MUSEUMS

By Gregory Disney-Britton

You are welcome to join us. Each month, our friends & family get together to talk about contemporary religious art and ideas. They are Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Muslim, Jewish, and others too. Find us at one of the museum exhibitions listed below:

  • February 2019Saint Louis Art Museum: "Kehinde Wiley: Saint Louis" (Through February 10, 2019); 1 Fine Arts Dr, St. Louis, MO; 314-721-0072; slam.org
  • April 2019The Getty Museum: "Palmyra: Loss and Remembrance" (Through May 27, 2019); 200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA; (310) 440-7300 ; getty.edu
  • June 2019Minneapolis Museum of Art: "Christ Driving the Money Changers from the Temple," (1570) by El Greco (Gallery: G341); 2400 Third Avenue South Minneapolis, MN; 888-642-2787; artsmia.org
  • December 2019 - Art Gallery of Ontario: "Early Rubens" (October 12, 2019 – January 5, 2020); 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario; 877-225-4246; ago.ca

CALIFORNIA
ILLINOIS
INDIANA
  • Alpha & Omega Project for Contemporary Religious Arts: "Quiet Spirituality: Tony Melendez" (Opening August 21, 2019); 317-755-8400; alphaomegaarts.org
MASSACHUSETTS
MICHIGAN
MISSOURI
  • Saint Louis Art Museum: "Kehinde Wiley: Saint Louis" (Through February 10, 2019); 1 Fine Arts Dr, St. Louis, MO; 314.721.0072; slam.org
  • Museum of Contemporary Religious Art: "MOCRA 25" (Through February 17, 2019); Fusz Memorial Hall at 3700 West Pine Boulevard on the Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO; 314-977-7170; slu.edu/mocra
NEW JERSEY
NEW YORK
  • The Frick Collection: "The Charterhouse of Bruges: Jan van Eyck, Petrus Christus, and Jan Vos" (Through January 13, 2019); 1 East 70th Street, New York, NY; 212-288-0700; frick.org
  • The Frick Collection: ‘Luigi Valadier: Splendor in Eighteenth-Century Rome’ (Through January 20, 2019); 1 East 70th Street New York, NY; 212-288-0700; frick.org
  • The Frick Collection: ‘Tiepolo in Milan: The Lost Frescoes of Palazzo Archinto’ (April 16, 2019 to July 14, 2019); 1 East 70th Street New York, NY; 212-288-0700; frick.org
  • The Frick Collection: ‘Bertoldo di Giovanni: The Renaissance of Sculpture in Medici Florence’ (September 18, 2019 to January 12, 2020);  1 East 70th Street New York, NY; 212-288-0700; frick.org
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art: “Armenia,” (Through January 13, 2019); 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY; (212) 535-7710; metmuseum.org
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art: “Celebrating the Year of the Pig,” (February 4 - July 28, 2019); 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY; (212) 535-7710; metmuseum.org
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art: “The World Between Empires: Art & Identity in the Ancient Middle East,” (March 18 - June 23, 2018); 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY; (212) 535-7710; metmuseum.org
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art: “Children to Immortals: Figural Representations in Chinese Art,” (Through February 23, 2020); 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY; (212) 535-7710; metmuseum.org
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art: "Seeing the Divine: Pahari Painting of North India" (Through July 21, 2019); 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY; (212) 535-7710; metmuseum.org 
  • Museum of Modern Art: "Charles White: A Retrospective" (Through January 13, 2019); 11 West 53 Street, New York, NY; (212) 708-9400; moma.org
  • MOMA PS1: "Simone Fattal" (March 31–September 2, 2019; 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Queens, New York, NY; (212) 708-9400; moma.org
  • Whitney Museum of American Art: "Andy Warhol — From A to B and Back Again" (Through March 31, 2019); 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY; (212) 570-3600; whitney.org
  • Yeshiva University Museum: "Echoes" (Through January 16, 2019); The Center for Jewish History, 15 W. 16th St., New York, NY; 212-294-8330; .yumuseum.org
OHIO
  • Cincinnati Museum of Art: "'Guard of the Harem' by Frank Duveneck" (Permanent display); 953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH; (513) 721-ARTS (2787); cincinnatiartmuseum.org 
  • Cleveland Museum of Art: "Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, Wonders" (07/07/2019 to Sun, 10/13/2019); 11150 East Boulevard Cleveland, Ohio; 216-421-7350; clevelandart.org
PENNSYLVANIA
UTAH
  • Brigham Young University Museum of Art: "Becoming America,” (Opening March 22, 2019); North Campus Drive, Provo, Utah; (801)422-8287; moa.byu.edu
WASHINGTON, DC
  • Smithsonian | Freer Gallery of Art / Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: “Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice across Asia” (Through November 29, 2020); 1050 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC; (202)633-1000; freersackler.si.edu
  • Smithsonian | National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center: "Jeffrey Veregge: Of Gods and Heroes" (Through October 13, 2019); Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House One Bowling Green New York, NY; 888-618-0572; si.edu/museums/american-indian-museum-heye-center
Add a Museum exhibition on Religious Art to the calendar by e-mailing the details to "Greg(at)disneybritton.com".