Featuring 100 pairs of shoes from iconic designer Stuart Weitzman's extensive private collection, the exhibition shows how shoes have transcended their utilitarian purpose to become objects of design, desire, and meaning.
The Paine has a long history of presenting exceptional exhibitions spanning classical to contemporary art. A selection of recent highlights is featured below.
Experience a fantastical art installation by Jennifer Angus encompassing the Paine's Main Gallery. The immersive, awe-inspiring environment features thousands of insects carefully arranged in ornamental patterns on the walls and numerous intriguing sculptures within the room.
For this exhibition presented in the Paine’s Main Gallery and an online gallery, Gretchen Herrmann selected more than 80 photographs from thousands she has taken during evening walks through local landscapes. The images on view convey the spectrum of her experiences as well as the peace and beauty she wishes to share with others.
Originally scheduled to end in May, the exhibition has now been extended through August. The exhibition features more than 75 rare, vintage lithographs, original drawings, books, and advertising ephemera that represent the broad range of Alphonse Mucha’s work.
Complementing the Maker & Muse exhibition of art jewelry, throughout the summer the Paine’s Gothic Gallery will feature a spectrum of fascinating gems and minerals from the R. Harder Gallery at Jewelers Mutual.
Through a week-long ritual in the Paine’s Conservatory, Tibetan monks will meticulously create a sacred Mandala with millions of grains of colorful sand. The week also includes related lectures, daily meditation, interfaith programs, and art making activities.
Featuring a selection of photographs and narratives from Phil Borges's "Tibetan Portrait," this exhibition shares the compelling stories of Tibetan individuals—from nomads of the remote Himalayas to the Dalai Lama himself.
During the summer of 2018, the Paine presents an exhibition of more than sixty extraordinary objects by Louis Comfort Tiffany, including lamps, windows, vases and decorative objects, from the Driehaus Collection. In addition, 15 Tiffany lamps are presented throughout the rooms of the Paine mansion.
Featuring a selection of large-scale artworks accompanied by videos documenting the artist’s creative process, this exhibition is the first to introduce Kirsty Mitchell's fantastical photographs to American museum audiences.
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.
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.