Upcoming Exhibitions

November 17, 2020–November 14, 2021

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.

January 30–April 25, 2021

Anastacia-Reneé: (Don’t be Absurd) Alice in Parts

Combining poetry, objects, and video, this immersive installation by multi-genre writer and performer Anastacia-Reneé offers a rageful meditation on gentrification—of neighborhoods and its insidious effects on the body—as seen through the eyes of her multilayered and witty character Alice Metropolis.

February 13–April 25, 2021

Eustace Paul Ziegler

Eustace Paul Ziegler was one of the most celebrated painters of Alaska during the early twentieth century. This exhibition will deconstruct his images of remote wilderness, white pioneers, and Indigenous peoples to consider the larger cultural ideas and assumptions they have pictured—as well as those they have left outside the frame.

May 22–August 15, 2021

Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem

With works in all media by nearly eighty artists, Black Refractions celebrates The Studio Museum in Harlem’s role as a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society. Organized by the American Federation of Arts and The Studio Museum in Harlem, this landmark exhibition proposes a plurality of narratives of black artistic production and multiple approaches to understanding the Studio Museum’s powerful collection.