Current Exhibitions

Installation view, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, January 2018
23
January
Through
27
May
2018

Harriet L. and Paul M. Weissman Gallery, Anne Greer and Fredric B. Garonzik Family Gallery, and Gump Family Gallery

The Quilts of Mary Lee Bendolph

The central link in three generations of quiltmakers from Gee’s Bend, Alabama, Mary Lee Bendolph (b. 1935) is celebrated for her bold compositions and improvisational quilting style.

Sir Albert Gilbert (British, 1854-1934), Offering to Hymen (detail), 1884-86
29
July
Through
27
May
2018

Front Gallery

Nineteenth-Century Sculpture and Its Afterlives

Presenting more than a dozen statuettes from the Museum’s collection, this exhibition invites viewers to experience a century of European and American sculpture, dating from 1890 to 1990. The works have been selected and researched by Dr. Gülru Çakmak and her students in the seminar “Modernizing Sculpture from Canova to Duchamp,” offered at UMass Amherst in fall 2016.

John White Alexander (American, 1856-1915), President Mary Emma Woolley (detail), ca. 1909
21
November
Through
27
May
2018

John and Norah Warbeke Gallery

Collection Spotlight
 

Mary Woolley accomplished many feats in her 36-year term as president of Mount Holyoke College. Today, she is remembered for laying a foundation for LGBTQ inclusiveness at the College.