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Left: Eagle by Bernard Langlais, ,ca. 1964, raw and painted wood, 96 x 48 x 3 inches, Colby College Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Bernard Langlais. Photo: Pixel Acuity.  On view at Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine. July 19 to January 4, 2015.


Montgomery Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts: “Origins: The First Twenty-Five Years of the MMFA Collection”; July 12 to August 31.


Phoenix Phoenix ArtMuseum: “Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona”; to September 21.* # “William H. Johnson: An American Mod­ern”; to July 13.*


Bentonville Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art: “American Encounters: Anglo-American Portraiture in an Era of revolution”; to September 15.* # “Born of Fire: Ceramic Art in Regional Collections”; to March 2, 2015.


Los Angeles Autry National Center: “Flo­ral Journey: Native North American Bead­work”; to April 26, 2015.* # “Route 66: The Road and the Romance”; to January 4, 2015.

J. Paul Getty Center: “Chivalry in the Mid­dle Ages”; July 8 to November 30. # “In Focus: Ansel Adams”; to July 20. # “Rococo to Revolution: 18th-Century French Drawings from Los Angeles Collections”; to September 21. # “The Scandalous Art of James Ensor”; to September 7.

San Francisco de Young Museum: “Shaping Abstraction”; to January 4, 2015.

Legion of Honor: “Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art”; to August 3.* # “Matisse from SFMOMA”; to Sep­tember 7.* # “The Poetry of Parmigianino’s ‘Schiava Turca'”; July 26 to October 5.

Santa Ana Bowers Museum: “The Lure of Chinatown: Painting California’s Chinese Communities”; to August 31.

Stanford Cantor Arts Center, Stanford Uni­versity: “Inside Rodin’s Hands: Art, Technol­ogy, and Surgery”; to August 3.


Edmonton Art Gallery of Alberta: “Lawren Harris and A. Y. Jackson: Jasper/Robson, 1924”; to August 17.

Montreal Montreal Museum of Fine Arts: “Fabulous Fabergé: Jeweller to the Czars”; to October 5.

Ottawa National Gallery of Canada: “Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris”; to September 14.* # “Gustave Doré (1832-1883): Master of Imagination”; to September 14.*


Denver Denver ArtMuseum: “The American West in Bronze, 1850-1925”; to August 31.* # “Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Ret­rospective”; July 13 to September 14.*


Greenwich Greenwich Historical Society: “Enjoying the Country Life: Greenwich’s Great Estates”; to August 31.

New Haven Yale Center for British Art: “‘Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower’: Artists’ Books and the Natural World”; to August 10.*

Yale University Art Gallery: “Byobu: The Grandeur of Japanese Screens”; to July 6.

Old Lyme Florence Griswold Museum: “Art of the Everyman: American Folk Art from the Fenimore Art Museum”; to September 21.G “Thistles and Crowns: The Painted Chests of the Connecticut Shore”; to September 21.

Waterbury Mattatuck Museum: “Fancy This: The Gilded Age of Fashion”; to October 19.


Winterthur Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library: “Costumes of Downton Abbey”; to January 4, 2015. # “The Flowering of Amer­ican Tinware”; to January 4, 2015.


Freer and Sackler Galleries: “An American in London: Whistler and the Thames”; to August 17.* # “Off the Beaten Path: Early Works by James McNeill Whistler”; to September 28.

Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens: “Cartier: Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Daz­zling Gems”; to December 31.

National Gallery of Art: “Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In”; to November 30.* # “Degas/Cassatt”; to October 5.*

National Museum of Women in the Arts: “Meret Oppenheim: Tender Friendships”; to September 14.

National Portrait Gallery: “Theodore Roosevelt and the East Africa Safari, 1909-10”; to August 3.

Smithsonian American ArtMuseum: “Mod­ern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foun­dation Collection”; to August 17. # “Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget“; to August 3.


Coral Gables Lowe Art Museum, Universi­ty of Miami: “Conquest and Coexistence: The Cultural Synthesis of Spanish Colonial Art”; to April 26, 2015. “Terrestrial Paradises: Imag­ery from the Voyages of Captain James Cook”; to July 13.

Miami Beach Wolfsonian-Florida Interna­tional University: “I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America”; to September 28.*

Sarasota John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art: “Intent to Deceive: Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World”; to August 2.* # “In the Streets: Photographing Urban Spaces”; to July 13.


