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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™


    The Realities of Our Time

    September 24 - October 12, 2016

    The Highline Loft Gallery - 508 West 26th Street, Suite 5G, New York, NY 10001

    ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg will hold an exhibition of his paintings at the Highline Gallery.

    There will be a reception with the artist on Saturday, September 24th from 6-8 p.m.

    There will also be a special from life demo and lecture on Sunday, September 25th from 2-5 pm. Fee: $35

    For more information or to RSVP, please visit chelseaclassical@gmail.com.

    Secret Life of Your Mind

    October 7, 2016

    Principle Gallery Charleston - 125 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29401

    ARC Living Master™ Anna Wypych will be holding a solo show of 15 new works, some of which have been on display in Poland's National Gallery in Sopot, the Museum of Modern Art in Barcelona, Spain and Salmagundi Club in New York.

    The opening night reseption takes place on October 7, 2016 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

    Exhibitions featuring ARC Associate Living Masters™


    Rick Amor Drawing Prize

    July 9 - October 2, 2016

    Art Gallery of Ballarat - 40 Lydiard St Nth, Ballarat VIC 3350

    ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan is one of the finalists with work on display in this exhibition. Rick Amor, an Australian contemporary figurative artist, has generously sponsored this $12,000 acquisitive prize for small drawings at the Art Gallery of Ballarat. In sponsoring the prize, Amor says "I hope that this prize gives people one more reason to keep drawing on paper… the most direct and intimate expression of an artist's sensibility".

    Portraits: Sullivan and Bilbrough

    September 24 - November 20, 2016

    Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery - Civic Reserve, 350 Dunns Road (corner of Mornington-Tyabb Road and Dunns Road), Mornington 3931

    This exhibition presents a selection of paintings by two leading Mornington Peninsula-based portrait artists ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan and Fiona Bilbrough. Complementing the Salon des Refuses and continuing the theme of portraiture across the MPRG galleries, the paintings by Sullivan and Bilbrough include portraits of familiar faces in Australian culture.

    My Long Island

    October 28 - December 15, 2016

    The Kaiser Gallery, Molloy College - 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002

    ARC Associate Living Master™ Doug Zider will be holding a solo show of paintings and prints.

    The Opening Reception takes place on October 28th, 7 - 9 pm.

    Exhibitions featuring ARC Living Artists™


    Exhibitions of ARC Approved™ Ateliers


    Balance and Beauty

    September 10 - October 19, 2016

    Texas Academy of Figurative Art - 415 South Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104

    This is an exhbition of the work of the aritsts of the Texas Academy of Figurative Art.

    Opening night takes place September 10, 2016 from 4pm - 9pm.

    Atelier: Open Studios

    November, 2016

    London Atelier of Representational Art - Vox Studios, 1-45 Durham Street, SE11 5JH, London UK

    The Open Studio show features the work of full time and part time students at ARC Approved™ London Atelier of Representational Art.

    The show has been postponed until Novmeber 2016.

    For more information or to RSVP, please email: info@drawpaintsculpt.com

    Special Events


    56th Annual Exhibition - Art and the Animal Tour

    September 23, 2016 - January 1, 2017

    The Houston Museum of Natural Science - 5555 Hermann Park Dr., Houston, Texas 77030

    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.

    ARC Select at Rehs Contemporary Galleries

    October 22, 2016 - May 19, 2017

    Rehs Contemporary Galleries - 5 East 57th Street, 8th floor, New York, NY 10022

    ARC Select is a group exhibition featuring the works of six hand-picked artists from ARC's annual Salon. Joseph McGurl, known for his masterful plein-air landscapes which exemplify the use of light, while incorporating vigorous attention to detail. Kari Tirrell, a self-taught artist known for her quirky still lives and mesmerizing toy jumbles. Richard Hall, a brilliant visual story-teller whose work incorporates twists of humor and whimsy. The Haitian artist Philippe Attie's meticulously crafted figure paintings juxtaposed against a playful abstraction. Walter Rane's investigations of the human form and the relationship with their environment and atmosphere; evoking ephemeral moments of spiritual interactions captured on canvas. Along with Duffy Sheridan, an artist whose tireless exploration has empowered him to reveal and convey the true subtleties of human expression.

