Exhibitions

2022-23 season

Runs December 3, 2022 through January 22, 2023
Hard Bodies: Contemporary Japanese Lacquer Sculpture
Organized by the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the 33 works by 16 artists in Hard Bodies constitute the first-ever comprehensive exhibition of contemporary Japanese lacquer sculpture.
Runs February 4 through April 2, 2023
Contemplating Character: Portrait Drawings & Oil Sketches from Jacques-Louis David to Lucian Freud
Contemplating Character explores the evolution of portraiture in 81 works on paper by 68 artists. Executed by some of the most famous portraitists in Europe and America, the works range in date from the 18th century to present day and encompasses the many art styles and movements during this expanse of time.
Runs February 4 through April 2, 2023
Eduard Angeli Cities on Water
Eduard Angeli (b. Austria, 1942) began spending summers in Venice, Italy in 2002 and 2003 and in 2004 he went there to live. Before this he had lived, and painted, in Istanbul and more recently sojourned for a long period in St. Petersburg. Hence the title of this exhibition, with eleven large works depicting motifs from these three cities.
Runs April 26 through June 4, 2023
2022 Benjamin Mkapa African Wildlife Photography Awards
This exhibition showcases the winning entries of the 2nd Annual Benjamin Mkapa African Wildlife Photography Awards, a collaboration between the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and Nature’s Best Photography (NBP). The Mkapa Awards are a global competition that attracts photographers at all levels of expertise who advocate for wildlife conservation.
Tours of Exhibitions and Gardens
The Four Arts offers scheduled tours of its art exhibitions and Philip Hulitar Sculpture Gardens. Group tours may be available and require a submission form. A self-guided Walking Tour of the Four Arts campus is also available at the entrances to the gardens.

Enjoy a curated selection of recent programs filmed at The Four Arts, available for streaming Online Now.

The Four Arts is a Blue Star Museum and participates in the Museums for All program. Active duty military personnel and up to three guests receive free admission to the galleries. We also grant free admission to SNAP/EBT card holders with photo ID and up to three guests.