Athens Georgia Museum of Art, Universi­ty of Georgia: “Picturing America: Signature Works from the Westmoreland Museum of American Art”; to August 24.* # “The Prints of Mary Wallace Kirk”; July 19 to October 12.* # “Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise”; to August 31.*

Atlanta High Museum of Art: “Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas”; to September 7.* # “Wynn Bullock: Revelations”; to January 18, 2015.*

Savannah Telfair Museums: “Helen Levitt: In the Street”; to September 21. # “Romantic Spirits: Nineteenth-Century Paintings from the Johnson Collection”; July 25 to Febru­ary 15, 2015.


Honolulu Honolulu Museum of Art: “Art Deco Hawai’i”; to January 11, 2015.


Chicago Art Institute of Chicago: “Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938”; to October 13.*

Field Museum: “Opening the Vaults: Wonders of the 1893 World’s Fair”; to September 7.

Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago: “Monster Roster: Existentialist Art in Postwar Chicago”; to June 12, 2016.*


Indianapolis Indianapolis Museum of Art: “For America: Prints of the American Art-Union”; to September 28. # “Face to Face: The Neo-Impressionist Portrait, 1886-1904”; to September 7.*


Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids Museum of Art: “Grant Wood: American Impressionist”; to September 21.

Davenport Figge Art Museum: “Two Ameri­cans in Paris: Stuart Davis and Grant Wood”; to November 2.

Des Moines Des Moines Art Center: “Ma­tisse: ‘Jazz'”; to September 21.


New Orleans Historic New Orleans Collection: “Creole World: Photographs of New Orleans and the Latin Caribbean Sphere”; to December 7.*


Portland Portland Museum of Art: “Richard Estes’ Realism”; to September 7.*

Waterville Colby College Museum of Art: “Ber­nard Langlais”; July 19 to January 4, 2015.*


Baltimore Walters ArtMuseum: “Seeing Mu­sic in Medieval Manuscripts”; to October 12.


Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: “D is for Design”; to February 22, 2015. # “Ja­mie Wyeth”; July 16 to December 28.* # “Over There! Posters from World War I”; Ju­ly 26 to June 15, 2015. # “Quilts and Col­or: The Pilgrim/Roy Collection”; to July 27.* # “Truth and Beauty: Pictorialist Photogra­phy”; to February 22, 2015.

Deerfield Historic Deerfield: “Furniture Mas­terworks: Tradition and Innovation in Western Massachusetts”; to December 28.

Salem Peabody Essex Museum: “Califor­nia Design, 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way”; to July 6.* # “Turner and the Sea”; to September 1.*

Sturbridge Old Sturbridge Village: “Bucket Town: Four Centuries of Toymaking and Coopering in Hingham”; to January 18, 2015.*


Grand Rapids Grand Rapids Art Museum: “Michigan Modern: Design That Shaped America”; to August 24.


Minneapolis Minneapolis Institute of Arts: “The Coated Splendor: Art of Chinese Lac­quer (12th-19th centuries)”; to April 19, 2015. # “The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection”; to August 24.* # “Women in Craft and Design”; to July 20.

Winona Minnesota Marine Art Museum: “Marine, Hudson River School, Impression­ist and Modern Art”; to December 31, 2015.


Kansas City Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: “Color and Line: Masterworks on Paper”; to August 24. # “Edgar Degas Pastels”; to Ju­ly 20. # “Gérôme and the Lure of the Ori­ent”; to July 20.

St. Louis St. Louis ArtMuseum: “Flowers of the Four Seasons in Chinese and Japa­nese Art”; to September 1. # “Impression­ist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet”; to July 6.* # “Louis IX: King, Saint, Namesake”; August 29 to November 2.


Manchester Currier Museum of Art: “Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey”; to August 17.*


Montclair Montclair ArtMuseum: “100 Works for 100 Years: A Centennial Celebra­tion”; to November 2.

Point Pleasant Bay Head Historical Soci­ety: “Folk Art of Barnegat Bay”; to August 11.

Princeton Morven Museum and Garden: “Mi­cah Williams: Portrait Artist”; to September 14.*


Catskill Thomas Cole National Historic Site: “Master, Mentor, Master-Thomas Cole and Frederic Church”; to November 2.*

Cooperstown Fenimore Art Museum: “The Adirondack World of Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait”; to September 1. # “A Moment Past: L.F. Tantillo Paints New York History”; to Decem­ber 31. # “Winslow Homer: The Nature and Rhythm of Life”; to August 24.*

Garrison Boscobel House and Gardens: “The Hudson River Portfolio: A Beginning for the Hud­sonRiver School”; August 3 to November 30.

