November 17, 2018 – January 13, 2019

Pablo Picasso, Carnival, colored lithographic print, 1961, 1962.9.

Run away with the circus this winter in our newest family-friendly exhibit! The enchanting allure of the circus has made it an enduring subject for artists for more than two centuries. Winter Circus features more than twenty paintings, prints, photographs and antique toys from the Lyman Allyn’s collection, including works by Pablo Picasso, Walt Kuhn, Georges Rouault, Lucien Clergue, Jane Dickson and Raoul Dufy. Winter Circus is a celebration of the spirit of wonder and artistry, mystery and illusion to be found under the Big Top. In addition to the artworks, the exhibit offers a fun and immersive circus environment to explore and interact with, perfect for memory-making with kids of all ages!

Raoul Dufy, Circus Scene, gouache on paper, ca. 1900-1953, 1956.104.
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