Margaret Lazzari: The Cancer Series

March 8 – May 25, 2024

Created between 2003 and 2004, Margaret Lazzari: The Cancer Series documents the physical and psychological fallout—and recovery—of the artist’s experience with breast cancer. The exhibition maps such extreme emotions that accompany such moments of irrevocable change. More information

Roski School of Art Student Show

May 1 – May 10, 2024

USC Fisher Museum of Art is proud to host the Roski School of Art student show. Stop by to see the next generation of artistic voices in our galleries. More information coming soon.

(Photo by Loreen Sarkis/Capture Imaging)

Scene Shift: The Exhibit

February 2, 2024 – April 6, 2024

Scene Shift: The Exhibit is a chance for the audience to get up close and personal with the work of contemporary scenic designers. Every designer has a different story to tell, sometimes that story is translated into art, and sometimes it is theatre. More information

Narcisa Hirsch: In Relation

October 6 – December 9, 2023

A pioneer of Argentinian experimental or “underground” cinema, this exhibition focuses upon the relational quality of Hirsch’s work, including relations of translation, adaptation, and experimentation between the medium of film and other artistic. More information

Kara Walker (American, b. 1969), Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated): Exodus of Confederates from Atlanta, edition 21/35, 2005. Offset lithography and screen print, 39 x 53 in. Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer. Photo: Strode Photographic, LLC.

Kara Walker: Cut to the Quick, From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

September 8, 2023 – December 9, 2023

USC Fisher Museum of Art is proud to announce the presentation of a career-spanning exhibition presenting Kara Walker’s powerful and provocative images that employ contradictions to critique the painful legacies of slavery, sexism, violence, imperialism, and other power structures, including those in the history and hierarchies of art and contemporary culture. More information

USC Roski 2023 Student Exhibition

May 3, 2023 – May 12, 2023

The Annual partnership between the USC Roski School of Art & Design and the USC Fisher Museum of Art.

In Community: Arts at Blue Roof at USC Fisher

April 12, 2023 – May 12, 2023

Presented in collaboration with local art organization Arts at Blue RoofIn Community: Arts at Blue Roof at USC Fisher brings together works of art that explore the complexities of our human experience, as well as the relief and support that community can offer. 

Mulyana: Modular Utopia

February 25, 2023 – April 13, 2023

USC Fisher Museum of Art is proud to announce Mulyana: Modular Utopia, the Indonesian artist’s first solo museum exhibition in Los Angeles. The exhibition is an introduction to Mulyana’s large kinetic environments composed of intricately constructed, knit modules of marine life sculptures that vividly portray an unadulterated underwater world.

MLK in Los Angeles

January 13, 2023 – March 4, 2023

The exhibition explored the legendary civil rights leader’s connection to USC and South Los Angeles at the Fisher Museum of Art.

Louise Bourgeois
BED #2, 1997
Red and blue aquatint, drypoint, engraving on paper
25 x 31 1/8″; 63.5 x 79 cm
© The Easton Foundation/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY, Photo: Christopher Burke

“The Hunter”, 2016. Oil and wax on canvas, 92 x 118 in. Jorge M. Pérez Collection, Miami.

Art and Hope at the End of the Tunnel

September 10-December 4, 2021

Dan McCleary
20 years of prints from the Taller Sangfer

Formerly a virtual exhibition, “Oaxaca” opened to the public in July 2021 and was on view through December 4, 2021.

Charles Arnoldi | Four Decades

January 21-March 13, 2020

Facing Survival | David Kassan

September 18-December 7, 2019

Staged Meaning/Meaning Staged

January 22-April 13, 2019

Earth Works: Mapping the Anthropocene

September 18 – December 8, 2018

Janet Sternburg: LIMBUS

September 18-December 1, 2018

Senga Nengudi: Improvisational Gestures

January 20-April 14, 2018

USC Fisher Museum of Art/Art Division: Artists in Residence

Workshops: January 31 – February 18, 2017
Exhibition: March 19 – April 8, 2017


March 19-April 8, 2017


September 13 – November 19, 2016

Lita Albuquerque, 20/20: Accelerando

January 26-April 10, 2016

Gyre: The Plastic Ocean

September 2-November 21, 2015

Cynthia Minet: Beast of Burden

September 2-October 10, 2015

Miri Chais: Re:Mind

September 17-November 15, 2014

Changing Values, Changing Times

January 14-March 7, 2015

Triumph of Philippine Art

February 6-April 13, 2014

Richard Parker: Poetic Illusions

February 5-April 13, 2014

Drawn to Language

September 3-December 7, 2013

The Collecting Continues 1939-2013

January 15-April 21, 2013

The Sota Project

October 7-December 1, 2012

Conserving Beauty

October 28, 2011-Spring 2012

The One and the Many

April 24 – May 11, 2012

Ties That Bind: Family Portrayals

August 19-November 23, 2010

re:View; A Curatorial Intervention

March 27-April 17, 2010

Posing Beauty in African American Culture

September 7-December 3, 2011

Yousuf Karsh: Regarding Heroes

August 19-November 23, 2010

Victor Raphael: Travels and Wanderings 1979-2009

September 9-December 19, 2009

Phantasmagoria: Specters of Absence

September 3-November 8, 2008

Donald Bandler: A Roving Eye on Cyprus

February 26-April 19, 2008

Robert Graham: Body of Work

November 14, 2007-February 9, 2008

Material Affinities: To Clay and Back

September 5-October 20, 2007

The Inferno of Dante by Michael Mazur

September 6-October 28, 2006

MATCH Dual Presence

February 15- April 15, 2006

Variations on a Theme

February 15-April 15, 2006

Contemporary Soliloquies on the Natural World

November 18, 2005 – January 21, 2006