Past Exhibits

On the Shoulders of Ancestors: The Work of Willis Bing Davis

February 7 - April 11 2015

On Display in the Richards and Mehser Galleries

Working in paint, pastel, ceramics, and mixed media, Willis Bing Davis is inspired by, and draws upon his rich African heritage, creating contemporary works that reflect his ancestral past. An alumnus of DePauw University and a former faculty member, Mr. Davis has exhibited work at venues including the Studio Museum of Harlem, American Craft Museum, […]

In Touch with the Spirit

February 7 - April 11, 2015

Selections from the Southern University of New Orleans Collection of African Art

This exhibition showcases the art and artifacts from sub-Saharan Africa: masks, beadwork, wood carvings, ceramics, metal work, personal adornments and more. Be captivated by the movement, craftsmanship, and personal connection each piece holds in this rare exhibition.

Celebrating Portsmouth’s Bicentennial: A Legacy in Photographs

November 7 - January 15

On Display in the Richards and Mehser Galleries

Portsmouth’s rich history is documented in the Ackerman Collection of historic photographs. See the people, places and events that define our history as we celebrate our bicentennial. Curated by Andrew Feight, Ph.D. Associate Professor of American & Digital History, Shawnee State University.

Sky High

November 7 - December 23, 2014

Kricker Gallery

Sky High is an all-encompassing visual expedition to Earth’s vast upper atmosphere known as the sky. The 15 artists in the exhibition explore the assorted elements of the sky using a range of techniques and materials, from painting to drawing, to video, ceramics, sculpture, and more. From the stunning displays of stars and planets, to […]

Highlights and Gracenotes, Celebrating 35 Years

On Display in the Kricker Gallery

This exhibition showcases the return visit of some of the highlights that have graced our walls during the past three and a half decades. Come and take in the breadth and depth of the exhibition offerings during the Museum’s history.

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