Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University

Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University

Founded in 1961, The Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University is an educational and cultural institution dedicated to collecting, preserving and exhibiting the finest of modern and contemporary art. The programs of the Rose adhere to the overall mission of the University, embracing its values of academic excellence, social justice, and freedom of expression. An active participant in the academic, cultural and social life of Brandeis, the Rose seeks to stimulate public awareness and disseminate knowledge of modern and contemporary art to enrich educational, cultural and artistic communities regionally, nationally and internationally.  The Rose affirms the principle that knowledge of the past informs an understanding of the present and provides the critical foundation for shaping the future. It promotes learning and understanding of the evolving meanings, ideas and forms of visual art relevant to contemporary society.

Posts from Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University

  • Jennie C. Jones. Photo: Jason Frank Rothenberg.

    Jennie C. Jones: 2017 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence

    The Rose Art Museum is pleased to name Jennie C. Jones as the recipient of the 2017 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award. Drawing connections between art and music, the Brooklyn-based artist creates v[...]

    March 20, 2017

  • (1) Fred Eversley, Untitled, 1976. Rose Art Museum. Gift of Joyce and Paul Krasnow. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Charles Mayer. (2) Tommy Hartung, Grandmother Grandson (detail), 2016. Courtesy of the artist and On Stellar Rays, New York. Photo: Kirsten Kilponen. (3) Ana Mendieta, Body Tracks, 1982. Rose Art Museum, Rose Purchase Fund. (4) View of Louise Nevelson, 1967 at Rose Art Museum. Photo: Mike O'Neil. (5) Crew at work. Photo: Charles Mayer.

    Spring exhibitions

    The Rose Art Museum announces the opening of its spring exhibitions on February 17. A reception will be held from 5 to 8pm on February 16 and is free and open to the public. A Brooklyn native and engineer by training, [...]

    February 9, 2017

  • Rosalyn Drexler, Love and Violence (detail), 1963. Ben Hagari, Potter's Will (still, detail), 2015. Sharon Lockhart, Five Dances and Nine Wall Carpets by Noa Eshkol (still, detail), 2011.* 

    Spring 2016 exhibitions opening

    Exhibitions Rosalyn Drexler: Who Does She Think She Is? Sharon Lockhart / Noa Eshkol Rose Video 08 | Ben Hagari: Potter's Will Rose Collection: #FordHall2015 The Rose Art Museum announces the opening of its spring [...]

    February 4, 2016

  • (1) Lisa Yuskavage, Wilderness, 2009. Collection of Liz and Eric Lefkofsky. Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, New York/London. (2) Joyce Pensato, Felix At The Rose, 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Petzel, New York. (3) Roy Lichtenstein, Forget It! Forget Me!, 1962. Courtesy of the Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University through the Gevirtz-Mnuchin Purchase Fund. © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein.

    Fall 2015 exhibitions

    Exhibitions Lisa Yuskavage: The Brood LA/MA: '60s Pop From Both Coasts  Jason Rhoades: Multiple Deviations  Rose Video 07: Nira Pereg  Foster Mural: Joyce Pensato Permanent installation Mark Dion: The Undiscip[...]

    September 7, 2015

  • In order of appearance: Helen Frankenthaler, Flirt, 1995. Acrylic on paper. Sam Gilliam, Wide Narrow, 1972. Acrylic on canvas. Willem de Kooning, Montauk II, 1969. Oil on paper on canvas. Jack Whitten, Dispersal 'B' #2, 1971. Dry pigment on paper.*

    Spring exhibitions

    The history of modernist painting is usually told either as a chain of male masters or a series of anonymous formal inventions; how might it change our vision of the history of postwar American art to start with a female[...]

    February 4, 2015

  • Left: exhibition view, Mark Bradford: Sea Monsters, Rose Art Museum through December 21, 2014. Photo: Charles Mayer. Right: Mark Bradford, Sea Pig (detail), 2014. Mixed media collage. Courtesy of the artist.

    The Rose Art Museum presents “The Painter’s Table: Abstract and Otherwise”

    Coincident with the exhibition Mark Bradford: Sea Monsters, the Rose Art Museum will host a symposium on October 23 at the Boston Athenaeum that will address the status and stakes of painting today. Featuring some of [...]

    October 16, 2014

  • Left: Chris Burden, Light of Reason, 2014. Courtesy of the Rose Art Museum. Right: Mark Bradford, No Time to Expand the Sea (detail), 2014. Courtesy of the artist.

    2 New at the Rose Art Museum: Chris Burden’s Light of Reason and fall exhibitions

    The Rose Art Museum announces the opening of its fall exhibitions and the dedication of a major new sculpture by the artist Chris Burden (b. 1946). A reception will be held on the evening of Wednesday, September 10, begi[...]

    September 5, 2014

  • Spring 2014 exhibitions & programs at Rose Art Museum

    The Rose Art Museum announces the opening of its spring exhibitions on Friday, February 14. An opening reception will be held on the evening of Thursday, February 13, from 5 to 8pm. At 6:30pm, Mika Rottenberg, the recipi[...]

    February 7, 2014

  • Rose Art Museum Fall 2013 exhibitions

    The Rose Art Museum opens five new exhibitions on Tuesday, September 17. "This suite of shows draws together a number of important programmatic threads that will drive the Rose's schedule of exhibitions in the coming[...]

    September 10, 2013

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    Rose Art Museum Spring 2013 exhibitions

    Surveying the career of one of America's most innovative artists, this exhibition features over seventy works in a variety of media dating from 1962 to 2011.  Ruscha's art depicts everyday subjects—gas stations, stree[...]

    February 4, 2013

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    Rose Art Museum presents Dor Guez: 100 Steps to the Mediterranean

    The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University presents 100 Steps to the Mediterranean, a solo exhibition of photography and video installations by Dor Guez, one of the most compelling emerging artists in the Middle East.  [...]

    October 29, 2012

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    Christopher Bedford named Director of Brandeis’ Rose Art Museum

    Christopher Bedford, chief curator of exhibitions at Ohio State University's Wexner Center for the Arts, has been named the Henry and Lois Foster Director of Brandeis' Rose Art Museum. A native of Scotland who grew [...]

    July 23, 2012