March 15 - October 1, 2022
Visit the beach from the Beach! This exhibition, planned in conjunction with the American Library Association’s 2022 summer reading theme “Oceans of Possibility,” features waves, shorelines, sand dunes and sea creatures in the museum’s collection. This exhibition sets the theme for the museum’s weekly summer art programs, tours, and gallery activities.
Image: Jeff Aeiling (1958, Iowa City, Iowa), title unknown, 2007, oil on panel, Friends of the Beach Museum of Art purchase, 2008.15
April 5 – December 15, 2022
This exhibition gives voice to the prairie and provides opportunities for all ages to discover its form and beauty. The exhibition complements the nearby outdoor Meadow as well as art displayed in other galleries, including Jim Richardson’s photographs of prairie root systems. Prairie Views includes photographs of prairie fires by Larry Schwarm and a collage-print related to the Ogallala aquifer by Lynn Benson, among other images.
Image: Robert Newton Sudlow, Autumn Storm, Wabaunsee County, 2002, oil on canvas, Friends of the Beach Museum of Art purchase, 2004.81