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NEHMA
Exhibitions
2023
July 8 - December 13, 2023

Facing Fire features work by twelve artists who bring us photographs, paintings, ceramics and video as they face fire in the West, sift its aftermath and struggle with the implications.
Facing Fire: Art, Wildfire and the End of Nature in the New West

Facing Fire: Art, Wildfire and the End of Nature in the New West

July 8 - December 13, 2023

Facing Fire features work by twelve artists who bring us photographs, paintings, ceramics and video as they face fire in the West, sift its aftermath and struggle with the implications.

NEHMA
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Exhibitions
2023
January 28 - May 6, 2023

The exhibition The Squares and the Beats: The Lane Gift playfully explores American values from the 1950s and 1960s through works of art by Jeremy Anderson, Sidney Gordon, Knud Merrild, John Bernhardt, George Herms, and G
The Squares and the Beats: The Lane Gift

The Squares and the Beats: The Lane Gift

January 28 - May 6, 2023

The exhibition The Squares and the Beats: The Lane Gift playfully explores American values from the 1950s and 1960s through works of art by Jeremy Anderson, Sidney Gordon, Knud Merrild, John Bernhardt, George Herms, and G...

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NEHMA
Exhibitions
2022
May 2 - August 20, 2022

In the spring semester of 2022, students enrolled in ARTH 3295 at Utah State University were tasked with curating their own virtual exhibitions. ARTH 3295 is an art history course on the art of Americans of Latin American
ARTH 3295: USU Student Online Exhibitions

ARTH 3295: USU Student Online Exhibitions

May 2 - August 20, 2022

In the spring semester of 2022, students enrolled in ARTH 3295 at Utah State University were tasked with curating their own virtual exhibitions. ARTH 3295 is an art history course on the art of Americans of Latin American ...

2022
NEHMA
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Exhibitions
April 22 - December 17, 2022

Rebecca Campbell: Painting Feminine Power is a survey of works from Rebecca Campbell’s prodigious output over the past fifteen years, focusing on the agency she gives the young and adult women in her paintings.
Rebecca Campbell: Painting Feminine Power

Rebecca Campbell: Painting Feminine Power

April 22 - December 17, 2022

Rebecca Campbell: Painting Feminine Power is a survey of works from Rebecca Campbell’s prodigious output over the past fifteen years, focusing on the agency she gives the young and adult women in her paintings.

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2022
NEHMA
March 22 - April 2, 2022

Bibhu Mohapatra grew up in Odisha on the east coast of India and moved to the United States in 1996. His years growing up in Odisha formed the expanding spirit of everything he sees and creates.
Bibhu Mohapatra

Bibhu Mohapatra

March 22 - April 2, 2022

Bibhu Mohapatra grew up in Odisha on the east coast of India and moved to the United States in 1996. His years growing up in Odisha formed the expanding spirit of everything he sees and creates.

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2022
Exhibitions
2023
NEHMA
February 5, 2022 - May 6, 2023

The focus of the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art collection in on twentieth and twenty-first century art of the western United States. It consists of over 5,500 objects with large concentrations of paintings, scu
Looking Backward & Forward: Forty Years with NEHMA & What’s Next

Looking Backward & Forward: Forty Years with NEHMA & What’s Next

February 5, 2022 - May 6, 2023

The focus of the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art collection in on twentieth and twenty-first century art of the western United States. It consists of over 5,500 objects with large concentrations of paintings, scu...

Exhibitions
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2022
NEHMA
January 29 - July 9, 2022

In 2020, collectors Driek and Michael Zirinsky gifted 19 works of contemporary art to the NEHMA collection. The Zirinskys, who began collecting more than 40 years ago while in graduate school, and are among the most impo
The Driek & Michael Zirinsky Gift

The Driek & Michael Zirinsky Gift

January 29 - July 9, 2022

In 2020, collectors Driek and Michael Zirinsky gifted 19 works of contemporary art to the NEHMA collection. The Zirinskys, who began collecting more than 40 years ago while in graduate school, and are among the most impo...

2022
Exhibitions
past
NEHMA
January 4 - May 7, 2022

In thinking about choosing items from the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum collection for this case, I mused on the most exciting museum experiences I have had.
Forty-Three Teapots and One Mug

Forty-Three Teapots and One Mug

January 4 - May 7, 2022

In thinking about choosing items from the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum collection for this case, I mused on the most exciting museum experiences I have had.

2021
Exhibitions
past
NEHMA
June 19 - December 12, 2021

American artist Jean Lowe’s (b. 1960) work revolves around the intersection of popular culture, environmentalism, commerce, politics, and art history.
Your Place in the Multiverse

Your Place in the Multiverse

June 19 - December 12, 2021

American artist Jean Lowe’s (b. 1960) work revolves around the intersection of popular culture, environmentalism, commerce, politics, and art history.

