Current Exhibitions

Tuesday Smillie, Together (detail)

Tuesday Smillie: To build another world

Gerald S. and Sandra Fineberg Gallery

September 7 - December 9, 2018

Building on a history of protest signage, Tuesday Smillie explores transgender-feminist politics and activism, questioning the address of language and the imprint of the past in a multimedia practice that includes watercolor, collage, and textile-based work.

Tuesday Smillie, Together, 2017 (detail). Image courtesy the artist.

Robert Motherwell, Elegy to the Spanish Republic, No. 58 (detail)


Lower Rose and Foster Galleries

September 7 - December 9, 2018

An exhibition spanning seven decades of the museum’s permanent collection, curated by Henry and Lois Foster Director and Chief Curator Luis A. Croquer.

Robert Motherwell, Elegy to the Spanish Republic, No. 58, 1957 - 1961. Gift of Julian J. and Joachim Jean Aberbach, N.Y..

Tony Lewis

Tony Lewis: Plunder

Foster Mural

October 15, 2017 - December 2, 2018

As part of his Perlmutter residency, Chicago-based artist Tony Lewis (b. 1986) has created a site-specific project that grows out of his ongoing investigations of the relationships between drawing, abstraction, and language.

Tony Lewis, Plunder, 2017 (installation view). Charles Mayer Photography.

Mark Dion, The Undisciplined Collector, 2015

Mark Dion: The Undisciplined Collector

Permanent Installation

September 12, 2015 - December 9, 2018

Wood paneled and furnished with the trappings of a 1961 collector's den, The Undisciplined Collector evokes the year of the Rose Art Museum's founding and serves as an introduction to the rich history of collecting at Brandeis University.

Mark Dion, The Undisciplined Collector, 2015. Rose Art Museum Special Fund. Photo by Charles Mayer.