Past Exhibitions

Since its inagural exhibition in 1961, the Carter has mounted more than 500 exhibitions.

2013

October 19, 2013April 6, 2014
¡Hombre! Prints by José Guadalupe Posada
October 12, 2013January 12, 2014
Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy
October 5, 2013January 5, 2014
Color! American Photography Transformed
September 21, 2013February 23, 2014
John Albok's Neighborhood
June 22, 2013September 1, 2013
Leonard Baskin: Indian Portraits
June 15, 2013September 8, 2013
We the People: Picturing American Identity
May 18, 2013August 11, 2013
Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey
February 28, 2013May 26, 2013
Marie Cosindas: Instant Color
February 28, 2013April 21, 2013
Big Pictures
January 26, 2013May 19, 2013
Photographs from the Collection
January 19, 2013May 19, 2013
Night: Prints and Drawings from the Collection
January 15, 2013September 15, 2013
Ed Ruscha: Made in California

2012

October 16, 2012January 13, 2013
Larry Sultan’s Homeland: American Story
October 6, 2012January 6, 2013
To See as Artists See: American Art from The Phillips Collection
July 21, 2012January 20, 2013
Industrial Monuments: Photographs and Works on Paper from the Machine Age
June 9, 2012August 19, 2012
American Vanguards: Graham, Davis, Gorky, de Kooning and Their Circle, 1927–1942
March 13, 2012October 14, 2012
Ruth Asawa: Organic Meditations
March 11, 2012June 17, 2012
Sargent’s Youthful Genius: Paintings from the Clark
March 3, 2012September 2, 2012
Feature Photography Exhibition: The Medium and Its Metaphors
February 18, 2012September 16, 2012
Masterworks of American Photography: Series and Sequences
February 11, 2012May 13, 2012
Romance Maker: The Watercolors of 
Charles M. Russell

2011

November 5, 2011January 8, 2012
John Marin: Modernism at Midcentury
September 10, 2011February 19, 2012
Feature Photography Exhibition: Work
August 13, 2011February 5, 2012
Masterworks of American Photography: Landscape
July 9, 2011October 9, 2011
The Allure of Paper: Watercolors and Drawings from the Collection
June 18, 2011December 31, 2011
Will Barnet: Relationships, Intimate and Abstract, 1935–1965
May 14, 2011August 28, 2011
Subhankar Banerjee: Where I Live I Hope to Know
February 26, 2011June 19, 2011
The Hudson River School: Nature and the American Vision
February 11, 2011July 31, 2011
Masterworks of American Photography: Artistic Communities
January 29, 2011May 29, 2011
Nature Bound: Illustrated Botanical Books

2010

November 20, 2010May 1, 2011
From Survey to Canal: Photographs of the Isthmus of Panama
October 2, 2010January 2, 2011
American Modern: Abbott, Evans, Bourke-White
August 14, 2010January 23, 2011
Masterworks of American Photography
June 26, 2010September 5, 2010
Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s–50s
May 29, 2010November 7, 2010
Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light
May 25, 2010December 5, 2010
Leon Polk Smith: The Tamarind Lithography Workshop
February 27, 2010May 30, 2010
American Moderns on Paper: Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
January 16, 2010July 18, 2010
Masterworks of American Photography: Popular Culture

2009

December 12, 2009May 16, 2010
Edward S. Curtis: The North American Indian
November 24, 2009May 17, 2010
Freedom Now: Tamarind Lithography Workshop
September 19, 2009January 10, 2010
Views and Visions: Prints of the American West, 1820–1970
July 9, 2009November 29, 2009
Circle of Friends: Portraits of Artists
July 9, 2009November 1, 2009
Rufino Tamayo: Tamarind Lithography Workshop
June 19, 2009January 3, 2010
Masterworks of American Photography: Moments in Time
June 6, 2009August 23, 2009
The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African-American Art: Works on Paper
March 7, 2009June 28, 2009
High Modernism: Alfred Stieglitz and His Legacy
February 14, 2009May 10, 2009
Barbara Crane: Challenging Vision

2008

December 5, 2008June 7, 2009
First Look: Masterworks of American Photography
November 15, 2008February 15, 2009
Mary Lucier: The Plains of Sweet Regret
October 26, 2008April 19, 2009
An American Original: George Bellows, His Lithographs, and the 1936 Texas Centennial