Building Optimism: Public Space in South America

Including projects from Brazil, Chile, and Colombia, CMOA’s 2016 exhibition Building Optimism: Public Space in South America investigated ways that emerging architects and designers instigate change through design in public space.

Hillman Photography Initiative

In anticipation of the third iteration of the Hillman Photography Initiative–launching tomorrow with the new exhibition Trevor Paglen: Opposing Geometries–we’re throwing back to this video created during the first iteration which ran from 2014–2015.

3-D Scanning the Hall of Architecture

Visitors to CMOA’s Hall of Architecture are constantly wowed by the nearly 150 building facades, monuments, and fragments displayed from across the Western World.

Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium

We’re throwing back to our 2016 exhibition Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium, the first comprehensive U.S. retrospective of the influential Brazilian artist.

Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals

This Throwback Thursday we are taking it back to 2014 when CMOA opened Storyteller, the largest retrospective ever mounted of the work of Duane Michals showcasing 155 different artworks.

Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

In the summer of 2016, dissident artist Ai Weiwei’s monumental sculpture, Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, added a compelling new layer to our magnificent Hall of Architecture.