Past Exhibitions

Taylor G. Barnes, "Grieving Achilles (detail)," 2023; acrylic on canvas.

2024 Annual Student Exhibition

April 11 - May 12, 2024

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 …

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Robert Sperry, "Plate #891A," 1989; glazed stoneware. Gift of Dr. Harold F. Daum.

Of the Earth: Ceramics from the Collection

October 12, 2023 - March 30, 2024

Of the Earth showcases a survey of ceramics from the Daum’s permanent collection. This exhibition displays a myriad of ways to create and finish artwork, ranging from traditional methods of firing to vessels coated with flocking. From platters to sculpture, these works highlight the diversity of the ceramic medium and the artists who created them …

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Sniper, "Half and 1/2", 2023; stoneware, resin, found objects, and wood; 40 x 35 x 5 in. Courtesy of the artist.

Y`akyi nnwa: Let’s Have a Conversation

September 30, 2023 - February 29, 2024

Vincent Frimpong (SNIPER) and Ross Junior Owusu are contemporary Ghanaian artists currently based in the United States. This two-person exhibition is a place for sharing the visual language of “What does it mean to be African?”

Membership in the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art provides unique opportunities and sustains a lasting artistic legacy for future generations. Members receive exclusive invitations to exhibition previews and social events with featured artists to learn firsthand about their art and discuss art-making processes. Special discounts on museum publications and participation fees are also a benefit for members.

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Carol Fleming, United Forest, 2001