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Researching the PMA: PMA exhibitions 1876-2019

Use this guide if you're researching the history of the museum, including exhibitions

Exhibition Catalogues

All of the PMA publications, including exhibition catalogues are available in the library's reference section. You can browse the complete list here

Exhibition labels

Many of the labels for our past exhibitions, particularly the later years, are available in the library. Some of the labels are available as digital files. If you see this url symbol (as highlighted in the image below) in the catalog, click on it and a new window with a pdf of the labels will open.

Below is a list of the exhibitions held at the museum from 1876 through 2019. From 1974, descriptions of the exhibitions have been included, when available.

List of Exhibitions 1876-1996

List of Exhibitions 1996-2019