Exhibitions

FREE & OPEN TO ALL | Sep 21-Dec 12, 2020

Broadsides & Calaveras: José Guadalupe Posada

Broadsides & Calaveras: José Guadalupe Posada

Douglass Gallery

Broadsides & Calaveras: José Guadalupe Posada

August 25-December 12, 2020

Douglass Gallery

José Guadalupe Posada is recognized as one of the best satirical illustrators in Mexican history. Many of his prints were featured in broadsheets (broadsides) printed in Mexico City around the turn of the 20th century. He is celebrated for his humorous social and political commentary of the Mexico in which he lived, relying heavily on his famed use of the calaveras (skulls).

Chasing Light: B&W Photography

McKie Gallery

Chasing Light: B&W Photography

August 25-December 12, 2020

McKie Gallery

Chasing Light explores the photographer's specific handling and use of light (natural and artificial) to capture the dramatic or subtle effects of light. Thirty-two B&W photographs from the permanent collection are featured in this exhibition associated with the theme “Light &”, part of the FotoFocus Biennial. 

Rebuilding European Tourism: Travel Posters and the World Wars

Rebuilding European Tourism: Travel Posters and the World Wars

August 25-December 12, 2020

Farmer Gallery

The travel posters donated to the Miami University Art Museum by Elma Pratt will transport visitors across Europe during the 1930s and 1940s. Twenty posters will be presented in the context of how the imagery enticed European tourism in an effort to boost economies and assist with the rebuilding of Europe’s beautiful locations.