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Upcoming Exhibitions

Photo of the prototype of the riad that will be installed at WCMA

January 26, 2017 - June 4, 2017

Ghana ThinkTank

The Rotunda becomes the hub of WCMA’s yearlong collaboration with international collective Ghana ThinkTank. Ionic columns make way for a Moroccan riad in an installation that explores what happens when power dynamics are flipped, and perspectives of people across the world are brought to bear on problems in our own backyard.

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February 16, 2017 - August 20, 2017

Accession Number

Between 1960 and 1962, 396 works of art came into the museum. As with all objects that enter the collection, they were catalogued with an accession number, a code that records both the year and order of acquisition. Using this coding system as a display strategy, Accession Number poses several questions: What did the museum prioritize, why, and what did it overlook? Why was the art given?

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March 17, 2017 - September 17, 2017

Lex and Love: Meleko Mokgosi

In two new chapters in his Democratic Intuition project Meleko Mokgosi ’07 (Botswana, b. 1981), investigates the irresolvable contradiction that is democracy. Presented together for the first time at WCMA, Lex and Love consider the daily experiences of diverse populations who occupy southern Africa.

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March 17, 2017 - August 20, 2017

Robert Rauschenberg: Autobiography

With Robert Rauschenberg’s monumental print “Autobiography” as the point of departure, the exhibition combines archival documents and original works of art that speak to the ways in which Rauschenberg both found himself and inserted himself in the world.

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