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    Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster, 1844–2012

    Featuring fifty posters, this exhibition profiles the evolution of posters from presidential races from Polk to Obama, and brings eye-popping political graphics to the to the forefront and to show the great American political poster as art.
    • History & Culture
    • Low
    • 5 Weeks
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    Our People, Our Land, Our Images

    This photographic exhibition features the work of indigenous artists from North America, Peru, Iraq, and New Zealand. The exhibition is distinctive in its historical reach, including newly discovered 19th-century trailblazers, members of the next generation of emerging photographers, and well established contemporary practitioners.
    • Fine Art History & Culture
    • Low
    • 7 Weeks
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    Material Pulses: Contemporary Quilts

    This exhibition features quilts, mixed media, and installation work. Quilts of up to 101 inches high will be featured, for dramatic scale of an art form that is often relegated to its functional qualities. The artists investigate color, pattern, and size through traditional and experimental quilt-making applications.
    • Folk Art & Design Studio Craft
    • Low
    • 7 Weeks
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    Imprinting the West: Manifest Destiny, Real and Imagined

    Westward expansion was one of the most transformational elements in American life throughout the nineteenth century. Printed imagery played an important role in the dissemination of knowledge and understanding about the West and those who inhabited it. Featuring hand-colored engravings and lithographs, the exhibition explores these depictions and the influence artists had on the West’s perception.
    • Fine Art History & Culture
    • Low
    • 7 Weeks
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    Grand Ole Opry

    ExhibitsUSA’s Grand Ole Opry features thirty gelatin silver prints by Gordon Gillingham, a commercial photographer hired to photograph the Opry between 1952 and 1960. The images document the radio show and the country music business during the zenith of country music’s postwar boom, and wonderfully capture the spirit, energy, camaraderie, and sheer joy of performing that permeated both musicians and fans of The Opry in its heyday.
    • History & Culture
    • Low
    • 7 Weeks
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    Estamos Aquí (We Are Here)

    Estamos Aquí (We Are Here) features contemporary serigraphs by 40 artists who took an opportunity to learn a specialized silkscreen print technique from a collaborative Austin-based residency. Many of the artists are speaking from the Latino/Chicano perspective, and the resulting portfolio of prints expresses their celebrations, sorrows, challenges, popular culture, and personal experiences.
    • Fine Art Folk Art & Design
    • Low
    • 7 Weeks
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    Cloth as Community: Hmong Textiles in America

    The story of Hmong textile production told in this exhibition reflects the radical upheaval in the external environment that Hmong refugees experienced. It tracks the evolution of Hmong textiles from ceremonial works to those created for commerce.
    • Folk Art & Design History & Culture
    • Low
    • 7 Weeks
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    Blake Little: Photographs from the Gay Rodeo

    Consisting of 41 black-and-white photographs taken between 1988 and 1992, the selected images document the gay rodeo circuit and the lives of many of its participants in those years. The collected body of work not only serves as a stunning example of black-and- white portraiture and rodeo photography, it also explores the diverse and complex natures of individual and community identity in the West.
    • Fine Art
    • Low
    • 5 Weeks
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    Vibrant Bounty: Chinese Folk Art from the Shaanxi Region

    This exhibition invites visitors on a journey through Shaanxi Province, one of the cradles of Chinese civilization. Both the art and the objects featured in this exhibition introduce us to a region of China, which, like the American Midwest, is dominated by agriculture and populated with working people.
    • Fine Art Folk Art & Design
    • Low
    • 7 Weeks

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