Past Exhibitions

Orders of Chivalry

SCAD Museum of Art presents a solo exhibition of collage works and films by New York-based artist Rashaad Newsome. “Orders of Chivalry” showcases Newsome’s contemporary take on historic imagery. Through the borrowing and blending of elaborately...

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The SCAD Museum of Art presents "Llano," a video installation with sound by celebrated Danish artist Jesper Just. Set in Llano del Rio, the ruins of an early 20th-century commune in the desert outside Los Angeles, California, "Llano" is a...

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Dress Up Story — 1990 Until Now

SCAD Museum of Art presents "Dress Up Story — 1990 Until Now," an exhibition of iconic designs from the oeuvre of the doyenne of fashion, Dame Vivienne Westwood, curated by André Leon Talley. Westwood is the recipient of the 2015 André Leon...

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Group exhibition

SCAD Museum of Art presents “In Passing: American Landscape Photography,” a group exhibition profiling historic and contemporary photographs of the American landscape. With images dating from 1938 to the present, the exhibition includes...

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The SCAD Museum of Art presents “Floresco,” a solo exhibition of work by sculptor John Bisbee, an artist who explores the elasticity and potential embodied in the humble nail, brilliantly transforming it into grand gestures that are both...

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The SCAD Museum of Art presents "data.tron/data.scan," an exhibition by acclaimed Japanese composer and visual artist Ryoji Ikeda, marking his first exhibition in the southeastern U.S. Ikeda’s practice explores the contemporary world of...

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Things Are Not What They First Appear

The SCAD Museum of Art presents "Things Are Not What They First Appear," a solo exhibition of work by artist Xu Bing. Considered one of the most important contemporary artists of his generation, Xu Bing is the SCAD deFINE ART 2015 honoree. Xu...

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Structural-Response II

The SCAD Museum of Art presents "Structural-Response II," a monumental installation of new sculpture and painting by Serge Alain Nitegeka created specifically for the museum's Pamela Elaine Poetter Gallery during deFINE Art 2015. Conceived as a...

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Untitled (Clockwise)

The SCAD Museum of Art presents a new site-specific installation by acclaimed artist Michael Lin. Known for his large-scale painting interventions based on vibrantly patterned Taiwanese textiles, Lin’s practice has been hailed as a new approach...

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His Legendary World of Style

The SCAD Museum of Art presents "Oscar de la Renta: His Legendary World of Style," the first posthumous tribute to the world-renowned and beloved fashion icon and his work.This momentous exhibition features 70 garments, many designed exclusively...

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The SCAD Museum of Art presents a solo exhibition of existing and new work by artist Nari Ward. Ward’s practice plays with the ambiguity and symbolism of objects sourced in his immediate surroundings. These objects are often repurposed into...

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The SCAD Museum of Art presents "CO-OPERATION WOULD BE HIGHLY APPRECIATED," the first U.S. exhibition by Turkish duo :mentalKLINIK. As its name suggests, the practice of :mentalKLINIK steers away from the regular, the normal, the sane and the...

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The Maps of Infinitude

Known for his complex, monumental and kaleidoscopic mandala paintings, SCAD alumnus Caomin Xie (M.F.A., painting, 2001) ponders the magnitude and ethereal beauty of...

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Aida Muluneh, "The 99 Series," C-print, 2013.

Heaven, Purgatory and Hell Revisited by Contemporary African Artists

SCAD presents the U.S. premiere of "The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Purgatory and Hell Revisited by Contemporary African Artists." Curated by the internationally acclaimed Simon Njami, this monumental exhibition explores the thematic sequences of...

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Megan Clark, "Stingray Feather Necklace," hand fabricated using sterling, 18-karat yellow gold, yellow sapphires, stingray leather and patina

Jewelry by SCAD alumni glitters in 'Metalling' exhibition

The SCAD Museum of Art presents "Metalling: Selected Jewelry by SCAD Alumni," an exhibition of necklaces, bracelets and earrings drawn from a select group of alumni from the distinguished SCAD...

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Cast of Characters

SCAD permanent collection. Gift of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, New York.SCAD presents a selection of screenprints by seminal pop artist Andy Warhol (1928-1987) that are among a number of works donated in 2014 to the SCAD...

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Jack Leigh, "Nets and Doors," silver gelatin print, 1986.

Jack Leigh: Full Circle, Low Country Photographs, 1972-2004

SCAD presents "Jack Leigh: Full Circle, Low Country Photographs, 1972-2004," the first museum survey of work by the acclaimed Savannah, Georgia-based photographer since his passing 10 years ago. In addition to exploring Leigh’s documentation of...

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Robert Blackburn, "The Mirror," monoprint, 20" x 24", 1940.


SCAD presents "The Modern Era: Selected works from the Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art" highlighting more than 25 works from the SCAD Museum of Art’s...

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Li Hui, "Cracked," stainless steel, laser board and fog machine, dimensions variable, 2012-14.

Halcyon Fracture

SCAD presents "Halcyon Fracture," an exhibition by Beijing-based artist Li Hui. The installation, marking the artist’s first major solo exhibition in the U.S., will feature a site-specific installation titled "Halcyon Fracture." Organized by SCAD...

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Carrie Moyer, "Pirate Jenny," acrylic and graphite on canvas, 72" x 72", 2013.

Pirate Jenny

SCAD presents an exhibition by New York-based artist Carrie Moyer. For the past two decades, Moyer has created paintings that boldly combine abstraction, political imagery and unapologetic visual pleasure. Influenced by her background in graphic...

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