Past Exhibitions

Larry Thomas · HEAP

June 22, 2017 - September 17, 2017
Kansas Focus Gallery, First Floor, NMOCA

Arlene Shechet, What I Heard, 2007, Ceramic, glaze and steel

A Dazzling Decade

June 22, 2017 - September 17, 2017
First Floor Galleries, NMOCA

Representation of video of Fragments of Space by Barry Anderson.

Barry Anderson · Fragments of Space

April 29, 2017 - September 17, 2017
Oppenheimer New Media Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

BEYOND BOUNDS • DAZZLING!

April 29, 2017 • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor, NMOCA

EVERYTHING NOTHING SOMETHING · Don Kottmann

October 20, 2016 - March 29, 2017
Kansas Focus Gallery, First Floor, NMOCA

Domestic Seen

October 20, 2016 - March 26, 2017
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor, NMOCA

Supper Club • Scott Anderson

June 23, 2016 - September 25, 2016
Kansas Focus Gallery, First Floor, NMOCA

Super Indian: Fritz Scholder 1967-1980

June 23, 2016 - September 18, 2016
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor, NMOCA

Lori Nix • The City

February 4, 2016 - May 29, 2016
Kansas Focus Gallery, First Floor, NMOCA

Convene

March 15, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor, NMOCA

Shooting Stars • 2016

April 3, 2016 - May 3, 2016
Mezzanine, Second Floor, NMOCA

Kansas Focus Recent Acquisitions

February 4, 2016 - March 25, 2016
Mezzanine and McCaffree Galleries, Second Floor, NMOCA

Andrzej Zielinski • Open Sourced, October 15, 2015 – February 7, 2015, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art

Andrzej Zielinski • Open Sourced

October 15, 2015 - March 20, 2016
Cohen, McCaffree and Oppenheimer New Media Galleries, Second Floor, NMOCA

Robert Zakanitch • Ephemeral Beauty, October 15, 2015 – February 14, 2015, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art

Robert Zakanitch • Ephemeral Beauty

October 15, 2015 - February 14, 2016
First Floor Gallery, NMOCA

The Space Between • Mark Cowardin

May 28, 2015 - September 27, 2015
Oppenheimer New Media Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

The Caretaker • Amir H. Fallah

May 28, 2015 - September 27, 2015
Cohen Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

A Poke Ghost and the Garden of Tearz • Rodolfo Marron III

May 28, 2015 - September 27, 2015
McCaffree Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

REVEAL • Works from the Collection

November 24, 2014 - September 13, 2015
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor, NMOCA

Its Honor is Here Pledged • Gina Adams

February 5, 2015 - May 10, 2015
Cohen Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

To Honor the Unidentified • Gina Adams

February 5, 2015 - May 10, 2015
McCaffree Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Mapping Coyote Black • Natalie Ball

February 5, 2015 - May 10, 2015
Oppenheimer New Media Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Shooting Stars • 2015

March 29, 2015 - April 26, 2015
Mezzanine, Second Floor, NMOCA

Charlotte Street Foundation Fellows • 2014

September 11, 2014 - January 14, 2015
Cohen and McCaffree Galleries, Second Floor, NMOCA

Robert Bingaman • Night Pools

June 27, 2014 - October 22, 2014
Cohen and McCaffree Galleries, Second Floor, NMOCA

BEYOND BOUNDS • ELECTRIC!

October 10, 2014 - October 18, 2014
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor, NMOCA

Contemporary American Indian Art • The Nerman Museum Collection

February 7, 2014 - September 21, 2014
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor

Jason Lazarus • Don't close these doors unless you know what you're doing

June 27, 2014 - August 31, 2014
Cohen and McCaffree Galleries, Second Floor, NMOCA

dy/nas/ty • Ebony G. Patterson

March 7, 2014 - June 15, 2014
Cohen and McCaffree Galleries, Second Floor

Dylan Mortimer • Illuminate

October 25, 2013 - June 8, 2014
Oppenheimer New Media Gallery, Second Floor

Shooting Stars • 2014

March 30, 2014 - April 27, 2014
Mezzanine, Second Floor, NMOCA

Asheer Akram • The Pakistani Cargo Truck Initiative

February 18, 2014 - February 23, 2014
Nerman Museum Circle Drive

KAWS • UPS AND DOWNS

October 25, 2013 - February 16, 2014
Cohen Gallery, Second Floor

Kukuli Velarde • Plunder Me, Baby

September 27, 2013 - January 5, 2014
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor

