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Photography Acquisitions and Highlights from the Permanent Collection

August 6, 2021 - October 3, 2021

Academy Art Museum will present the Recent Photography Acquisitions and Highlights from the Permanent Collection, August 6 through October 3. This exhibition presents new and exciting additions of photographic works to the Museum’s Permanent Collection, alongside existing masterworks from the vault. Including prints by artists Ansel Adams, Aaron Siskind, Berenice Abbott, William Eggleston, John Gossage, Lisette Model, Eadweard Muybridge, Robert Rauschenberg and others, the selection offers an introduction to creative, historical and methodological motifs in 19th and 20th century photography, celebrating the artists’ diverse thematic inquiries through the medium and their technical virtuosity.

Admission & Hours:

Admission is $3 for non-members.
Children under 12 admitted free.
Free admission on Thursday.

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10-4 pm
Wednesday: 10-4 pm
Thursday: 10-7:30 pm | Free Day
Friday: 10-4 pm | First Fridays (April – Dec) 10-7:30 pm (free between 5:30-7:30 pm)
Saturday: 10-6 pm
Sunday: 10-4 pm



William Eggleston

Dandridge, Tennessee

Chromogenic print-Gift of Marie Martin, 2018

Stories of the Chesapeake