Museum Collections & Exhibitions

Museum Collections

Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland

The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio

American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York

The Baltimore Museum of Art

The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut

Birmingham Museum of Art , Birmingham, Alabama

The Brooklyn Museum

Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris

Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal

Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona

The Century Association

State of Connecticut, Hartford, Connecticut

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Galeries Fnac, Paris

George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, New York

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (definitive collection)

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Musée Carnavalet, Paris

Musée de l’Eysée Lausanne, Switzerland

The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Museum of the City of New York

National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.

National Gallery of Art, Corcoran Collection

New Orleans Museum of Art

New York Historical Society

New York Public Library

The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

The Polaroid Collection, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine

St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts

Smithsonian Institution; The National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.

Smithsonian Institution; The National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Yale University Gallery of Art, New Haven, Connecticut


ilon Art Gallery, New York, New York, 2017

Davison Arts Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, "Philip Trager: Photographing Ina; 2016

The New York Public Library, New York, "Echoes of Silence: Philip Trager, Early Photographs, 1967-1983, 2012-2013 AD-Galerie, Genolier, Switzerland, Dance and Cities, 2012

The National Building Museum (in cooperation with the Library of Congress), Washington D.C., 2009-

2010 (Retrospective)

The American Institute of Architects, Washington, D.C., 2009-2010, 1982

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 2007 (Retrospective)

Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut: Center for the Arts, 2006 (Retrospective); Davison Art Center, 2006 (Retrospective)

John Stevenson Gallery, New York, 2006 (Retrospective)

University Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 2006 (Retrospective)

Jacob’s Pillow, Becket, Massachusetts, “Philip Trager: A Pillow Retrospective,” 2006

Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia, Rome, 2002

Embassy of France, Washington, D.C., 2000

Fahey-Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, 2000

The French Library and Cultural Center, Boston, 2000

The Ralls Collection, Washington, D.C., 2000

Julie Saul Gallery, New York, 1992, 1995, and 2000

Les Recontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France (Fnac) (traveled to sixteen venues in

France, Spain and Belgium), 1994–1999

Photographic Resource Center, Boston, 1996

Photographs for the Dance Anthology Project, Jacob’s Pillow, Becket, Massachusetts, 1994, 1995, and 1996

Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, 1994

Savannah College of Art & Design, Georgia, 1994

Troyer/Fitzpatrick/Lassman Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1994

Vision Gallery, San Francisco, 1993–1994

Jacob's Pillow, Becket, Massachusetts (traveled to various venues), 1993 and 1994

Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, 1993

Fondation Ledoux, Saline Royale d’Arc et Senans, France, 1991 and 1999

Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, 1989

Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1989

Light Impressions Gallery, Rochester, New York, 1988

International Center of Photography–Midtown, New York (book exhibition), 1987

Milwaukee Center for Photography, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1984

Camera Work Gallery, Port Washington, New York, 1981

Centre International de Fotografia, Barcelona, 1981

Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, 1981

Ufficio dell’Arte, Paris, 1981

Museum of the City of New York, 1980–1981

Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, 1979

Friends of Photography, Carmel, California, 1978

Milwaukee Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1978

The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, 1977

Focus Gallery, San Francisco, 1977

Museum of Arts, Science and Industry, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1977

University of Connecticut Museum of the Art, Storrs, Connecticut, 1977

Washington Gallery of Photography, Washington, D.C., 1975

San Francisco Museum of Art (with Ron Stark), 1974

The Witkin Gallery, New York, 1972, 1977, 1980, and 1986

831 Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, 1972

Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut: Center for the Arts, 1970, 1987; Davison Art Center, 1974, 1981, 1992, 2000

Underground Gallery, New York, 1970


Converging to a Center, Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 2017

My Manhattan, ilon Art Gallery, New York, New York, 2017

The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C., FotoWeek at the Phillips, (photographs from the permanent

collection), November 7, 2105- January 31, 2016.

ilon Gallery, New York, New York, Harlem: Life in Pictures, October 22,2015-January 8, 2016

Dance, Thomas J.Walsh Art Gallery, Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University, Connecticut, 2015- 2016

Highlights of Landmark Exhibitions, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Becket, Massachusetts, 2015

American Gallery, Birmingham Museum of Art , Birmingham, Alabama, 2014

Decades of Dance, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Becket, Massachusetts, 2012

Creative Acts, Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 2009

Mark Morris “Portraits,” Furman Gallery, Walter Reade Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York, 2006

