Sparano + Mooney's A Way of Working is on view through July 15, 2023 in the Exit Gallery.


Current Exhibitions

UMOCA x Aïsha Lehmann Present: My Roots, Your Roots

Sep 12, 2022 – Aug 30, 2023

↗ Schedule an Art Truck Visit Through visual narratives, My Roots, Your Roots explores the intricacies of authentic and perceived identities. Multimedia artist Aïsha Lehmann uses printmaking techniques to communicate…

Gordon Matta-Clark: Splitting, 1974

Jan 20, 2023 – Jul 15, 2023

In Matta-Clark’s Splitting, the artist carefully slices, nearly in half, a suburban home, in Englewood, New Jersey. Part sculpture, part-video, part-architecture, the ambitious project is typical of Matta-Clark’s body of…

Haimaz, Heimr, Hjem, Heem, Hām, Home

Mar 10, 2023 – Jul 15, 2023

Haimaz, Heimr, Hjem, Heem, Hām, Home seeks to explore the notion of homes that are real, constructed, remembered, displaced, damaged, and imagined through the lens of the Old English word hām, which…

A Way of Working

Mar 10, 2023 – Jul 15, 2023

 “A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, and in the end, be unmeasurable.”  —Louis Kahn  The presented works celebrate the conception of ideas in the design process of Sparano…

Mitchell Barton: Razorbacks

May 12, 2023 – Jul 15, 2023

This exhibition takes its name from a passage of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick where the narrator, Ishmael, spots a whale of which only a fragment is seen and only at…

2023 Gala Art Auction

May 12, 2023 – Jun 10, 2023

↗ Click here to view auction website. By generously donating artwork, the local artists featured in the 2023 Annual Gala Art Auction Exhibition contribute to UMOCA’s mission in real and…

OUT LOUD 2023: Stop and Smell the Roses

Apr 28, 2023 – Jun 3, 2023

Detente y Huele las Rosas (Stop and Smell the Roses) es la culminación de un ciclo de talleres de doce semanas llamado Out Loud, un programa centrado en celebrar e invertir…

Upcoming Exhibitions

There are no upcoming exhibitions at this time.

Past Exhibitions

Matthew Sketch: FAM(ily)

Mar 10, 2023 – May 6, 2023

Using representations of the local landscape as a jumping-off point, Matthew Sketch uses hard-edge geometric abstraction to explore the relationship between light and land. Central to his paintings is the…

Thomas Campbell: Making stuff to express stuff, To share stuff, So others can feel or wanna make stuff, Hopefully.

Jan 20, 2023 – Apr 29, 2023

Campbell’s exhibition is an invitation not only to find a way to “make things,” but also to peek behind the curtain of his studio practice, one that effortlessly moves from…

Boombox Benefit

Mar 10, 2023 – Apr 22, 2023

↗ Visit Auction Website to Place Your Bid Now! Before smartphones and Bluetooth speaker systems allowed near-constant access to music, boomboxes were vessels that could be carried anywhere to rouse listeners…

Beyond the Margins: An Exploration of Latina Art and Identity

Jan 20, 2023 – Mar 4, 2023

Más allá de los márgenes: investigaciones sobre el arte y la identidad latina Beyond the Margins (Más allá de los márgenes) tiene como objetivo borrar los límites de los márgenes…

i know you are, but what am i? (De)Framing Identity and the Body

Jun 24, 2022 – Feb 4, 2023

i know you are, but what am i? (De)Framing Identity and the Body focuses on the use of the figure, in contemporary art, to explore culture, identity, fluidity, body positivity––and to provide a…

Jesse Meredith: Overton Windows

Oct 21, 2022 – Feb 4, 2023

Overton Windows uses photographs of western Americana paintings and suburban spaces as well as construction materials and vinyl siding to examine the narratives and systems that enforce traditions of access and…

Christy Chan: Who’s Coming to Save You?

Sep 30, 2022 – Jan 14, 2023

Christy Chan is a Virginia-born, San Francisco Bay Area-based artist who uses video, installation, performance, and social practice to question the everyday power structures that uphold white supremacy in the United…

Tali Alisa Hafoka: Carried Across

Sep 30, 2022 – Jan 7, 2023

Tali Alisa Hafoka’s paintings depict food, American corporate products, and imagery from the Western art canon as a lens to explore culture, connection, consumption, and identity in Pacific Islander diasporic…

Heydar Rasoulpur: Remembering Together

Oct 21, 2022 – Jan 7, 2023

The work in Remembering Together captures feelings of loneliness, isolation, displacement, anxiety, and longing. Deeply personal, the paintings explore Heydar Rasoulpur’s experience coming to the United States as an Iranian refugee…

Bernard Meyers: Urban Abstracts

Aug 12, 2022 – Oct 15, 2022

“Photograph something not for what it is but for what it can become.” —Minor White Bernard Meyers uses images collected on walks through urban environments to explore the intersections of…