Upcoming Exhibitions


Pompeii: The Immortal City

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February 7, 2020
Opens February 8, 2020

This exhibition will plunge you into the heart of the drama and the ruins of the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, lost for almost 1500 years after being buried by a catastrophic volcanic eruption in 79 AD. Now the most advanced scientific research brings to light the extraordinary achievements of Pompeii and Roman society. You’ll see artworks and artifacts that take you into the world of a first-century Roman town. Then hear the roar of Mount Vesuvius and feel the earth move under your feet as the volcano erupts before your eyes.

Developed by TEMPORA in collaboration with Civita, Filmmaster and distributed by EDG.


American Impressionism: Treasures from
The Daywood Collection

May 23-August 16, 2020

American Impressionism features 41 extraordinary paintings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The artworks display the distinctive Impressionist brushstroke along with subjects ranging from scenes of the bucolic countryside to intimate portraits of friends and neighbors, reflecting the transition of American artists from more formal academic styles and subjects to the modern influences of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism.

Exhibition organized by the Huntington Museum of Art and toured by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC.


Savages and Princesses: The Persistence
of Native American Stereotypes

May 23-August 9, 2020

Savages and Princesses brings together twelve contemporary Native American visual artists who reclaim their identities by replacing stereotypical images that fill the pop culture landscape. Using humor, subtlety, and irony, the telling is always honest and unequivocal. Images and styles are created from traditional, contemporary, and mass culture forms.

Curated by ExhibitsUSA, based on an exhibition curated by America Meredith, Cherokee Nation artist and arts writer.


Roots of Wisdom:
Native Knowledge, Shared Science

May 30-September 6, 2020

Children and families will discover the unique partnership between cutting-edge western science and traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples. The exhibition tells the stories of four communities, giving visitors real life examples of how complementary solutions to ecological and health challenges are being applied to improve our world. Through the voices of elders and youth, storytelling, hands-on interactives, and clever video games, visitors will take part in the growing movement towards sustainability and reclamation of age-old practices.

Exhibition designed and produced by Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.


Awakenings: Traditional Canoes and
Calling the Salmon Home

June 6, 2020-Summer 2021

Plateau tribes of the Upper Columbia are experiencing a resurgence of canoe culture, reconnecting with tribal traditions and with the river that was once so integral to their way of life. The MAC, in collaboration with the United Tribes of the Upper Columbia (UCUT) will tell the story of the annual inland canoe journey – from the purchase of old growth cedar logs and carving the dugouts to the annual launch and landing at Kettle Falls each June - through contemporary and historic canoes supported by the words of those who have experienced it.

This summer and fall watch UCUT carvers create a 20-foot dugout canoe on the grounds of the MAC!


POP Power from Warhol to Koons:
Masterworks from the Collections of
Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

October 2, 2020-January 24, 2021

From Campbell’s Soup to Mickey Mouse, and from comic strips to balloon dogs, POP Power from Warhol to Koons celebrates the evolution of Pop art, a perennial movement that revels in the new and the now, the celebrity and the commodity, and art made accessible for all. This exhibition focuses on leading contemporary figures such as Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst, and the Japanese master of the Neo-Pop Superflat style, Takashi Murakami, creatively shown alongside the likes of seminal American Pop leaders like Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist, and Robert Indiana, to name just a few.


Curated by the Taubman Museum of Art’s Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Education, Dr. Patrick Shaw Cable.