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elcome to the ARC exhibition page. In an attempt to better assist in art education, we thought it important to tie together our work here at ARC with the work being done by so many others around the globe. Below you will find a list of ARC recommended exhibitions. This includes important exhibitions being mounted for artists of prior centuries and also those organized for our ARC Approved Artists™ and ARC Living Masters™. This list is a work in progress and we will actively add to it as our fans and artists write in to inform us of new and upcoming exhibitions that are taking place. Each exhibition below has been reviewed by our expert staff and contains material that we feel is worth seeing. Please view the links to the individual sites below for more details on specific content.

  • Exhibitions featuring ARC Living Masters™
  • Exhibitions featuring ARC Associate Living Masters™
  • Exhibitions featuring ARC Living Artists™
  • Exhibitions of ARC Approved™ Ateliers
  • Special Events
  • Gallery Exhibitions
  • Museum Exhibitions
  • Auction Pre-Sales
  • Specialized Museums Dedicated to a Single Artist

  • Exhibitions featuring ARC Living Masters™

    Realism and Reality

    January 16 - 29, 2017

    Florence Academy of Art, US - 888 Newark Avenue, FL 3, Jersey City, NJ 07306

    ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg is holding a solo exhbition of his work.

    A workshop, including a live demo and talk, will coincide with the reception of the exhibition on Saturday, Jan. 21 from 4 - 8 PM.

    Exhibitions featuring ARC Associate Living Masters™

    Glorious Survivors

    January 19 - February 1, 2017

    Bonner David Gallery - 7040 E. Main St., Scottsdale, AZ 85251

    ARC Associate Living Master™ Jane Jones is holding a solo show.

    Every canvas tells a story, and each flower she paints represents survival, not only as a plant, but for what that strength portrays about the human condition.

    Special Artist Reception: Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 6-9 p.m.

    Exhibitions featuring ARC Living Artists™

    Exhibitions of ARC Approved™ Ateliers

    Project Home Artists Exhibition

    January 17, 2017

    Studio Incamminati - Fifth Floor, 340 North 12th St., Philadelphia, PA

    Studio Incamminati has partnered with Project HOME to provide foundational drawing classes to the homeless. Participants in the program develop the empowering life skills needed as they transition from homelessness.

    All sales benefit individual artists and Project HOME.

    The show takes place on January 17, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m.

    GCA Core Program Open House

    January 19, 2017

    Grand Central Atelier - 46-06 11th Street, Queens, NY 11101

    Join GCA on January 19, from 6-8pm to find out more about their full time studies. Meet current students, teachers and administrators. Ask questions! Tour the studio! Also, Eleventh Street Arts will be open for LIC Gallery Night - a final opportunity to view the winter holiday small works show.

    Please RSVP for Core Open House.

    Wrap Me Up: Winter Small Works Show

    November 17 - January 20, 2017

    Eleventh Street Arts - 46-06 11th Street, Queens, NY 11101

    A selection of contemporary realist paintings, drawings and sculpture by artists of the Water Street and Grand Central Ateliers.

    Special Events

    12th International ARC Salon Live Traveling Exhibition

    We are pleased to present the dates for the 12th International ARC Salon’s live exhibition, featuring many of the top placing works in the competition.
    May 12 – June 1, 2017
    Salmagundi Club
    47 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10003
    Sept 23 – Nov 27, 2017
    European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM)
    C/ Barra de Ferro 5
    Barcelona, Spain

    Gallery Exhibitions

    Museum Exhibitions

    The Spectacular Second Empire, 1852-1870

    September 27, 2016 - January 16, 2017

    Musée d'Orsay - 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, France

    To celebrate its 30th anniversary in autumn 2016, the Musée d'Orsay is looking at the entertainments and festivities of the Second Empire and at the different "stages" on which our modernity was invented. The exhibition's thematic lay-out, with paintings, sculptures, photographs, architectural drawings, objets d'art and jewellery side by side, creates a portrait of this prolific and brilliant era, so rich in contradictions.

    William Merritt Chase

    October 9, 2016 - January 16, 2017

    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Avenue of the Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

    The first complete examination of the artist in more than three decades, "William Merritt Chase" brings together 80 of the painter's finest works in both oil and pastel, drawn from public and private collections across the US.

    Valentin de Boulogne - Beyond Caravaggio

    October 7, 2016 - January 22, 2017

    Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

    The greatest French follower of Caravaggio, Valentin de Boulogne was also one of the outstanding artists in 17th-century Europe. In the years following Caravaggio's death, he emerged as one of the most original protagonists of the new, naturalistic painting.

    This is the first monographic exhibition devoted to Valentin, who is little known because his career was short-lived—he died at age 41—and his works are so rare. Around 60 paintings by Valentin survive, and this exhibition brings together 45 of them, with works coming from Rome, Vienna, Munich, Madrid, London, and Musée du Louvre, Paris.

