Extraordinary how a small glass bead from the island of Murano (Venice, Italy) or the mountains of Bohemia (Czech Republic) can travel around the world, entering into the cultural life of peoples far distant. Glass beads are the ultimate migrants. Where they start out is seldom where they end up. No matter where they originate, the locale that uses them makes them into something specific to their own world view.
Inside – Out: Women’s Status and Roles from Foundation to Silhouette
In post-revolution America, Thomas Jefferson pondered what it meant to be an American, in particular how to dress as an American. Leaving behind the frivolous clothes of European court dress (while still embracing Parisian fashions), the American woman adopted a style that reflected a less formal and more democratic attitude. With the change of their outerwear came a change of their undergarments. Thus begins the relationship between the American woman, her changing silhouette, and her lingerie.
Pure Quill: Photographs by Barbara Van Cleve
For seven decades, photographer Barbara Van Cleve has focused the lens on subjects that have enriched her life, everything from the vastness of the landscape, to a line of cattle paralleling the lay of the land, working ranchers, her favorite horses, and more intimate slices of life pursued through her never-ending curiosity.
Oblique Views: Archaeology, Photography, and Time
Oblique Views: Archaeology, Photography, and Time, showcases large prints of contemporary photographer Adriel Heisey’s stunning images paired directly with Charles and Anne Lindberghs’ of the same locales, taken in the late 1920s.
Flamenco: From Spain to the U.S.
This festive and multi-dimensional traveling exhibition explores the origins, influences, development and appreciation of Flamenco as a highly respected art form on the world stage.
Indian Country: The Art of David Bradley
In Bradley’s narratives of Indian Country, Native people take center stage in world art and history. Through his artwork he challenges stereotypes about Native American people, places, and events we think we understand, revealing the indigenous experiences at the core of what it means to be American.
The Red that Colored the World
Red, with its brilliant hue and broad cultural history, has inspired artists’ imaginations and seduced viewers for millennia.
Albert Paley: Forging Sculpture
Incorporates recent works Paley has completed in the forged process alongside earlier pieces and drawings. Included in this exhibition are several sculptures completed at Steneby, The School of Craft and Design at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden and other smaller works that exemplify his mastery of the forged technique.
Celestial Siblings: Parallel Landscapes of Earth and Mars
Internationally known astronomer and fine art photographer Stephen Strom has combined his two talents to create Celestial Siblings: Parallel Landscapes of Earth and Mars.
Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray
In May 1931 photographer Nickolas Muray (1892-1965) traveled to Mexico on vacation where he met Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), a woman he would never forget.
Lost Worlds: Ruins of the Americas
Lost Worlds: Ruins of the Americas presents a powerful visual narrative of the cultures, conflicts and conquests that forged the New World.
ReDress: Upcycled Style by Nancy Judd
ReDress: Upcycled Style by Nancy Judd is exciting, inspiring and offers diverse educational programming to youth and adults alike. At first glance her recycled creations are stunning and dramatic, appearing as fine couture and refined garments.
The Garden at Night: A Photographic Journey
Many of us are under the misconception that flowers close up at night and the natural world shuts down until the dawn of the next day. In actual fact, it is quite the contrary.
The mission of GuestCurator Traveling Exhibitions is to provide diverse exhibits that encourage and expand the understanding of world cultures and artistic endeavors.