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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™

    Tony Pro: Real Cowboys
    Show opens May 1, 2014

    Thunderbird Foundation for the Arts - 2200 South State Street, Mt. Carmel, Utah

    ARC Living Master ™ Tony Pro has been working on this special project as a means of showing the real faces of contemporary cowboys, especially the faces of cowboys and ranchers in Long Valley. In all there will be approximately ten paintings shown which will include a few of the youths, their parents and their grandparents from the region. This will discount the certain myths of what "real cowboys" truly look like.

    Max Ginsburg Oil Demonstration
    September 5, 2014

    Salmagundi Club - Forty-Seven Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003

    ARC Living Master ™ Max Ginsburg will paint a portrait from life in the alla prima tradition of many of the Old Masters. He will discuss observation of form and color and his techniques while he is painting.

    Max's paintings are known for their realism and express the themes of humanity, war and peace and social justice as well as life's many joys.

    Exhibitions featuring ARC Associate Living Masters™

    Portrait Artists Australia
    June 15 - September 15, 2014

    Embassy of Australia, Washington DC

    ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan will be exhibiting a portrait along with 22 other artists celebrating Australia's rich cultural diversity.

    Art in the Park
    August 30 - 31, 2014

    Ashuelot River Park - West St, Keene, NH 03431

    ARC Associate Living Master™ Mary Jane Q Cross will be exhibiting in Art in the Park.
    Art in the Park is open from 10am-4pm.

    Woodstock Arts Festival
    September 6 - 7, 2014

    Woodstock, VT

    ARC Associate Living Master™ Mary Jane Q Cross be exhibiting at the 5th Annual Art Festival on the Green along with other fine New England artists. Food and music all day!

    Exhibitions featuring ARC Living Artists™

    Miniatures and More
    October 25 - December 6, 2014

    The Albuquerque Museum - 2000 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104

    Now in its 24th year, Miniatures & More is an exhibition fundraiser that provides valuable funding to The Albuquerque Museum while benefiting the artists whose work it features.

    ARC Living Artist™ Debara Keirce will be exhibiting three of her paintings in the show.

    Opening Reception: October 25, 2014

    The exhibition will open to the public on Sunday, October 26, 2014.

    Exhibitions of ARC Approved™ Ateliers

    Artists and Alumni of Studio Incamminati Exhibition and Sale at the Comcast Center
    August 25 - December 31, 2014

    Art at the Center, The Market and Shops at Comcast Center - 1701 JFK Blvd., Philadelphia, PA

    The Art Center at The Market and Shops at Comcast Center presents an exhibition and sale of artwork from artists and alumni from Studio Incamminati.

    Then, at a special Oct. 14 event, artists and alumni from the school will be on hand to discuss their individual pieces and the burgeoning new representational art movement.

    8 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday
    Closed Sunday

    Selected Work from Florence Academy of Art Alumni
    September 12 - October 8, 2014

    The Richard Massey Foundation - 601 West 26th Street, Suite 1385, New York, NY 10001

    The Richard J. Massey Foundation for the Arts and Sciences presents selected work from Florence Academy of Art Alumni.

    Opening Reception will be on Friday September 12, 2014 from 5 - 9 p.m.

    The show will continue through October 8th, with visits by appointment. Please contact Marguerite Soderberg at marguerite@the-massey-foundation.org or call 212-52-1000 for more information.

    Trompe L'oeil at Francesca Anderson Fine Art
    September 12 - November 1, 2014

    Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Portraits North - 56 Adams Street, Lexington, MA 02420

    Francesca Anderson Fine Art will feature several new Ani Artists works for their upcoming exhibit, Trompe L'oeil. Specializing in Contemporary Realism and Portraiture, FA Fine art has been hosting popular shows in the Boston and Lexington area since 1983.

    FA's Trompe L'oeil will be featuring works by: Dan Brown, Marina Dieul, Gary Erbe, Phil Kidd, Omar Rodriguez Jr., Chris Thorson, Anthony Waichulis, Mary Wells, Judy York and many others. This will be a group show not to miss!