    Truth and Vision: 21st Century Realism

    October 4, 2016 - January 22, 2017

    Delaware Art Museum - 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware 19806

    Inspired by Robert C. Jackson’s 2014 publication, Behind the Easel: The Unique Voices of 20 Contemporary Representational Painters, this exhibition surveys the state of realistic painting at the start of the 21st century. Indicative of this moment are two trends in representational painting–the depiction of the natural world and the creation of fantastic imaginings. Featuring artists from throughout the United States and Canada, Truth & Vision: 21st Century Realism reveals the contemporary developments in a mode of painting historically tied to the greater Brandywine Valley.

    Monet: The Early Years

    October 16, 2016 - January 29, 2017

    Kimbell Art Museum - 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107

    This groundbreaking exhibition is the first ever devoted to the young genius of Claude Monet. The show will feature approximately 60 paintings from the first phase of the artist's career, from his Normandy debut in 1858 until 1872, when he settled in Argenteuil, on the River Seine near Paris.

    Glory of Venice - Masterworks of the Renaissance

    now through February 12, 2017

    Denver Art Museum - 100 W 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, CO 80204

    Glory of Venice features about 50 significant works, and provides visitors with a rare opportunity to experience 19 artworks from Venice's Gallerie dell'Accademia, which houses one of the greatest collections of Venetian Renaissance art in the world. Additional masterworks on view include paintings on loan from the Scuola Grande di San Rocco in Venice, and the Fondazione Magnani Rocca in Parma, Italy, as well as signature paintings in the DAM's collection.

    The Art of Clara Peeters

    October 25, 2016 - February 19, 2017

    Prado Art Museum - Calle Ruiz de Alarcón 23, Madrid, 28014

    Clara Peeters was a pioneer in the field of still life painting, and one of the few women painters active in the 1600's Approximately forty paintings by her are known today.

    This exhibition attempts to explain the deeper meanings contained in her still life paintings, and to highlight the achievements of this little known but extraordinary artist.

    Velázquez Portraits: Truth in Painting

    November 4, 2016 - March 12, 2017

    Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

    Seven exceptional portraits by Velázquez, including The Met’s iconic Juan de Pareja, are on view in this focused exhibition, which shows how the artist captured the variety of human experience. Two paintings from the Hispanic Society of America Portrait of a Young Girl and Cardinal Camillo Astalli-Pamphili were recently cleaned and restored at The Met and are also displayed.

    Academic Splendor:
    Nineteenth-Century Masterworks from the Dahesh Museum of Art

    January 27 - April 16, 2017

    Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens - 829 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32204

    The Dahesh Museum of Art is the only institution in the United States devoted to collecting and exhibiting European academic art of the 19th century. Masterworks features paintings and sculptures by creative artists trained in the academies and private ateliers of France and other countries, including Jean-Léon Gérôme, William Adolphe Bouguereau, Lord Leighton, and Lawrence Alma Tadema.

    John Trumbull: Visualizing American Independence

    November 5, 2016 - July 2017

    Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art - 600 Main Street Hartford CT, 06103

    Three historic scenes created by America's first history painter, John Trumbull, are central to this installation exploring visual interpretation of the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783). An additional work by Trumbull is also featured in the exhibition, as well as works by modern artists who revisited the legacy of the war in the 20th century in observance of major anniversaries such as the bicentennial of George Washington's birth in 1932 and the US bicentennial in 1976.

    Auction Pre-Sales

    Viewing public auction presales is one of the best ways to see important works from a given period that are in private collections and are otherwise not on public view. Most if not all of these paintings are sold back into private collections and many are never put on public view again. Below are a list of some of the important upcoming and current presales.

    (If the auction catalogue has not been published yet with pre-sale viewing dates, only the actual sale date is provided. The presale always takes place the immediate days leading up to the auction and the catalogue is usually published one month prior. Please stay tuned to this page for updates.)

    Christie's - New York, Rockefeller Center

    Old Master Drawings

    Exhibition Dates: January 21 - 23, 2017

    Sale Date: January 24, 2017

    Christie's - New York, Rockefeller Center

    Old Master Prints

    Exhibition Dates: January 21 - 24, 2017

    Sale Date: January 25, 2017

    Sotheby's - New York

    Old Master Drawings

    Exhbition Dates: January 20 - 24, 2017

    Sale Date: January 25, 2017

    Sotheby's - New York

    Master Paintings & Sculpture Evening Sale

    Exhbition Dates: January 20 - 25, 2017

    Sale Date: January 25, 2017

    Sotheby's - New York

    Master Paintings & Sculpture Day Sale

    Exhbition Dates: January 20 - 25, 2017

    Sale Date: January 26, 2017

    Specialized Museums Dedicated to a Single Artist

    These museums are more rare, but have the educational effect of a permanent exhibition of a given artist. There is nothing more informative about an individual's work then to see a large grouping of the artists best work in one location, as well as studies and sketches to help a viewer understand how an artist worked. These specialized museums have given to the public the ability to see a permanent exhibition on an important artist all year round.

