Eames chairs, retro-lamps & objects borrowed from the FOUND Gallery, Goshen, and two pedal cars representing the industrial aesthetic of the period borrowed from David & Denise Sanders, Elkhart. This spotlight exhibition opens on January 12 and continues through March 31.

Upcoming Exhibitions: 2019

Youth Art, 2019—March 3-April 7

The Tuck Langland Study Collection—April 9-July 14

Folk Memories: The Paintings of Emma Schrock—April 12-June 2

Jazz Expressions—June 9-June 23

Michiana Masters: Bill Kremer—June 28-August 4

James Wille Faust: Drop Heads & Other Abstractions—July 19-September 29

40 on 40: MMAA 40th Anniversary Project—August 9-September 29

41st Elkhart Juried Regional Exhibition—October 5-December 22

 

 

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