MUSEUMS

By Verneida Britton

Each month, our friends get together to talk about contemporary religious art and ideas. They are Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Muslim, Jewish, and others too. To keep up to date, sign-up for our weekly e-newsletter.

2017 Summer Roadtrips: Tues., May 31 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (Richmond, VA);
Sat., June 24 - Arts Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL); Sat., July 15 - Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland, OH); Sun., August 6 - Ark Encounter (Kentucky); - Sept 20-24 - ArtPrize 2017 (Grand Rapids, MI); Sat., Oct. 14 - Blink Festival (Cincinnati, OH) 

ARIZONA
CALIFORNIA
  • Asian Art Museum: "The Journey of the Great Unknown" (Through October 28, 2017); 200 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA; 415-581-3500; asianart.org
  • Crocker Art Museum: "Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose" (Through September 17, 2017); 216 O Street, Sacramento; crockerartmuseum.org
  • The Contemporary Jewish Museum: "The 613 by Archie Rand" (Through Oct 22, 2017); 736 Mission St, San Francisco, CA; (415) 655-7800; thecjm.org
  • The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco | de Young Museum: "Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire" (Sept. 30, 2017 – Feb. 11, 2018); Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA; (415)750-3600; deyoung.famsf.org
  • The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco | de Young Museum: "Revelations: Art from the African American South," (Through April 1, 2018); Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA; (415)750-3600; deyoung.famsf.org
  • Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture: "Sanctuary" (October 07, 2017 – March 11, 2018); 2 Marina Boulevard (at Buchanan Street), San Francisco, CA; (415) 345-7500; fortmason.org
  • The de Young Museum: “The Fashion of Islam” (September 22, 2018–January 13, 2019); Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA; (415)750-3600; deyoung.famsf.org
  • SOMArts Cultural Center: “The Black Woman is God: Divine Revolution” (Through August 26, 2017); 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA; (415) 863-1414; somarts.org
ILLINOIS
MASSACHUSETTS
  • The Peabody Essex Museum: "All the Flowers Are for Me" (Through December 3, 2017); East India Square (161 Essex St) Salem, Massachusetts; 978-745-9500; pem.org
MICHIGAN
  • ArtPrize: "9th Annual" (September 20 - October 8, 2017; Downtown Grand Rapids; (616) 214-7906; artprize.org
MISSOURI
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum: Hieronymus Bosch’s "The Temptation of St. Anthony" (Since June 2017); 4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO; 816-751-1278; nelson-atkins.org
NEW JERSEY
NEW YORK
OHIO
OKLAHOMA
  • Oklahoma City Museum of Art: "Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic” (Through September 10, 2017); On view through Sept. 10, 2017; 415 Couch Drive Oklahoma City, OK; (405) 236-3100; okcmoa.com
PENNSYLVANIA
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: South Asian Art Galleries (Reopened Oct. 2, 2016); 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia; (215)763-8100; philamuseum.org
TEXAS
UTAH
  • Brigham Young University Museum of Art: “To Magnify the Lord,” (Through summer 2019); North Campus Drive, Provo, Utah; (801)422-8287; moa.byu.edu
WASHINGTON, DC
  • National Museum of American History: "Religion in Early America"; Constitution Avenue, NW, Between 12th and 14th Streets, Washington, D.C.; (202) 633-1000; americanhistory.si.edu
  • Museum of the Bible: Grand Opening this fall 2017 including an 8-week run of the former  Broadway musical “Amazing Grace” (Nov. 18 - Jan. 7, 2018) in the museum’s 472-seat World Stage Theater; 409 3rd St SW, Washington, DC; museumofthebible.org
  • Museum of the Bible: Makoto Fujimura's "The Four Holy Gospels" will be in the inaugural exhibit at the new museum in November of 2017; 409 3rd St SW, Washington, DC; museumofthebible.org
Add a Museum exhibition on Religious Art to the calendar by e-mailing the details to "Greg(at)disneybritton.com".