big, large | small | important, major
a major exhibition of the painter's work
| annual, summer | international, local | private, public |
permanent | changing, special,
The library has a policy of mounting changing exhibitions. There is a series of special exhibitions throughout the year.
| touring, travelling
a touring exhibition of Impressionist drawings
| collaborative, joint | one-man, one-person, one-woman, solo
By 1914 Picasso had held one-man exhibitions in England, Germany and Spain.
| retrospective | art, craft, photographic, etc. | trade
the international food trade exhibition in Cologne
VERB + EXHIBITION
have, hold, host
The museum hosted a big exhibition of her work last year.
The old factory has been converted to house an exhibition.
| attend, go to, see, visit | arrange, organize, plan | display, mount, present, put on, show, stage
They plan to stage an art exhibition in a nearby town.
| launch, open
The mayor will open the exhibition next week.
| sponsor | go on
The Mappa Mundi will go on permanent exhibition at Hereford Cathedral.
EXHIBITION + VERB
The exhibition opens at the Tate Gallery in July.
| close, end | be on, be on view, run, take place
The exhibition runs from 11 April to 5 July.
| continue | move (on) to
The exhibition moves on to the National Gallery, Washington, next month.
| be called sth, be entitled sth | comprise sth, cover sth, feature sth, include sth, show sth
The exhibition includes drawings by Rembrandt.
| illustrate sth, trace sth
an exhibition illustrating the history and development of the university
| be dedicated to sb/sth, be devoted to sb/sth
an exhibition devoted to female painters
EXHIBITION + NOUN
centre, gallery, hall, venue | space
The new wing will provide 20,000 more square feet of exhibition space.
Hundreds of firms had exhibition stands.
| catalogue | programme
the gallery's exhibition programme for next year
A selection of her paintings is on exhibition at the Whitechapel Art Gallery.
| ~ of
an exhibition of contemporary art
| ~ on
an exhibition on local history
More information about ART WORKS
of art a piece/work of art
Michelangelo's Pietà is a magnificent work of art.
She collects Jacobean portraits.
display, exhibit, show ~
The works will be displayed in the new wing of the museum.
~ be (put) on display/exhibition/show ~ go on display/exhibition/show
paintings put on show for the first time The photographs are on exhibition until the end of September.
An annexe was built to house the sculptures.
a series of ~
a series of paintings by Van Gogh
a collection/exhibition of ~
an exhibition of early 20th century French masterpieces
an art/photographic/photography exhibition
The open art exhibition will allow new artists to exhibit their work.
a sculpture by Barbara Hepworth
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