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Exhibitions
2021
NEHMA
January 28 - May 8, 2021

American Farmer celebrates the living spirit of our heartland through the faces and voices of the people who keep it alive.
American Farmer

American Farmer

January 28 - May 8, 2021

American Farmer celebrates the living spirit of our heartland through the faces and voices of the people who keep it alive.

NEHMA
2021
past
Exhibitions
January 28 - May 8, 2021

Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, and Arthur Rothstein are the three photographers who were hired by the Farm Security Administration to document rural Utah in the late 1930s.
Three Depression-Era Photographers in Utah

Three Depression-Era Photographers in Utah

January 28 - May 8, 2021

Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, and Arthur Rothstein are the three photographers who were hired by the Farm Security Administration to document rural Utah in the late 1930s.

2021
Exhibitions
NEHMA
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January 28 - May 8, 2021

While not traditionally thought of as subjects for art, farming and agricultural scenes can portray an intriguing story about nature and humanity. Celebrating agriculture through art, Barns, Cows, Tractors, Horses, Hay, a
Barns, Cows, Tractors, Horses, Hay & Farmers

Barns, Cows, Tractors, Horses, Hay & Farmers

January 28 - May 8, 2021

While not traditionally thought of as subjects for art, farming and agricultural scenes can portray an intriguing story about nature and humanity. Celebrating agriculture through art, Barns, Cows, Tractors, Horses, Hay, a...

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2020
2021
NEHMA
Exhibitions
December 18, 2020 - February 26, 2021

NEHMA has adapted the Junior Curators program into an online experience. This online experience can accommodate in-school or at-home learning.
Junior Curators: "Look for the Good" Virtual Exhibitions by Spring Creek Middle School Students

Junior Curators: "Look for the Good" Virtual Exhibitions by Spring Creek Middle School Students

December 18, 2020 - February 26, 2021

NEHMA has adapted the Junior Curators program into an online experience. This online experience can accommodate in-school or at-home learning.

2020
Exhibitions
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NEHMA
November 14 - December 19, 2020

Unmasking Creativity features artistic expressions and written experiences by middle and high school students in response to the current pandemic.
Unmasking Creativity: Giving a Voice to Utah Youth

Unmasking Creativity: Giving a Voice to Utah Youth

November 14 - December 19, 2020

Unmasking Creativity features artistic expressions and written experiences by middle and high school students in response to the current pandemic.

2021
Exhibitions
NEHMA
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2022
2020
October 20, 2020 - March 1, 2022

Hand-built showcases works made partially or entirely off of the potter’s wheel. Often, when thinking of ceramic art and craft, the first thing that comes to mind is pottery: functional wheel-thrown vessels.
Hand-built

Hand-built

October 20, 2020 - March 1, 2022

Hand-built showcases works made partially or entirely off of the potter’s wheel. Often, when thinking of ceramic art and craft, the first thing that comes to mind is pottery: functional wheel-thrown vessels.

2020
NEHMA
past
Exhibitions
September 2 - November 8, 2020

A recent Pew Research survey revealed that a third of those polled indicated that they had experienced “high levels of psychological distress at some point during the extended period of social distancing undertaken
The Love in the Time of Coronavirus Project: J.P. Spicer-Escalante

The Love in the Time of Coronavirus Project: J.P. Spicer-Escalante

September 2 - November 8, 2020

A recent Pew Research survey revealed that a third of those polled indicated that they had experienced “high levels of psychological distress at some point during the extended period of social distancing undertaken ...

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Exhibitions
2020
2021
NEHMA
August 25, 2020 - December 4, 2021

African American Art, Social Justice and Identity addresses Black identity in the United States through works of art by ten African American artists and ephemera from collectives including the Black Panthers, sp
African American Art, Social Justice and Identity; Works by Black Artists from the NEHMA Collection

African American Art, Social Justice and Identity; Works by Black Artists from the NEHMA Collection

August 25, 2020 - December 4, 2021

African American Art, Social Justice and Identity addresses Black identity in the United States through works of art by ten African American artists and ephemera from collectives including the Black Panthers, sp...

NEHMA
2021
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2022
Exhibitions
2020
August 25, 2020 - July 9, 2022

Drawn exclusively from the Museum collection, Women, Surrealism, and Abstraction endeavors to look beyond typical art historical boundaries and to begin to lay claim to a more holistic and complex view of art histor
Women, Surrealism, and Abstraction

Women, Surrealism, and Abstraction

August 25, 2020 - July 9, 2022

Drawn exclusively from the Museum collection, Women, Surrealism, and Abstraction endeavors to look beyond typical art historical boundaries and to begin to lay claim to a more holistic and complex view of art histor...

