Past Exhibitions



August 6th, 2015

September 24 – December 4, 2015 808 Gallery 808 Commonwealth Avenue Internationally renowned artist Willie Cole creates sculptures and installations that alter everyday materials, such as irons, shoes, and bicycles, into layered artworks with multiple autobiographical, art-historical, and socio-political meanings. In AQUAHALLIC, Cole presents a series of chandeliers and a 1959 El Dorado, More

Ariel Freiberg: Unquenchable Thirst

August 6th, 2015

September 11 – October 25, 2015 Sherman Gallery 755 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd floor Ariel Freiberg’s recent work confronts idealized representations of gendered identities. In her lush and sensuous canvases, Freiberg depicts women’s faces that appear to blend into or emerge out of abstractly painted veils. From painted shards or tears emerge fragments of... More

A Call for Peace

August 6th, 2015

September 11 - October 18 Stone Gallery 855 Commonwealth Avenue Opening reception Thursday September 10 at 6pm with a lecture by Yukinori Okamura, curator of the Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima Panels in the CFA Concert Hall In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, A Call for Peace... More

Best Dressed Signs

Best Dressed Signs – Tight Spaces

August 26th, 2014

September 2 - 21 The BUAG Annex is pleased to present Tight Spaces, the first solo exhibition in a university gallery by Boston-based Best Dressed Signs, founded by sign painter Josh Luke and Meredith Kasabian. The mural, painted in electric shades of blue, pink, orange and yellow, fully engages the "tight... More

Todd Hido: Excerpts from Silver Meadows

April 18th, 2014

September 5 - October 19 Opening reception Thursday September 4 at 6pm The Boston University Art Gallery is pleased to present Todd Hido: Excerpts from Silver Meadows, organized by the Transformer Station in Cleveland, Ohio.  The exhibition features over 100 of the internationally renowned photographer’s most recent iteration of work. Hido’s photographs... More

Craft & Modernity: Professional Women Artists in Boston

April 17th, 2014

November 7 - December 19 Opening reception Thursday November 6 at 6pm Craft & Modernity: Professional Women Artists in Boston (1890-1920) examines the complexities faced by professional women artists living or working in Boston at the turn of the twentieth century by focusing on the lives of six specific women. Artists Ethel Reed, More

DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition

April 16th, 2014

January 30 - March 29 Opening reception Thursday January 29 at 6pm The Boston University Art Gallery at the Stone Gallery launches the U.S. exhibition tour DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition, an exquisite photography exhibition by Dana Gluckstein, honoring Indigenous Peoples worldwide, from January 30 through March 29. The exhibition opening on Thursday... More