    The opening reception takes place on October 22, 2016 1p.m. - 6 p.m.

    12th International ARC Salon Live Traveling Exhibition

    We are pleased to present the dates for the 12th International ARC Salon’s live exhibition, featuring many of the top placing works in the competition.
    May 12 – June 1, 2017
    Salmagundi Club
    47 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10003
    Sept 23 – Nov 27, 2017
    European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM)
    C/ Barra de Ferro 5
    08003
    Barcelona, Spain

    Gallery Exhibitions


    Drawn To Greatness

    September 17 - September 29, 2016

    Arcadia Contemporary - 9426 Washington Blvd.Culver City, CA 90232

    ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes will be among the artists exhibiting drawings.

    The opening reception takes place on September 17th from 5 -8 p.m.

    Richeson75 Competitions

    October 18 - December 3, 2016

    Richeson School of Art & Gallery - 557 Marcella St. Kimberly, Wisconsin 54136

    ARC Living Artist™ Sivananda Nyayapathi will be among the artists int his juried exhibition.

    The Richeson75 competitions are meant to offer a venue in which established and emerging artists may show their latest, best work to a wide and appreciative audience.

    Opening Reception will take place on October 21, 2016.

    Museum Exhibitions


    Hubert Robert, 1733-1808

    June 26, - October 2, 2016

    National Gallery of Art - 6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC

    One of the most prominent artists of his era, Hubert Robert is perhaps best known today as “Robert of the Ruins,” the nickname bestowed on him by the eighteenth-century philosopher, critic, and encyclopedist Denis Diderot.

    Comprised of 50 paintings and 50 drawings, this monographic exhibition, coorganized by the National Gallery of Art and the Louvre, is the first in more than 80 years to encompass his entire career and to survey his achievements as both a painter and a draftsman.

    Rhythm and Roots

    through October 2, 2016

    Denver Art Museum - 100 W 14th Avenue Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204

    This exhibition will present how artists, dancers, and choreographers helped form the artistic identity of dance in America. It will feature about 90 paintings, photographs, sculptures, and costumes relating to American dance from 1830 to 1960.

    Jacques-Louis David's Napoleon

    through October 9, 2016

    Art Institute of Chicago - 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL

    The Art Institute of Chicago has been loaned the painting "The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries" by Jacques-Louis David from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Related paintings, works on paper, and sculpture in the Art Institute's own collection will also be on display. A rarely exhibited sketchbook of studies for another renowned Napoleonic painting by David, "The Distribution of the Eagle Standards", will be displayed near an interactive digital reconstruction that allows visitors to turn the book's pages.

    Supernatural Shakespeare

    through October 10, 2016

    Art Institute of Chicago - 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL

    Part of the Shakespeare 400 Festival, this focused installation features three atmospheric engravings of fantastical Shakespearian scenes by various artists emulating works by the renowned Gothic artist Henri Fuseli (1741–1825). Fuseli himself favored heroic subjects taken from Shakespeare along with other celebrated writers including Dante Alighieri and John Milton. Fuseli's theatrical paintings hang in the nearby gallery: his macabre Head of a Damned Soul from Dante's "Inferno" (1770/78) and his mystical Milton Dictating to His Daughter (1794) among them.

    Splendor, Myth, and Vision: Nudes from the Prado

    June 11 - October 10, 2016

    The Clark Art Institute - 225 South Street, Williamstown, MA 01267

    The exhibition, co-organized by the Clark and the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, consists of twenty-eight Old Master paintings, twenty-four which have never traveled to the United States. The exhbition examines collecting at the Spanish court, especially during the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The exhibition reconsiders the role of the nude in Western painting traditions and explores the histories of these works and their public display.

