Ongoing Exhibitions

The Rose Art Museum

Founded in 1961, the Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University is an educational and cultural institution dedicated to collecting, preserving and exhibiting the finest of modern and contemporary art. Admission is always free.

Museum hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Extended hours on Saturday, April 13: 6-9 p.m.

During the festival, the following exhibitions are on view:

MARK DION: THE UNDISCIPLINED COLLECTOR

Location Foster Stair Landing
Description 
Wood paneled and furnished with the trappings of a 1961 collector’s den, this permanent installation evokes the year of the Rose Art Museum’s founding and serves as an introduction to the rich history of collecting at Brandeis University.

HOWARDENA PINDELL: WHAT REMAINS TO BE SEEN

Howardena Pindell explores the intersection of art and activism. "What Remains to be Seen" spans the New York–based artist’s five-decades-long career, featuring early figurative paintings, pure abstraction, and conceptual works, as well as personal and political art.

ALSO ON VIEW

AYELET CARMI & MEIRAV HEIMAN  | ONE FOOT PLANTED

Location Kniznick Gallery, Women’s Studies Research Center, Epstein Building
Description In Israeli artists Ayelet Carmi and Meirav Heiman’s video collaborations, a mythical or post-apocalyptic society emerges whose most prominent members are women. Sponsored by the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute.

Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Extended festival hours: Sunday, April 7, 1-5 p.m.

BEGINNINGS OF MUSIC AT BRANDEIS

Location Brandeis Library, Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections
Description This exhibit looks at the five famed composers who founded the music department at Brandeis: Erwin Bodky, Irving Fine, Harold Shapero, Leonard Bernstein and Arthur Berger. On display are materials from the University Archives, including correspondence, concert programs, music scores, photographs, articles from the Brandeis Justice newspaper and more. A touchscreen display allows visitors to listen to compositions by early Brandeis music professors.

Viewing hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

POST-BACCALAUREATE AND SENIOR HONORS PAINTING AND SCULPTURE

Location Dreitzer Gallery, Spingold Theater Center
Description Note: Patrons must enter Dreitzer Gallery by a short flight of stairs. Some works are on view in the Spingold lobby, which is wheelchair accessible.