Past Exhibitions

Past exhibitions have explored artworks by a wide range of artists, from Audubon to Warhol, and from folk and sporting art to field guide illustration and contemporary wildlife photography.


January 25 - May 10, 2015
Sharon Beals, Tree Swallow nest and eggs in the collection of the Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates, photograph, 2012.
Sharon Beals, Tree Swallow nest and eggs in the collection of the Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates, photograph, 2012.

Wondrous/Strange presents Sharon Beals stunning photographs from two very different subject areas. Learn More

January 22, 2015 - July 18, 2016
Wood Duck Drake by Benjamin W. Pease (1866-1938), Martha’s Vineyard, MA. Collection of Thomas K. Figge.
Wood Duck Drake by Benjamin W. Pease (1866-1938), Martha’s Vineyard, MA. Collection of Thomas K. Figge.

This exhibit displays decoys and decorative carvings from some of the masters of the craft, including Elmer Crowell, Melvin Lawrence, Benjamin Pease and A. J. King. Learn More

September 28, 2014 - January 11, 2015
"Sharp-tailed Sparrow," Lars Jonsson, watercolor on paper, commission, 1994. Mass Audubon Collection.
"Sharp-tailed Sparrow," Lars Jonsson, watercolor on paper, commission, 1994. Mass Audubon Collection.

Artworks made from direct observation by five internationally recognized artists: Larry Barth, Lars Jonsson, Jenny Keller, Clare Walker Leslie and David Sibley. Learn More

 

January 26 - May 18, 2014
 Do-se-do with your partner (Sandwich terns), by Anne S. Faust, silkscreen, 2009. ©Anne S. Faust.

Do-se-do with your partner (Sandwich terns), by Anne S. Faust, silkscreen, 2009. ©Anne S. Faust.

Silkscreen prints of birds by Anne Faust will be on display beginning in January. Anne Faust’s vibrant silkscreens display her deep knowledge of birds and their habitats as well as her mastery of this compelling medium. Learn More

May 5 – September 15, 2013
Front cover of Massachusetts Masterpieces
Cover image: Black-bellied Plover by Melvin G. Lawrence (1870-1932)

No other region engendered such aesthetic quality and diverse styles of decoy carving as Massachusetts. For this exhibition, consulting curator Gigi Hopkins will select the best of the best, bringing together an unrivaled group of carvings that reveal the sculptural skill of Massachusetts’ master carvers. Learn More

January 27 - April 21, 2013
Concentrate by Cary Hunkel, watercolor and graphite, 2005, Woodson Art Museum Collection

Owls are fascinating creatures. Quiet and carnivorous, with masterful hearing and eyesight, these mysterious birds have inspired artists throughout time. Learn More