Recent Acquisitions • Select Works

September 27, 2013 - January 5, 2014
Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor, NMOCA

Shooting Stars • 2013

April 7, 2013 - December 31, 2013
Mezzanine, Second Floor

Jeremy Blake • Century 21

February 26, 2013 - September 26, 2013
Oppenheimer New Media Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Polychrome Fiction • Joanne Greenbaum and Jackie Saccoccio

June 14, 2013 - September 8, 2013
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor

Dark Light • the Ceramics of Christine Nofchissey McHorse

February 26, 2013 - May 26, 2013
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor

Pins and Needles • Asad Faulwell

February 26, 2013 - April 14, 2013
Cohen Gallery, Second Floor

Oppenheimer@20 • A 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Nerman Museum's Oppenheimer Collection

September 29, 2012 - February 3, 2013
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor

.SUM

May 15, 2012 - September 2, 2012
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor

Cylinders • Lauren Mabry

April 13, 2012 - July 15, 2012
Oppenheimer New Media Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Kids • Samara Umbral

April 13, 2012 - July 15, 2012
McCaffree Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Tamim • Zack Balber

April 13, 2012 - July 15, 2012
Cohen Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Abstract • Kansas City

November 16, 2011 - April 29, 2012
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor

Shooting Stars • 2012

April 1, 2012 - April 29, 2012
Mezzanine, Second Floor

Mound • Allison Schulnik

January 13, 2012 - April 1, 2012
Oppenheimer New Media Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Rashawn Griffin • a hole-in-the-wall country

January 13, 2012 - April 1, 2012
Cohen and McCaffree Galleries, Second Floor

Charlotte Street Foundation Fellows 2011

September 9, 2011 - December 4, 2011
Cohen and McCaffree Galleries, Second Floor

BEYOND BOUNDS • BRILLIANT!

October 19, 2011 - October 22, 2011
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor, NMOCA

Leo Villareal

June 24, 2011 - September 18, 2011
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor

Embarrassment of Riches • Picturing Global Wealth, 2000-2010

February 25, 2011 - May 29, 2011
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor

Reanimate • Steve Gorman

February 25, 2011 - May 22, 2011
Oppenheimer New Media Gallery, Second Floor

Present

February 5, 2011 - May 22, 2011
Cohen and McCaffree Galleries, Second Floor, NMOCA

America: Now and Here • Barbara Kruger

May 11, 2011 - May 12, 2011
Nerman Museum Circle Drive

Shooting Stars • 2011

March 27, 2011 - April 24, 2011
Mezzanine, Second Floor

Museum Interrupted

October 29, 2010 - February 13, 2011
Cohen, McCaffree and Oppenheimer New Media Galleries, Second Floor

Ecstatic Structure

September 24, 2010 - January 23, 2011
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor

Jeff Oestreich

July 30, 2010 - October 3, 2010
McCaffree Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Gimme Shelter

July 30, 2010 - October 3, 2010
Cohen Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Nari Ward • Re-Presence

June 4, 2010 - August 29, 2010
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor, NMOCA

Worldscapes • Mary Wessel

May 7, 2010 - July 11, 2010
Cohen Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Habitations • Jessica Kincaid

May 7, 2010 - July 11, 2010
McCaffree Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Allison Schulnik • Hobo Clown

February 26, 2010 - May 16, 2010
Oppenheimer New Media Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Faraway Nearby • Addressing Suburbia

February 26, 2010 - May 16, 2010
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor, NMOCA

Permanent Collection • New Abstraction

March 12, 2010 - May 2, 2010
Cohen Gallery, Second Floor

Shooting Stars • 2010

March 28, 2010 - April 25, 2010
McCaffree Gallery, Second Floor

UMKC Hand Print Press • 15 Years

December 11, 2009 - March 7, 2010
Cohen Gallery, Second Floor

Aberrant Abstraction

November 20, 2009 - January 31, 2010
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor, NMOCA

Word

September 11, 2009 - November 29, 2009
Cohen and McCaffree Galleries, Second Floor, NMOCA

Light Text • Hank Willis Thomas

September 11, 2009 - November 29, 2009
Oppenheimer New Media Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Beyond Bounds • GLOW!

