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Morris Gallery Exhibitions (1978-2016)

2016

Emil Lukas
January 14, 2016 - April 10, 2016 

Alyson Shotz: Plane Weave
April 21, 2016 - August 7, 2016 

Fernando Orellana: His Study of Life
August 20, 2016 - November 6, 2016

Melt/Carve/Forge: Embodied Sculptures By Cassils
November 19, 2016 - March 5, 2017

2015

Mia Rosenthal: Paper Lens
October 10, 2015 - January 3, 2016 

2010

Serigala Militia
January 29, 2010 – April  11, 2010
Wood panels and DVD projection by Tromarama, an Indonesian artists’ group.

Roxana Pérez-Méndez: Este Es Mi Pais
May 22, 2010 – September 26, 2010

2009

Roz by Burt Barr
February 3, 2009 – February 22, 2009

Muxima by Alfredo Jaar
February 24, 2009 – March 29, 2009 

The Jackleg Testament - Part I: Jack and Eve by Jay Bolotin
March 31, 2009 – May 12, 2009 

Jason’s Dream  by Breda Beban
May 14, 2009 – June 9, 2009

Scape by Kurt Hentschlager
June 11, 2009 – June 28, 2009

Threshold to the Kingdom by Mark Wallinger
June 30, 2009 – July 28, 2009 

Summer Shorts: Video Works by Artists from Philadelphia
August 18, 2009 – October 11, 2009; 2-page leaflet

Malcolm McLaren: Shallow
October 24, 2009 – January 3, 2010

2008

Spot Check: Academy Contemporary
March 1, 2008 – June 8, 2008

From 1 August to 28 December, 2008, the exhibition Jacob Lawrence’s Hiroshima occupied the Morris Gallery space. The gallery was then reconfigured as a video projection space.

Image: Music:…sampler
February 3, 2008 – July 28, 2008
(a series of six single-channel video works; titles below)

2007

Laylah Ali: Drawings from the Typology Series
March 3, 2007 – May 13, 2007; catalog

Senga Nengudi: Warp Trance
June 9, 2007 – August 26, 2007

Steve Powers: The Magic Word
October 20, 2007 – January 27, 2008; catalog

2006

Nadia Hironaka: The Late Show
March 4, 2006 – May 14, 2006

Judith Leister: Every Body is Everywhere and Nowhere
June 10, 2006 – August 20, 2006

Robert Ryman: Small Works
October 13, 2006 – January 28, 2007

2005

Eamon Ore-Giron: Mirage
March 5, 2005 – May 15, 2005

Do-Ho Suh: Paratrooper II
June 17, 2005 – August 21, 2005

Vik Muniz: Remastered
September 17, 2005 – November 27, 2005

Nan Goldin: Fantastic Tales
December 10, 2005 – February 12, 2006

2004

Adam Cvijanovic: Ideal City
February 21, 2004 – April 25, 2004

The Sixth Annual Altoids Curiously Strong Collection
July 10, 2004 - August 15, 2004

Paul Swenbeck: Specter of the Brocken
September 18, 2004 – November 21, 2004

Quentin Morris
December 11, 2004 – February 13, 2005

2003

Odd Fellows: Marcel Dzama, Michael Dumontier, and Andrew Jeffrey Wright
February 22, 2003 – April 27, 2003

The Morris Gallery closed for renovations after the Annual Student Exhibition through mid-September 2003.

Monique Van Genderen
September 20, 2003 – November 9, 2003; artist-designed poster

Michelle Oosterbaan
December 13, 2003 – February 1, 2004

2002

Phil Frost
February 23, 2002 – April 28, 2002; brochure

Astrid Bowlby: Leaves of Grass
September 14, 2002 – November 10, 2002 

Jane Irish: History Lesson
December 7, 2002 – February 2, 2003

2001

Neysa Grassi
March 2, 2001 – May 6, 2001

Virgil Marti
June 15, 2001 – September 2, 2001

Mary Judge
September 14, 2001 – November 11, 2001; catalog

BaseKamp: Dirty Deeds (Re-done) Dirt Cheap
November 30, 2001 – February 3, 2002

2000

In 2000, the Morris Gallery was utilized for several exhibitions not sponsored by the Morris Gallery program. 

Jeremy Blake: Digital Projections
September 9, 2000 – November 15, 2000; rack card

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1999

Parks and Portraits: Dona Nelson, 1983–88
January 9, 1999 – March 7, 1999

Charles Burns
October 8, 1999 – December 5, 1999

Barry Goldberg
December 10, 1999 – February 6, 2000

1998

Kate Moran: Vitreous Humors
January 10, 1998 – April 26, 1998

Darwin Nix
June 13, 1998 – September 13, 1998

Judith Schaechter
September 18, 1998 – November 29, 1998; catalog

1997

Mark McCullen
January 25, 1997 – April 13, 1997

1996

Nature Morte: Contemporary Still Life
February 10, 1996 – April 14, 1996

Sarah McCoubrey
October 12, 1996 – January 12, 1997

1995

Chance Encounters: A Morris Gallery Group Exhibition
June 22, 1995 – October 1, 1995

1994

Nannette Clark and Scott Rothstein: Recent Work
February 4, 1994 – April 24

The Morris Gallery closed during building renovations from May 30 to December 10, 1994. When the space reopened, it was used as a visitor orientation room, with a video program running during museum hours, for several years. Morris Gallery Program exhibitions were held in the main galleries from 1995 to 1997.

