The University of North Carolina, “The Mind of the South and the Southern Soul,” (Chapel Hill, NC, April 1972)
The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, “Photographs of North Carolina” (Winston-Salem, NC, December 1973)
The Addison Gallery of American Art, “The Old Ones of New Mexico” (Andover, MA, December 1974)
Duke University, “The Last and First Eskimos,” (Durham, NC, October 1977)
The Santa Fe Gallery of Photography, “The Last and First Eskimos” (Santa Fe, NM, November-December1978)
Nexus Gallery, “Guggenheim Fellowship Photograph” (Atlanta, Georgia, September 1980)
The International Center of Photography, “The Last and First Eskimos,” (New York, March 1982 - May 1982). ICP Exhibition tour from May 1982 - May 1985: Field Museum of Natural History, Columbus Museum of Arts and Sciences, McMillian Memorial Library, Ft. Worth Museum of Science and History, Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
The Light Factory, “Color photographs of northern New Mexico” (Charlotte, NC, March-April, 1983)
Civic Center Gallery, “The Last and First Eskimos,” (Fairbanks, Alaska, June, 1987)
Scheinbaum & Russek Gallery, “Recent Color Photographs” (Santa Fe, NM., April 1989)
The National Humanities Center, “Portraits of Aging” (Research Triangle Park, NC, Spring/Summer 1994)
The International Center of Photography, “Red White Blue and God Bless You: Photographs of Northern New Mexico” New York, April -May 1994. ICP Exhibition tour 1994-1998: The Addison Gallery of American Art, Roswell Museum, The Taylor Museum. The Field Museum, The Duke Museum of Art and The Center for Documentary Studies.
Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno (IVAM), “Islas En El Tiempo,” (Valencia, Spain, September-November 2000)
Perkins Library, Duke University, “Alex Harris Photographs 1998-2000” (Durham, NC. August - November 2003)
John Hope Franklin Center, Duke University, “Jose Marti and the Idea of Cuba” (Durham, NC, November- December, 2003) Duke News Service.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, “Experience Corps Photographs” Princeton, New Jersey, January 2004.
Russell Rotunda, Russell Senate Office Building, “Experience Corps and the New Wave of Civic Engagement.” (Capitol Hill, Washington DC. July 2005)
Duke News Service.
Verve Gallery of Photography, “Alex Harris: The Idea of Cuba,” (Santa Fe, New Mexico, September 2007)
The Webster Collection, Alex Harris color photographs from New Mexico and Cuba (Santa Fe, New Mexico,October 30-December 31, 2008)
The Webster Collection, Alex Harris color photographs from Cuba and New Mexico (Santa Fe, New Mexico, October 30 2008 - January 25, 2009)
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, “Devotional Images and Photography by Alex Harris,” (Colorado Springs, Co. Fall 2008/Winter 2009)
Southeast Museum of Photography, “The Idea of Cuba” (Daytona Beach, Florida, January 31 - May8, 2009)
Mesa Public Library Art Gallery, Los Alamos, New Mexico, “Alex Harris Photographs of New Mexico and Beyond,” June 2-July 2, 2010
Mennello Museum of American Art, Orlando, Fl. “Sacred Spaces: Devotional Images and Photography by Alex Harris,” October 15-January 30, 2011
Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, After The Storm: Post Katrina Photographs Rubenstein Hall, February 21-August 12, 2011
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile Alabama. Why We Are Here: Mobile and the Spirit of a Southern City, October 5th 2012 – January 6th 2013
Loveland Museum, Loveland, Colorado Living Saints, December 3 - February 5, 2017
Rubenstein Library Photography Gallery, Duke University, Durham, NC Dream of a House: The Passions and Preoccupations of Reynolds Price, July 15 - November 5, 2017
Alex Harris: Near and Far, Craven Allen Gallery, Durham, NC Saturday, September 30, 2017 – Saturday, November 4, 2017