Vincent van Gogh Exhibitions

The works of Vincent van Gogh were not highly sought after in his time, but today there are Van Gogh exhibitions around the world showcasing his masterpieces. Here you will find details about a number of current exhibits with Van Gogh works, exhibitions of the past, and exhibitions in which Van Gogh participated during his life. If you know of other Van Gogh exhibits, please contact us so we can include them.

Current Exhibitions

Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection
September 12, 2015 – January 3, 2016
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey

The Collection of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass
March 1 – May 24, 2015
Kimball Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, USA

Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art, Washington
February 7 – May 24, 2015
Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection
February 7 – May 18, 2015
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Masterpieces from the Kunsthaus Zürich
January 31 – May 10, 2015
Kobe City Museum, Kobe, Japan

From Goltzius to Van Gogh. Drawings & Paintings from the P. and N. de Boer Foundation
December 13, 2014 – March 8, 2015
Foundation Custodia, Paris, France

Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection
October 25, 2014 – January 11, 2015
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, USA

Seeing Nature Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection
October 2015 – January 2016
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, USA

Faces of Impressionism: Portraits from the Musee d’Orsay
October 19, 2014 – January 25, 2015
Kimball Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, USA

From Van Gogh to Kandinsky: Expressionism in Germany and France, 1900-1914
October 11, 2014 – January 25, 2015
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada

Japanese Inspirations: Monet, Gauguin, Van Gogh
September 27, 2014 – January 18, 2015
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

Masterpieces from the Kunsthaus Zurich
September 25 – December 15, 2014
National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art
September 3, 2014 – January 4, 2015
McKay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX, USA

Friction of Ideas: Gauguin, Van Gogh, Bernard
July 19 – October 19, 2014
Goteborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg, Sweden

Special Exhibition: Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers”
July 15 – August 31, 2014
Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Japan

Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection
July 12 – October 5, 2014
Musee Granet, Aux-en-Provence, France

Horizon Jawlensky. In the Footsteps of Van Gogh, Matisse, Gauguin
June 21 – October 19, 2014
Kunsthalle Emden, Emdem, Germany

Face to Face: The Neo-Impressionist Protrait, 1886-1904
June 15 – September 7, 2014
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, USA

Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky
June 8 – September 2014
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Beyond Impressionism: The Birth of Modern Art
May 3 – August 31, 2014
National Museum of Korea, Seoul, Korea

Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art
March 29 – August 3, 2014
Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

Exhibitions of the Past

Picasso to Pollock: Modern Masterworks from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery
March 2, 2014 – June 8, 2014
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, USA

Van Gogh Repetitions
March 2 – May 26, 2014
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA

Boston Loves Impressionism
February 14 – May 26, 2014
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Friction of Ideas: Van Gogh, Gauguin, Bernard
February 7 – June 22, 2013
Ordrupgaard, Charlottenlund, Denmark

From Matisse to the Blue Rider: Expressionism in Germany and France
February 7 – May 11, 2014
Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Looking East: Western Art and the Allure of Japan
January 31 – May 11, 2014
Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Ingram Gallery, Nashville, TN, USA

The Sunflowers
January 25 – April 27, 2014
National Gallery, London, England

Story of Brabant
January 18, 2014
Het Noordbrabants Museum, Netherlands

Art & Textiles: Fabric as Material and Concept in Modern Art from Klimt to the Present
March 21 – June 22, 2014
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection
March 13 – June 22, 2014
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England

Vincent van Gogh/ Antonin Artaud. The Man Suicided by Society
March 11 – July 6, 2014
Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France



Courbet, Van Gogh, Monet, Leger. From Naturalist Landscape to the Avant-gardes in the Carmen Thyssen Collection
October 4, 2013 – April 20, 2014
Malaga’s Thyssen Museum

Court to Café: Three Centuries of French Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum
October 27, 2013 – February 9, 2014
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, USA

Around Monet: The Landscape from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century
October 26, 2013 – February 9, 2014
Palazzo della Gran Guardia, Verona, Italy