2020
NEHMA
Exhibitions
past
July 1 - December 19, 2020

Our new reality is profoundly different than it was six months ago. The 2020 pandemic, COVID-19, has swept the world, and in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, we have seen unprecedented civil unrest calling for racial
The Day After Tomorrow: Art in Response to Turmoil and Hope

The Day After Tomorrow: Art in Response to Turmoil and Hope

July 1 - December 19, 2020

Our new reality is profoundly different than it was six months ago. The 2020 pandemic, COVID-19, has swept the world, and in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, we have seen unprecedented civil unrest calling for racial ...

2020
NEHMA
past
Exhibitions
May 20 - July 31, 2020

Due to school closures related to COVID-19, NEHMA adapted the Junior Curators program into an online experience. Despite not being able to visit NEHMA in person, students can learn about curation and find inspiration from t
Junior Curators: "Stand For Something"

Junior Curators: "Stand For Something"

May 20 - July 31, 2020

Due to school closures related to COVID-19, NEHMA adapted the Junior Curators program into an online experience. Despite not being able to visit NEHMA in person, students can learn about curation and find inspiration from t...

Exhibitions
2020
NEHMA
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April 20 - June 30, 2020

During Spring 2020 Semester, FCSE 3040 Advanced Clothing Studies: Patternmaking students at Utah State University were challenged to create a half-scale fashion inspired by artwork on view at the Nora Eccles Harrison Muse
FCSE 3040 - Patternmaking

FCSE 3040 - Patternmaking

April 20 - June 30, 2020

During Spring 2020 Semester, FCSE 3040 Advanced Clothing Studies: Patternmaking students at Utah State University were challenged to create a half-scale fashion inspired by artwork on view at the Nora Eccles Harrison Muse...

2020
NEHMA
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Exhibitions
April 17 - June 21, 2020

Artist and professor Chris Terry has lived, worked and taught at Utah State University for 31 years. Chris Terry, On Sabbatical features work that he created during four sabbaticals (1994–95, 2000–01, 2008–09, 2017–18) th
Chris Terry, On Sabbatical

Chris Terry, On Sabbatical

April 17 - June 21, 2020

Artist and professor Chris Terry has lived, worked and taught at Utah State University for 31 years. Chris Terry, On Sabbatical features work that he created during four sabbaticals (1994–95, 2000–01, 2008–09, 2017–18) th...

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2022
Exhibitions
2020
NEHMA
2021
April 1, 2020 - April 1, 2022

Are you staying at home but wishing you could visit the Museum? Wander through NEHMA online! Click the links below to virtually enter current and past exhibitions.
Virtual Tours of NEHMA

Virtual Tours of NEHMA

April 1, 2020 - April 1, 2022

Are you staying at home but wishing you could visit the Museum? Wander through NEHMA online! Click the links below to virtually enter current and past exhibitions.

NEHMA
2020
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2021
Exhibitions
2022
April 1, 2020 - April 1, 2022

Created in 2011, the USU Sculpture Walk showcases the 46 public sculptures across Utah State University's campus. Start at the Museum and enjoy the mix of traditional and modern sculptures while you stroll, power wal
USU Sculpture Walk

USU Sculpture Walk

April 1, 2020 - April 1, 2022

Created in 2011, the USU Sculpture Walk showcases the 46 public sculptures across Utah State University's campus. Start at the Museum and enjoy the mix of traditional and modern sculptures while you stroll, power wal...

2020
NEHMA
Exhibitions
past
January 25 - May 2, 2020

Thomas Campbell (born 1969) is a media maestro who parlays his ideas, thoughts, and feelings about the fringes of contemporary American culture into eloquent and romantic narratives.
Thomas Campbell: Lint basket supremeo + Unii ciøn yyikæ

Thomas Campbell: Lint basket supremeo + Unii ciøn yyikæ

January 25 - May 2, 2020

Thomas Campbell (born 1969) is a media maestro who parlays his ideas, thoughts, and feelings about the fringes of contemporary American culture into eloquent and romantic narratives.

2020
Exhibitions
NEHMA
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January 25 - May 2, 2020

Particle & Wave: Paperclay Illuminated features forty-five artists from across the world who incorporate paper pulp and organic fibers into their clay.
Particle & Wave: Paperclay Illuminated

Particle & Wave: Paperclay Illuminated

January 25 - May 2, 2020

Particle & Wave: Paperclay Illuminated features forty-five artists from across the world who incorporate paper pulp and organic fibers into their clay.

