Current Exhibitions

Through May 30

Unsettling Femininity: Selections from the Frye Art Museum Collection

Bringing together varied depictions of women from the Frye Art Museum’s collection, Unsettling Femininity examines historical conventions of representation during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to probe the politics of looking and question our habitual ways of viewing images of women.

Through November 14

Art on the Mind: Ten Years of Creative Aging

Since 2010 the Frye Art Museum has been at the forefront of museum programming for people living with dementia and care partners. Featuring artwork from program participants, this exhibition illustrates the success of arts engagement in bringing joy, respect, and dignity to people living with dementia while destigmatizing the disease.

Through April 11

Boren Banner Series: Marilyn Montufar

The Boren Banner Series is a new public art initiative that gives local and regional artists the opportunity to create a billboard-size work for the museum’s east facade. The inaugural presentation features Ronnie and Cleveland, a black-and-white double portrait by Seattle-based photographer, activist, and educator Marilyn Montufar.