Past Exhibitions

The exhibition program of the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art is prolific and presents a wide range of themes exploring the synergy between science and art. Below are photos documenting select past exhibitions that are important for the artists they featured, were thematically innovative or were simply powerful installations. A majority of the exhibitions featured in the Museum are curated internally by the Director and staff while other exhibitions are part of national or global tours.

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The Art of Dr. Seuss – 2016

Speed: Science in Motion

Speed: Science in Motion – 2016

Oil on canvas, 34 1/2 × 52 3/4 inches (87.6 × 134 cm). Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. William E. Scripps, 54.458

The Nut Gatherers – 2015

(loan from Detroit Institute of Arts)

Be the Dinosaur

Be the Dinosaur – 2015

Leonardo da Vinci machine

Leonardo da Vinci – 2015

Poetry In Print: Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Saginaw Art Museum

Poetry in Print – 2014

Family Discovery Days -Live! Frog Feedings

Frogs – 2014

Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art METALSMITHING TODAY The Vessel exhibit

Metalsmithing – 2014

Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art 35 Years The BB Winslow Retrospective exhibit

B.B. Winslow Retrospective – 2013

Grossology-The Impolite Science of the Human Body 2013

Grossology – 2013

Digital Video Art by Lee-Nam Lee 2013

Video Art by Lee-Nam Lee – 2013

Audubon-The M. Bernard Loates Edition 2012

Audubon Prints – 2012

The Nature of Art 2012

The Nature of Art – 2012

Art and Science of Taxidermy 2012

Art and Science of Taxidermy – 2012

Bigger Than T-Rex 2011

Bigger Than T-Rex – 2011

Huchthausen-A Retrospective 2012

Huchthausen Glass – 2012

Good Design-Stories from Herman Miller 2011

Stories from Herman Miller – 2011

Tutankhamun-Wonderful Things from the Pharaohs Tomb 2011

Tutankhamun – 2011

Art of the Brick 2010

Art of the Brick – 2010