Van Gogh Repetitions
October 12, 2013 – January 26, 2014
The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, USA

Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy
October 12, 2013 – January 12, 2014
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Art & Textiles – Fabric as Material and Concept in Modern Art from Klimt to the Present
October 12, 2013 – March 2, 2014
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

The Armory Show at 100
October 11, 2013 – February 23, 2014
New-York Historical Society, New York, USA

Path on the Outskirts of Paris, With a Peasant Carrying a Spade
October 10, 2013 – end of January 2014
The Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH, USA

Divisionism from Van Gogh and Seurat to Mondrian
October 4 – December 23, 2013
The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

Van Gogh in Paris
September 26 – November 29, 2013
Eykyn Maclean, London, England

Van Gogh, Dali & Beyond
June 22 – December 2, 2013
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth Cultural Center, Perth, Western Australia

Paris Intense – The Nabis: From Bonnard to Vallotton
July 4 – September 30, 2013
Neue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

From Van Gogh to Bonnard
June 13 – October 13, 2013
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Marseille, France

Van Gogh at Work
May 1, 2013 – January 12, 2014
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Van Gogh in Paris: New Perspectives
July 22 – September 23, 2013
Hiroshima Prefectural Museum, Hiroshima, Japan

Vincent is Back Part II: Land of Light
April 6 – September 22, 2013
Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy
May 26 – September 15, 2013
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, USA

Changing Perspectives: Degas – Picasso | Gauguin – Nolde | Monet - Macke
April 17 – August 31, 2013
Neue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

A Real Van Gogh? An Unsolved Art World Mystery
April 13 – August 25, 2013
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada, USA

100 Masters: Only in Canada
May 11 – August 18, 2013
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Van Gogh in Paris: New Perspectives
May 26 – July 15, 2013
The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Japan

Van Gogh in Paris: New Perspectives
April 2 – May 19, 2013
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan

Guest of Honor: Van Gogh’s Bedroom in Arles
February 19 – May 28, 2013
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Impression and Open-Air Painting from Corot to Van Gogh
February 5 – May 12, 2013
Museo Thyssen – Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain

Lichtgestöber. The winter in Impressionism
November 11, 2012 – April 14, 2013
Arp Museum, Remagen, Germany

Van Gogh’s Drawings: Masterpieces from the Van Gogh Museum
March 15 – 24, 2013
Maastricht Exhibition and Congress Centre (MECC), Maastricht, Netherlands

Vincent is Back Part I: Native Soil
November 24, 2012 – April 1, 2013
The Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Van Gogh in Paris: A Dialogue with Modernism
November 7, 2012 - March 24, 2013
Hangaram Design Museum; Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea

Dreaming of Japan
October 3, 2012 – March 17, 2013
Pinacothèque de Paris, Paris, France

Van Gogh's Self-Portrait
December 7, 2012 – March 4, 2013
Norton Simon Museum, United States

Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from The Courtauld Gallery
October 2, 2012 - January 27, 2013
The Frick Collection, New York, United States

Vincent van Gogh's Portrait of a Peasant (Patience Escalier)
October 30, 2012 - January 20, 2013
The Frick Collection, New York, United States

Becoming Van Gogh
October 21, 2012 – January 20, 2013
Denver Art Museum, United States

Gauguin – Van Gogh, Painters of Color
March 30, 2012 – January 6, 2013
The Carrières, Les Baux-de-Provence, France

Impressionism: Influences & Impact
November 16, 2012 – January 4, 2013
M.S. Rau Antiques, New Orleans, United States

Van Gogh to Kandinsky – Symbolist Landscape in Europe 1880-1910
July 14 – October 14, 2012
National Galleries of Scotland, United Kingdom

Impressionism: Sensation and Inspiration: Masterpieces from the State Hermitage Museum
September 29, 2012
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Van Gogh Alive
October 2012
Modern Sanatlar, Ankara, Turkey