Hudson Olana: “All the Raj: Frederic Church and Lockwood de Forest-Painting, Decorat­ing, and Collecting at Olana”; to November 2.*

Poughkeepsie Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College: “Faces and Figures in Self-Taught Art”; July 11 to August 31.

Jordanville Foundation of Russian History, Holy Trinity Monastery: “The Russian Word and Im­age: Four Centuries of Books and Art”; ongoing.

Utica Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute: “A Century of Olmsted: Utica and Beyond”; August 14 to December 28. # “The Golden Age of European Painting”; to September 14.


American Folk Art Museum: “Self-Taught Ge­nius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum”; to August 17.*

Frick Collection: “Enlightenment and Beauty: Sculptures by Houdon and Clodion”; to April 5, 2015. # “Men in Armor: El Greco and Pul­zone Face to Face”; August 5 to October 26. # “The Poetry of Parmigianino’s ‘Schiava Turca'”; to July 20.

Grolier Club: “The Power of Words and Images in a World at War”; to August 2.*

Metropolitan Museum of Art: “Charles James: Beyond Fashion”; to August 10.* # “Early American Guitars: The Instruments of C. F. Mar­tin”; to December 7.* # “The Flowering of Edo-Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection”; to September 7.* # “Goya and the Altamira Family”; to August 3.* # “Italian Renaissance Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection”; to September 1. # “Mak­ing Pottery Art: The Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collec­tion of French Ceramics (c. 1880-1910)”; to Au­gust 18. # “The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy: British Art and Design”; to October 26.*

Morgan Library and Museum: “A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Brit­ain and Germany”; to September 7. # “Gats­by to Garp: Modern Masterpieces from the Carter Burden Collection”; to September 7. # “Miracles in Miniature: The Art of the Master of Claude de France”; to September 14.*

Museum of the City of New York: “Gilded New York”; to November 30.* # “Palaces for the People: Guastavino and the Art of Structural Tile”; to September 7.*

Neue Galerie: “Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937”; to Sep­tember 1.* # “Posters of the Vienna Seces­sion, 1898-1918”; to September 1.*

New York Botanical Garden: “Groundbreak­ers: Great American Gardens: The Women Who Designed Them”; to September 7.

New-York Historical Society: “Homefront and Battlefield: Quilts and Context in the Civil War”; to August 24. # “Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans”; to October 13.

  • Cover for Madeline’s Rescue, 1953Madeline’s Rescue (The Viking Press, 1953)GouacheIris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Laurel D. Schumann Collection, given in memory of her deceased father, Lawrence R. SchumannCopyright © The Estate of Ludwig Bemelmans. 

  • “Said the lion, ‘we’d better go back,'” 1959Madeline and the Gypsies (The Viking Press, 1959)GouacheCollection of Judy KochCopyright © The Estate of Ludwig Bemelmans 

  • “The little girls all cried ‘Boo-hoo!'” 1956/57Madeline and the Bad Hat (The Viking Press, 1956/57)GouacheCollection of Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. RoyceCopyright © The Estate of Ludwig Bemelmans. 

Whitney Museum of American Art: “Collecting Calder”; July 17 to Octber 19. # “Edward Hop­per and Photography”; July 17 to October 19.


Winston-Salem Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts: “Art in Clay: Masterworks of North Carolina Earthenware”; to September 15.


Cincinnati Cincinnati Art Museum: “Cincin­nati Silver: 1788-1940”; to September 7.* # “Conversations around American Gothic”; August 30 to November 16. # “Cries in the Night: German Expressionist Prints around World War I”; to August 17.

Taft Museum of Art: “America’s Eden: Thomas Cole and The Voyage of Life”; to September 14.

Cleveland Cleveland Museum of Art: “Dür­er’s Women: Images of Devotion and Desire”; to September 28. # “The Netherlandish Min­iature, 1260-1550”; to December 7.

