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October 2019

Particle & Wave: PaperClay Illuminated

October 12, 2019 - December 15, 2019
Mette Maya Gregersen, "Stalactites & Stalagmites," 2018; paperclay; 21 x 13 x 8 in. Courtesy of The International Paper Clay Exhibition Project.

Particle & Wave: PaperClay Illuminated is a groundbreaking exhibition featuring 45 artists from across the globe who incorporate paper pulp and organic fibers into their clay. The artists choose paperclay for its adaptability, tensile strength, translucency, and ecological and sustainable characteristics. The medium also increases freedom of expression for the artists, who reveal a breadth of technique, concept, and form. The works divide between figural and structural abstraction, with a few flirting with ceramics’ utilitarian traditions. The participating artists address…

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November 2019

Rebecca Hutchinson: Exhibiting Artist’s Lecture

November 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Installation view of "Rebecca Hutchinson: Tranquil Bloom Sedalia."

Join us for Rebecca Hutchinson's artist lecture on Thursday, November 7, at 6 p.m., in the Stauffacher Theatre. Free and open to the public. Hutchinson will present an illustrated lecture concerning her Daum-specific installation Tranquil Bloom Sedalia. She will also tie her work into the companion exhibition Particle & Wave: PaperClay Illuminated, and discuss the advancement of paperclay as a medium that both she and the 44 other artists in that exhibition have found to be well suited to a…

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December 2019

Daum Museum Closed for Winter Break

December 18, 2019 - January 1, 2020

The Daum Museum will be closed for winter break from Wednesday, December 18, 2019-Wednesday, January 1, 2020. The museum will return to normal hours Thursday, January 2, 2020. Happy Holidays!

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January 2020

Jane Booth: Instinct

January 25, 2020 - December 20, 2020
Jane Booth, "Because the Sun Shines," 2018; acrylic on canvas; 76 x 100 in. Courtesy of the artist.

The artist Jane Booth will exhibit a selection of recent, encompassing paintings in her inaugural showing at the Daum Museum. In her studio, surrounded on all sides by the gently rolling landscape of eastern Kansas, Booth filters cyclical impressions of the outside world through an interior process that intuitively translates the concrete and material into colorfully vibrant compositions whose poetry reimagines nature’s inspiration. Citing the Persian poet Rumi as a sympathetic forebear, Booth also incorporates aspects of the ecstatic and…

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March 2020

Daum Museum Closed for Spring Break

March 16, 2020 - March 20, 2020

The Daum Museum will be closed for State Fair Community College's spring break March 16-20, 2020. The museum will be open both the weekends before and after with normal hours of 1-5 p.m.

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Daum Museum exterior view.

Daum Museum of Contemporary Art Closure Notice

March 19, 2020 - August 1, 2020

Daum Museum of Contemporary Art Closure Notice In order to help minimize the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus), Daum Museum of Contemporary Art will be closed until further notice. The Daum's public programs and events are also canceled or postponed until further notice.

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October 2020

Jane Booth: Virtual Artist’s Talk

October 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jane Booth artist lecture

  Virtual artist's talk in conjunction with the exhibition Jane Booth: Instinct. Jane Booth, artist, in conversation with Daum Director Thomas Piché Jr. Thursday, October 22, at 2 p.m. Live on the Daum's Facebook page www.facebook.com/daummuseum Available to view on the Daum's website and SFCC's YouTube channel after the event. Jane Booth is exhibiting a selection of recent, encompassing paintings in her inaugural showing at the Daum Museum. In her studio, surrounded on all sides by the gently rolling landscape…

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November 2020

Daum Museum Closed for Thanksgiving Break

November 25, 2020 - November 27, 2020

The Daum Museum will be closed for Thanksgiving break Wednesday, November 25-Friday, November 27, 2020. The museum will return to normal hours the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Weekend hours at the Daum are Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Image: Tracy Miller (American, b. 1966), Pie Hole, 2002; oil on canvas; 60 x 60 in. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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December 2020

DIY Holiday Crafting with the Daum

December 5, 2020 - December 20, 2020
Wondertree

DIY Holiday Crafting with the Daum Be sure to stop by the museum, during gallery hours, to pick up your free packet of holiday craft projects. Instructional videos available on the SFCC YouTube channel and the Daum’s website and Facebook page. www.daummuseum.org | facebook.com/daummuseum Happy holidays from the Daum! Wondertree Instructions   Jingler Instructions   Rowdy the Snowman Instructions  

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Daum Museum Closed for Winter Break

December 23, 2020 - January 8, 2021
Exterior view Daum Museum

The Daum Museum will close for winter break on Wednesday, December 23. The museum office will reopen on January 5, and the galleries will be open with normal hours on Saturday, January 9. Museum Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Happy Holidays!

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