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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™


    Jacob Collins Exhibition
    April 28 - May 30, 2015

    Adelson Galleries - The Crown Building 730 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10019

    ARC Living Master™ Jacob Collins will be having a one man show.

    For more information, please visit www.adelsongalleries.com.

    Robert Liberace and Theresa Oaxaca Show
    May 12 - June 2, 2015

    Principal Gallery - 208 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314

    ARC Living Master™ Robert Liberace will be having a dual exhibit with Theresa Oaxaca.

    There will be two in-gallery demo nights along with the exhibition of new works. Both Teresa and Robert are to paint alla prima portraits from a live model.

    Teresa's live demo will be held at Principle Gallery on Friday, May 15, 2015 at 6:00 PM.

    Robert's live demo at Principle Gallery will be Friday, May 29, 2015 at 6:00 PM, featuring E. Hunt Burke, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Burke & Herbert Bank as model.


    Exhibitions featuring ARC Associate Living Masters™


    John Pototschnik One Man Show
    May 1 - 31, 2015

    Southwest Gallery - 4500 Sigma Rd. Dallas, Texas

    ARCALM™ John Pototschnik will be holding his first solo show at the Southwest Gallery in Dallas, TX. The exhibition hangs through the month of May with the opening reception being held May 9th from 1 to 5 pm. Over 30 paintings will be on display.


    Exhibitions featuring ARC Living Artists™


    16th Annual Miniature Show
    May 1 - 31, 2015

    Prairie Winds Art Center - 112 West 3rd St., Grand Island, NE 68801

    ARCLA™ Debra Keirce will be displaying her Best in Show winning work "Vanilla".


    Debra Keirce Show
    June 18 - 20, 2015

    Huckleberry Fine Art Gallery - 12051 Nebel Street, Rockville, Maryland 20852

    ARCLA™ Debra Keirce will be demonstrating her painting techniques and showing some of her latest still life pieces.


    Exhibitions of ARC Approved™ Ateliers


    GCA Student Exhibition
    May 29, 2015

    Grand Central Atelier- 46-06 11th Street, Queens, NY 11101

    The Grand Central Atelier is holding their End-of-Year Exhibition from 6:30-9:30pm. This event is free and open to the public.

    Curated by the students, the show will feature cast, portrait, figure, still life and landscape paintings, drawings and sculptures.

    Selected works for sale.

    Dance party will begin after 9:30p.m.


    Special Events


    Annual Juried Exhibition
    May 9 - June 6, 2015

    The Guild of Boston Artists - 162 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116

    ARCALM™ Sergio Roffo will be exhibiting work in the Annual Juried Exhibition held by the Guild of Boston Artists.


    Nude
    May 9 - June 6, 2015

    Eleventh Street Arts, 46-06 11th St, Long Island City, NY 11101

    Curated by artist Colleen Barry, NUDE convenes twenty-five leaders of the contemporary realist revival for a drawing show that celebrates the human form. Exhibited works will display a cross-section of styles, many representative of the pedagogies of the world’s foremost art academies: The Gage Academy, The Florence Academy of Art, Studio Incamminati, Grand Central Atelier, The Art Students League, and the Repin Academy. Celebrating an artistic practice that reaches back to the Renaissance, the works of NUDE offer compelling evidence that the legacy of great western art continues to live on through the practice of artists today. With the human body as the shared origin of inspiration, these works present a dazzling synthesis of technical skill and personal vision.

    Open Monday through Saturday by appointment only.

    IGOR Masterworks Museum Exhibition and Competition
    May 19 - July 26, 2015

    The R.W. Norton Art Gallery - 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport, Louisiana

    The International Guild of Realism (IGOR), an ARC Allied Organization, is accepting entries from its members for its Masterworks Museum Exhibition, the tour of which is being promoted by David J. Wagner, L.L.C. The exhibition is scheduled from May 19 - July 26, 2015 at the prestigious R.W. Norton Art Gallery in Shreveport, Louisiana. This will be an IGOR members-only exhibition with an emphasis on museum-quality artwork. Among the artists exhibiting are ARC Living Masters&Trade;s David Bowers, Ardith Starostka, and Vala Ola and ARC Associate Living Master&Trade;s Don Clapper, Ed Copley, and Sivananda Nyayapathi.

    54th Annual Exhibition - Art and the Animal Tour
    April 17 - August 30, 2015

    The National Sporting Library and Museum - 5102 The Plains Road, Middleburg, Virginia 20118

    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


    Marvels and Mirages of Orientalism -
    From Spain to Morocco, Benjamin-Constant in His Time


    January 31, 2015 - May 31, 2015

    The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - 1380 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    This exhibition on Orientalism, a first for Canada, is based on extensive original research. The show unveils the forgotten figure of a master of the genre, Benjamin-Constant.

    Following in the footsteps of artists like Delacroix, whom he admired, this flamboyant painter's Orientalism is similar to that of Henri Regnault, Mariano Fortuny, Georges Clairin and Jean-Paul Laurens, who also figure largely in the exhibition. Appropriating the stereotypes of a colonial Near East, Benjamin-Constant alternated indolent odalisques and fierce Moors in his large-scale paintings.

    Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland

    March 7, 2015 - May 31, 2015

    de Young Museum - Golden Gate Park - 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118

    Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition highlights works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. See this rare presentation of some of the most iconic images in the history of Western art as they travel to San Francisco from the National Galleries of Scotland. Paintings selected from the collection include masterpieces by Sandro Botticelli, Diego Velázquez, Johannes Vermeer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Sir Henry Raeburn, Frederic Edwin Church, Claude Monet, and more.

    Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690–1840

    March 17 - June 7, 2015

    Art Institute of Chicago - 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60603-6404

    Presenting over 300 objects drawn from public and private collections across North America—as well as the Art Institute's own important collection of Irish decorative and fine arts—this exhibition is the first to explore the rich and complex art and culture of Ireland during the long 18th century.

    The Art Institute of Chicago is not only the first but the only venue to present this show celebrating the Irish as artists, collectors, and patrons—a fitting tribute to Chicago's own deep Irish roots.

    Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty

    April 5 - June 14, 2015

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

    This unprecedented selection of more than twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo from Italian museums is the first exhibition to explore Leonardo's philosophy of beauty as contrasted with his rival Michelangelo. Also featured will be Leonardo's renowned Codex on the Flight of Birds, containing a hidden self-portrait at age fifty-three, which has never previously been exhibited.

    Sculpture in the Age of Donatello

    February 20 - June 14, 2015

    Museum of Biblical Art - 1865 Broadway at 61st Street, New York, NY 10023

    Twenty-three masterpieces of early Florentine Renaissance sculpture, most never seen outside Italy, will be exhibited at MOBIA as the centerpiece of the Museum's tenth anniversary season. MOBIA will be the sole world-wide venue for this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. Works by Donatello, Brunelleschi, Nanni di Banco, Luca della Robbia and others were made in the first decades of the fifteenth century for Florence Cathedral ("Il Duomo"), which was then in the last phase of its construction, and are figural complements to Brunelleschi's soaring dome, conveying an analogous sense of courage and human potential. Like the dome, these statues of prophets and saints express the spiritual tension of a faith-driven humanism destined to transform Western culture.

    Whistler in Paris, London, and Venice

    January 30, 2015 - July 19, 2015

    The Yale University Art Gallery - 1111 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT

    This exhibition examines one of the most celebrated artists of the 19th century through the lens of three of his earliest and most innovative sets of etchings, the so-called French, Thames, and Venice Sets. Each set is representative of an important period in Whistler's life: as a student in Paris, absorbing the lessons of his Realist contemporaries and the Old Masters; as an emerging artist in London, forging a name for himself as an etcher; and as a well-known artist and teacher in Venice.

    The Critique of Reason: Romantic Art, 1760-1860

    March 6, 2015 - July 26, 2015

    The Yale University Art Gallery - 1111 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT

    The first major collaborative exhibition between the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Center for British Art, this exhibition offers an unprecedented opportunity to display together treasured works from both museums' collections. The show comprises paintings, sculptures, medals, watercolors, drawings, prints, and photographs by such iconic artists as William Blake, Géricault, Goya, and Turner. The broad range of work selected challenges the traditional notion of the Romantic artist as a brooding genius given to introversion and fantasy. Instead, the exhibition's eight thematic sections juxtapose arresting works that reveal the Romantics as attentive explorers of their natural and cultural worlds.

    Leighton's Flaming June

    June 9 - September 6, 2015

    Frick Collection - 1865 Broadway at 61st Street, New York, NY 10023

    At the end of his career, the British artist Frederic Leighton painted the now-iconic image of a sleeping woman in a vivid orange gown. On loan from the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico, Flaming June makes its first public appearance in New York City, exhibited alongside the Frick's four full-length portraits by James McNeill Whistler, another major proponent of "art for art's sake."

    Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter's Eye

    June 28 - October 4, 2015

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

    Caillebotte was among the most critically noted impressionist artists during the height of their activity in the late 1870s and early 1880s. Some 45 paintings from 1875 to 1882—the period in which Caillebotte was fully engaged with the impressionist movement—will provide a focused understanding of the provocative character and complexity of his artistic contributions, from spectacular images of the new public spaces designed by Baron Haussmann to visual meditations on leisure-time activities in and around Paris.

    Castiglione: Lost Genius

    August 9 - November 8, 2015

    Denver Art Museum - 1865 Broadway at 61st Street, New York, NY 10023

    This exhibit features 90 of the finest examples of drawings, etchings, and monotypes of the master Genoese draftsman, painter, and printmaker Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione. A forgotten master from the Italian baroque, Castiglione was a self-proclaimed genius, whose artworks entered the Royal Collection in 1762. The exhibition explores Castiglione's mastery of art and how he produced brilliant works despite his turbulent private life that prevented him from becoming more widely known.

    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 - London

    Russian Pictures

    Exhibition Dates: May 29 - June 1, 2015

    Sale Date: June 2, 2015

    Sotheby's - New York

    Master Paintings

    Exhibition Dates: May 30 - June 3, 2015

    Sale Date: June 4, 2015

    Christie's - New York

    Old Master Paintings

    Exhibition Dates: May 30 - June 2, 2015

    Sale Date: June 3, 2015

    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