    The De Morgan Centre

    Evelyn de Morgan was an important 2nd generation Pre-Raphaelite and the niece of Spencer Stanhope. She is one of the few female followers of Dante Gabrielle Rossetti and Edward Coley Burne-Jones.

    38 West Hill, London SW18 1RZ

    Musée Eugène-Delacroix

    Eugène Delacroix was born April 26, 1798. He was a famous French historical painter and a leader of the Romantic movement. Associated with the Louvre, This Museum was the last home of Delacroix, where he resided from 1857 until his death in 1863. It contains works that cover most of the career of Delacroix and some of his personal affects as well.

    6 rue de Furstenberg, 75 006 Paris, France

    Leighton House Museum

    Sir Frederick Lord Leighton is one of the most famous of the Victorian Painters. He was the president of the Royal Academy from 1878 until his death in 1896 and is the only artist to be raised to the Peerage of England in 1896, just before his death. In addition to important paintings by Frederick Lord Leighton, Frank Dicksee, and Burne-Jones, The museum also features some incredible architecture and tile work.

    The house is located at 12 Holland Park Road, London W14 8LZ.

    Moreau Gallery

    Gustave Moreau (1826-1898), was a French painter, born in Paris on the 6th of April 1826. He chose his subjects from history, religion, legend and fancy. He took prize medals at the Salon in 1864, 1865, 1869 and 1878 and was made a knight of the Legion of Honour in 1875 and officer in 1883. He succeeded Delaunay as professor at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, and his teaching was highly popular.

    The Moreau Gallery is the artist's three story home, which he bequeathed to the state upon his death in 1898. The collection consists of roughly 1300 paintings and watercolors , with nearly 5,000 drawings.

    14 rue de la Rochefoucauld, F-75009 Paris, France

    Mucha Museum

    The world's first Mucha Museum, dedicated to the life and work of the world-acclaimed Czech Art Nouveau artist Alphonse Mucha (1860 - 1939), is housed in the Baroque Kaunický Palace in the very heart of Prague.

    A selection of over 100 exhibits comprising paintings, photographs, charcoal drawings, pastels, lithographs and personal memorabilia provides a privileged view into the universe of the artist who is most widely known for the posters he executed for Sarah Bernhardt in the fashionable world of fin-de-siècle Paris.

    Kaunický palác, Panská 7, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic

    The Rembrandt House Museum

    This three story building was the home of Rembrandt between 1639 and 1658. Although it does not contain Rembrandt's paintings, the museum contains nearly a complete set of Rembrandt's original prints. In addition, Rembrandt's printing press is also on view to the public.

    Jodenbreestraat 4, 1011 NK Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Norman Rockwell Museum

    This museum Features the work of America's most famous illustrator, Norman Rockwell. Going way beyond pure illustration, this American Artist captured in his work the very heart of the American spirit.

    9 Route 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262

    Musée Rodin (Paris, France)

    The Rodin Museum in Paris has almost six thousand and six hundred sculptures which span across the artists life time. They have examples of all his most important works as well as preliminary studies. These works are in many different mediums including terracotta, plaster, bronze, marble, wax, molten glass, stoneware, etc. In addition, the museum possesses paintings, sketches, photographs and a collection of autographed documents by Rodin.

    79 rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France

    The Rodin Museum (Pennsylvania, USA)

    The Rodin Museum opened to the public in 1929. It houses 124 sculptures including bronze casts of the artist's greatest works: The Thinker, The Burghers of Calais, Eternal Springtime, Apotheosis of Victor Hugo, and The Gates of Hell, on which the artist worked from 1880 until his death in 1917. In addition to the sculpture, the museum is surrounded by a garden designed by Jacques Gréber as part of the Museum's original plan.

    Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19101-7646

    C. M. Russell Museum

    The C.M. Russell Museum is one of the nation"s finest museums of American Western art and the home of the most complete collection of Russell art and memorabilia in the world. The museum campus now occupies a full city block that includes Charles M. Russell’s home and log studio, which together were designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966.

    400 13th Street North, Great Falls, Montana, USA

    Watts Gallery

    Featuring the work of George Frederick Watts, the gallery reopened to the public on June 11, 2011, after ₤11 million redevelopment featuring over 6000 diverse objects including over 250 oil paintings, 800 drawings and watercolors, and 200 sculptures.

    Down Lane, Compton, Guildford, Surrey GU3 1DQ, United Kingdom