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Exhibition Archive: 2005-2007

Paths to the Press: Printmaking and American Women Artists, 1910-1960

October 21, 2007 – December 18, 2007

“Paths to the Press: Printmaking and American Women Artists, 1910 1960” was the first major survey of U.S. female printmakers active during the first half of the twentieth century.

Copper Truck by Elliott Pujol

October 21, 2007 – August 30, 2008

From the Permanent Collection: Kansas Women at the Press, 1910-1960

October 21, 2007 – February 17, 2008

Designed to complement “Paths to the Press,” this exhibition features some of the most active female printmakers in Kansas during the period considered.

Let Me Show You the World: The Sewn Drawings of China Marks

October 21, 2007 – December 16, 2007

The exhibition featured twenty-six works by New York-based artist China Marks. Her wildly imaginative works are, as New York Times art critic Grace Glueck has noted, “pieced together with wizardly dexterity.” Through her inventive and distinctive method, an improvisational and revelatory dance of mind, hand, and material, Marks arrives at fantastic creations that are at once in and out of this world.

Making Kansas Home: Selections from the Marjorie Swann and Bill Tsutsui Collection

June 1, 2007 – August 26, 2007

When University of Kansas professors Bill Tsutsui and Marjorie Swann came to Lawrence in 1993, they sometimes felt like outsiders, or “sojourners,” as Tsutsui puts it.

Michael Krueger: 2007 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print Artist

April 27, 2007 – July 1, 2007

An exhibition featuring the work of Michael Krueger, the Friends of the Beach Museum of Art’s 2007 gift print artist. Krueger’s work is characterized by an insistence on narrative and line. He uses traditional printmaking techniques such as lithography and intaglio, as well as various digital technologies, often combining several techniques in a single print.

A Decade and a Year: Annual Major Acquisitions by the Friends of the Beach Museum of Art

January 16, 2007 – May 21, 2007

This exhibition recognizes the significant contribution the Friends of the Beach Museum of Art (FOBMA) has made to the development of the permanent collection in the eleven years since the museum’s opening.

The Creative Place: Children and their Art

September 8, 2006 – April 20, 2007

“The Creative Place: Children and their Art” is an art discovery area with an educational exhibition and art making space in the Museum’s Hempler Gallery. The gallery was used by the Museum’s education staff for early childhood workshops, school tours and after-school/early release programs.

A Sampling: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

September 8, 2006 – December 22, 2006

“A Sampling” featured landscapes, figurative work, and a variety of three-dimensional objects.

Tools In Motion: Works from the Hechinger Collection

June 3, 2006 – August 27, 2006

Organized and circulated by International Arts and Artists, the exhibition was drawn from “Tools as Art: The Hechinger Collection,” a remarkable assembly of works that reflects the singular vision of John Hechinger (1920-2004).

Something to Look Forward To

February 5, 2006 – April 2, 2006

“Something to Look Forward To” paid homage to the exceptional talent, unique vision, and courageous persistence of particular mature artists who have created dynamic abstract images and objects during extended and successful careers.

1% of Art - A Random Sample from the Permanent Collection

January 10, 2006 – April 9, 2006

A random sample of 1% of the art from the Permanent Collection.

All in a Day's Work: Images of Farming & Ranching from the Collection of the Beach Museum of Art

August 30, 2005 – December 23, 2005

Ceramics from the Permanent Collection

August 2, 2005 – December 23, 2005

Other Days in Pictures and Verse

May 24, 2005 – December 23, 2005

Jim Munce: 2005 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print Artist

April 22, 2005 – August 14, 2005

This was an exhibition of prints by Jim Munce, professor emeritus of art at K-State and the 2005 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print Artist.

Freaky Fables from the Foothills: Prints by Tom Huck

February 11, 2005 – April 15, 2005

Artist Tom Huck describes his work as: “My work deals with personal observations about the experiences of living in a small town in southeast Missouri. The often strange and humorous occurences, places, and people in those towns offer a never ending source of inspiration for my prints.”

Jon Blumb Photographs

February 1, 2005 – April 10, 2005

Recent work by Kansas-based photographer Jon Blumb.

Gone: Photographs of Abandoment on the High Plains

February 1, 2005 – April 10, 2005

This exhibition featured a series of haunting photographs by New Mexico photographer Steve Fitch.

Angiolo Mazzoni: Architecture in Motion Italian Railway & Postal Building Architecture 1928-1943

December 10, 2004 – May 29, 2005

Mazzoni often designed a wide range of interior details and furniture, including the light fixtures and tables and chairs found in his passenger stations.

Brrr!: Selections from the Permanent Collection

December 3, 2004 – May 15, 2005