Love by Looking: Selections from the Collection of Alitash Kebede

April 9–June 5, 2023 || This exhibition showcases the notable collection of Los Angeles-based art dealer and documentary film-producer Alitash Kebede. But it is also about how Kebede, an Ethiopian immigrant, helped create the market for the art of Black artists in the United States. The show includes work by Romare Bearden, Ed Clark, Jacob Lawrence, and many others.

The Prints of Rockwell Kent: Selections from the Ralf C. Nemec Collection

April 9–June 5, 2023 || This exhibition of 50 works is the largest assemblage of prints, worldwide, by American artist Rockwell Kent. A prolific artist and writer, Kent was also a renowned sailor and adventurer. He pictured the austere landscapes of Alaska and Greenland. He also illustrated editions of Candide, The Canterbury Tales, the Complete Works of William Shakespeare, and Moby Dick.


April 9–June 5, 2023 || A video scrapbook of Mitchell Art Museum’s five-week raucous reopening, during which 1,500 people drew or write on the gallery walls. Includes a stop-motion animation of how the immersive community mural came to be, as well as slides taken by participants along the way.

Watch “The Open Museum” Video Scrapbook