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elcome to the ARC exhibition page. In an attempt to better assist in art education, we thought it important to tie together our work here at ARC with the work being done by so many others around the globe. Below you will find a list of ARC recommended exhibitions. This includes important exhibitions being mounted for artists of prior centuries and also those organized for our ARC Approved Artists™ and ARC Living Masters™. This list is a work in progress and we will actively add to it as our fans and artists write in to inform us of new and upcoming exhibitions that are taking place. Each exhibition below has been reviewed by our expert staff and contains material that we feel is worth seeing. Please view the links to the individual sites below for more details on specific content.

EXHIBITIONS INDEX
  • Exhibitions featuring ARC Living Masters™
  • Exhibitions featuring ARC Associate Living Masters™
  • Exhibitions featuring ARC Living Artists™
  • Exhibitions of ARC Approved™ Ateliers
  • Special Events
  • Gallery Exhibitions
  • Museum Exhibitions
  • Auction Pre-Sales
  • Specialized Museums Dedicated to a Single Artist


  • Exhibitions featuring ARC Living Masters™


    Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition and Sale

    February 6 - March 20, 2016

    Autry Museum of the American West - 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027

    Three ARC Living Masters, John Buxton, Jeremy Lipking, and Morgan Weistling, are participating in one of the country's premier Western art shows. Each year, 75 nationally recognized, contemporary Western artists challenge themselves to create and exhibit their very best work. Stylistically and thematically diverse, their works represent the extraordinary range of subject matter that contemporary, historic, and mythic Western experiences inspire.

    The exhibition is open to the public Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Autry is closed Mondays except for Presidents' Day, February 15.

    Exhibitions featuring ARC Associate Living Masters™


    Americana

    March 10 - 27, 2016

    Galerie – L’Oeil du Prince &45; 7 rue de l’Odéon, 75006 Paris, France

    ARC Associate Living Master™ Richard T Scott will present a solo show of his works.

    Exhibitions featuring ARC Living Artists™


    Portraits and Still Lifes

    March 3 - 24, 2016

    The Ventulett Gallery - 805 Mount Vernon Hwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327

    Dr. Sivananda Nyayapathi is an accomplished artist who has exhibited in National and International juried competitions. This show is going to showcase his portraits, still lives and landscapes.

    Exhibitions of ARC Approved™ Ateliers


    Scandinavian Artists of The Florence Academy of Art

    Febraury 1 - March 18, 2016

    Florence Academy of Art - 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306

    The ARC Approved™ Florence Academy of Art is holding an exhibition of works created by alumni, students and instructors from their FAA Swedish branch.

    This event is free and open to the public.

    The official Grand Opening and Open House will be held on February 21, 2016.

    The Paris Seminar: An Exhibition and Workshop Series of American Realist Painters

    April 1 - 14, 2016

    2222 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, California 92651

    ARC Approved™ Laguna College of Design is holding an exhibition which will include a live tandem figure painting demonstration by Adrian Gottlieb and Kate Sammons from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. on April 8th on LCAD’s Main Campus immediately followed by a reception from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.Additional lectures, presentations and panel discussions will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on April 9, 2016.

    The LCAD artists featured in the exhibition include LCAD’s Chair of Fine Arts, Hope Railey and LCAD student and professional artist, Vanessa Rothe. Also included in the exhibition are Andrew Ameral, Ryan S. Brown, Michelle Dunaway, Adrian Gottlieb, Richard Greathouse, Michael Klein, Alan J. Lawson, Jeremy Lipking, Iliya Mirochnik, J. Judson Monroe, Kate Sammons and Aaron Westerberg.

    After the exhibition closes at LCAD, The Paris Seminar will travel to New York City and open at the Salmagundi Club in New York on April 28, 2016.

    Special Events


    55th Annual Exhibition - Art and the Animal Tour

    January 30, 2015 - April 3, 2016

    Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum - 2021 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson AZ 85743

    The Society of Animal Artists, an ARC Allied Organization™ focuses on capturing wild and domestic creatures, on land, sea and air, in a wide range of media and artistic styles. In their mission to promote artistic excellence in the portrayal of animals, the SAA aims to broaden appreciation for the natural world.

    Gallery Exhibitions


    Museum Exhibitions


    Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer

    November 13, 2015 - February 14, 2016

    The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace - London SW1A 1AA, United Kingdom

    The Dutch artists of the 17th century painted ordinary people doing everyday things. They offer us a glimpse into the rumbustious life of village taverns and peasant cottages, and the quiet domesticity of courtyards and parlours.

    While the subject matter may be ordinary - the preparation of food, eating and drinking, the enjoyment of music or a family game - the painting is rich and jewel-like, with equal attention paid to a discarded clay pipe as to a fine silk drape. The meticulously documented details often allude to a work's deeper meaning or to moral messages that would have been familiar to the contemporary viewer.

    Presenting 27 masterpieces from the Royal Collection, the exhibition includes works by Gerrit Dou, Gabriel Metsu, Jan Steen and Pieter de Hooch, and Johannes Vermeer's A Lady at the Virginal with a Gentleman, 'The Music Lesson'.

