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. Share your experience #Rodin100. For more information on the Rodin centenary, visit www.rodin100.org.


Rodin Museum, Philadelphia

The Kiss
Discover what passion looks like in the hands of a master sculptor. This installation explores the artist’s intimate and powerful depictions of romantic love.


Other Rodin Exhibitions in the US

Rodin—100 Years
The Cleveland Museum of Art
A display of works from the museum’s permanent collection, including Age of Bronze, The Thinker, and Heroic Head of Pierre de Wissant.

Rodin: Sculptor and Storyteller
Art Institute of Chicago
Rare Rodin sculptures and drawings from private Chicago collections and the Art Institute’s rich holdings

Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze
Brooklyn Museum
An installation of a remarkable collection of 58 Rodin bronzes, acquired through a generous gift from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation


Permanent Collection Installations

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 www.rodin100.org for details.