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Past Exhibitions

Certainty and Doubt: Paintings by Dan Ramirez

Oct 13, 2017–Jan 7, 2018

Drawn from Madison and Midwestern collections, this exhibition highlights the artistic vision of Chicago-based artist Dan Ramirez. For over forty years Ramirez has employed a […]

Karen LaMonte: Floating World

Aug 11–Sep 24, 2017

Life-sized kimonos cast in glass, ceramic, bronze, and rusted iron will fill the Rowland Galleries for Karen LaMonte: Floating World at the Chazen Museum of Art, August 11–September […]

Sets: Printed Variations

May 26–Aug 20, 2017

Sets: Printed Variations will present a few of the sets of prints from the Chazen’s permanent collection. Although these sets of artworks are made up of […]

Middle Child: Photographs by Alex Orellana

Apr 28–Jun 25, 2017

Exhibition Overview Alex Orellana is the winner of the 2017 Chazen Museum Prize for an Outstanding MFA Student. Orellana is a third-year MFA student in […]

Samurai: The Way of the Warrior

Apr 21–Jul 23, 2017

Exhibition Overview Samurai: The Way of the Warrior presents a selection of more than ninety objects from one of the most important collections of Japanese arms […]

Daumier Lithographs: Characters and Caricatures

Dec 23, 2016–Feb 19, 2017

The great caricaturist of late nineteenth century Paris, Honoré Daumier, lived through turbulent times. His productive life started at the same time that Louis Philippe […]