Photography and the Page, Manwaring and Joanne Toor Cummings Galleries, Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut, 2006

My Friends: Their Vision, Weber Fine Art, Greenwich, Connecticut, 2006

Paris–New York, aller-retour,Musée d’art Américain, Giverny, France, 2002

Imaging Paris: Six Photographers’ Views of the City,Yale University Art and Architecture Library, New Haven, Connecticut (book exhibition: Atget, Brassaï, Doisneau, Marville, Lee Miller, Trager), 2002

Through the Lens at Jacob’s Pillow,Puffin Foundation, New York, 2002

Sun Works: Contemporary Alternative Photography,Art Institute of Boston, 2001–2002

Look Out! Photographing Dancers Outdoors,Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Becket, Massachusetts, 2001

The Halsted Dance Photography Collection,Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio; Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, 2000

Playing Off Time, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1999–2000

John Stevenson Gallery, New York, 1999

Paris/New York, Jane Jackson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 1999

Selections from the Museum of Fine Arts,St. Petersburg, Florida, 1999

The Body in the Mirror, Musée de l’Elysée Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1998; Photographic Center of Skopelos, Skopelos, Greece, 1998; and Montreal Museum of Art, Montreal, Quebec (La Siècle du Corps Photographies, 1900–2000), 2000

O século do corpo, Cultargest, Lisbon, 1999

New York at 100,Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, New York, 1998

New York, Helluva Town,The Platinum Gallery, New York, 1998

The Ernst Haas Memorial Collection,Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, 1998

Portraits—19th and 20th Century Photography,Marlborough Gallery, New York, 1997

Body in the Lens,Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec, 1997

Hope Photographs,National Arts Club, New York; Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York;

University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon; Tatistcheff Gallery, New York, 1997

Woodstock Photography Workshops Faculty Exhibition, Woodstock, New York, 2001 and 1997

Photography: The Platinum Gallery, New York, 1997

Works From the Platinum Collection,Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, 1997

Loves & Legends,Photography: The Platinum Gallery, New York, 1998

Dance Photography,Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, 1996

Photography: The Platinum Gallery, Santa Fe, 1995

Images on Common Ground: Trager/Lindquist,Jacob's Pillow, Becket, Massachusetts, 1992

In a Time of Censorship,University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, 1992

The Twentieth-Century City,Houk/Friedman Gallery, New York, 1991

ManipulatorRetrospective,Alinari Museum, Florence, 1991

Selected Photographs,Brooklyn Museum, 1989

Ten Years, 1979–1989,Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, 1989

Portfolio Gallery, London, 1989

Legacy of Light,DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1988

Visual Experiences of Architecture: Form and Content,Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1988

Photographs from Close-Up Magazine, Clarence Kennedy Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1986

Masterworks of Contemporary Photography, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, 1986

Exhibition for Lee Witkin, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, 1982; Memorial Exhibition for Lee Witkin, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, 1985

Le Photographie Créative: Les Collections de Photographies Contemporaines de la Bibliothèque

Nationale, Paris, 1984

15th Anniversary Exhibit, 1969–1984: A Selection from the Years,Witkin Gallery, New York, 1984

101 Photographs: Selections from the Steinman Collection,Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1984

Exhibition of Photographs from the Permanent Collection,Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1984

Ranchos de Taos: A Photographic History,Museum of Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth, Texas, 1983

Landscape/Cityscape,Susan Spiritus Gallery, Newport Beach, California, 1983

Contemporary Foreign Photographers from the Collection,Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, 1982

Five Years at the Creative Photography Gallery, Creative Photography Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1982

Masterpieces of Photography from Wesleyan University and Private Collections, Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1982

New Acquisitions, Museum of the City of New York, 1981

New Acquisitions, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1981

Manhattan Observed: Fourteen Photographers Look at New York, 1972–1981, New York Historical Society; New York State Museum, Albany, 1981

Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, 1981

The Photographer and the Frame,Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1980

Photographers Look at Buildings,Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 1979

Attitudes: Photography in the 1970s,Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, 1979

A Ten-Year Salute,Witkin Gallery, New York, 1979

Four Photographers,Creative Photography Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1978

Witkin Gallery, New York, 1973 and 1975

Photo-Vision 72; Photo-Vision 75,Boston Center for the Arts, 1972 and 1975

Members Exhibition,Friends of Photography, Carmel, California, 1971

Christmas Exhibition,Witkin Gallery, New York, 1969