Roger Shimomura, "Yellow No Same #11", lithograph, detail, 1992, Mulvane Art Museum permanent collection


If education is the heart of the Mulvane Art Museum, exhibitions are its life-blood.  They challenge, inspire, open minds, ignite ideas, and speak to us about the human endeavor.  Every artist and every exhibition has a voice.  All we need do is make an effort to listen.

Rita Blitt Acryllic

To Kiss the Sun

Date: Fri 08/09/19 10:00AM - Sat 01/11/20 4:00PM
Location: Rita Blitt Gallery

This exhibition is curated from the Rita Blitt Legacy Collection by Stevie Haley Delgado, Irwin Blitt Student Fellow 2018-19. The project is an examination of Rita Blitt’s interest in incorporating natural and atmospheric elements into her work; in particular, the reflection of light. Her abstract paintings render nature with literal force.
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Armando Bogarin Installation

Armando Bogarin - Visiting Artist: Installation Art

Date: Tue 08/27/19 10:00AM - Sat 10/05/19 4:00PM
Location: 2nd Level North Gallery

Armando Bogarin will be the Mulvane Art Museum's Visiting Artist this Fall. He comes to us from Paraguay through the state's Kansas Paraguay Partnership program. Bogarin has exhibited his work in many countries around the world. Here he will be creating an art installation in the main floor south gallery beginning August 27th.
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Takamori, Akio, Sitting Monkey, lithograph, 2011, MAM permanent collection

100 minus 5: Variations in the Art of Printmaking

Date: Fri 07/05/19 10:00AM - Fri 01/17/20 5:00PM
Location: 2nd Level North Gallery

The count-down to the 100th anniversary of the Mulvane Art Museum has begun. Leading up to the 100-year celebration in 2024, the Mulvane will highlight the art collection through changing annual exhibitions titled 100 minus. These exhibitions honor the artists, the art and those who have supported the Mulvane Art Museum over the course of a century.
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Brave New World

Novel Art - Narrative Paintings by Michael Young and Ian Young

Date: Fri 05/24/19 8:00AM - Sat 09/28/19 4:00PM
Location: Entrance Level : Adeline Peers Galleries

This exhibition features twenty-two paintings from the private collection of Kansas City collector Fred Whitehead. Michael Young and Ian Young, father and son, each created paintings based on famous literary works 100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, respectively.
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David Johnson, Catskill Mountains, 1848, oil on panel, MAM permanent collection

Endangered Art: A Reprise

Date: Fri 07/05/19 10:00AM - Mon 09/30/19 5:00PM
Location: 2nd Level South Gallery

Endangered Art: A Reprise features artworks not included in the premiere exhibition (Endangered Art 2018), that require conservation. Further, the exhibition demonstrates the dramatic transformation of our recently conserved paintings, incorporating behind the scenes documentation of the conservation process, and presenting new research.
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