Current Exhibitions

Film still of Ben Hagari "Potter's Will"

Universal Remote

Shapiro Science Center Atrium, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, and the Farber Mezzanine, Brandeis University Library

April 30, 2021 - August 29, 2021

Turning the museum inside out, "Universal Remote" brings three works of video art from the Rose collection into spaces across the Brandeis University campus and invites viewers to consider the powerful effects of individual action and personal connection.

Ben Hagari, Potter's Will, 2015. 2K digital single-channel video, film still. Gift of the artist. Jointly owned by The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, The Chami Fruchter Prize for an emerging Israeli Video Artist, 2015, 2018.9.

Mark Dion, The Undisciplined Collector, 2015

Mark Dion: The Undisciplined Collector

Permanent Installation

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, 2015.6. Charles Mayer Photography.

A student sits on a concrete bench a part of the Chris Burden's sculpture Light of Reason, which consists of antique Victorian lampposts and three concrete benches.

Chris Burden: Light of Reason

Permanent installation

An integral part of the image of the Rose Art Museum, the antique Victorian lampposts and concrete benches of Chris Burden's sculpture "Light of Reason" serves as an inviting gateway to the museum and a dynamic outdoor space for the Brandeis community.

Chris Burden, Light of Reason, 2014. 24 restored cast-iron street lamps. Rose Art Museum Acquisition Fund, Gift of Monroe and Edith Geller and Russian Sale Gift, 2014.3. © Chris Burden. Charles Mayer Photography.