Upcoming Exhibitions


  • Georgia O’Keeffe, Jimson Weed (Datura stramonium), 1964–68, black-and-white Polaroid

    Georgia O’Keeffe, Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium), 1964–68, black-and-white Polaroid, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe. © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

    Georgia O’Keeffe, Photographer
    October 17, 2021–January 17, 2022

    Georgia O’Keeffe became famous for her paintings, yet her lifelong connection to photography has not been explored in depth until now—in the first exhibition devoted to her work as a photographer. 

  • Aaron Douglas, Into Bondage, 1936, oil on canvas

    Aaron Douglas, Into Bondage, 1936, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Corcoran Collection (museum purchase and partial gift from Thurlow Evans Tibbs, Jr., the Evans‐Tibbs Collection). © 2021 Heirs of Aaron Douglas / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

    Afro-Atlantic Histories
    October 24, 2021–January 17, 2022

    Afro-Atlantic Histories explores the history and legacy of the transatlantic slave trade through works of art and documents made in Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, and Europe from the 17th to 21st century.

  • Calder-Picasso
    Calder-Picasso
    October 31, 2021–January 30, 2022

    The art of Alexander Calder and Pablo Picasso comes together in this exhibition that features paintings, sculptures, mobiles, and works on paper spanning the artists’ careers.

  • The Obama Portraits Tour
    The Obama Portraits Tour
    April 3–May 30, 2022

    Houston is the final stop on The Obama Portraits Tour, featuring the official portraits of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.