Exhibitions

Inaugurated in November 1995, this ongoing exhibition is periodically updated with works from The Wolfsonian collection.   [  MORE   ]
Displayed throughout The Wolfsonian’s lobby, reproductions of promotional photographs reveal the legacy of Miami Beach developer Carl G. Fisher (1874–1939)—a self-made...   [  MORE   ]
During the 1930s, American artists covered the walls of public buildings all across the country with murals meant to display the nation’s history and ideals.   [  MORE   ]
June 18 2015 - September 13 2015
To celebrate Miami Beach’s centennial, The Wolfsonian–FIU presents three successive exhibitions with works from its library.   [  MORE   ]
July 03 2015 - November 15 2015
The years following the First World War marked Miami’s first major period of expansion, spurred on by construction of the city’s first skyscrapers, including the Miami News...   [  MORE   ]
September 17 2015 - January 17 2016
To celebrate Miami Beach’s centennial, The Wolfsonian–FIU presents three successive exhibitions with works from its library.   [  MORE   ]
October 16 2015 - February 28 2016
Central and South American flora take center stage in Philodendron, a sprawling exhibition that charts the migration of tropical plants from their native habitats to North...   [  MORE   ]
November 13 2015 - May 08 2016
Margin of Error explores cultural responses to mechanical mastery and engineered catastrophes of the modern age—the shipwrecks, crashes, explosions, collapses, and novel...   [  MORE   ]
May 06 2016 - August 21 2016
Paradise Found looks at what President William McKinley described as the close “ties of singular intimacy” that once existed between the United States and Cuba from the 1898...   [  MORE   ]
June 05 2015 - August 30 2015
Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise is the largest presentation of Newcomb arts and crafts in more than twenty-five years.   [  MORE   ]
March 19 2015 - June 14 2015
To celebrate Miami Beach’s centennial, The Wolfsonian–FIU presents three successive exhibitions with works from its library.   [  MORE   ]
January 30 2015 - April 19 2015
This exhibition shows how the work of designers provided a new medium for the conduct of social and political debate.   [  MORE   ]
January 15 2015 - April 07 2015
Photographs by Milan-born artist Luca Artioli (Italian, b. 1963) show the remains of First World War trenches in the Stelvio Pass, a significant zone of combat on the Alpine...   [  MORE   ]
December 01 2014 - March 15 2015
During the First World War, children of all ages were targeted by propaganda designed to instill patriotism and provide them with a sense that their contributions were also...   [  MORE   ]
November 21 2014 - June 21 2015
The years following the First World War marked Miami’s first major period of expansion, spurred on by construction of the city’s first skyscrapers, including the Miami News...   [  MORE   ]
November 14 2014 - June 28 2015
The physical poses of individuals in images are rendered to communicate culturally specific meanings readily understood by their intended audiences.   [  MORE   ]
November 11 2014 - April 12 2015
On the occasion of the centenary of the start of the First World War, this exhibition shows how artists, designers, and filmmakers responded to the unprecedented qualities of...   [  MORE   ]
October 01 2014 - January 11 2015
This exhibition presents thirty prints of the Showa dai Tokyo hyakkei zue (One Hundred Views of Great Tokyo in the Showa Era) between 1928 and 1940.   [  MORE   ]
June 27 2014 - September 28 2014
June 27 2014 - September 28 2014 - A visionary who was equally comfortable in the realms of fact and fiction, Norman Bel Geddes played a significant role in the 1920s and...   [  MORE   ]
Comprised of graphic works that express ideals at the core of American democracy.   [  MORE   ]
Echoes and Origins explores Italy’s designers, artisans, manufacturers, and corporations helped cultivate a style that embodied the Fascist regime’s concept of Italianità (...   [  MORE   ]