Current and Upcoming Exhibitions


Ruth Grotenrath and Schomer Lichtner: A Vibrant Life in Love and Art

February 7, 2014 to June 1, 2014

These bold, colorful paintings were inspired by Japanese art and early modernists like Henri Matisse.


Matisse as Printmaker

June 28, 2014 to October 19, 2014

An exhibition showcasing the full range of Matisse's printmaking techniques and subjects through 63 etchings, monotypes, aquatints, lithographs, and linocuts.

Past Exhibitions

The Paine has a long history of presenting exceptional exhibitions spanning classical to contemporary art. A selection of recent highlights is featured below.


Chihuly Venetians

May 11, 2013 to October 13, 2013

From the George R. Stroemple Collection this stunning presentation features 47 vessels, 12 drawings, and 1 "chandelier" in the Venetian style.


Ansel Adams: Masterworks

June 22, 2012 to October 21, 2012

From the Collection of the Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, CA this exhibition features 48 of the artist’s most iconic photographs


William Merritt Chase: Family Portraits

June 11, 2011 to October 9, 2011

William Merritt Chase: Family Portraits is the first exhibition to highlight the acclaimed artist’s exquisite paintings of his wife and children.


Norman Rockwell: American Imagist

June 5, 2010 to October 3, 2010

This monumental exhibition features the complete collection of 323 vintage Saturday Evening Post covers and offers visitors the rare opportunity to view more than twenty original oil paintings and studies by Rockwell’s hand.


Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography from George Eastman House Collections

June 6, 2009 to October 18, 2009

Featuring over a hundred iconic images, spanning more than 150 years of photography, this exhibition dramatically illustrates our country's landscape, people, and historic events.


Treasures from the Frederic Remington Art Museum

January 31, 2009 to May 17, 2009

This exhibition features twenty-six original paintings, drawings, and sculptures by famed American artist Frederic Remington.


The Impressionist Figure: Selections from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

May 10, 2008 to October 12, 2008

This exceptional exhibition features depictions of the human form in French art from the 1850s through the turn of the 20th century.


Fashion in Film: Period Costumes for the Screen

May 12, 2007 to September 30, 2007

Featuring thirty-six period costumes worn by movie stars in major motion pictures.


Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's Bend Quilts, and Beyond

January 20, 2007 to April 15, 2007

These amazing quilts by a community of African American women in Alabama have captured the art world’s admiration and acclaim, with recent exhibitions at major museums across the nation praising their strikingly innovative and boldly colored, abstract designs.


Electric Tiffany

June 8, 2006 to October 8, 2006

This extraordinary exhibition features fifty original lamps created by the studios of renowned American artist and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany.

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