1993

Anne Minich and Shirley Moskowitz: Recent Work
February 12, 1993 – March 28, 1993

Alida Fish and Edith Neff: Recent Work
April 8, 1993 – May 30, 1993

Lanny Bergner and Frank Galuszka: Recent Work
June 11, 1993 – August 29, 1993

Howard Brunner and Ron Klein: Recent Work
September 10, 1993 – October 24, 1993

Jill Bonovitz and Bhakti Ziek: Recent Work
November 2, 1993 – January 23, 1994

1992

Clarence Morgan: Sign as Metaphor—Recent Work
January 10, 1992 – February 23, 1992

Toshiko Takaezu: Recent Work
March 6, 1992 – April 26, 1992

Michael Glier: Green Drawings
July 11, 1992 – September 27, 1992 

Pepon Osorio: El Velorio (The Wake)—AIDS in the Latino Community
October 9, 1992 – December 6, 1992 

Louise Fishman: Paintings, 1986–1992
December 15, 1992 – January 31, 1993

1991

Philip Govedare: Recent Paintings
January 18, 1991 – March 17, 1991

Twentieth-Century Paintings from the Permanent Collection
March 22, 1991 – May 26, 1991

S.A. Bachman, David Graham, Diane Neumaier: Photographs
June 14, 1991 – August 11, 1991

Judy Pfaff: An Installation
June 28, 1991 – August 11, 1991 (in Gallery 10)

Philadelphia Furniture
August 23, 1991 – October 20, 1991

G. Daniel Massad: To Begin Inwardly—Recent Work
November 1, 1991 – December 29, 1991

1990

Bill Walton: Six or Seven Places in One Place
January 12, 1990 – February 25, 1990

Raymond Saunders: Paintings
February 28, 1990 – April 22, 1990

Susan Fenton and Bruce Katsiff: Recent Works
May 14, 1990 – June 17, 1990

Susan Lowry and Sarah McEneaney: Recent Work
June 29, 1990 – August 26, 1990

Bruce Pollock: Thresholds—Recent Paintings
September 7, 1990 – October 21, 1990

Susan Moore: Works on Paper
November 2, 1990 – December 30, 1990

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1989

Ken Hassel and Stuart Rome: Recent Photographs
January 12, 1989 – February 26, 1989

Michael Harnett: New Paintings
March 10, 1989 – April 23, 1989

Maurie Kerrigan: Walkin' Part II–Rhythms of Life
May 5, 1989 – June 18, 1989; catalog

Frank Hyder: Pleurants
June 30, 1989 – August 27, 1989

Elizabeth T. Scott and Joyce J. Scott: Family Traditions
September 8, 1989 – November 5, 1989

Recent Acquisitions: Works by Women in the Pennsylvania Academy's Collection
November 17, 1989 – December 31, 1989

1988

Hubert Taylor: New Work
January 14, 1988 – February 28, 1988 

Barbara Schwartz: Dispersions
March 10, 1988 – April 24, 1988 

Robinson Fredenthal: Big Plus
May 5, 1988 – June 19, 1988 

Eugene Baguskas: Idyllic Places
June 30, 1988 – August 28, 1988 

Robert Bingham: Urban Survival Equipment
September 9, 1988 – October 16, 1988 

Joe Stefanelli: Paintings, The Fifties to the Present
October 27, 1988 – January 1, 1989

1987

A Telling Impulse: A Group Show of Artists Concerned With Narrative
January 9, 1987 – March 1, 1987

Stephen Talasnik, Mythology: Recent Drawings
March 13, 1987 – April 26, 1987

Herbert George, Nona Hershey, and Evan Summer
May 8, 1987 – June 21, 1987

Judith Joy Ross: Photographic Portraits of the United States Congress
July 2,1987 – August 30, 1987

Helene Brandt: Sculpture and Drawings
September 11, 1987 – October 18, 1987

Martha Zelt: Recent Work
October 30, 1987 – January 3, 1989

1986

Adela Akers: Recent Works
January 10, 1986 – February 23, 1986

Judith Shea: New Sculptures
March 7, 1986 – April 20, 1986

David Hannah: Paintings and Drawings
May 2, 1986 – July 13, 1986

Joyce Filip: Natural Phenomena and Atmospheric Effects
July 17, 1986 – August 24, 1986

