Upcoming Exhibitions

Brixton Pound (British), Brixton ten pound note (detail), 2017
31
August
Through
21
June
2020

Anne Greer and Fredric B. Garonzik Family Gallery

Money comes in a surprising multitude of forms and serves a variety of functions. We can trade it, we can hoard it, we can use it to measure our debts. However, Money Matters: Meaning, Power, and Change in the History of Currency demonstrates that money is much more.

Katrien Vermeire (Belgian, b. 1979), still image from Der Kreislauf (A Handful), 2014
31
August
Through
21
June
2020

Gump Family Gallery

A beach in De Haan, Belgium, might seem like an unusual place to think about money and exchange. Yet for nearly a century, French and Flemish speaking boys and girls have gathered here each summer, creating an economy of paper flowers, paid for with handfuls of shells gathered from the shore. The children use shells because, as one of them calmly observes, “children don’t give each other real money . . .