2020
2019
NEHMA
past
Exhibitions
December 16, 2019 - July 31, 2020

In the fall semester of 2019, students enrolled in ARTH 3320 at Utah State University were tasked with curating their own virtual exhibitions. ARTH 3320 is an art history course on the art of Latin America.
ARTH 3320 - The Art of Latin America

ARTH 3320 - The Art of Latin America

December 16, 2019 - July 31, 2020

In the fall semester of 2019, students enrolled in ARTH 3320 at Utah State University were tasked with curating their own virtual exhibitions. ARTH 3320 is an art history course on the art of Latin America.

NEHMA
2019
2020
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Exhibitions
November 21, 2019 - February 1, 2020

On November 21 at 7 PM visiting Beat artist and poet Gerd Stern will speak for approximately 20 minutes at the opening reception.
Heart Beats

Heart Beats

November 21, 2019 - February 1, 2020

On November 21 at 7 PM visiting Beat artist and poet Gerd Stern will speak for approximately 20 minutes at the opening reception.

NEHMA
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2019
Exhibitions
September 14 - December 14, 2019

In a remote region of Utah’s Great Salt Lake Desert, a classified military site called Dugway Proving Ground remains largely hidden from public view, closed to civilians and rarely seen in the media.
David Maisel Proving Ground

David Maisel Proving Ground

September 14 - December 14, 2019

In a remote region of Utah’s Great Salt Lake Desert, a classified military site called Dugway Proving Ground remains largely hidden from public view, closed to civilians and rarely seen in the media.

Exhibitions
2019
2020
NEHMA
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September 14, 2019 - August 1, 2020

Sky Above, Earth Below traces the development of western landscape photography from the late 19th century to the 21st century will start with early American photographers like Myra Albert Wiggins, Edward Curtis
Sky Above, Earth Below: A History of Western Landscape Photography

Sky Above, Earth Below: A History of Western Landscape Photography

September 14, 2019 - August 1, 2020

Sky Above, Earth Below traces the development of western landscape photography from the late 19th century to the 21st century will start with early American photographers like Myra Albert Wiggins, Edward Curtis...

2019
2020
NEHMA
Exhibitions
past
August 24, 2019 - August 1, 2020

Traditionally, identity is formulated via a process of exclusion. It is not about who you are; it is about who you are not. Latinx proposes inclusivity as the point of departure, open to fluid and diverse factors
Latinx from the NEHMA Collection

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection

August 24, 2019 - August 1, 2020

Traditionally, identity is formulated via a process of exclusion. It is not about who you are; it is about who you are not. Latinx proposes inclusivity as the point of departure, open to fluid and diverse factors ...

2019
NEHMA
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Exhibitions
2020
August 24, 2019 - April 4, 2020

Stanton Macdonald-Wright’s Haiga Portfolio, 1966-1967, is an example of the artist’s most pronounced blending of Eastern and Western influences.
Haikus, Modernism and Stanton Macdonald-Wright

Haikus, Modernism and Stanton Macdonald-Wright

August 24, 2019 - April 4, 2020

Stanton Macdonald-Wright’s Haiga Portfolio, 1966-1967, is an example of the artist’s most pronounced blending of Eastern and Western influences.

NEHMA
Exhibitions
2019
2018
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September 15, 2018 - July 31, 2019

Modern and contemporary art created in the American West, manifesting an independent spirit and embodying unique ideas, has been largely written out of the mainstream narrative of art history or placed in unhe
Collecting On The Edge

Collecting On The Edge

September 15, 2018 - July 31, 2019

Modern and contemporary art created in the American West, manifesting an independent spirit and embodying unique ideas, has been largely written out of the mainstream narrative of art history or placed in unhe...

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2018
NEHMA
Exhibitions
January 16 - March 29, 2018

The Work in Progress is a collage-style mural that provides a stunning visualization of the impact of women on our society. It is a community project and the brainchild of Jann Haworth.
Work in Progress USU Merrill-Cazier Library, Lower Level

Work in Progress USU Merrill-Cazier Library, Lower Level

January 16 - March 29, 2018

The Work in Progress is a collage-style mural that provides a stunning visualization of the impact of women on our society. It is a community project and the brainchild of Jann Haworth.

NEHMA
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Exhibitions
2016
August 17 - December 10, 2016

Drawing upon NEHMA’s important collection of twentieth century ceramic objects, Lighting the Fire: Ceramics Education in the American West examines the significant contributions of potters who taught in universities
Lighting the Fire: Ceramics Education in the American West

Lighting the Fire: Ceramics Education in the American West

August 17 - December 10, 2016

Drawing upon NEHMA’s important collection of twentieth century ceramic objects, Lighting the Fire: Ceramics Education in the American West examines the significant contributions of potters who taught in universities ...

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NEHMA
Exhibitions
2016
June 1 - December 10, 2016

Recent Additions to the NEHMA Collection showcases a select group of artworks the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) has acquired for its collection in 2015 and 2016.
Recent Additions to the NEHMA Collection

Recent Additions to the NEHMA Collection

June 1 - December 10, 2016

Recent Additions to the NEHMA Collection showcases a select group of artworks the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) has acquired for its collection in 2015 and 2016.