Van Gogh Up Close
May 25 – September 3, 2012
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Beauty in Abundance
February 2 – September 15, 2012
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Van Gogh’s Studio Practice: Canvases Re-used
June 10, 2011 – September 23, 2012
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne and Beyond: Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay
September 25, 2010 – January 18, 2011
De Young Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, United States

Van Gogh: The Adventure of Becoming an Artist
October 1 – December 20, 2010
The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

The Real Van Gogh: The Artist and His Letters
January 23 – April 18, 2010
Royal Academy of Arts, London, England

Van Gogh’s Letters
October 9, 2009 – January 3, 2010
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Van Gogh and the Colors of the Night
September 21, 2008 – January 5, 2009
Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States

Van Gogh to Mondrian: Modern Art from the Kröller-Müller Museum
May 29 – September 12, 2004
Seattle Art Museum, Washington, United States

Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Studio of the South
September 22, 2001 – January 13, 2002
The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, United States

Van Gogh’s Van Goghs
October 4, 1998 – January 3, 1999
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., United States

Van Gogh in St.-Remy and Auvers
1987
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, United States

Van Gogh in Arles
1984
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, United States

Van Gogh’s Participation in Exhibitions

Les XX
January 18 – February 23, 1890
Brussels
Participation in Les XX was by invitation only unless you were a member. Van Gogh’s invitation was dated November 15, 1889 from Octave Maus. Van Gogh displayed Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers, Vase with Twelve Sunflowers, Ivy also known as A Corner in the Garden of Saint-Paul Hospital), Flowering Orchard (Arles), Wheat Field, Sunrise (Saint-Remy), and Red Vineyard (Mont-Majour). Van Gogh’s participation in the exhibition caused a bit of a stir when Henry de Groux announced that he did not want to display his works with Van Gogh’s. De Groux was expelled from the Les XX association, though he later apologized and was allowed to resign. The Les XX exhibition is where Van Gogh sold his only painting during his lifetime, The Red Vineyard was purchased by Anna Boch for 400 francs.

Société des Artistes Indépendants (Society of Independent Artists)
March 20 – April 27, 1890
Paris, France
The Society of Independent Artists was founded to sponsor regular exhibitions of contemporary art with no juries and no prizes. Van Gogh participated in their 6th annual event and displayed The Cypress, Mountain landscape in Provence, Street in Saint-Rémy, The Alpilles, Promenade in Arles, Mulberry Tree in Autumn, Underwoods, Sunrise in Provence, The Sunflowers, and Olive Orchard in Provence.

Van Gogh Memorial Exhibitions

Exposition d'Oeuvres de Vincent van Gogh
March 15 – 31, 1901
Bernheim-Jeune Gallery, Paris, France

Exposition de la Société des Artistes Indépendants, 21e exposition: Exposition rétrospective Vincent van Gogh
March 24 – April 30, 1905
Grandes Serres de l’Alma, Paris, France

Tentoonstelling Vincent van Gogh
July 15 – August 1, 1905
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sonderbund Exhibition
1912
Cologne, Germany

Armory Show
February 17 – March 15, 1913
69th Regiment Armory, New York, United States
This show introduced New Yorkers to Modern Art and displayed some 1,300 paintings, sculptures, and decorative works by over 300 artists.

L’art contemporain. Salon 1914 / Kunst van Heden, Tentoonstelling 1914
March 7, 1914 – April 5, 1914
Zaal Comité voor Artistieke Werking, Antwerp, Belgium

Vincent van Gogh 30 März 1853-29 July 1890. Zehnte Ausstellung
June 1 – July 5, 1914
Paul Cassirer, Berlin, Germany

Interior of a Restaurant in Arles Orchard with Blossoming Apricot Trees Outskirts of Paris near Montmartre View of The Hague with the New Church
Interior of a Restaurant in Arles Orchard with Blossoming Apricot Trees Outskirts of Paris near Montmartre View of The Hague with the New Church
"I can't work without a model. I won't say I turn my back on nature ruthlessly in order to turn a study into a picture, arranging the colors, enlarging and simplifying; but in the matter of form I am too afraid of departing from the possible and the true."