Future Exhibitions

Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido

Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido

This captivating exhibition presents rare tapestries and related cartoons, or preparatory drawings, from the 16th and 17th centuries.

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Titian’s 'Portrait of a Lady in White,' c. 1561, on loan from the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

Titian’s 'Portrait of a Lady in White,' c. 1561, on loan from the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

Titian’s beguiling Lady in White from c. 1561, on loan from the Dresden Gemäldegalerie, makes it Southern California debut at the Simon Museum this winter.

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Matisse/Odalisque

Matisse/Odalisque

This focus exhibition explores the theme of the odalisque in European art in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Featuring pictures by Henri Matisse, Frédéric Bazille, and Pablo Picasso, among others, it shows that artists employed dazzling combinations of color and ornament to foreground the orientalist subject as a work of pictorial fantasy.

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