Selections from the Permanent Collections
Now through April 6, 2015
Paintings, prints, and sculptures from the Wright Museum of Art’s collection of over 6,000 works. Currently focusing on German Expressionist prints, photographs, and recently conserved works by Durer, Rembrandt, Toulouse-Lautrec, Mayer, and Wyant.
National Narratives in the Pacific War
Now through February 1, 2015
Students in the 4th-year Japanese class, Readings in Japanese Civilization (JAPN 220) curated this exhibition of objects from the Wright Museum of Art and the Beloit College Archives that illustrate how government, media, and popular culture influenced public perception of the war
effort and how individual identity was manipulated to engage with larger
national narratives during World War II.
January 20 - March 15, 2015
Curated by Art History student Lauren Hartog, this exhibit showcases examples of mudra in works from the Wright Museum of Art’s collection.
The Manufacture of Porcelain: Chinese Trade Paintings
January 19 – March 2, 2015
Popular exports during the late Qing Dynasty, Chinese Trade paintings were created for Western audiences seeking a taste of the exotic. These eight Chines Trade paintings from the Wright’s collection portray the stages of producing porcelain, from digging clay to painting the ceramics, thus uncovering the secret of producing porcelain.