    Ingres

    November 24, 2015 - March 27, 2016

    Museo del Prado - Calle Ruiz de Alarcon 23. Madrid 28014, Spain

    The work of Ingres undoubtedly constitutes an important forerunner of the late 19th- and early 20th-century artistic revolutions.

    The exhibition to be shown at the Museo del Prado in 2015, which has benefited from the special collaboration of the Musée du Louvre, offers a precise chronological presentation of Ingres' work but will also pay particular attention to his complex relationship with portraiture (characterized by his simultaneous rejection and admiration for it), which will be juxtaposed with his ongoing aim of being primarily recognized as a history painter.

    Sublime Beauty: Raphael's "Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn"

    January 9 - April 10, 2016

    The Legion of Honor - 100 34th Ave in San Francisco, CA

    The Legion of Honor will be exhibiting one of Raphael's most beguiling and enigmatic paintings – "Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn". The masterpiece, presented in the United States for the first time, will be lent by the Galleria Borghese in Rome.

    The exhibition will explore the possible identity of this subject, as well as the painting's distinct iconography, including the unicorn she holds in her lap. Visitors will be able to explore Raphael's painting in detail and get a glimpse into its intriguing history.

    Vigée Le Brun - Woman Artist in Revolutionary France

    February 15 - May 15, 2016

    Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street) New York, NY

    Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (French, 1755–1842) is one of the finest eighteenth-century French painters and among the most important of all women artists. She achieved success in France and Europe during one of the most eventful, turbulent periods in European history. This will be the first retrospective and only the second exhibition devoted to Vigée Le Brun in modern times. The eighty works on view will be paintings and a few pastels from European and American public and private collections.

    Heronimus Bosch – Visions of genius

    February 13, 2016 - May 8, 2016

    Het Noordbrabants Museum - Verwersstraat 41, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

    Hieronymus Bosch is viewed worldwide as the most intriguing and exciting Netherlandish artist of the late Middle Ages. The exhibition includes the lion's share of his surviving paintings and drawings, and is based on the most comprehensive research ever performed into the artist's oeuvre: the Bosch Research and Conservation Project (BRCP). Never before have so many of Bosch's works returned to his home town of 's-Hertogenbosch, where he created them over 500 years ago.

    Many paintings have been restored following the study of the Bosch Research and Conservation Project. 12 panels will be on view to the public for the first time at this exhibition. Their presentation will lend a new and surprising picture of the updated oeuvre of Hieronymus Bosch.

    Dozens of loaned works will come from prestigious museums all over the world. The exceptionally large number of works loaned to the exhibition will offer visitors a unique opportunity to study close up the revolutionary and highly imaginative visual language of Hieronymus Bosch.

    Audubon and the Double Elephant Folio

    June 27, 2015 - July 31, 2016

    Yale Peabody Museum - 170 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT

    On loan from Yale's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, two of the four volumes of Audubon's The Birds of America will be on exhibit.

    Charles Gleyre - The reformed romantic

    May 10, 2016 - September 11, 2016

    Musee D'Orsay - 1 Rue de la Legion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, France

    France has never devoted a solo exhibition to Charles Gleyre. He was a major figure in academy painting in Paris in the mid-nineteenth century. Fresh interpretations of his work, including first and foremost the psychoanalytical analysis published by Michel Thevoz in 1980, have uncovered the fascinating contradictions of both the artist and his work.

    Vermeer Suite: Music in 17th-Century Dutch Painting

    January 17 - August 21, 2016

    Dallas Museum of Art - 1717 North Harwood, Dallas, Texas 75201

    The great 17th-century Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer created fewer than forty paintings during his lifetime, and Young Woman Seated at a Virginal from 1670–72 is one of his last. On loan from the private Leiden Collection, it is typical of the acclaimed artist's style in its depiction of a solitary woman seated at the keyboard instrument with light illuminating the scene from a window not seen on the canvas. This masterpiece is the inspiration for the DMA exhibition Vermeer Suite: Music in 17th-Century Dutch Painting, which includes seven additional loans from the Leiden Collection of works by Vermeer's contemporaries—artists Jan Steen, Gerard ter Borch, Jacob Adriaensz Ochtervelt, Eglon van der Neer, Gerard Dou, and Frans van Mieris—whose paintings also portray musicians performing period instruments such as the lute, violin, and violincello.

    Auction Pre-Sales

    Viewing public auction presales is one of the best ways to see important works from a given period that are in private collections and are otherwise not on public view. Most if not all of these paintings are sold back into private collections and many are never put on public view again. Below are a list of some of the important upcoming and current presales.

    (If the auction catalogue has not been published yet with pre-sale viewing dates, only the actual sale date is provided. The presale always takes place the immediate days leading up to the auction and the catalogue is usually published one month prior. Please stay tuned to this page for updates.)


