Past Exhibitions

Remembered

Remembered

Through September 29, 2018 The exhibition will showcase all of the Memorial Purchase Awards selected by past Jurors, Museum Staff, and, in some cases, by the Patrons who have sponsored the award in memory of a special person over the last 40 Elkhart Juried Regional...

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Bam! Pow! Swoosh!

Bam! Pow! Swoosh!

Through September 21, 2018 In conjunction with the second annual Elkhart Comic-Con, the Midwest Museum of American Art is pleased to offer a new exhibition featuring original comic book illustrations. The contents of this exhibition have been borrowed from the...

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The American West: Vision & Revision

The American West: Vision & Revision

Through September 29, 2018 Since the theme of the American West has been a truly unique chapter in the Story of American Art for more than one hundred and fifty years, a new exhibit will be presented for the New Year on the second floor of the museum. Featured will be...

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The Golden Age of Illustration

The Golden Age of Illustration

Through November 11, 2018 This exhibition features the work of American Illustrators who were most active around the turn of the century during America's Gilded Age. While this intimate exhibition highlights few of America's most accomplished illustrators it certainly...

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American Modernism in the 20th Century

American Modernism in the 20th Century

Through November 11, 2018 After the first quarter of the 20th century, American Modernists had taken their cues from the European avant-garde. American artists featured in this spotlight exhibition like Katherine S. Dreier (1870-1953) embraced the new style as a...

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Ted Drake: Artist-Illustrator

Ted Drake: Artist-Illustrator

June 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018 Long known as the designer for the official mascot for the University of Notre Dame, Ted Drake (1907-2000) was an accomplished illustrator and fine artist with a career spanning over five decades. This spotlight exhibition at the Midwest...

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The Flower Show

The Flower Show

April 11 - August 11, 2018 This exhibit opens concurrently with the work of Lad Hanka and presents an opportunity to explore the topic of flowers as seen in the work of eminent artists represented in the MMAA Permanent Collection. The exhibit includes works by...

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The Birds & the Bees: Works by Ladislav Hanka

The Birds & the Bees: Works by Ladislav Hanka

On Exhibit | April - July 2018 A new exhibition featuring the work of Ladislav Hanka, Kalamazoo, Michigan, opens April 11 and continues through July 15. The artist lives with his wife, sculptor, Jana Hanka, in a world of nature, that involves their passion for...

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Youth Art Month, 2018

Youth Art Month, 2018

This exhibit will open on Sunday, March 4, and will feature the selected art work by students in grades 9 through 12. Sixteen Art Educators bring their best students’ works to be displayed for the 38th year. We thank all of our sponsors including Elkhart Breakfast...

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American Portraits from the Permanent Collection

American Portraits from the Permanent Collection

On Exhibit | October 2017 - May 2018 The Midwest Museum of American Art presents another in a series of its spotlight exhibits, “American Portraits from the Permanent Collection”, opening on Friday, October 27 and continuing through May 31, 2018. As an adjunct to the...

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