    Special Events

    Exhibition of work by former students of Signorina Nerina Simi
    July 12 - August 20, 2014

    La Casa del Berlingaio (Stazzema) and the Palazzo della Cultura di Stazzema (frazione di Cardoso), Stazzema, Italy

    In the 1960s, Signorina Simi's school was the only one in Europe that was still teaching properly the fine art of figurative drawing and painting. This exhibition showcases work by Signorina Nerina Simi's 32 former students, paying tribute to her lifetime of teaching.

    The Casa di Berlingaio in the village of Stazzema will host some of the works and the new Palazzo della Cultura in Cardoso will hold the larger part of works exhibited.

    ARC Living Masters™ Michael John Angel, Daniel Graves, and Joke Frima will be among the artists exhibiting paintings.

    Receptions will be held on the opening and closing days of the show.

    Hidden Faces of the Salon des Refusés
    August 18 - October 15, 2014

    Hilton Melbourne South Wharf - 2 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf 3006, Australia

    ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan and several other artists will be exhibiting in the Hidden Faces of the Archibald award exhibition. Known in arts circles as the Victorian Salon des Refusés, Hidden Faces (open exclusively to artists from Victoria that submitted but were not selected for the Prize) runs in tandem with the touring Archibald Portrait show.

    The show is held in the lobby and free of charge to visitors.

    Quintessential California
    July 28 - November 2, 2014

    Santa Paula Art Museum - 117 North 10th Street, Santa Paula, California.

    More than 50 contemporary and traditional artists associated with the historic California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization, celebrate the enduring appeal of the Golden State. The exhibition highlights a variety of subjects that define California - from famed beaches and majestic mountainsides, to historic sites and abundant agriculture.

    Gallery Exhibitions

    August 14 - September 26, 2014

    The John Pence Gallery - 750 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

    This exhibit will feature several artists from the ARC Approved™ Ani Art Academies.

    "Drawings are at once the heartbeat, the bones, the musculature, and the spirit of all art. Drawings constitute a unique language for each artist, and the viewer is privileged to glimpse the skeletal elements of the art process first-hand. Drawings are personal: they reveal, they are intended as notes, they are a means to an end, and they represent the embryo of genius, the moment of an artist's truth." - John Pence

    Opening Reception: August 14, 2014 6-8pm

    Museum Exhibitions

    Harmless Hunter: The Wildlife Work of Charles M. Russell

    Through August 17, 2014

    National Museum of Wildlife Art - 2820 Rungius Road, Jackson, Wyoming 83001

    This touring exhibit features the animal artwork of Charles M. Russell. Russell's wildlife art attracted avid patronage, from the publishers of books, magazines, and calendars seeking illustrations, to wealthy businessmen anxious to decorate their clubrooms with scenes of nature and the hunt, symbols of what President Theodore Roosevelt called the 'strenuous life.'

    The exhibit can also be seen at the following museums:
    Rockwell Museum in Corning, NY (September 19, 2014 - January 4, 2015)
    Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History in Norman, OK (January 31, 2015 - April 26, 2015)
    Charlie M. Russell Museum in Great Falls, MT (May 16, 2015 - September 13, 2015)

    Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection

    February 28 - August 17, 2014

    Smithsonian American Art Museum - 8th and F Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004

    This exhibition presents some of the most treasured artworks from the Smithsonian American Art Museum's permanent collection, including works by Edward Hopper, Isabel Bishop, Paul Cadmus, Reginald Marsh, among others. The exhibition includes seventy paintings and sculpture from the 1910s to the 1980s that encompass the range of what can broadly be called modern realism, from socio-political to psychological, from satirical to surrealist. In 1952 Sara Roby established a foundation to encourage artists creating figurative works, at a time when Abstract Expressionism was the dominant force in the art world in the years following World War II.

    Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections

    April 9 - August 25, 2014

    J. Paul Getty Museum - 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049

    This exhibition traces the development of Byzantine visual culture from its roots in the ancient pagan world through the opulent and deeply spiritual world of the new Christian Byzantine Empire and its broad influence across diverse regions. Featured are mosaics, icons, frescoes, sculpture, manuscripts, metalwork, jewelry, glass, embroideries and ceramics drawn from Greek collections.

    Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Heaven and Earth: Byzantine Illumination at the Cultural Crossroads, on view at the Getty Center through June 22, 2014.

    The Spanish Gesture: Drawings from Murillo to Goya in the Hamburger Kunsthalle

    May 25 - August 31, 2014

    Meadows Museum - 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX 75205

    This exhibit features a selection of 86 graphic works representing many of the leading Spanish artists from the 16th to the 19th centuries and marks the first time that the Hamburger Kunsthalle Spanish drawings collection has been on public display outside Germany.

    Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums

    June 8 - September 7, 2014

    Allentown Art Museum - 31 North Fifth Street Allentown, PA 18101

    With works by some of the greatest names in European art, Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums examines the thematic and stylistic developments in Italian art, from the religious paintings of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance to the secular neoclassical and genre paintings of the nineteenth century. The exhibition's summer 2014 stop at the Allentown Art Museum is its only appearance on the East Coast.

    George Catlin's American Buffalo

    May 31 - September 14, 2014

    C.M. Russell Museum - 400 13th Street North, Great Falls, Montana

    The exhibition presents 40 original George Catlin paintings from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection to show the crucial role of the buffalo in Plains Indian culture.

    America's Eden: Thomas Cole and The Voyage of Life

    Through September 14, 2014

    The Taft Museum of Art - 316 Pike Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

    Discover a landmark of American art by Thomas Cole, a leader of the Hudson River School. Cole's allegorical paintings, The Voyage of Life, depict the course of a man's life as a river journey through four magical landscapes. Cole's masterpiece, which rarely travels, is accompanied by 41 American landscape paintings and works on paper from the permanent collections of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica, New York.

    Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris

    June 21, 2014 - September 14, 2014

    Oklahoma City Museum of Art - 415 Couch Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73102

    Gods and Heroes will be a rich overview of masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, the original school of fine arts in Paris, France, and a repository for work by Europe's most renowned artists since the seventeenth century. The exhibition will include approximately 140 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper dating from the seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries. The focus will be on epic themes such as courage, sacrifice, and death, as well as the ways that changing political and philosophical systems affected the choice and execution of these subjects. The exhibition will feature artists such as Jacques-Louis David, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, François Boucher, Nicolas Poussin, Albrecht Dürer, and Rembrandt van Rijn.

    Faked, Forgotten, Found: Five Renaissance Paintings Investigated

    June 28, 2014 - September 15, 2014

    Carnegie Museum of Art - 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

    This exhibition showcases conservators' forensic analysis of five Renaissance paintings in the museum's collection that have undergone significant scientific analysis and conservation. The discoveries about each work are presented through extensive multimedia documentation, highlighting a fascinating but little-seen aspect of museum practice. The exhibition offers a behind-the-scenes perspective on the intersection of art and science taking place in the museum every day.

    Dürer's Women

    June 22, 2014 - September 21, 2014

    Cleveland Museum of Art - 1150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

    The exhibition Dürer's Women features over fifty of his impressions from the Cleveland Museum of Art's distinguished collection of Dürer's prints and considers the artist's multivalent depictions of women over the course of his career. Exploring such themes as love, temptation, and power, this exhibition juxtaposes his more traditional religious imagery of the Madonna and saints with his more complex and ambiguous secular depictions of women.

    American Encounters: Anglo-American Portraiture in an Era of Revolution

    May 17 - September 15, 2014

    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art - 600 Museum Way, Bentonville AR, 72712

    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the Musee du Louvre, the High Museum of Art and the Terra Foundation for American Art have announced the third installation in their four-year collaboration focusing on the history of American art. American Encounters: Anglo-American Portraiture in an Era of Revolution provides a close look at five paintings that demonstrate how portraiture evolved in the late 18th and early 19th centuries as American and European painters were influenced by one another. The installation's five works have never been displayed together previously.

    John Ruskin: Artist and Observer

    July 4 - September 28, 2014

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2

    John Ruskin is remembered as Victorian Britain's leading art critic and as the champion of JMW Turner. But he was also an outstanding artist in his own right.