NEHMA
Exhibitions
2016
past
March 15 - May 7, 2016

Growing West is organized by students from the USU Honors Think Tank course and visually recounts the historical narrative that drove Americans and European immigrants to settle the American West as homesteaders and farmers
Growing West: Exploring Art and Agriculture

Growing West: Exploring Art and Agriculture

March 15 - May 7, 2016

Growing West is organized by students from the USU Honors Think Tank course and visually recounts the historical narrative that drove Americans and European immigrants to settle the American West as homesteaders and farmers...

Exhibitions
NEHMA
past
2016
February 2 - March 2, 2016

Vision and Persistence is a survey of works created by forty-nine artists who graduated from the ceramics program in the Department of Art and Design at Utah State University over the last 30 years.
Vision & Persistence: 30 Years of Ceramic Excellence at Utah State University

Vision & Persistence: 30 Years of Ceramic Excellence at Utah State University

February 2 - March 2, 2016

Vision and Persistence is a survey of works created by forty-nine artists who graduated from the ceramics program in the Department of Art and Design at Utah State University over the last 30 years.

NEHMA
2016
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Exhibitions
January 23 - May 7, 2016

A Matter of Taste explores the complex relationship between art, kitsch, and culture. While a gift shop may seem the more likely place to find kitsch in a museum, A Matter of Taste turns this expectation upside down.
A Matter of Taste Art, Kitsch, and Culture

A Matter of Taste Art, Kitsch, and Culture

January 23 - May 7, 2016

A Matter of Taste explores the complex relationship between art, kitsch, and culture. While a gift shop may seem the more likely place to find kitsch in a museum, A Matter of Taste turns this expectation upside down.

NEHMA
2015
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2016
Exhibitions
September 23, 2015 - December 10, 2016

Over the last century the American West has provided fertile ground for an extraordinary range of creative response and expression by both the indigenous and non-indigenous people who inhabit it.
Transcendence: Abstraction & Symbolism in the American West

Transcendence: Abstraction & Symbolism in the American West

September 23, 2015 - December 10, 2016

Over the last century the American West has provided fertile ground for an extraordinary range of creative response and expression by both the indigenous and non-indigenous people who inhabit it.

2015
Exhibitions
past
NEHMA
September 12 - December 12, 2015

The Western Desert of Australia is a vast region that is home to Aboriginal people from various language and cultural groups. They share a common world view based on Tjukurrpa, or the Dreaming.
Abstraction & the Dreaming: Aboriginal Paintings from Australia’s Western Desert (1971 – Present)

Abstraction & the Dreaming: Aboriginal Paintings from Australia’s Western Desert (1971 – Present)

September 12 - December 12, 2015

The Western Desert of Australia is a vast region that is home to Aboriginal people from various language and cultural groups. They share a common world view based on Tjukurrpa, or the Dreaming.

Exhibitions
NEHMA
2015
past
June 9 - July 23, 2015

ReImagine ArtsySTEM presents works from the NEHMA permanent collection that build upon the theme of individual responses to the environment as presented in the other exhibition, ARTsySTEM: The Changing Climates of the Arts
ReImagine ARTsySTEM: Expanding Ideas of Artistic Response to Our Environment

ReImagine ARTsySTEM: Expanding Ideas of Artistic Response to Our Environment

June 9 - July 23, 2015

ReImagine ArtsySTEM presents works from the NEHMA permanent collection that build upon the theme of individual responses to the environment as presented in the other exhibition, ARTsySTEM: The Changing Climates of the Arts ...

NEHMA
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2015
Exhibitions
March 19 - August 1, 2015

The Arts and STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) share a necessity for undertaking imaginative inquiry of what we perceive as truth and beauty.
ARTsySTEM: The Changing Climates of the Arts & Sciences

ARTsySTEM: The Changing Climates of the Arts & Sciences

March 19 - August 1, 2015

The Arts and STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) share a necessity for undertaking imaginative inquiry of what we perceive as truth and beauty.

NEHMA
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2015
Exhibitions
March 19 - August 1, 2015

Dorothy and Herbert Vogel, a librarian and a postman of modest means, began acquiring works by contemporary artists in the 1960s. Over the next forty years the couple amassed a vast, diverse collection of contemporary ar
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: 50 Works for 50 States

The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: 50 Works for 50 States

March 19 - August 1, 2015

Dorothy and Herbert Vogel, a librarian and a postman of modest means, began acquiring works by contemporary artists in the 1960s. Over the next forty years the couple amassed a vast, diverse collection of contemporary ar...