October 16, 2009 - October 24, 2009
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor, NMOCA

NewNow • Building the Museum Collection

January 22, 2009 - September 27, 2009
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor, NMOCA

Resonate

April 30, 2009 - August 30, 2009
McCaffree Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Meet Me in Wichita • Martha Colburn

February 5, 2009 - August 30, 2009
Oppenheimer New Media Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Shooting Stars • 2009

March 28, 2009 - April 25, 2009
McCaffree Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Recent Acquisitions • Contemporary Native American Art

November 20, 2008 - January 31, 2009
McCaffree Gallery, Second Floor

Charlotte Street Foundation Fellows • 2008

November 20, 2008 - January 31, 2009
Cohen and Lieberman Galleries, Second Floor, NMOCA

Op Eyes • Barry Anderson

November 20, 2008 - January 31, 2009
Oppenheimer New Media Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Richard Ross and Brian Ulrich

September 27, 2008 - December 13, 2008
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor, NMOCA

Sven Pahlsson • Sprawlville

October 2, 2008 - November 13, 2008
Oppenheimer New Media Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Kansas Artist Craftsmen Association • 2008

October 2, 2008 - November 13, 2008
Cohen and McCaffree Galleries, Second Floor, NMOCA

Allusive Abstraction

December 31, 2007 - September 27, 2008
Cohen Gallery, Second Floor

Wild Kingdom

April 28, 2008 - September 27, 2008
McCaffree Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

Mandy Durham • Echoes

March 13, 2008 - September 20, 2008
Oppenheimer New Media Gallery, Second Floor

Unfolding Tradition: Rio Grande Textiles

June 26, 2008 - August 30, 2008
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor

Distant Nearness

March 13, 2008 - May 24, 2008
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor, NMOCA

Shooting Stars • 2008

March 8, 2008 - April 12, 2008
Mezzanine, Second Floor

You Know What’s Real

October 26, 2007 - March 1, 2008
McCaffree Gallery, Second Floor

Jeremy Blake • Winchester

October 26, 2007 - February 24, 2008
Oppenheimer New Media Gallery, Second Floor, NMOCA

American Soil

October 26, 2007 - January 26, 2008
Oppenheimer, Thompson and Temporary Exhibition Galleries, First Floor

Homecoming

November 5, 2006 - January 28, 2007
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

View 2

May 14, 2006 - October 8, 2006
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Charlotte Street Foundation Fellows • 2005

November 6, 2005 - December 20, 2005
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

New View

July 10, 2005 - August 28, 2005
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Ancient Peruvian Textiles • The Fifi White Collection

May 1, 2005 - June 15, 2005
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Lost in Music

February 27, 2005 - April 17, 2005
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Jeremy Blake • Century 21

January 15, 2005 - February 6, 2005
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Sven Pahlsson • Sprawlville

December 4, 2004 - January 5, 2005
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Contemplating War

October 3, 2004 - November 7, 2004
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Borderland

July 18, 2004 - August 29, 2004
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Dana Schutz

April 25, 2004 - June 20, 2004
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

True Stories

February 15, 2004 - April 4, 2004
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Oliver Boberg • Night Sites

December 4, 2003 - January 21, 2004
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Fly Away

April 14, 2003 - May 28, 2003
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Jennifer Steinkamp

February 9, 2003 - May 28, 2003
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Charlotte Street Foundation Fellows • 2002

November 10, 2002 - January 22, 2003
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

ColorLove

September 8, 2002 - October 20, 2002
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Kori Newkirk

May 5, 2002 - June 23, 2002
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Opulent • Mata Ortiz Pottery, and works by Diego Romero

March 14, 2002 - April 24, 2002
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Rodney Graham • How I Became a Ramblin’ Man

February 1, 2002 - March 3, 2002
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Karim Rashid

October 7, 2001 - November 21, 2001
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Lucinda Devlin and Stephan Tourlentes

July 15, 2001 - August 29, 2001
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Snapshot • JCCC Collection

May 13, 2001 - June 20, 2001
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Adriana Arenas Ilian • Sweet Illusion

March 18, 2001 - April 29, 2001
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Josiah McElheny • Works 1994-2000

January 21, 2001 - March 7, 2001
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Lucky Debellevue

November 5, 2000 - December 17, 2000
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

additions/editions

September 10, 2000 - October 15, 2000
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Jeremy Blake • Angel Dust

July 23, 2000 - August 30, 2000
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Uta Barth • nowhere near

June 4, 2000 - July 12, 2000
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

California Dreamin’

April 9, 2000 - May 24, 2000
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

D.F. Miller

January 23, 2000 - March 8, 2000
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Bruce Pearson • A New Visual Language

November 7, 1999 - December 19, 1999
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

InSite • Constructing the JCCC Collection

September 12, 1999 - October 27, 1999
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Tseng Kwong Chi • Citizen of the World

