Xaviera Simmons. "The Whole United States is Southern," 2019 (detail). Courtesy the artist.

Current Exhibitions

THE PROTEST AND THE RECUPERATION

PREVIEW: February 10 - April 4, 2021 || IN GALLERY: June 12- August 14, 2021

The Protest and The Recuperation is a survey of artistic perspectives and responses on the global phenomenon of mass protest, as well as recuperative strategies of resistance. In these times, ...

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Upcoming Exhibitions

THE WAY WE REMEMBER

Fall 2021

Fritz Koenig’s Sphere, the Trauma of 9/11, and the Politics of Memory Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and responding to a vibrant popular and academic debate about the role ...

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COLUMBIA COLLECTS: THREE CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES

LATE FALL 2021/WINTER 2022

Columbia Collects draws from the extensive holdings in the University's libraries. Three distinct, thematic parts of the exhibition focus on special highlights of the collection: Native ...

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SIN AUTORIZACIÓN: CONTEMPORARY CUBAN ART

Late 2022 / Early 2023

Sin Autorización: Contemporary Cuban Art explores the political and intellectual context of the independent artistic scene in Cuba that emerged around 2016, and its many changes in the years ...

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Past Exhibitions

CLASS OF 2020 MFA THESIS EXHIBITION

April 28 - May 21, 2021

Recent MFA graduates from Columbia University School of the Arts Visual Arts and Sound Arts programs present their thesis projects culminating two years of intensive artistic development. ...

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NARRATIVE THREAD: GINA ADAMS AND MARIE WATT

March 31 - April 9, 2021

An exhibition is a significant site to investigate broken promises and untold stories, to unravel dominant narratives and to focus on historical injustices repeated and repeating. Gina Adams and ...

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Visual Arts Class of 2021 First Year MFA Exhibition

March 31 - April 9, 2021

The Wallach Art Gallery, together with Columbia University School of the Arts Visual Arts Program, presents the Class of 2021’s First Year MFA Exhibition. This exhibition encompasses work by ...

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Primary image: 
Xaviera Simmons. "The Whole United States is Southern," 2019; acrylic on canvas; dimensions variable
Primary image caption: 
Xaviera Simmons. "The Whole United States is Southern," 2019 (detail). Courtesy the artist.