Roger Shimomura, "Yellow No Same #11", lithograph, detail, 1992, Mulvane Art Museum permanent collection


If education is the heart of the Mulvane Art Museum, exhibitions are its life-blood.  They challenge, inspire, open minds, ignite ideas, and speak to us about the human endeavor.  Every artist and every exhibition has a voice.  All we need do is make an effort to listen.

Helen Otterson

Sustainability | Social, Environmental, Economic

Date: Fri 02/05/21 12:00AM - Fri 12/31/21 12:00AM
Location: 2nd Floor, North & South Galleries

Oriented around three organizing themes of social, environmental, and economic, the exhibition features artworks that relate to the WUmester topic of sustainability.
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Johnson spoons

Picture a Text

Date: Tue 09/07/21 12:00AM - Wed 12/22/21 12:00AM
Location: Mulvane Conference Room

In this exhibition, Brad Sneed and Stephen T. Johnson give us art with the purpose of “picturing a text.” Both have illustrated many books for children, helping that audience to experience, as Johnson writes, “the wonderment and pleasure that children have when they see the world differently.”
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Painting of Coretta Scott King by John Sebelius

Powerful Women

Date: Tue 09/28/21 12:00AM - Sat 12/11/21 12:00AM
Location: Main Level, South Gallery

An exhibition of five painted portraits by artist John Sebelius of "powerful women, juxtaposed with photographs of the same women by award-winning photojournalist Brian Lanker, taken in the 1980s.
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