June 13, 1999 - July 28, 1999
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

John Torreano • Material World

April 11, 1999 - May 26, 1999
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Ultra Buzz

February 14, 1999 - March 31, 1999
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Mary Heilmann

November 22, 1998 - January 20, 1999
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Andrew Lord

September 27, 1998 - November 11, 1998
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Perspective • Kansas City

July 12, 1998 - August 26, 1998
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Toadlena • Two Grey Hills

May 17, 1998 - June 30, 1998
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Ordinary/Extraordinary

March 15, 1998 - April 29, 1998
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Tatsuo Miyajima • Running Time

January 18, 1998 - March 4, 1998
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Essential Gestures

November 9, 1997 - December 21, 1997
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

The Point of Departure

September 21, 1997 - October 29, 1997
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Portraits

July 20, 1997 - September 7, 1997
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Ken Price

May 22, 1997 - July 5, 1997
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

The Saltillo Sarape

March 9, 1997 - May 4, 1997
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Catherine Wagner

January 16, 1997 - February 26, 1997
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Getting Physical • New American Abstraction

October 17, 1996 - December 8, 1996
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

A Community Collection • Selected Acquisitions

August 8, 1996 - September 22, 1996
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Perspective • Kansas City

June 23, 1996 - July 31, 1996
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Embody • Works by Antony Gormley

May 5, 1996 - June 12, 1996
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Toba Khedoori

March 10, 1996 - April 17, 1996
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Navajo Sandpainting Textiles

January 21, 1996 - February 28, 1996
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

View/Review

November 12, 1995 - December 17, 1995
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Luis Cruz Azaceta

September 17, 1995 - October 25, 1995
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Nature Studies

July 30, 1995 - September 6, 1995
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Maverick Quilts

June 11, 1995 - July 19, 1995
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Rodney Graham

April 23, 1995 - May 31, 1995
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

John Duff

March 5, 1995 - April 12, 1995
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Kerry James Marshall

January 15, 1995 - February 22, 1995
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Navajo Textiles: 1840-1910

November 6, 1994 - December 16, 1994
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Jean-Michel Basquiat

September 11, 1994 - October 18, 1994
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Contemporary American Ceramics

July 24, 1994 - August 31, 1994
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Lynn Davis • Photographs

June 5, 1994 - July 15, 1994
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Jane Lackey • Warren Seelig

April 17, 1994 - May 27, 1994
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Terry Winters

February 27, 1994 - April 8, 1994
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

The Plateau Bag

January 9, 1994 - February 18, 1994
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Robert Arneson • Two-Dimensional Works

October 31, 1993 - December 17, 1993
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Elizabeth Murray

September 12, 1993 - October 22, 1993
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

A Kansas Contribution

July 25, 1993 - September 3, 1993
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Amish Quilts • From Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

June 6, 1993 - July 16, 1993
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Donald Lipski • Sculptures

April 18, 1993 - May 28, 1993
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Keith Jacobshagen

February 28, 1993 - April 9, 1993
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Alan Rath

January 10, 1993 - February 19, 1993
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Ancient Mexico • Ceramic Vessels from Colima and Casas Grandes

November 1, 1992 - December 16, 1992
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Boyd Webb • Photographs

September 13, 1992 - October 23, 1992
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Mark English • Recent Works

July 26, 1992 - September 4, 1992
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Olga de Amaral • Lost Images, Inherited Landscapes

May 31, 1992 - July 10, 1992
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Seven Contemporary American Metalsmiths

April 12, 1992 - May 22, 1992
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

The Figure • Two Bay Area Artists

February 23, 1992 - April 3, 1992
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Faculty Exhibition • Johnson County Community College

January 12, 1992 - February 14, 1992
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Native American Art • From Kansas City Collections

November 3, 1991 - December 15, 1991
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Betty Woodman • Works in Clay

September 15, 1991 - October 25, 1991
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Building a Permanent Collection • Johnson County Community College

July 27, 1991 - September 6, 1991
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Contemporary Inuit Art

June 8, 1991 - July 19, 1991
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Chihuly, Scanga and Shire ● Works in Glass

April 21, 1991 - May 31, 1991
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Universal Limited Art Editions

March 3, 1991 - April 12, 1991
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Duane Hanson • Sculptures

January 13, 1991 - February 22, 1991
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Leon Golub • Paintings

November 9, 1990 - December 19, 1990
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center

Transformations

October 5, 1990 - November 2, 1990
Former Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center