Past Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions


Joyce Scott, Araminta with Rifle, 2017, courtesy of Goya Contemporary Gallery, photo: David Michael Howarth Photography

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The inaugural exhibition at Grounds For Sculpture opened in 1992, featuring just 15 works exhibited outdoors.  The first indoor exhibition opened in 1993 in the newly renovated “Museum” building.  Since that time, more than 150 exhibitions featuring the work of hundreds of artists have been exhibited through changing exhibitions.  Brooke Barrie (1956-2015), GFS’ first Curator and Director from 1992-2006 oversaw the artistic development of GFS alongside founder Seward Johnson. Championing the importance of seasonally rotated exhibitions, she engaged a diverse and impressive range of creative voices. Many of the early artworks acquired for the collection were identified through these efforts, including sculpture by Magdalena Abakanowicz, Clement Meadmore, George Sugarman, Beverly Pepper, and more.


Daniel Clayman: Radiant Landscape
August 1, 2017 — July 2, 2018
Museum Building
Michael Rees: Synthetic Cells
June 2, 2018 — January 10, 2021
West Gallery
James Carl: oof
July 28, 2018 — January 5, 2020
East Gallery
Interference Fringe | TALLUR L.N.
May 5, 2019 — January 5, 2020
Museum + Domestic Arts Building
Rebirth: Kang Muxiang
June 1, 2019 — August 9, 2021
Bruce Beasley: Sixty Year Retrospective, 1960-2020
May 3, 2020 — January 9, 2022
Outdoors: On view now - January 9, 2022 | East Gallery, Domestic Arts Building, Museum Building: Spring 2021 - January 2022
December 1, 2020 — February 28, 2021
What’s in the Garden?
August 12, 2021 — November 30, 2021
Education Gallery
Night Forms: dreamloop by Klip Collective
November 26, 2021 — April 3, 2022
Members’ Musings 2021
December 3, 2021 — January 30, 2022
Education Gallery
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