Middlebury College Museum of Art

Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

Below is a list of the exhibitions currently on view at the Museum. Please click on the title of each exhibition to view its full description.

Thinking Through Art

January 9–April 29, 2018
Presenting art from around the globe, this year’s Thinking through Art exhibition invites school students and teachers—and all visitors—to engage in conversations about their relationship to the surrounding world.

10 Years: The Cameron Print Project

January 9–April 29, 2018
Since 2008 the Studio Art Program has hosted an annual week-long visit of a Cameron Visiting Artist who creates a print or series of prints with students enrolled in Professor Hedya Klein’s silkscreen class. This exhibition includes all of the works produced under this extraordinary collaborative program. Prints by students working with Mark Dion, Derrick Adams, Tomas Vu, Kati Heck, and Rona Yefman, among other artists, will be on view.

Power and Piety: Spanish Colonial Art

March 2–April 22, 2018
The paintings, sculptures, works of silver, furniture, and other decorative objects of this exhibition demonstrate the wide range of artistic production and devotional practice of colonial Latin America. Drawn from the Collection of the Fondacion Cisneros, founded to enhance the appreciation of art from Latin America, the exhibition reveals the great wealth of the region from the late 17th century until the 1820s.

Ancient Mediterranean and Early European Art

Ongoing, Lower Gallery
On view in this updated and revised installation are recent acquisitions in Egyptian and Mesopotamian art as well as Greek, Roman, and medieval European objects from the Museum’s permanent collection. Highlights include an Egyptian Old Kingdom relief and an early fifteenth-century Italian panel painting.

European and American Art

Ongoing, Cerf Gallery
This installation, which changes regularly, features highlights of the Museum’s collection of Western art from the Renaissance to the end of the nineteenth century. Landscapes by American painters Jasper Cropsey and John Frederick Kensett are on view alongside sixteenth- and seventeenth-century European religious and devotional images and American and European sculpture.

Robert F. Reiff Gallery of Asian Art

Ongoing
On view in this gallery is a wide range of East Asian ceramics: Chinese funerary sculpture from the Han (206 B.C.E–220 C.E.) and Tang (618–906) dynasties, celadons and other wares of the Song dynasty (960–1279), and blue-and-white enameled porcelains of the Ming (1368–1644) and Qing dynasties (1644–1911). Also included in the installations are Japanese tea ceremony wares and Korean celadons.