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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 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™

    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™

    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.

    Studio Incamminati Exhibition

    October 7 - 31, 2016

    Manitou Galleries - 225 Canyon Road Santa Fe, NM

    The artists and alumni of Studio Incamminati are holding an exhibition at Manitou Galleries, Santa Fe, NM, one of the West's foremost galleries. The exhibition features more than 50 works of art by 31 artists.

    The opening reception takes place on October 7, 2016 from 6 - 9 p.m.

    Atelier: Open Studios

    November 24, 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.

    There will be free portrait demonstrations and life drawing from 6:30 till 8:30.

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

    Special Events

    IX 2016

    October 19 - 23, 2016

    Goggleworks Center For the Arts and Double Tree Hilton - Reading, PA

    The world's largest exhibition of Imaginative Realism, IX will showcase over 2000 artworks from over 200 international artists. There will be lectures, demonstrations , workshops, portfolio reviews, and film screening during the event.

    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 - November 18, 2016

    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
    Barcelona, Spain

    Gallery Exhibitions

    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

    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.

    Drawings for Paintings in the Age of Rembrandt

    October 4, 2016 - January 2, 2017

    National Gallery of Art - 3rd and 9th Streets along Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

    More than 90 drawings and 27 paintings by such renowned Golden Age masters as Aelbert Cuyp, Pieter Jansz Saenredam, and Rembrandt van Rijn reveal the many ways Dutch artists used preliminary drawings in the painting process. The exhibition includes compositional drawings, individual figure studies, carefully ruled construction drawings, and sketchbooks. It also examines the underdrawings artists made on their panel and canvas supports before painting their scenes.

    Fragonard - Drawing Triumphant

    October 6, 2016 - January 8, 2017

    Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1000 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10028

    Unlike many old masters for whom drawing was a preparatory tool, Fragonard explored the potential of chalk, ink, and wash to create sheets that were works of art in their own right. As displays of virtuosity and an imaginative spirit, his drawings have been prized highly from his own day to the present, and New York has long been a center for collecting these works.

    This exhibition celebrates the artist's achievements as a master draftsman. Among the 100 works on paper on view, nearly half are from private collections, some of which are being shown publicly for the first time. A similar brio and inventiveness mark the artist's etchings, and examples of these are also featured in the selection. The exhibition provides a rare opportunity to see well-loved masterpieces alongside new discoveries and works that have long been out of the public eye.

    William Merritt Chase

    October 9, 2016 - January 16, 2017

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

    The first complete examination of the artist in more than three decades, "William Merritt Chase" brings together 80 of the painter's finest works in both oil and pastel, drawn from public and private collections across the US.

    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.)

    Bonhams - Edinburgh

    Sporting Sale

    Exhibition Dates: October 16 - 19, 2016

    Sale Date: October 19, 2016

    Bonhams - London, Knightsbridge

    British and European Art

    Exhibition Dates: October 23 - 25, 2016

    Sale Date: October 19, 2016

    Christie's - New York, Rockefeller Plaza

    Old Masters

    Exhbition Dates: October 21 - 25, 2106

    Sale Date: October 26, 2016

    Christie's - New York, Rockefeller Plaza

    19th Century European Art

    Exhbition Dates: October 21 - 25, 2106

    Sale Date: October 26, 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