NEHMA
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2015
Exhibitions
January 23 - April 18, 2015

Including over 60 three-dimensional objects from the Arizona State University Art Museum's permanent collection and recent acquisitions, as well as works by many of the major and emerging figures in contemporary crafts
Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft

Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft

January 23 - April 18, 2015

Including over 60 three-dimensional objects from the Arizona State University Art Museum's permanent collection and recent acquisitions, as well as works by many of the major and emerging figures in contemporary crafts...

Exhibitions
2015
2014
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NEHMA
September 25, 2014 - February 28, 2015

Featuring a selection of works by Black Mountain College (BMC) faculty and students, Black Mountain College: Shaping Craft + Design explores the role and influence of the college on the fields of studio craf
Black Mountain College: Shaping Craft + Design

Black Mountain College: Shaping Craft + Design

September 25, 2014 - February 28, 2015

Featuring a selection of works by Black Mountain College (BMC) faculty and students, Black Mountain College: Shaping Craft + Design explores the role and influence of the college on the fields of studio craf...

NEHMA
Exhibitions
2014
past
April 14 - December 10, 2014

With artworks from the NEHMA permanent collection and works on loan from a number of museums and private collectors, this exhibition explores the role of the American West as a site for rebirth and enchantment...
Enchanted Modernities Mysticism, Landscape, and the American West

Enchanted Modernities Mysticism, Landscape, and the American West

April 14 - December 10, 2014

With artworks from the NEHMA permanent collection and works on loan from a number of museums and private collectors, this exhibition explores the role of the American West as a site for rebirth and enchantment...

2014
Exhibitions
NEHMA
past
January 23 - March 14, 2014

Nobody Goes Home Sad includes historical photographs by Walter Lehrman and John Suiter showing intimate portraits of trailblazing poets and authors from the Beat generation of the 1950s.
Nobody Goes Home Sad: Photographs of the Six Gallery Poets 1956-2000

Nobody Goes Home Sad: Photographs of the Six Gallery Poets 1956-2000

January 23 - March 14, 2014

Nobody Goes Home Sad includes historical photographs by Walter Lehrman and John Suiter showing intimate portraits of trailblazing poets and authors from the Beat generation of the 1950s.

Exhibitions
2013
NEHMA
2014
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July 1, 2013 - March 14, 2014

A selection of artworks from the NEHMA permanent collection embraces a diverse range of forms and showcases work by important women artists.
Female + Form

Female + Form

July 1, 2013 - March 14, 2014

A selection of artworks from the NEHMA permanent collection embraces a diverse range of forms and showcases work by important women artists.

NEHMA
2013
Exhibitions
past
June 21 - December 10, 2013

Nine works of art are displayed in the upper gallery from a 2013 donation to the art museum by the late Joe Austin. These artworks are avante garde pieces from the 1970s and 1980s by artists working in the Los Angeles
New Acquisitions 2013

New Acquisitions 2013

June 21 - December 10, 2013

Nine works of art are displayed in the upper gallery from a 2013 donation to the art museum by the late Joe Austin. These artworks are avante garde pieces from the 1970s and 1980s by artists working in the Los Angeles ...

2014
NEHMA
2013
Exhibitions
past
March 18, 2013 - January 31, 2014

Located in the Study Center drawers, this exhibition is composed of work by Harrison Groutage, Everett Thorpe, and Gaell Lindstrom. On February 5 of 2013, Harrison Groutage passed away at age 87 of kidney failure
Friends of the Landscape: Harrison Groutage and Associates

Friends of the Landscape: Harrison Groutage and Associates

March 18, 2013 - January 31, 2014

Located in the Study Center drawers, this exhibition is composed of work by Harrison Groutage, Everett Thorpe, and Gaell Lindstrom. On February 5 of 2013, Harrison Groutage passed away at age 87 of kidney failure...

2013
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Exhibitions
NEHMA
February 1 - May 4, 2013

Northern Utah-based photographer, Chris Dunker presents 21 selections of his work in the exhibition Industrial Ethos. These photographs address the culture of industry and how industry appears over time.
Industrial Ethos: Photography by Chris Dunker

Industrial Ethos: Photography by Chris Dunker

February 1 - May 4, 2013

Northern Utah-based photographer, Chris Dunker presents 21 selections of his work in the exhibition Industrial Ethos. These photographs address the culture of industry and how industry appears over time.

Exhibitions
NEHMA
2013
past
January 22 - May 4, 2013

USU students in the Fall 2012 course, Art History 5730: The Art Museum were offered the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with the curator of the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art to explore the meanings of Conce
Ideas: An Exhibition

Ideas: An Exhibition

January 22 - May 4, 2013

USU students in the Fall 2012 course, Art History 5730: The Art Museum were offered the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with the curator of the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art to explore the meanings of Conce...

