Past Exhibitions

Strings: Data and the Self

January 19, 2018 to April 15, 2018

Strings: Data and the Self, is the West Coast premiere exhibition of groundbreaking new media artists that challenge “traditional” notions of art making. Strings explores the manner in which data increasingly determines our behavior, our interactions and our overall relationship to the Self.

Exposed: The Female Lens in a Post-Identity Era

September 7, 2017 to December 9, 2017​

This photography exhibition aims to provide the viewer with a wide range of female artists examining life in their own terms. With exclusively female photographers, the cliché that women see the world (and themselves) differently is examined. Under inspection as well, is the evolving Californian aesthetic and growing prominence in the contemporary art scene.

32 Degrees Latitude: Landscapes

June 15, 2017 to August 5, 2017

The California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks (CMATO) proudly announces the winners from our Inaugural International Juried Art Exhibition – 32 Degrees Latitude. Out of hundreds of applications received from around the globe, only three artists were selected to exhibit at CMATO this summer.

Mass Appeal: Corita Kent

January 27, 2017 – April 3, 2017

One of America’s icons, Sister Mary Corita became known as the rebel nun in the tumultuous 1960s. Like Pop giant Andy Warhol, she borrowed from advertising, bill posters and pop culture to make her works, and quoted everything from the Bible to Thoreau, Jefferson Airplane, Philip Roth and Gertrude Stein.

Jack Reilly: Abstract Illusionism

September 16, 2016 – December 11, 2016

In 1980, Jack Reilly burst into L.A. with his solo show at the indomitable Molly Barnes Gallery (a tastemaker who gave early shows to John Baldessari, Billy Al Bengston and Gronk). This formative exhibition helped to cement Reilly’s reputation of creating visually powerful and unique works of art – works that converge abstract expressionistic boldness, minimalist restraint with trompe l’oeil wonderment.

Betty Gold: Art of Geometry

September 19, 2015 – November 1, 2015

CMATO’s inaugural exhibition in 2015 featured a selection of Betty Gold’s signature steel and painted bronze sculptures. The exhibition provided visitors with the extraordinary opportunity to experience powerful works from one of America’s pioneering female artists in the field of monumental metal sculpture.

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