2019 Current Forsyth Exhibitions and Events


Museum staff roll works of art into the galleries on an A-frame dolly. We only see the backs of several canvases, not the actual artwork.

Treasures From the Vault

Monthly pop-up exhibit

Every month, the Forsyth Galleries will showcase a new pop-up exhibit featuring rarely seen treasures from the vault in the main gallery.

Forsyth Galleries | Memorial Student Center, MSC 2428


English Cameo. White on flashed blue on brown. Female in natural setting holds flower to her nose.

The Seduction of Scent: Bottling Memory & Magic with Selections from the Bill and Irma Runyon Art Collection

Sept. 6–Dec. 15, 2019

The Seduction of Scent features over eighty glass vessels that were designed to proudly display and store perfumed products. The show also explores how changes in Victorian culture and technology impacted how these items were made, the manner in which they were sold, and who purchased them.

Forsyth Galleries | Memorial Student Center, MSC 2428