    His exquisitely detailed drawings and watercolours were the result of an intense and passionate artistic impulse. This landmark exhibition, for the first time, provides a comprehensive overview of Ruskin's extraordinary artistic output.


    May 11 - October 5, 2014

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

    From the moment the American Mary Cassatt made her debut in 1879 with the group of artists known as the impressionists, her name has been linked with that of the Frenchman Edgar Degas.

    The exhibit examines the affinity between the two artists. Both were realists who drew their inspiration from the human figure and the depiction of modern life, and they were peers, moving in the same social and intellectual circles. The two artists engaged in an intense dialogue, turning to each other for advice and challenging each other to experiment with materials and techniques. Their admiration and support for each other endured long after their art began to head in different directions and they remained devoted friends for forty years.

    Into the Light: The Paintings of William Blair Bruce

    May 24 - October 5, 2014

    Allentown Art Museum - 31 North Fifth Street Allentown, PA 18101

    Numbering over 100 paintings, the Bruce exhibition will be the largest ever mounted and will include paintings never before exhibited publically, and related archival material, including photographs and letters, with a view to presenting as full a picture as possible of the artist and his life.The exhibition will follow the painter from his early days in Hamilton, to Paris, to the French artist colonies of Barbizon, Grez-sur-Loing and Giverny, and finally to Sweden where he settled on the island of Gotland in the middle of the Baltic sea.

    American Impressionism: A New Vision

    July 19 - October 19, 2014

    Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art - 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4

    The exhibition traces the discovery of Impressionism by American artists in the late 19th-century. Divided into four groups these include: major figures such as Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent and James McNeill Whistler who lived in Paris and were close personal friends of the French Impressionists, especially Degas and Monet; the group of American artists who trained in Paris and/ or settled near Monet at Giverny in 1887; American Impressionists working in the USA, including William Merritt Chase, Childe Hassam and Theodore Robinson and Later Impressionism and the American group known as 'The Ten'.

    The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy British Art and Design

    May 20 - October 26, 2014

    Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street) New York, NY 10028

    This exhibition will highlight the second wave of the Pre-Raphaelite movement as it unfolded from the 1860s through the 1890s, focusing on the key figures Edward Burne-Jones, William Morris, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Some thirty works from across the Museum's collections-including paintings, drawings, furniture, textiles, prints, and illustrated books, many of them rarely on view and united for the first time-will demonstrate the enduring impact of Pre-Raphaelite ideals as they were adapted by different artists and developed across a range of media. At a time of renewed appreciation for art of the Victorian age, the installation will direct fresh attention toward the Metropolitan's little-known holdings in this important area.

    Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In

    May 4 - November 30, 2014

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

    This exhibit gathers together for the first time a select group of Wyeth's images of windows. Included in the exhibition are watercolor studies quickly executed to capture a momentary impression as well as tempera paintings created over an extended period of distillation and simplification. The exhibition begins with Wind from the Sea and proceeds to galleries of images that reflect his extended study of windows at other sites of particular interest, including the Olson house in Maine, the Kuerner farm in Pennsylvania, and his own Brandywine studio.

    This exhibit will only be shown in Washington, D.C.

    Jamie Wyeth

    July 16 - December 28, 2014

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

    The first comprehensive retrospective of artist Jamie Wyeth (born 1946) will examine his imaginative approach to realism over the course of six decades, from his earliest childhood drawings through various recurring themes inspired by the people, places, and objects that populate his world.

    A Victorian Obsession

    November 14, 2014 - March 29, 2015

    Leighton House Museum - 12 Holland Park Road, London W12 8LZ

    A Victorian Obsession presents 50 exceptional paintings by many of the leading artists of the Victorian period within the extraordinary interiors of Leighton House Museum. The pictures all belong to the Mexican collector Juan Antonio Pérez Simón and form the largest private collection of Victorian art outside the UK. The works have never before been seen together in Europe and will have their only UK showing at Leighton House Museum.

    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.)

    Christie's - London, South Kensington

    The Neil Wilson Collection: A Romantic Vision

    Sale Date: September 24, 2014

    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