Past exhibitions

In addition to holding one of the largest university-affiliated art collections in the South, the LSU Museum of Art presents world-class touring exhibitions of regional, American and European painting, sculpture, decorative arts, works on paper and photography. Click the images below to learn more about some of the past exhibitions.


Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection

July 28–October 1, 2017


When the Water Rises: Recent Paintings by Julie Heffernan

March 11–September 17, 2017


Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper from the Art Museum of South Texas

April 7–July 9, 2017


Exploring Photography: Works from the Permanent Collection

April 7–July 9, 2017


Everlasting Calm: The Art of Elliott Daingerfield

December 16, 2016–March 19, 2017


Painting Enlightenment: Experiencing Wisdom and Compassion through Art and Science

September 9 – November 27, 2016


Hunt Slonem: Antebellum Pop!

April 22 – August 5, 2016


The Carnival, The City And The Sea: Haitian Art from the Perry Smith Collection of the New Orleans Museum of Art

December 11, 2015 – March 20, 2016


Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris, 1880-1910

September 5 – November 15, 2015


Mexico in New Orleans: A Tale of Two Americas

May 5 – September 6, 2015


Shaking up Prohibition in New Orleans: The Cocktail Drawings of Olive Leonhardt

May 5 – August 30, 2015


Debbie Fleming Caffery: Baton Rouge After the Storm

June 5 – August 30, 2015


Margaret Evangeline: On War

March 13 – August 2, 2015


Click here for exhibitions prior to March 2015.