NEHMA
2012
Exhibitions
past
August 30 - December 10, 2012

Shown in conjunction with the 11th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium held in Logan, Utah and co-sponsored by the USU Department of English and the USU Special Collections Department in the Merrill - Cazier Libra
Adventures in the West

Adventures in the West

August 30 - December 10, 2012

Shown in conjunction with the 11th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium held in Logan, Utah and co-sponsored by the USU Department of English and the USU Special Collections Department in the Merrill - Cazier Libra...

2014
NEHMA
2012
Exhibitions
2013
past
August 28, 2012 - March 14, 2014

Throughout the 20th century, primarily in the 1960s and 1970s, artists have used light as a medium or subject matter.
LUX Light and Space Art from the Museum Collection

LUX Light and Space Art from the Museum Collection

August 28, 2012 - March 14, 2014

Throughout the 20th century, primarily in the 1960s and 1970s, artists have used light as a medium or subject matter.

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2012
Exhibitions
NEHMA
January 16 - June 11, 2012

Jim Starrett is an L.A.-based artist who explores concepts of religion, heritage, and the clash of differing historical interpretations.
Fragments of Terror: Drawings by Jim Starrett

Fragments of Terror: Drawings by Jim Starrett

January 16 - June 11, 2012

Jim Starrett is an L.A.-based artist who explores concepts of religion, heritage, and the clash of differing historical interpretations.

Exhibitions
2012
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2011
NEHMA
June 14, 2011 - July 28, 2012

In order to highlight a selection of the museum's recently acquired artwork, a new exhibition was made available in the summer of 2011 named New Acquisitions featuring 6 new artworks in the west gallery marking their
New Acquisitions

New Acquisitions

June 14, 2011 - July 28, 2012

In order to highlight a selection of the museum's recently acquired artwork, a new exhibition was made available in the summer of 2011 named New Acquisitions featuring 6 new artworks in the west gallery marking their...

2011
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Exhibitions
NEHMA
2012
June 14, 2011 - July 28, 2012

Art and comics have a complex relationship. This exhibition explores that relationship by featuring the intersection of comics and art with specific attention on how certain themes and stylistic forms have crossed ov
Bang! Thwack! Plop! Comics: an Influence on Contemporary Art

Bang! Thwack! Plop! Comics: an Influence on Contemporary Art

June 14, 2011 - July 28, 2012

Art and comics have a complex relationship. This exhibition explores that relationship by featuring the intersection of comics and art with specific attention on how certain themes and stylistic forms have crossed ov...

2011
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NEHMA
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January 16 - May 10, 2011

As a celebration of this distinctive feature on USU campus, the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art presents an exhibition about this sculpture; its history, innovation, construction, and creation.
Passacaglia: A Spotlight on Sculpture

Passacaglia: A Spotlight on Sculpture

January 16 - May 10, 2011

As a celebration of this distinctive feature on USU campus, the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art presents an exhibition about this sculpture; its history, innovation, construction, and creation.

2010
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Exhibitions
NEHMA
2011
August 31, 2010 - January 11, 2011

The photos in this exhibition are part of USU professor Christopher M. Gauthiér’s series, Evidence and Artifacts: Particle Matter 2.5 which explores the air quality in Cache Valley.
Evidence and Artifacts: Particle Matter 2.5

Evidence and Artifacts: Particle Matter 2.5

August 31, 2010 - January 11, 2011

The photos in this exhibition are part of USU professor Christopher M. Gauthiér’s series, Evidence and Artifacts: Particle Matter 2.5 which explores the air quality in Cache Valley.

2011
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Exhibitions
2010
NEHMA
August 31, 2010 - May 9, 2011

Whether they are radical or practical ideas, many artists have envisioned alternative ways of living. EcoVisionaries includes socially engaged artists (the Harrisons and Ant Farm)...
EcoVisionaries: Designs for Living on Earth

EcoVisionaries: Designs for Living on Earth

August 31, 2010 - May 9, 2011

Whether they are radical or practical ideas, many artists have envisioned alternative ways of living. EcoVisionaries includes socially engaged artists (the Harrisons and Ant Farm)...

2010
2009
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Exhibitions
July 1, 2009 - August 30, 2010

The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art at Utah State University has received a major gift of 31 new works from the Kathryn C. Wanlass Foundation and Marie Eccles Caine Foundation.
Uses of the Real, Part 2

Uses of the Real, Part 2

July 1, 2009 - August 30, 2010

The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art at Utah State University has received a major gift of 31 new works from the Kathryn C. Wanlass Foundation and Marie Eccles Caine Foundation.

