Past Exhibitions

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

May 6 - September 3, 2023

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 …

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Threads That Bind: Elucidating Diverse Voices of Womanhood

February 25 - July 30, 2023

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.   …

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Coalescence: Exploring Contemporary Ceramics and Artist Communities

January 26 - April 20, 2023

Coalescence is a joining of artists and art organizations. Artaxis is a network of contemporary artists that engage the ceramics community through promotion, education, and networking. Josh Novak of Longwell Museum and Artaxis board members created an invitational in 2022 as a celebration of diverse ceramic practices. Daum Museum is furthering dialogue among Artaxis members …

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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