Emerson Gallery

History of Exhibitions


May 3 - May 25, 1986
  • Senior Art Projects '86
    Organized by the Emerson Gallery. An exhibition of work by Hamilton College seniors graduating with a concentration in Fine Arts.

April 5 - April 30, 1986
  • 21 Alumni Artists
    Curated by Lynn Schwarzer, Kirkland '76.

February 15 - March 21, 1986
  • Twentieth-Century American Printmakers
    Organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art.
    This exhibition was also shown at Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina; Williamsburg, Virginia; Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Sunrise Museums, Charleston, West Virginia; Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama. Artists included Robert Motherwell, Jasper Johns, Stuart Davis, Richard Estes, Grand Wood, Edward Hopper, Helen Frankenthaler, and Andy Warhol, among others.

January 4 - February 9, 1986
  • The Surreal City: 1930s- 1950s
    Organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris.
    This Exhibition was also shown at the Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois; The Butler Institute Pacific Center, Atlanta, Georgia. The exhibition featured 11 American artists, including Henry Koerner.
  • Henry Koerner: The Utica Period
    Koerner used a Surrealistic style to make socio-political indictments concerning the country's economic collapse.

November 2 - December 14, 1985
  • Wonderful Heroes, Fearsome Creatures: Art of the Northwest Coast
    Organized by the Emerson Gallery

September 19 - October 27, 1985
  • The Folger's Silver Collection
  • Etchings by G.B. Piranesi
  • English Porcelain from the Collection of the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York
    Organized in conjunction with the Ninth Annual Meeting of the Northeast American Society for
    Eighteenth-Century Studies, September 19 -22, 1985.


July 9 - September 8, 1985
  • Selections from the Hamilton Collection