exhibitionsThe Halsey Institute hosts between five and seven exhibitions per year, highlighting adventurous contemporary art by emerging and mid-career artists of national stature. All exhibitions are accompanied by extensive educational programming. In addition, the Halsey Institute has maintained a strong international component over the years, bringing in artists from all over the world for residencies, lectures, and exhibitions.

up now | Something to Take My Place | August 22 – October 10, 2015

Something to Take My Place
The Art of Lonnie Holley

The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art is organizing a multi-faceted showcase of American artist and musician Lonnie Holley. The comprehensive project features a residency, exhibition, video, concert, and monographic catalogue. This exhibition is Holley’s first solo museum exhibition since 1994. The exhibition will feature a selection of the artist’s assemblage works since the early 1990s, with an emphasis on recent work.


FROM THE ARCHIVES | Oct. 23, 2009 - Jan. 9, 2010

Work v. Work n. Collage and Assemblage, 1991 - 2009

This is the first major retrospective of the collage and assemblage artist Aldwyth. Now in her 70’s, Aldwyth lives and works in an octagonal house on the edge of a salt marsh on one of South Carolina’s sea islands. Aldwyth: Work v. / Work n. features fifty-two collage and assemblage works created within the past two decades.


Community Partners 2015