    Included in the exhibition are major paintings by Titian, Peter Paul Rubens, Jacopo Tintoretto, Diego Velàzquez, Jan Brueghel, Guercino, Nicholas Poussin, Luca Giordano, Guido Reni, Jusepe de Ribera, and others.

    Ivan Aivazovsky - The 200th Anniversary

    July 29 - November 20, 2016

    State Tretyakov Gallery - Lavrushinsky Lane, 10, Moscow, Russia, 119017

    The exhibition presents about 100 paintings and 50 graphic works. The best examples of Aivazovsky paintings: seascapes, battle scenes, graphics works will be on display. The exhibition will display four of the most significant paintings of the artist: The Rainbow (1873), The Black Sea (1881, both from Tretyakov Gallery), The Ninth Wave (1850), The Wave (1889, both from State Russian Museum). For the first time, the art lovers will see the large format painting On the shores of the Caucasus (1885, Tretyakov Gallery) that has never been on show before. The documentary section will introduce Aivazovsky as a patron of arts, the first honorary citizen of Theodosia. The exhibition will also include models of ships, compasses, globes, telescopes.

    Della Robbia - Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence

    August 9 - December 4, 2016

    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Avenue of the Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

    In the 15th century, Luca della Robbia invented a glazing technique for sculpture characterized by brilliant opaque whites and deep cerulean blues. The Della Robbia family workshop flourished in Florence for about a century, producing expressive artworks for all spheres of life. The exhibition features about 50 objects, mostly from American collections but including six important loans from Italy, never seen in the US before.

    Bouchardon - A Sublime Idea of Beauty

    August 9 - December 4, 2016

    The Musee du Louvre - 75058 Paris, France

    The Musee du Louvre and the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles pay tribute to Edme Bouchardon, a renowned French sculptor and draftsman, who was considered an exceptional artist in his own time.

    This exhibition, the first major monograph on Bouchardon's oeuvre, will be an opportunity to comprehend the sculptor's style, a perfect balance between classical influence and life-like rendering.

    Audubon to Wyeth: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculptures

    September 5, 2015 - December 31, 2016

    Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum - 700 North 12th Street (Franklin & 12th Streets), Wausau, Wisconsin 54403-5007

    This dazzling, historic array of bird imagery in artworks spanning the early-nineteenth through late-twentieth centuries includes work by John James Audubon, Martin Johnson Heade, Jasper Cropsey, Albert Bierstadt, Frank W. Benson, N.C. Wyeth, and Andrew Wyeth.

    The Spectacular Second Empire, 1852-1870

    September 27, 2016 - January 16, 2017

    Musée d'Orsay - 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, France

    To celebrate its 30th anniversary in autumn 2016, the Musée d'Orsay is looking at the entertainments and festivities of the Second Empire and at the different "stages" on which our modernity was invented. The exhibition's thematic lay-out, with paintings, sculptures, photographs, architectural drawings, objets d'art and jewellery side by side, creates a portrait of this prolific and brilliant era, so rich in contradictions.

    Monet: The Early Years

    October 16, 2016 - January 29, 2017

    Kimbell Art Museum - 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107

    This groundbreaking exhibition is the first ever devoted to the young genius of Claude Monet. The show will feature approximately 60 paintings from the first phase of the artist's career, from his Normandy debut in 1858 until 1872, when he settled in Argenteuil, on the River Seine near Paris.

    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.)


    Sotheby's

    Robert de Balkany, Rue de Varenne, Paris - Day sale

    Exhbition Dates: Paris - September 24 - 27, 2106

    Sale Date: September 28 - 29, 2016

    Bonhams - London, New Bond Street

    19th Century European, Victorian and British Impressionist Art

    Exhibition Dates: September 28, 2016

    Sale Date: September 28, 2016

    Bonhams - London, Knightsbridge

    Marine Art

    Exhbition Dates: October 5, 2106

    Sale Date: October 2 - 5, 2016

    Christie's - New York, Rockefeller Plaza

    Living with Art

    Exhbition Dates: October 8 - 13, 2106

    Sale Date: October 13 - 14, 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