Events by Region
October 11 - December 20, 2014
Mike Osborne’s Monopoly translates the game board's Mondrian-like map into photographs that grapple with the Atlantic City's complicated past and present. His conversion of the game into representations of actual places is absurd but serious, a means of reflecting on the problems that have plagued many American cities over the last half-century.
October 19 - January 4, 2015
An immersive exhibition of works by virtuosic draftsman James Drake. Committing to draw every day for two years, he devised a system that resulted in 1,242 individual drawings depicting wild animals, landscapes, studies of human anatomy, scientific formulas, and representations of classical art and family photographs, among other subjects.
September 3 - January 4, 2015
70 paintings from the era when "avant-garde" and "plein-air" went together. Organized by the National Gallery of Art and drawn from the collections of Ailsa Mellon Bruce, her brother Paul Mellon, and others. See it now, else you'll have to stop in San Francisco, Seattle, Rome or Tokyo!
September 21 - February 1, 2015
What impact did French Impressionism have on the direction of art of the American Southwest? Juxtapose French Impressionist and pre-Impressionist loaner works from the Tacoma Art Museum in Washington state with Western American examples from the El Paso collections and find out!
October 3 - November 29, 2014
A whirlwind extravaganza of paintings, drawings, and shit-kicking shenanigans. The newest reincarnation of UM lines up a statwide roster of artists, with works ranging from the ridiculous to the sublime, all capturing the heart and soul of of Contemporary Texas Life. Participating artists include: The Art Guys, Franklin Ackerley, Bale Creek Allen, Kelly Allison, Michael Ray Charles,James Drake, Ana Fernandez, Bill Fitzgibbons, B.C. Gilbert, Wayne Gilbert, Felice House, Luis Jimenez, Daniel Johnston, Sharon Kopriva, Leigh Merrill, Rahul Mitra, Mark Ponder, Peter Saul, Hills Snyder, Gary Sweeney, Jesse “Guitar” Taylor, Bryan Wheeler, and Jeff F. Wheeler
September 18 - December 4, 2014