Past Exhibitions

Steve Costelberry, "Vertical, student & teacher", 1980; photography

Missouri Photo Workshop: 1980 Sedalia

August 31 - October 1, 2023

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 …

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Long Way Home: C. Finley

May 25 - September 3, 2023

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 …

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


May 25 - August 20, 2023

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 …

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Carol Fleming, United Forest, 2001