Experiences

Exhibitions @MoCA Westport

Yayoi Kusama

Where the Lights in My Heart Go

Narcissus Garden

September 22 - November 30

Where the Lights in My Heart Go
Narcissus Garden

Past Exhibitions @MoCA Westport

September 22, 2019 – November 30, 2019

Where the Lights in My Heart Go and Narcissus Garden.

April 26, 2019 – May 25, 2019

AWARDS CEREMONY   Fri. April 26  |  6-7:30pm Students throughout the region submitted original works of art showcasing their creativity and artistic talent, and have an opportunity to compete for several distinguished awards for young artists. Westport …

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March 8, 2019 – May 25, 2019

Features artists that reimagine and reinvent the Victorian-era conversation bench–also known as a tête-à-tête, courting bench, conversation bench, kissing bench and gossip’s chair.

January 11, 2019 – March 2, 2019

Spencer Platt Curated by Kenneth Baker On view January 11 – March 2, 2019 Opening Reception: January 11, 6-8PM Curated by world-renowned art critic Kenneth Baker, this first solo exhibition of award-winning photographer and Westport native Spencer Plat …

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September 14, 2018 – November 9, 2018

On view September 14 – December 1, 2018 Curated by Todd von Ammon PARADISE embodies the Anthropocene, the proposed geological epoch wherein human activity is the dominant influence over the climate and the natural environment. Each artwork examines som …

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June 22, 2018 – August 24, 2018

SELECTS 2018 is the twelfth annual summer member artist exhibition at Westport Arts Center. The exhibition is on view June 22 – August 24, 2018. The exhibition is juried by Joe Amrhein and Susan Swenson of Pierogi Gallery (NYC), arguably known as one o …

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March 23, 2018 – June 2, 2018

The Westport Arts Center presented Handmade: Women Reshaping Contemporary Art from March 23 – June 2, 2018. The exhibition was curated by Elizabeth Gorayeb, Executive Director of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc., a non-profit art historical res …

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March 23, 2018 – June 2, 2018

In its fourth year, the exhibition (on view March 23 – June 2, 2018) was juried by esteemed art historian Elizabeth Gorayeb, Executive Director of the world-renowned Wildenstein Plattner Institute. She also served as the curator for the Arts Center’s S …

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December 1, 2017 – March 2, 2018

Ward Shelley’s What Keeps Mankind Alive featured a selected group of diagrammatic paintings that tease out narratives from history and culture. The paintings were presented within the context of The Last Library, an ongoing collaboration between Shelle …

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September 15, 2017 – November 10, 2017

©Estate of Vivian Maier/Maloof Collection, Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York. The Westport Arts Center presented Vivian Maier – a Lifetime of Photographs from September 15 to November 10, 2017. The exhibition featured over seventy color and b …

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April 21, 2017 – June 30, 2017

April 21 – June 30 Simultaneous with Main Street to Madison Avenue, the third annual High School Student Exhibition opened on April 21.  High School students throughout Fairfield County were invited to submit original works of art showcasing their crea …

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April 21, 2017 – June 23, 2017

April 21 – June 23 Our celebration of the 1950s and 1960s continued with our Spring 2017 exhibition, Main Street to Madison Avenue. The exhibition highlighted many of the most significant illustrators, photographers and designers that lived and worked …

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January 27, 2017 – March 11, 2017

An art collaboration led by artist Pamela Hovland with the broader community of Westport, the As We Are! full gallery installation presented a local perspective on identity and stereotype that people of all demographics encounter daily. Opening on Frid …

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November 11, 2016 – January 7, 2017

The MORE Than Words/#iammore exhibition featured works created in support of the theme of the Arts Center’s previous exhibition MORE Than Words – courage, resilience and empowerment in the face of bullying – featuring pieces by some of the most importa …

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September 9, 2016 – October 29, 2016

The Westport Arts Center’s fall 2016 exhibition and related community programming, was entitled MORE Than Words – courage, resilience and empowerment in the face of bullying. The MORE Than Words exhibition examined the topic of bullying within a broad …

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June 24, 2016 – August 20, 2016

Juried by Douglas Hyland, Former Director of the New Britain Museum of American Art (NBMAA) in New Britain, CT, SOLOS 2016 was on view from June 24 – August 20, 2016.  SOLOS 2016 was generously sponsored by Cohen & Wolf, P.C. In its tenth year, SOL …

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April 29, 2016 – June 4, 2016

Two Steps Forward: Contemporary Cuban Art was an exhibition featuring a diverse and compelling range of works by emerging and established Cuban artists, on display April 29 – June 4, 2016. Two Steps Forward: Contemporary Cuban Art included a significan …

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March 18, 2016 – April 23, 2016

The second annual high school student exhibition was on view March 18 – April 23. As part of the competition, Staples High School eleventh-grade student Sebastian Avila was chosen as the recipient of the 2016 Tracy Sugarman Award for his work “Dream On …

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March 18, 2016 – April 23, 2016

The Westport Arts Center’s NOIR exhibition featured the works of renowned Westport artist Ann Chernow. The exhibition was on view March 18 – April 23. The exhibition included 43 paintings, drawings, lithographs, and etchings, some of which were complet …

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January 22, 2016 – February 27, 2016

The Enid Munroe: Artist & Alchemist exhibition was on view at the Westport Arts Center from January 22 through February 27, 2016. Enid Munroe has been a successful exhibiting artist for 50 years best known for her landscape paintings and portraits. …

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July 10, 2015 – September 15, 2015

The Westport Arts Center hosted an exhibition of photographs and paintings by the renowned artist Eric Fischl July 10 – September 15, 2015.  Fischl is considered one of the most influential figurative painters of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. …

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March 27, 2015 – April 25, 2015

The Westport Arts Center’s  “Leonard Everett Fisher: A Retrospective” exhibition featuring one of Westport’s most revered practicing artists ran from March 27 – April 25, 2015. The collection reflected Fisher’s ability to blur the lines between design, …

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September 19, 2014 – November 1, 2014

On September 19, 2014, the Westport Arts Center opened Edward Burtynsky: Nature Speaks an exhibition that included large-format color photographs by world-renowned Canadian photographer, Edward Burtynsky, who has achieved international recognition for …

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November 9, 2013 – January 18, 2014

The Westport Arts Center’s exhibition Chuck Close: About Face (Nov 2013 – Jan 2014) brought together the internationally renowned works of Chuck Close with local experiences of Westport residents in a singular and memorable exhibition. Previous Visual …

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