New York, National Academy, Annual Exhibition (1847), no. 158, (as The Force of Music).
New York, Art Union Gallery, The Washington Exhibition in Aid of the New York Gallery of the Fine Arts (1853), no. 100.
New York, Crystal Palace, Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations in the Picture Gallery of the Crystal Palace (1853), no. 212.
New York, Metropolitan Fair, U.S. Sanitary Commission (1864).
Chicago, The Art Palace, World's Columbian Exposition: Retrospective Exhibit of American Painting (1893), no 161.
New York, National Academy of Design, Centennial Exhibition 1825 - 1925 (October 1925 - January 1926), no. 76; traveled to Washington, Corcoran Gallery; traveled to New York, Grand Central Art Galleries, Inc.
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, American Genre: The Social Scene in Painting and Prints (March - April 1935), no. 76.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Life in America (1939), no.110.
Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Exhibition of Drawings and Paintings by William Sidney Mount 1807 - 1868 (January - March 1942), no. 64.
Stony Brook, Long Island, Suffolk Museum at Stony Brook, A Loan Exhibition of Paintings, Sketches, Manuscripts, Memorabilia (of the Mount Family) (1947), no. 64.
Pittsburgh, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, American Classics of the Nineteenth Century (October - December 1957), no. 18.
New York, American Federation of the Arts, A Hundred Years Ago (November 1958 - November 1959), no. 28.
Brunswick, Maine, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting (1964), no. 29.
New York, Finch College Art Museum, Twice as Natural: 19th Century American Genre (1974), no. 60.
Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art, Selected Acquisitions (January 28 - April 26 1992), p. 76, no. 8.
New York, The New York Historical Society, William Sidney Mount: American Genre Painter (August 14 - October 25, 1998); traveled to Pittsburgh, PA, Frick Art and Historical Society (November 20 - January 10, 1999); traveled to Fort Worth, TX, Amon Carter Museum (February 5 - April 4, 1999).
NY, NY: The New York Historical Society (8/14-10/25/98); Pittsburgh, PA: Frick Art and Historical Society (11/20/98 - 1/10/99); Fort Wort, TX: Amon Carter Museum (2/5-4/4/99) "William Sidney Mount: American Genre Painter".
Metropolitan Museum of Art (10/5/2009 - 1/24/2010) and LACMA (2/28/2010 - 5/23/2010): "American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life 1765-1915"