Index of Articles and Essays

More Various, More Beautiful, & More Terrible: Thinking with Baldwin

The Weisman Art Museum’s collection contains primarily painting and sculpture of the United States. More Various, More Beautiful, and More Terrible, currently on view in the Woodhouse Gallery, is a reinstallation of a small portion of this collection. Senior Curator Diane Mullin’s original goal was to select artists from the collection that had not been exhibited often, or ever, at WAM.

Weisman Art Museum presents "The Other Four," multimedia works by contemporary artists exploring touch, taste, smell, and sound

Weisman Art Museum (WAM) presents The Other Four as its first new exhibition of 2024, on view from February 9 – May 19, 2024. The opening event, on Thursday, February 8, includes an early look at the show, plus music, small bites, photo booth, and a cash bar. Register for tickets now!

Music for Paintings for Two CellosComposed and performed by Jacqueline Ultan and Aliya Ultan

Paintings for Two Cellos are a series of six small abstract paintings by David Bartley, with an improvised duo cello piece inspired by, and to accompany, each painting. 

Exhibition Guide: The Other Four

The Weisman Art Museum presents The Other Four, a varied display of contemporary artists whose work draws on our sense of smell, taste, touch, and sound. The show seeks to explore the richness of the human experience and engage audiences through primarily nonvisual means. Featured works bring our attention to these four, often upstaged, senses and open up a vast realm of experiences that are usually overshadowed by our visual programming—even if only for the moments we are in the exhibition.

Truth-Telling and Repair | Rountable Discussion

This talk was recorded on November 15, 2023 and is available via the Weisman’s YouTube channel.  This discussion aimed to shed light on the complex issues surrounding the return of cultural artifacts, institutional accountability, and the steps the Weisman Art Museum is taking to acknowledge and address historical and ongoing harms against Native communities.