Exhibitions

Enjoy thought-provoking artwork. Explore historical artifacts. Expand your mind with exhibits in the CMU art collection that represent a variety of artistic approaches and contribute to our educational and cultural mission.

All are welcome to visit these exhibits free of charge.


Baber Room Gallery

Fourth Floor Exhibition Area

Clarke Historical Library Exhibition Space


Baber Room Gallery

Current exhibition

Artist Scott Hocking with the

Scott Hocking - Ancient Monuments of the Future Past

September 5 - October 27, 2023
Baber Room Gallery, Charles V. Park Library

Using found objects as mysterious artifacts and relics, internationally acclaimed installation artist Scott Hocking plays with ideas of creation & destruction mythologies, as well as ceremony & ritual, while merging archeology, symbology, and mysticism into an immersive, site-specific installation.

Artist Talk:
Thursday, September 28
7:00 p.m.
Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium


Fourth floor exhibition area

The Olga Denison Collection of Anishinaabe Art

The Olga Denison Collection of Native American art and craft, consisting of hundreds of works, is part of the Clarke Historical Library’s holdings. A selection of the works is exhibited on the fourth floor. Learn more about the collection on the Clarke Historical Library website