Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

Robert Dowd Lithograph

Robert Dowd, “New Money” (Detail), 1994, Courtesy of the artist’s estate.

Art Cash: Money in Print

9 February– 18 May 2018

Hoehn Family Galleries, Founders Hall

Art Cash considers the relationship between currency and fine art prints, focusing on the way that artists have explored the similarities between making art and making money in the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Prehistoric Kumeyaay ceramic vessel

Kumeyaay / Southern California Indian, clay redware canteen, prehistoric

My Ewaa Ah: Johhny Bear Contreras’s Sculpture and Kumeyaay Works from the May Collection

22 September 2017 – 18 May 2018

David W. May American Indian Gallery, Serra Hall

An exploration of the new public sculpture created for USD’s Kumeyaay Garden, paired with historical and contemporary objects from USD’s own May Collection.

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Etching by Isabel Bishop

Isabel Bishop, The Noon Hour (detail), 1946, etching, 7 x 4 ½ inches

Women Who Impress: Women Printmakers in USD’s Collection

2 March – 6 April 2018

Humanities Center Gallery, Serra Hall

This exhibition curated by student Kaitlyn Allen investigates reasons why women artists have chosen printmaking as a medium for creative expression, as well as how USD's collection has grown to include examples of their work. 

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Photograph by Virginia Beahan

Man Selling Vegetables, Matanzas, Cuba, 2012 ©Virginia Beahan

Between the Future and the Past: Photographs of Cuba by Virginia Beahan

16 March – 11 May 2018

Fine Art Galleries, KIPJ

Beahan, well known for her representations of Cuba’s political landscape, displays for the first time a new body of work, rooted in her visits to the country since the first steps towards normalization of US/Cuba relations began.

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