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After Pop: Word and Image in British Art, circa 1970

March 19 – May 12, 2024
James F. White Gallery

Curated by undergraduate art history majors, this exhibition highlights the Museum’s strong collection of postwar British art by focusing on the twilight years of Pop art in 1960s Britain. It examines artists central and peripheral to British Pop as they sought a way beyond the alternatives of optimism and cynicism at the end of the decade.

Homeward to the Prairie I Come: Gordon Parks Photographs from the Beach Museum of Art

Joe and Emily Lowe Galleries
August 22-December 8, 2024

This exhibition features photographs selected and donated by Parks to Kansas State University in 1973 after he received an honorary doctorate degree there. The gift includes not only images from stories published in LIFE magazine, such as those of the da Silva and Fontenelle families, but also experimental ones, such as the multiple exposure The Stranger and Table in Snow, a study in subtle variations of white. Curated by Aileen June Wang, Ph.D., Curator at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University. Tour organized by Art Bridges.