Current Exhibitions

Lina Puerta: Manigua

Featured Artists: Lina Puerta July 17, 2017 - June 29, 2018 AT MILLER THEATRE LOBBY

Weeds serve as the inspiration for Lina Puerta's Botánico series, initiated in 2010. Nature, uncontrolled, can be found sprouting from all manner of abandoned urban space. Even as humans strive to ...

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Maggie Goldstone: Animating our World

September 2017 – June 2018 AT CAFÉ NOUS, PHILOSOPHY HALL

Maggie Goldstone was born in New York City, where she continues to live and work. She received her BFA from Boston University in 2013, and her MFA from Columbia University School of the Arts in 2017 ...

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Leslie Jiménez: It is Here | It is Now | I Am


It is Here | It is Now | I Am considers everyday happenings in the public spaces of Washington Heights and surrounding neighborhoods as moments of heroism. The artist Leslie Jiménez has created ...

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Arthur Mitchell: Harlem’s Ballet Trailblazer

January 13– March 11, 2018

The first major exhibition devoted to Arthur Mitchell, this project celebrates the life and accomplishments of the New York City Ballet’s first African American star, and the founder and ...

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Upcoming Exhibitions

2018 First-Year MFA Exhibition

March 24, 2018 - April 8, 2018

Reception: Friday, March 23, 6-8 pm March 24 - April 8, 2018 In the First Year Exhibition, Visual Arts MFA students present their newest works-in-progress. For the first time, the First Year ...

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March 24, 2018 - April 8, 2018

Reception: Friday, March 23, 6-8 pm March 24 - April 8, 2018 MODA Curates is an annual opportunity offered by The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery and the MA in Modern and Contemporary Art: ...

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2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition

April 21, 2018 - May 20, 2018

Reception: Saturday, April 21, 3-6 pm April 21 - May 20, 2018 MFA degree candidates in the Columbia University School of the Arts Visual Arts program present their thesis projects, culminating ...

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Past Exhibitions

Living in America: Frank Lloyd Wright, Harlem and Modern Housing

September 8, 2017 - December 17, 2017

“Living in America,” a phrase written on wooden panels traveling with the model of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Broadacre City (1929–58), evokes a question that preoccupied architects and planners ...

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Kathleen Granados: Within Reach

June 7, 2017 - September 16, 2017 AT RUSS BERRIE MEDICAL SCIENCE PAVILION

Set against the tense political backdrop of health care reform, mixed media fiber artist Kathleen Granados presents a large-scale site-specific installation reflecting the collective efforts, ...

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June 2, 2017 - August 20, 2017

The Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University is pleased to present Uptown, a new triennial surveying the work of artists who live or practice north of 99th Street. Uptown showcases established and ...

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Primary image: 
Arthur Mitchell rehearsing early Dance Theatre of Harlem company dancers as children look on, early 1970s. Unknown photographer. Arthur Mitchell Collection, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University.