NEHMA
2009
Exhibitions
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March 23 - April 25, 2009

The USU Department of Art Project Gallery, a newly named gallery space in the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, presents a new art exhibition featuring work by seven distinguished alumni from Utah State University.
Department of Art Distinguished Alumni Exhibition

Department of Art Distinguished Alumni Exhibition

March 23 - April 25, 2009

The USU Department of Art Project Gallery, a newly named gallery space in the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, presents a new art exhibition featuring work by seven distinguished alumni from Utah State University.

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NEHMA
2009
2008
September 15, 2008 - March 1, 2009

Women's Work features the work of contemporary women printmakers from the collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his family foundation.
Women's Work

Women's Work

September 15, 2008 - March 1, 2009

Women's Work features the work of contemporary women printmakers from the collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his family foundation.

NEHMA
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Exhibitions
2008
September 1 - September 30, 2008

The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art continues to display the exciting, electronic, musical installation, Klompen which it acquired last year through generous support from the Marie Eccles Caine Foundation.
Klompen

Klompen

September 1 - September 30, 2008

The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art continues to display the exciting, electronic, musical installation, Klompen which it acquired last year through generous support from the Marie Eccles Caine Foundation.

NEHMA
2008
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Exhibitions
March 25 - May 10, 2008

Richard Buswell's work displayed in this exhibition contains photographs of hidden Montana ghost towns and isolated sites of early western settlement.
Traces Montana's Frontier Revisited Photography by Richard Buswell

Traces Montana's Frontier Revisited Photography by Richard Buswell

March 25 - May 10, 2008

Richard Buswell's work displayed in this exhibition contains photographs of hidden Montana ghost towns and isolated sites of early western settlement.

NEHMA
2008
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Exhibitions
February 5 - June 28, 2008

Picturing Faith is a unique series of photographs showing the place of religion in American society through the lens of some of America's most well known photographers such as Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, and Gordon Pa
Picturing Faith: Religious America in Government Photography, 1935 - 1943

Picturing Faith: Religious America in Government Photography, 1935 - 1943

February 5 - June 28, 2008

Picturing Faith is a unique series of photographs showing the place of religion in American society through the lens of some of America's most well known photographers such as Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, and Gordon Pa...

2008
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2011
2010
Exhibitions
2009
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January 1, 2008 - April 30, 2011

Contemporary art can be baffling. Artists sometimes take objects from the everyday world and transform them into art. But what makes an object art? Is it originality, genuineness, authorship, or is it context?
Uses of the Real Originality, Conditional Objects, Action/Documentation, and Contemplation

Uses of the Real Originality, Conditional Objects, Action/Documentation, and Contemplation

January 1, 2008 - April 30, 2011

Contemporary art can be baffling. Artists sometimes take objects from the everyday world and transform them into art. But what makes an object art? Is it originality, genuineness, authorship, or is it context?

Exhibitions
2008
NEHMA
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2007
November 1, 2007 - May 3, 2008

A selection of curated artwork from the permanent collection focuses on painters working in New Mexico in the 1930s called the Transcendental Painting Group.
Abstracting the Land: Southwest Transcendentalism

Abstracting the Land: Southwest Transcendentalism

November 1, 2007 - May 3, 2008

A selection of curated artwork from the permanent collection focuses on painters working in New Mexico in the 1930s called the Transcendental Painting Group.

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Exhibitions
2006
NEHMA
January 10 - March 15, 2006

Organized by writers and independent curators Michael Duncan and Kristine McKenna along with the Santa Monica Museum of Art, this exhibition offers an extraordinary snapshot of the post-war arts underground in Southern
Semina Culture: Wallace Berman & His Circle

Semina Culture: Wallace Berman & His Circle

January 10 - March 15, 2006

Organized by writers and independent curators Michael Duncan and Kristine McKenna along with the Santa Monica Museum of Art, this exhibition offers an extraordinary snapshot of the post-war arts underground in Southern...

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2005
NEHMA
2006
Exhibitions
October 25, 2005 - June 29, 2006

Ms. Webster sculpts living things that come from the sea to make strong statements about nature and the environment.
Maryann Webster AquaGenesis

Maryann Webster AquaGenesis

October 25, 2005 - June 29, 2006

Ms. Webster sculpts living things that come from the sea to make strong statements about nature and the environment.

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2007
2008
Exhibitions
2005
2006
September 1, 2005 - July 30, 2008

Sight & Sound consists of selected paintings and sculptures from the museum’s permanent collection that provide a glimpse of the simultaneous revolutions in art and music that occurred during the 20th century.
Sight & Sound: A Visual Metaphor

Sight & Sound: A Visual Metaphor

September 1, 2005 - July 30, 2008

Sight & Sound consists of selected paintings and sculptures from the museum’s permanent collection that provide a glimpse of the simultaneous revolutions in art and music that occurred during the 20th century.