Robert S. Duncanson: A Centennial Exhibition, Cincinnati Art Museum, March 16-April 30, 1972.
American Paintings from the Manoogian Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, June 4-September 4, 1989; M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, September 23-November 26, 1989; Metropolitan Museum of Art, December 18, 1989-February 25, 1990; Detroit Institute of Arts, March 27-May 27, 1990.
Lifting the Veil: Robert S. Duncanson and the Emergence of the African American Artist, Cincinnati Art Museum and Taft Museum, September 15--November 26, 1995; Washington University Gallery of Art, St. Louis, January 26--March 31, 1996; Amon Carter Museum, April 20--June 16, 1996; Hammonds House Gardens and Clark Atlanta University Art Gallery, July 19--September 15, 1996.
Detroit Institute of Arts, long term loan, October 2007-June 2009.
Bold, Cautious, True: Walt Whitman and the American Art of the Civil War Era, The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, July 5-October 4, 2009; Katonah Museum of Art, New York, October 18, 2009-January 24, 2010; The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, June 2-August 26, 2012.
Yale University Art Gallery, long term loan, December 12, 2012-January 2014.