Harriet Feigenbaum: Reclamation Art
September 12, 1986 – November 2, 1986

Phoebe Toland: Recent Works
November 14, 1986 – December 31, 1986

1985

Stanley Whitney: Paintings and Drawings
January 11, 1985 – February 24, 1985

Bill Freeland: Excavation—An Irish Suite
March 8, 1985 – April 21, 1985

Dean Dass: Unique Works on Paper
May 3, 1985 – June 23, 1985

Nancy Hellebrand: Nudes and Portraits
June 28, 1985 – August 25, 1985

Bill Richards: Abstract Paintings
September 6, 1985 – October 20, 1985

Tom Butter: Sculpture
November 1, 1985 – December 29, 1985

1984

Tom Judd: Hymn for a Landscape
January 20, 1984 – February 29, 1984

Contemporary Philadelphia Photographers
March 9, 1984 – April 22, 1984

Anthony Gorny: "Sympathy of All Things"
May 4, 1984 – June 17, 1984

Woofy Bubbles (Christopher Hodge): The Woo, (A Compendium of Form)
June 29, 1984 – August 19, 1984

Brian Meunier: Anxious Toys—Recent Work
September 14, 1984 – October 28, 1984

Lizbeth Stewart: Recent Work
November 9, 1984 – December 30, 1984

1983

Lynn Denton: Sophia's House—An Installation
January 14, 1983 – February 28, 1983

Peter Paone: Paintings
March 11, 1983– April 24, 1983

Michael Berkowitz: "The Ancestors," an Installation-Performance
May 6, 1983 – June 26, 1983

Ken Vavrek: Recent Wall Sculpture
July 8, 1983 – August 21, 1983

Antony Visco: "Via Dolorosa," the Commissions for Old St. Joseph's and Related Works
September 15, 1983 – 23 October 23, 1983

Marcy Hermansader: Drawings
November 4, 1983– January 1, 1984

1982

George Krause: A Retrospective, 1960–1982
January 18, 1982 – February 21, 1982

Warren Rohrer: Passage, An Exhibition of Paintings
March 5, 1982 – April 18, 1982

Lois Lane: Recent Work
May 7, 1982 – June 27, 1982

Jonas dos Santos: Americas, To Whom It May Concern, an Installation
July 2, 1982 – August 29, 1982

Ed Kerns: "Evidence of Activity," Recent Paintings
September 10, 1982 – October 17, 1982

Emily Brown: Landscape Paintings
October 29, 1982 – January 2, 1983

1981

Mark Cohen: Recent Photographs
January 9, 1981 – February 22, 1981

Bilgé Friedlander: Unique Books, Pastels, and Small Sculptures
March 6, 1981 – April 19, 1981

Annson Kenney: Variations on Three Bauhaus Bends
May 8 1981 – June 21, 1981

Dotty Attie: J. and Armond Tour the World
July 10, 1981 – August 23, 1981

David Kettner: Paintings and Drawings, a Bach Transcription, and Other Illuminations
September 4, 1981 – October 18, 1981

Gerald Nichols: "The Fox Hunt," Structures Based on Winslow Homer's Painting
October 30, 1981 – December 13, 1981

1980

Ray K. Metzker: Sand Creatures
January 17, 1980 – March 2, 1980; catalog

Robert Younger: Sexually Contagious Relationships
March 14, 1980 – April 27, 1980

Barbara Zucker: Animated Chairs
May 9, 1980 – June 29, 1980

Summer at the Morris Gallery: Richard Bottwin, Wade Saunders, Millard Warren
July 10, 1980 – August 24, 1980

Diane Burko: Drawings
September 10, 1980 – October 26, 1980

Jody Pinto: Split Tongue
November 7, 1980 – December 28, 1980

1979

The David J. Grossman Bequest: Horace Pippin and Franklin Watkins
January 10, 1979 – February 25, 1979 

Arlene Love: Sculpture
March 8, 1979 – April 22, 1979; catalog

Hitoshi Nakazato: Recent Paintings
May 3, 1979 – June 17, 1979 

Summer at the Morris Gallery: Maurie Kerrigan, Sid Sachs, John Ferris, William Walton, Bruce Pollock
June 30, 1979 – August 26, 1979 

Cynthia Carlson: Homage to the Academy Building
September 14, 1979 – October 29, 1979 

Isaiah Zagar
November 10, 1979 – December 30, 1979 

1978

John Dowell: Recent Paintings
March 16, 1978 – April 30, 1978 

Phil Simpkin: A Project Format "...to a Fault"
May 18, 1978 – June 25, 1978 

Martha Mayer Erlebacher: Drawings and Paintings
July 13, 1978 – September 3, 1978 

Harold Jacobs: Recent Work
September 20, 1978 – November 5, 1978 

Richard Cranmer: Paintings and Drawings
November 16, 1978 – December 31, 1978; catalog