2015: A Chinese artist/writer's mid-century view of Boston, the four seasons at Boston's Haymarket, and student exhibits.

2014: Philosophy formed the basis of the Mirror of Race: Seeing Ourselves through History exhibit of daguerreotypes and other forms of early photography. And art school faculty and students present a series of exhibits throughout the year.

2013: In addition to historical themes, the Adams Gallery increases its focus on artwork from faculty and students at the New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University.

2012: Photography takes center stage.

2011: Exhibits take the viewer from the South Boston birthplace of the late Congressman Joe Moakley to Rwanda, where mothers are photographed with children born of war crimes.