Past Exhibitions

Inaugural Exhibition
December 4, 2019 - November 18, 2020

The Rubell Museum announced that its new campus will open on December 4, 2019 with a museum-wide installation of works that chronicle key artists, moments, and movements in vital arts centers .... Read More



PY squarePurvis Young
December 3, 2018 - June 22, 2019

Upset with the injustices he witnessed daily, and emboldened by civil rights activists, anti-war protesters and art activists, Purvis Young (American,1943-2010) began, in the early 1970s, to create his own.... Read More



NA squareNew Acquisitions
December 3, 2018 - June 22, 2019

New Acquisitions presents paintings, sculptures, and installations by 20 artists; all of the works were acquired in the last two years. Each artist featured is represented by multiple works, exhibited in individual.... Read More



AZ squareAllison Zuckerman: Stranger in Paradise
December 6, 2017 - August 25, 2018

Allison Zuckerman, the foundation's 2017 artist-in-residence, has created large format paintings and sculptures using the foundation’s main gallery as her studio this summer. These new works take.... Read More



SH squareStill Human
December 6, 2017 - August 25, 2018

​Still Human confronts the complex consequences of the digital revolution and recent technological developments as they redefine the human condition. Twenty-five artists working across a range of mediums... Read More



NS 01New Shamans
November 30, 2016 - August 25, 2017

Inspired by the Rubells’ extensive research trips to Belo Horizonte, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, New Shamans/Novos Xamãs occupies the Foundation’s entire ground floor. Through installations... Read More



HA 01High Anxiety
November 30, 2016 - August 25, 2017

High Anxiety: New Acquisitions presents selections of artworks from 32 artists acquired since 2014, many of whom explore polarizing social and political concerns through a broad spectrum... Read More



Getty 01Video Art in Latin America: Selections from Brazil 
November 30, 2016 - August 25, 2017

Video Art in Latin America is an exhibition and research project that maps the emergence and development of video art across approximately two dozen artistic centers in Latin America... Read More



December 2, 2015 - July 30, 2016

NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection focus on and celebrate work made by more than a hundred female artists of different generations, cultures and disciplines... Read More



THATOTo Have and to Hold
December 3, 2014 - May 30, 2015

To Have and to Hold occupies 20 galleries and is a celebration of the Rubells’ history of collecting art. Starting with the late 1970s it offers a loose chronology of early as well as recent... Read More



articlehead-zhu-Jinshi-0128 Chinese 
December 4, 2013 - August 1, 2014

28 Chinese is the culmination of the Rubells’ six research trips to China between 2001 and 2012 where they visited one hundred artists’ studios in Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Hangzhou,... Read More



at-squareAlone Together
December 5, 2012 - August 2, 2013

Alone Together explores a paradox: artists often work in isolation in their studios, but they are almost always seen and defined in relation to a greater whole. Whether it is called a movement,... Read More



om-squareOscar Murillo: work
December 5, 2012 - August 2, 2013

Oscar Murillo: work is the artist's first solo exhibition in the United States. It is comprised of paintings made by the artist in the summer of 2012 during a five-week residency at the... Read More



November 30, 2011 - July 27, 2012

In our efforts to understand the America we live in today, we turn toward contemporary art and artists. The 64 artists in American Exuberance, all citizens or residents of this country, are keen... Read More



hsnHow Soon Now
December 1, 2010 - August 26, 2011

How Soon Now features over thirty of the worldʼs most compelling contemporary artists including Cecily Brown, Thea Djordjadze, Huan Yong Ping, Matthew Day Jackson, Analia Saban,... Read More



December 1, 2010 - August 26, 2011

Time Capsule, Age 13 to 21: The Contemporary Art Collection of Jason Rubell is an exhibition that Jason Rubell first curated for his college thesis at Duke University in 1991.... Read More



bbsBeg Borrow and Steal
December 2, 2009 - August 27, 2010

In 2005 the Rubells had a series of conversations with artists Kelly Walker and Wade Guyton, who talked about the generosity of some artists in the nature of their work. Walker and Guyton... Read More