Calder Foundation

Current & Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions

Following Space: Thaddeus Mosley & Alexander Calder

Seattle Art Museum
20 November 2024–1 June 2025

Curated by Catharina Manchanda, Following Space: Thaddeus Mosley & Alexander Calder will pair wood sculptures by Pittsburgh native Thaddeus Mosley (b. 1926) with select works by Calder. The exhibition will reveal how both artists create a heightened awareness of forms in space and instill the anticipation of change.

1300 1st Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

Current Exhibitions

Calder: In Motion, The Shirley Family Collection

Seattle Art Museum
8 November 2023–20 October 2024

Organized around the extraordinary gift of the Shirley Family Calder Collection to the Seattle Art Museum, this exhibition presents a non-chronological narrative that covers Calder’s career throughout the decades. It features significant examples from the artist’s productionincluding wire sculptures, mobiles, stabiles, and standing mobilesthat range in scale from the miniature to the monumental.

1300 1st Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

Calder. Sculpting Time

MASI Lugano
5 May–6 October 2024

Curated by Carmen Giménez and Ana Mingot, Calder. Sculpting Time will comprise the artist’s early abstractions or sphériques and a magnificent selection of mobiles, stabiles, and standing mobiles of various scales. It will also feature a large body of Calder’s Constellations, a term proposed by Duchamp and James Johnson Sweeney for the artist’s beloved objects made from wood and wire in 1943, a time when sheet metal was in short supply due to World War II.

Piazza Bernardino Luini 6
6900 Lugano

Calder: Un effet du japonais

Azabudai Hills Gallery, Tokyo
30 May–6 September 2024

Curated by Alexander S. C. Rower, Calder: Un effet du japonais will explore the enduring resonance of Calder’s art with Japanese traditions and aesthetics. The exhibition will comprise approximately 100 works from the Calder Foundation’s collection, ranging from the artist’s signature mobiles, stabiles, and standing mobiles to his oil paintings and works on paper.

8, Toranomon 5-Chōme
Minato, Tokyo 105-0001

Permanent Exhibitions

Calder Gallery

Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna
Palazzo Collicola

Calder’s friend, the critic Giovanni Carandente, donated a large portion of his personal collection to establish a modern art gallery in Spoleto’s Palazzo Collicola in 2000. Included is a permanent installation of Calder’s work and a maquette for the city’s monumental stabile Teodelapio, which the artist executed in 1962.

Piazza Collicola, 1
06049 Spoleto

Calder Hillside

Storm King Art Center

Three large-scale stabiles on loan from the Calder Foundation are installed among the rolling hills of Storm King.

1 Museum Road
New Windsor, NY 12553
United States

Calder Tower

National Gallery of Art

One of the two tower galleries in the museum’s I.M. Pei-designed East Building boasts the world’s largest permanent display of works by Calder, including several long-term loans from the Calder Foundation.

Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20565
United States