Prendergast
Prendergast Archive and Study Center

Prendergast Archive and Study Center

Past Exhibitions

All exhibitions took place at the Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA unless otherwise noted. This list includes exhibitions from 1983 to the present.

Charles Prendergast: In Search of “Innocence”
August 21-November 28, 2010

Prendergast in Italy
July 18-September 20, 2009
traveling, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy (October 9, 2009-January 10, 2010); The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX (February 14-May 9, 2010)

American Dreams: American Art to 1950 in the Williams College Museum of Art
January 27, 2006-December 12, 2010

Moving Pictures: American Art and Early Film, 1880-1910
July 16-December 11, 2005
traveling, Reynolda House, Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, NC (March 10-July 16, 2006); Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY, (September 13-December 9, 2006); The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. (February 17-May 20, 2007)

In the Company of Women
October 30, 2004-April 17, 2005

Summer Afternoon: American Watercolors from the Collection
May 22-October 11, 2004

Maurice Prendergast: Learning to Look
August 11, 2001-January 6, 2002
traveling, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
(January 19-April 14, 2002) [Brochure PDF]

Maurice and Charles Prendergast: The Art of Leisure
July 1, 2000-July 22, 2001

Edges of Impressionism
February 28, 1998-June 4, 2000

Maurice Prendergast: The State of the Estate
May 10, 1997-February 1, 1998
traveling, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ (May 17-August 16, 1998); Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY (September 13, 1998-January 3, 1999); Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, LI (June 19-August 29, 1999); Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS (October 3, 1999- January 3, 2000) [Brochure PDF]

Dreams and Realities: Charles Prendergast and the Art of the 1940’s
August 24, 1996-April 20, 1997

Painting Changes: Prendergast and His Contemporaries 1890-1930
August 5, 1995-May 11, 1997

The History of American Watercolors
August 5-December 3, 1995

Modernism: European & American Art 1900-1950 from the Williams College Museum of Art Collection
January 29, 1994-July 16, 1995

Beauties…of a Quiet Kind: The Art of Charles Prendergast from the Collections of Williams College and Mrs. Charles Prendergast
August 14, 1993-January 9, 1994 [Symposium]

Maurice Prendergast: Highlights from the Williams College Museum of Art
February 20-August 1, 1993

The Prendergasts and the History of Art
April 25, 1992-January 31, 1993

Maurice Prendergast in the Teens
August 17, 1991-March 5, 1992

Fugitive Colors and Other Issues in Conservation
August 14-November 3, 1991 [Brochure PDF]

Maurice Prendergast Reviewed: The Theme of Decoration
May 4-August 4, 1991

Charles Prendergast
February 16-April 12, 1991

Maurice Prendergast: Pieces of the Picture
December 8, 1990-April 12, 1991

Maurice Prendergast
October 6-December 16, 1990
traveling, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (May 31-September 2, 1990); Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (February 21-April 22, 1991); The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. (May 18-August 25, 1991) [Brochure PDF] [Symposium]

Charles Prendergast
September 29- December 16, 1990

Maurice Prendergast in Context: Selections from Regional Museums
September 15-November 25, 1990 [Brochure PDF]

Maurice Prendergast: Figures and Movement
March 31-August 26, 1990

Maurice Prendergast’s Landscapes
March 31-August 26, 1990

Kindred Spirits: Maurice and Charles Prendergast
December 2, 1989-March 18, 1990 [Brochure PDF]

Maurice Prendergast at the Beach
July 22- November 26, 1989

The Panels of Charles Prendergast
January 21-November 26, 1989

Maurice Prendergast’s Women: Real & Ideal
January 21-November 26, 1989

The Prendergasts and the Arts & Crafts Movement
October 8, 1988-January 8, 1989 [Brochure PDF] [Symposium]

The Artist’s Eye: Maurice and Charles Prendergast
May 7-September 18, 1988

Maurice and Charles Prendergast
October 19, 1986- April 28, 1987

Monotypes by Maurice Prendergast from the Terra Museum of American Art
September 20-November 17, 1985 [Press clipping PDF]

The Art of the Prendergasts
June 6-September 8, 1985

Maurice Prendergast Sketchbooks
April 4-May 26, 1985 [Brochure PDF]

Portraits by the Prendergasts
October 19, 1984–March 24, 1985 [Brochure PDF] [Press Release PDF]

Charles Prendergast: Figures and Carved Panels
April 21-September 16, 1984 [Brochure PDF] [Press clipping PDF]

The Art of Maurice & Charles Prendergast
September 11-December 4, 1983 [Press clipping PDF] [Exhibition Catalogue]