Rodin 100

2017 is the one hundredth anniversary of Auguste Rodin’s death. To mark the occasion, the Rodin Museum is taking part in worldwide celebrations of the artist’s work and legacy with special exhibitions and programs.

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The Kiss
Rodin Museum, Philadelphia
Discover what passion looks like in the hands of a master sculptor. This new installation explores the artist’s intimate and powerful depictions of romantic love. Learn more >>

Rodin: The Human Experience—Selections from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collections
Portland Art Museum, Oregon
Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan
Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia
This traveling exhibition of bronzes highlights Rodin’s passion for modeling the human form in clay.

Rodin: Portraits of a Lifetime—Selections from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collections
The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Misericordia University, Dallas, Pennsylvania
The works in this exhibition demonstrate Rodin’s deep appreciation for the natural form of the human figure.

Auguste Rodin: The Centenary Installation
Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco
An examination of the artist’s life and work, from his early days courting controversy with sculptures that bore unexpected levels of naturalism to his lasting influence.

Kiefer Rodin
The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia
New works by contemporary artist Anselm Kiefer created in response to sculptures and drawings by Rodin.

Rodin at The Met
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Nearly 60 marbles, bronzes, plasters, and terracottas by Rodin as well as paintings by his contemporaries, including Claude Monet and Pierre Puvis de Chavannes.

Rodin on Paper
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
A selection of Rodin’s drawings, prints, letters, and illustrated books as well as photographs by Edward Steichen of the sculptor and his art.

Eve through the Glance of Art
Museo Soumaya, Mexico City
Rodin’s Eve is the centerpiece of the exhibition, which includes representations of Eve by Lucas Cranach the Elder, Jan Brueghel the Younger, Juan Soriano, and more.

Permanent Collection Installations

Rodin: Master of Modern Sculpture
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
A display of works from the museum’s permanent collection, including Age of Bronze, The Thinker, and Heroic Head of Pierre de Wissant.

J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Rodin’s Christ and Mary Magdalene is on view in the Getty Museum’s West Pavilion alongside the work of painters who were his contemporaries.

LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), California
Two dozen significant works in bronze, plaster, and porcelain by Rodin are on view in the B. Gerald Cantor Sculpture Garden and in the galleries.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Met’s holdings of Rodin’s art are among the largest in the United States.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The MFA’s collection of works by Rodin includes nineteen sculptures in marble and bronze, twelve prints, and four drawings.

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
The National Gallery of Art holds one of the largest collections of works in marble, clay, plaster, and bronze created by Rodin during his lifetime, some 30 of which are on view.

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
The Nelson-Atkins holds four works by Rodin, including two drawings, a small wax figure, and the bronze sculpture Adam.

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California
The Norton Simon Museum is home to eleven works by Rodin, including Monument to Balzac, The Burghers of Calais, and The Thinker.

In France and Europe
The centenary is being commemorated at the Musée Rodin in Paris and at other European institutions. Visit for details.