    Bonhams - New York

    Dogs in Show and Field

    Exhibition Dates: February 13 - 16, 2016

    Sale Date: February 17, 2016

    Bonhams - London, Knightsbridge

    Home and Interiors

    Exhibition Dates: February 21 - 22, 2016

    Sale Date: February 23, 2016

    Bonhams - Edinburgh

    Home and Interiors

    Exhibition Dates: February 21 - 24, 2016

    Sale Date: February 24, 2016

    Sotheby's - London

    The Orientalist Sale

    Exhibition Dates: TBA

    Sale Date: April 19, 2016

    Specialized Museums Dedicated to a Single Artist

    These museums are more rare, but have the educational effect of a permanent exhibition of a given artist. There is nothing more informative about an individual's work then to see a large grouping of the artists best work in one location, as well as studies and sketches to help a viewer understand how an artist worked. These specialized museums have given to the public the ability to see a permanent exhibition on an important artist all year round.

    The De Morgan Centre

    Evelyn de Morgan was an important 2nd generation Pre-Raphaelite and the niece of Spencer Stanhope. She is one of the few female followers of Dante Gabrielle Rossetti and Edward Coley Burne-Jones.

    38 West Hill, London SW18 1RZ

    Musée Eugène-Delacroix

    Eugène Delacroix was born April 26, 1798. He was a famous French historical painter and a leader of the Romantic movement. Associated with the Louvre, This Museum was the last home of Delacroix, where he resided from 1857 until his death in 1863. It contains works that cover most of the career of Delacroix and some of his personal affects as well.

    6 rue de Furstenberg, 75 006 Paris, France

    Leighton House Museum

    Sir Frederick Lord Leighton is one of the most famous of the Victorian Painters. He was the president of the Royal Academy from 1878 until his death in 1896 and is the only artist to be raised to the Peerage of England in 1896, just before his death. In addition to important paintings by Frederick Lord Leighton, Frank Dicksee, and Burne-Jones, The museum also features some incredible architecture and tile work.

    The house is located at 12 Holland Park Road, London W14 8LZ.

    Moreau Gallery

    Gustave Moreau (1826-1898), was a French painter, born in Paris on the 6th of April 1826. He chose his subjects from history, religion, legend and fancy. He took prize medals at the Salon in 1864, 1865, 1869 and 1878 and was made a knight of the Legion of Honour in 1875 and officer in 1883. He succeeded Delaunay as professor at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, and his teaching was highly popular.

    The Moreau Gallery is the artist's three story home, which he bequeathed to the state upon his death in 1898. The collection consists of roughly 1300 paintings and watercolors , with nearly 5,000 drawings.

    14 rue de la Rochefoucauld, F-75009 Paris, France

    Mucha Museum

    The world's first Mucha Museum, dedicated to the life and work of the world-acclaimed Czech Art Nouveau artist Alphonse Mucha (1860 - 1939), is housed in the Baroque Kaunický Palace in the very heart of Prague.

    A selection of over 100 exhibits comprising paintings, photographs, charcoal drawings, pastels, lithographs and personal memorabilia provides a privileged view into the universe of the artist who is most widely known for the posters he executed for Sarah Bernhardt in the fashionable world of fin-de-siècle Paris.

    Kaunický palác, Panská 7, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic

    The Rembrandt House Museum

    This three story building was the home of Rembrandt between 1639 and 1658. Although it does not contain Rembrandt's paintings, the museum contains nearly a complete set of Rembrandt's original prints. In addition, Rembrandt's printing press is also on view to the public.

    Jodenbreestraat 4, 1011 NK Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Norman Rockwell Museum

    This museum Features the work of America's most famous illustrator, Norman Rockwell. Going way beyond pure illustration, this American Artist captured in his work the very heart of the American spirit.

    9 Route 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262

    Musée Rodin (Paris, France)

    The Rodin Museum in Paris has almost six thousand and six hundred sculptures which span across the artists life time. They have examples of all his most important works as well as preliminary studies. These works are in many different mediums including terracotta, plaster, bronze, marble, wax, molten glass, stoneware, etc. In addition, the museum possesses paintings, sketches, photographs and a collection of autographed documents by Rodin.

    79 rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France

    The Rodin Museum (Pennsylvania, USA)

    The Rodin Museum opened to the public in 1929. It houses 124 sculptures including bronze casts of the artist's greatest works: The Thinker, The Burghers of Calais, Eternal Springtime, Apotheosis of Victor Hugo, and The Gates of Hell, on which the artist worked from 1880 until his death in 1917. In addition to the sculpture, the museum is surrounded by a garden designed by Jacques Gréber as part of the Museum's original plan.

    Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19101-7646

    C. M. Russell Museum

    The C.M. Russell Museum is one of the nation"s finest museums of American Western art and the home of the most complete collection of Russell art and memorabilia in the world. The museum campus now occupies a full city block that includes Charles M. Russell’s home and log studio, which together were designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966.

    400 13th Street North, Great Falls, Montana, USA

    Watts Gallery

    Featuring the work of George Frederick Watts, the gallery reopened to the public on June 11, 2011, after ₤11 million redevelopment featuring over 6000 diverse objects including over 250 oil paintings, 800 drawings and watercolors, and 200 sculptures.

    Down Lane, Compton, Guildford, Surrey GU3 1DQ, United Kingdom