Upcoming Exhibitions at the KIA

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Natural Forms: Contemporary Works by Japanese Women
October 26, 2019 - March 22, 2020

This exhibition pairs KIA collection works in ceramics and on paper with works from private lenders to examine the rich history and new innovations of Japanese ceramic making. Works on view explore the influences of nature and the diverse array of practices women artists are continuing; the barriers they are breaking; and how they are expanding upon the traditional to forge new ways of creating and thinking about ceramics.




David Park Woman with Coffeepot   David Park: A Retrospective
December 21,2019 - March 15, 2020

An artists who helped make San Francisco famous for a figurative style of painting, David Park (1911-1960) has been called one of the most art-historically underrated artists of the mid-20th century. More than 100 works comprise the first Park exhibition in a major museum in over 30 years, organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.




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Kirk Newman Art School Faculty Review
December 20, 2019 - March 8, 2020

This biennial exhibition highlights the talents of art school faculty, highlighting the artistic gifts they share with our students, and offering a visual sampler of the range of media taught at the KIA. more words more words more words more words.