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February 2023

Threads That Bind: Elucidating Diverse Voices of Womanhood

February 25 - July 30

Threads That Bind offers a new lens into the complex visual history of Women’s Work. Through a diverse range of mediums, including paintings, photographs, sculptures, and a challenging representation of textiles, this show aims to reframe traditional gender norms and offer a fresh, empowering perspective on what it means to be a woman artist.   The history of Women’s Work is vast, contradictory, and culturally problematic. Artistic products such as quilts, needlework, porcelain painting, and painted miniatures were created by…

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May 2023

absence • presence

May 6 - September 3
Rena Small, "Andy Warhol," from the "Artists' Hands Grid Continuum project", 1988; photograph; 10.500 x 13.000 in. Gift of the artist.

absence • presence is an exploration of Daum’s collection built upon the framework of contrast. This context provides a method of amalgamation for dialogue about identity and existence across modes of representation and generations of makers. Kara Walker’s disruption of a historical text to tell the story of the American Civil War from the perspective of the slaves through the use of grotesque silhouettes is placed in conversation with Motherwell’s reflection on the Spanish Civil War and his perception of…

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May 25 - August 20
Brett Butler, "Over the Rainbow," 2023; digital photograph; 16 x 20 in. Courtesy of the artist.

Synthesis brings together artists from across the region who are actively participating in local artist communities. It is the first of many exhibitions that seek to identify and support the artists who help to define our cultural landscape. This exhibition is open to members of the Sedalia Visual Art Association, Mid-Missouri Artists, Inc., Columbia Art League, and participants in NoBro art events.

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Long Way Home: C. Finley

May 25 - September 3

In the colorful, experiential art of C. Finley, incandescent paintings designate sites for community, exhibitions are laboratories, and representational power is decentralized. Her art and public works produce the conditions needed to change our world, encouraging other artists to create alongside her in spaces defined by vibratory beauty where all are welcome to glimpse the utopia that is already present, that we need only lean into. C. Finley, Founder and Curator of the Every Woman Biennial and director of the…

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August 2023

Missouri Photo Workshop: 1980 Sedalia

August 31 - October 1
Steve Costelberry, "Vertical, student & teacher", 1980; photography

In anticipation of Missouri Photo Workshop’s return for its 75th anniversary, this exhibition features work from the 1980 MPW that took place in Sedalia. The Missouri Photo Workshop has been documenting small-town America for over seven decades. The roots of the Missouri Photo Workshop are embedded firmly in six decades of rich tradition; current workshops carry principals present from the beginning. When the late Clifton C. Edom of the Missouri School of Journalism founded the Missouri Photo Workshop in 1949,…

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September 2023


September 28, 2023 - February 29, 2024
Jim Dine, "Sun's Night Glow", 2000; ink on paper, 40 x 55 in.

This exhibition takes the form of a familiar childhood game and is meant to enhance the desire and ability of visitors to creatively think and question the work presented. Most visitors will have heard of or played Twenty Questions, which is sometimes called animal, vegetable, or mineral. Other visitors will be familiar with the Linnaeus classification system and others will have heard of the radio and television game show of the same name. This approach provides multiple points of entry…

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