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February 2022

Dialogues with Mother Earth: Drawing to Save the Planet

February 12 - September 4
Erica Daborn, "The Rescue," 2020; charcoal over acrylic ground on canvas; 70 x 102 in. Image courtesy of the artist.

Dialogues with Mother Earth: Drawing to Save the Planet is an installation by artist Erica Daborn that provokes reflections on the relationship between 21st century societal values and the ways in which they have contributed to the degradation of our environment. The primary elements in this project are ten mural-sized narrative drawings in charcoal that captivate the imagination of the audience and provide entry points where scientific facts alone fail. The monumental drawings place the viewer into the future, looking…

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March 2022

Geologics: Ceramics from the Collection

March 1 - August 28
George Timock, "Raku Vessel #276," 1996; glazed earthenware. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, gift of Dr. Harold F. Daum.
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Daum Museum Closed Due to Inclement Weather

March 11

The Daum Museum will be closed Friday, March 11, due to inclement weather.

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Daum Museum Closed for Spring Break

March 14 @ 8:00 am - March 18 @ 5:00 pm
Robert Kushner, "Quince," 2014; oil, acrylic, and gold leaf on linen; gift of Dr. Harold F. Daum. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art.

The Daum Museum will be closed for State Fair Community College's spring break March 14-18, 2022. The museum will be open both the weekends before and after with normal hours of 1-5 p.m.

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April 2022

2022 Spring Daum Escape

April 1 - May 28
Students on VTS Tour
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Installation view of 2022 Student Exhibition.

2022 Annual Student Exhibition

April 14 - May 8

The annual Student Exhibition, a State Fair Community College tradition dating back to the late 1960s, is open to all students currently taking studio art classes at the college. Interested student-artists collaborate with art department faculty to select work that best represents them. Each year, some 50 students exhibit close to 100 artworks in a variety of media. This year's exhibition will showcase new directions in the art department and introduce new technologies that the students are exploring, including computer-based…

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Museum Closed for Spring Holiday

April 15 - April 17
VTS Image February 22

The Daum Museum will be closed on Friday, April 15 and Sunday, April 17 for the spring holiday. It will be open on Saturday, April 16 from 1-5 p.m. Image: Carol Stewart, Blue Painting, 2009; oil on paper on panel; 48 x 64 in. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, gift of Dr. Harold F. Daum.

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May 2022

NoBro @ the Daum

May 21 - August 21
Installation view of "NoBro @ the Daum."

Daum Museum of Contemporary Art continues its commitment to the local arts community with the hosting of NoBro @ the Daum. This exhibition features several artworks by each of 14 Sedalia-area artists, an overview that spans styles, media, and subject matter. NoBro is an artists’ consortium, founded in 2016, that brings together local artists, musicians, and businesses to create art events in historic downtown Sedalia, north of Broadway Boulevard. Their programs are organized every other month, and involve downtown shops,…

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June 2022

Erica Daborn

Erica Daborn Gallery Talk

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Erica Daborn will have an artist-led gallery talk on Thursday, June 2, at 6 p.m. followed by a reception. Free and open to the public.  

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September 2022

Docent Walk Through

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Richard Notkin, "Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow," 2010; glazed earthenware. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, gift of Dr. Harold F. Daum.

Join us on Wednesday, September 28, at 10 a.m. for the docent walk through with Thomas Piché Jr, guest curator, for the exhibition The Daum at 20: Selections from the Collection.

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