Columbus Columbus Museum of Art: “Mod­ern Dialect: American Paintings from the John and Susan Horseman Collection”; to August 31.*

Toledo Toledo Museum of Art: “The Great War: Art on the Front Line”; July 25 to Oc­tober 19. # “In Fine Feather: Birds, Art and Science”; to July 6.* # “Fun and Games: The Pursuit of Leisure”; to September 21.


Oklahoma City Oklahoma City Museum of Art: “Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris”; to September 14.*

Tulsa Philbrook Museum of Art: “Hard Times, Oklahoma, 1939-40”; July 27 to October 26. # “Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River”; to September 21.*


Portland Portland Art Museum: “The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden”; to September 14.* # “Cobalt Blues”; to October 19.


Chadds Ford Brandywine River Museum: “Exalted Nature: The Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield”; August 23 to November 16.

Philadelphia Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: “From Trompe l’Oeil to Modern­ism: Still Lifes from the PAFA Collection”; to August 23.

Philadelphia Museum of Art: “Picasso Prints: Myths, Minotaurs, and Muses”; to August 3.

Pittsburgh Carnegie Museum of Art: “Faked, Forgotten, Found: Five Renaissance Paint­ings Investigated”; to September 15. # “Sto­ryteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals”; to February 16, 2015.

Frick Art and Historical Center: “Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist-Works on Paper by the Artist and His Circle”; to October 5.*

Reading Public Museum: “Master­pieces of American Longrifles: The Kindig Family Collection”; to September 1.*


Bristol Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Ar­boretum: “Sculpture Embraces Horticulture”; August 1 to October 13.

Newport National Museum of American Il­lustration: “Norman Rockwell and his Con­temporaries”; to August 31.

Newport Art Museum: “‘Very Simple Charm’: The Early Life and Work of Richard Morris Hunt in Newport, 1858-1878”; to September 14.


Charleston Charleston Museum: “Unfurled: Flags from the Collections of the Charleston Museum”; to January 4, 2015.


Nashville Frist Center for the Visual Arts: “Real/Surreal: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art”; to October 12.


Austin Blanton Museum of Art: “In The Company of Cats and Dogs”; to September 22.

Dallas Dallas Museum of Art: “From the Vil­lage to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith”; to December 7.* # “Mind’s Eye: Mas­terworks on Paper from David to Cézanne”; to October 26.*

Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist Uni­versity: “The Spanish Gesture: Drawings from Murillo to Goya in the Hamburger Kunsthalle”; to August 24.*

Fort Worth Amon Carter Museum of Amer­ican Art: “Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Mod­ernist”; to September 7.* # “No Place Like Home: American Scene Painting in th Sinquefield Collection”; to October 19.

Kimbell Art Museum: “Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collec­tion”; to August 31.*

Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: “Al­exander Archipenko: The Berlin Drawings”; to August 17. # “Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris”; to September 14.* # “Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Coun­try House”; to September 21.


Charlottesville Fralin Museum of Art, Uni­versity of Virginia: “Reflections and Under­currents: Ernest David Roth and Printmaking in Venice, 1900-1940”; to August 10. 

Middleburg National Sporting Library and Museum: “Foxcroft School: The Art of Women and the Sporting Life”; to August 24.

Richmond Virginia Museum of Fine Arts: “Catching Sight: The World of the British Sporting Print”; to July 13.* # “The Great War: Printmakers of World War I”; July 28 to November 9. # “Signs of Protest; Pho­tographs from the Civil Rights Era”; to Sep­tember 7.

Williamsburg Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum: “Inspiration and Ingenuity: American Stoneware”; through October. # “Tramp Art”; to October 4.

DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum: “Changing Keys: Keyboard Instruments for America, 1700-1830”; ongoing.* # “China of the Most Fashionable Sort: Chinese Ex­port Porcelain in Colonial America”; ongoing. # “Painters and Paintings in the Early Amer­ican South”; to September 7.* # “A Rich and Varied Culture: The Material World of the Ear­ly South”; ongoing.


Seattle Seattle Art Museum: “Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920-1945”; to Oc­tober 19.*

Nordic Heritage Museum: “Danish Modern: Design for Living”; to August 31.


Milwaukee Milwaukee ArtMuseum: “Kan­dinsky: A Retrospective”; to September 1.*


An * indicates that a catalogue, brochure, and/or checklist is available for this exhibition. Informa­tion and photographs should be received three months before the opening month of an exhibi­tion and four months before lectures, sympo­siums, and antiques shows that include loan ex­hibitions or lectures.