Detail of Black Rain
The Rose Art Museum is temporarily closed to the public for installation. Join us on August 3 when the Museum reopens with the new exhibition Arghavan Khosravi: Black Rain.
Arghavan Khosravi, Black Rain, 2021 [detail]. Acrylic and cement on cotton canvas wrapped over shaped wood panel, wood cutout, elastic cord. Purchased with a gift from Joseph Nguyen and Tamie Tong, 2021.28. Courtesy the artist and Rachel Uffner Gallery.

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Two Black women and one Black man lounge on the grass in a black and white photograph by Barkley L. Hendricks.

Exploring Barkley L. Hendricks’s “Mechanical Sketchbook”

Dr. Gannit Ankori, Rose Director and Chief Curator, and Dr. Tanya Pohrt, Curator at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, discuss Barkley L. Hendricks’s use of his camera as a “mechanical sketchbook" to document everyday encounters and his wider travels in this virtual program.

July 19

Detail of  Project for a New American Century

The Critical Patriot: Reexamining American Mythology through Art

Madeleine Day Delpha, Assistant Director of Programs and Community Engagement, and Brandeis Professor Dr. Rajesh Sampath highlight provocative artworks that call attention to the nation’s historical injustices, examine America’s national identity, and advocate for a "more perfect union" by reconciling myth with reality in this lunchtime virtual talk.

July 20

A father and two children look at a painting.

Create Date: Heroines and Heroes in Art

Join us for a day of family-friendly fun at the Rose Art Museum with drop-in artmaking activities, lawn games, a close-looking tour, free ice cream, and a pop-up Family Storytime with our friends from the Waltham Library.

August 20