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March 2024: A fundraising campaign has begun to help complete a short documentary film about Jacob’s life and art. For more information, please visit the Donate page.

October 28, 2023: “Print Viewing: Editioned Work by Jacob Kainen,” HEMPHILL Fine Arts, Washington, D.C. Register for the event: 

October 13, 2023: “In the galleries: Abstract works reflect artist’s years of progression,” The Washington Post

October 10, 2023: “11 Art Shows to See in Washington, DC This Fall,” Hyperallergic

October 3, 2023: “Art and the City: New, Retrospective and 11 Go Solo,” HillRag

September 16-October 28, 2023: “Jacob Kainen” exhibition, HEMPHILL Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.

April 15-June 10, 2017: “Jacob Kainen” exhibition, HEMPHILL Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.

November 19, 2016-February 26, 2017: “Jacob Kainen: Washington Colorist” exhibition, Academy Art Museum  Easton, Maryland

June 6, 2023: Hemphill Fine Arts and the Jacob Kainen Art Trust are hosting a private studio event focusing on Kainen’s prints.

December 7, 2014: “Views of Washington, DC: Jacob Kainen’s Residential Facades,” Mead Musings, Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

November 3, 2014 – December 20, 2015: “Jacob Kainen, 1909-2001, Very Large Monotypes,” Pia Gallo, New York, NY, in association with Conrad R. Graeber Fine Art

Ongoing 2014: “Jacob Kainen: Fifty Years of Works on Paper,” Conrad R. Graeber Fine Art

June 15-August 11, 2013: Jacob Kainen is featured in the exhibit “Washington Art Matters: 1940s-1980s” at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, D.C.

American University’s Katzen exhibit is based on the book Washington Art Matters: Art Life in the Capital 1940-1990 by Jean Lawlor Cohen, Sidney Lawrence, and Elizabeth Tebow, with afterword by Benjamin Forgey. Kainen is featured throughout the book.

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