Please send inquiries regarding specific exhibitions to the curator and contact listed on the correlating press release. For additional images, please send inquiries to Exhibition Designer, Julie Harper.

Press Releases

Abstracts from Life: Bay Area Figurative Past and Present  |  March 24, 2017 - September 10, 2017

2017 Los Gatos Historic Homes Tour | April 22 & 23

A Call to Collect | January 27- June 4

Fall 2016 Exhibitions

Cement Prairie: The History and Legacy of the American Indian Urban Relocation Program of 1952   |   November 3 - June 25

Image 1: Ilka Hartmann. Preparing for the Dance, 1973.

Image 2: ILKA . Urban Indian Car, Oakland, CA, about 1971.

Making Contact SETI Artist In Residence | October 27 to March 4

Image 1: CHARLES LINDSAY, Wormhole Generator, 2016. Courtesy of the artist.

Image 2: CHARLES LINDSAY, Deep Time Audio Extraction Device, 2016. Mixed media. Courtesy of the artist.

Image 3: MARTIN WILNER, January 2015: Jill Tarter (Making History: The Case Histories) (recto), 2015, Ink and watercolor, 16.5 x 17.125 inches. Courtesy of the artist. 

 

Announcing Maureen Cappon-Javey as NUMU Deputy Director

A Journey in Time: Los Gatos History Project | September 22 and ongoing 

McMoons: How a Band of Scientists Saved Lunar Image History |  September 22 - May 14 

Image 1: Earthrise Image, restored and unrestored, NASA Lunar Orbiter 1, 1966. Courtesy of SkyCorp and Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project.

Image 2: High Resolution Photograph 2162_h3, 1966, View of the Copernicus Crater, NASA Lunar Orbiter 2, 1966. Courtesy of SkyCorp and Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project.

In the Heart of the Wild: Anne Brigman and Her Circle | July 14, 2016 – January 8, 2017

Image 1: ANNE BRIGMAN. Finis, 1912. Photogravure. Courtesy of Judy Dater. 

Image 2: ANNE BRIGMAN. Puck with Bubble,  1906. Photogravure. Courtesy of Judy Dater.

Script & Scribble: The Art and History of Handwriting | May 19 to October 6

Image 1: Palmer Alphabet

Image 2: Handwriting Workbook

Mitchell vs. Steinbeck | May 12 to October 6

Image 1: Ruth Comfort Mitchell

Image 2: John Steinbeck, circa 1939.

Et in Arcadia Ego |  June 2 to October 2

Image 1: Attributed to Nicolas Poussin, Promised Land, c. 1650

Image 2: DAVID LIGARE, Et in Arcadia Ego, 2016

Image 3: ASTRID PRESTON, Mountain Path, 1989

Image 4: STEPHANIE PEEK, Deeper 1, 2011

Image 5: ODD NERDRUM, In Arcadia (Self Portrait), 2011

 

PAST

Hats Off: Highlights from the NUMU Permanent History Collection |  March 24, 2016 – June 26, 2016

Image 1: West Point Shako, 1954. 

Image 2: Brown Velvet Woman's Toque. 

Image 3: Milliner's Hats, Courtesy of Wayne Wichern

 

Press Releases and Image Files for Upcoming and Current Exhibitions