Current Exhibitions


June 27, 2015 - October 18, 2015

Whistler: Close-Up

Study James McNeil Whistler’s gossamer brushwork and delicate use of line, with which he created some of the most beautiful—and most controversial­­—artwork of the nineteenth century.



June 20, 2015 - August 30, 2015

The Loosening of Time: Maurice and Charles Prendergast

The work of Maurice and Charles Prendergast oscillated in and out of its own time. The Prendergasts combined their knowledge of historic and modern art with observations of contemporary life to develop hybrid approaches to making art.



May 30, 2015 - December 13, 2015

Imagining the Trojan War

For the ancient Greeks, the Iliad was both entertainment and a record of their past. The exhibition traces Homer’s epic poem across history through ancient and modern works of art.



March 7, 2015 - August 16, 2015

Warhol by the Book

Andy Warhol lived and breathed books. From his student days in the 1940s to his death in 1987, Warhol experimented wildly with form and content, turning traditional notions of media and authorship on their heads.



January 31, 2015 - October 4, 2015

Three Centuries of American Art

Familiar favorites along with artwork new to WCMA’s collection provide a panoply of American creativity. Edward Hopper’s Morning in a City, back on view after its international tour, joins a colorful geometric gouache painting by Stuart Davis.