A Feast for the Eyes:
200 Years of American Still-Life Painting from the Hevrdejs Collection

April 22 - July 30, 2017

Featuring rarely seen works by major American artists—including James Peale, John F. Peto, Thomas Hart Benton, Georgia O’Keeffe and Andrew Wyeth—this exhibition celebrates the history of still-life painting in the United States.


Brooks Outside: Tape Art

May 8 - 26, 2017

The Rhode Island artist collective Tape Art, known for creating over 500 temporary murals installed around the world, will end our centennial celebration with a massive installation on the Brooks’ façade. 



100 Gifts for 100 Years

June 3 - August 27, 2017

To mark the Brooks’ 100th anniversary, our dedicated, generous patrons and support groups have gifted the museum more than 100 spectacular works of art. Ranging from ancient coins to contemporary glass, from paintings to quilts, the exhibition will display all of these gifts in glorious profusion.