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University Galleries

Location:
University Galleries 11 Uptown Circle #103
Normal, IL
Phone:
(309) 438-5487
Website:
http://galleries.illinoisstate.edu/

University Galleries of Illinois State University has developed a multivalent approach to exhibitions and support for artists. Our exhibitions feature both emerging and established artists, often those whose work has not been previously presented in a comprehensive manner.

University Galleries is open year-round: daily throughout the academic year and Monday-Saturday during the summer. All exhibitions and events are free and open to the general public.

Upcoming Events

January 2018

2018 Faculty Biennial Reception

Date:
Friday, January 26th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

On View: January 16 - February 11, 2018 Opening Reception:¬†Friday, January 26, from¬†5 p.m. - 7 p.m. The 2018 Faculty Biennial presents work reflecting a diverse range of studio practices by 33 faculty and staff in the School of Art and the Program in Arts Technology. The artists in the exhibition represent the areas of Studio Art, Graphic Design, Art Education, and Arts Technology. Featuring painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, video, animation, ceramics, glass, wood, metals, sculpture, and graphic design, the…

Visiting Artist Lecture – Lee Hunter

Date:
Wednesday, January 31st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lee Hunter (b. Charleston, SC, 1978) is an multi-disciplinary artist working with photography, sculpture, and video. She is interested in the built environment, landscape, and perception.

February 2018

School of Art Research Colloquium Lecture – Barry Blinderman

Date:
Tuesday, February 6th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

School of Art Research Colloquium Lecture given by Barry Blinderman, "The Curator's Tale."

Lecture: Barry Blinderman, “The Curator’s Tale”

Date:
Tuesday, February 6th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lecture: Barry Blinderman, "The Curator's Tale"

Opening Reception: Rana Young, Terttu Uibopuu, Ebony G. Patterson

Date:
Friday, February 23rd
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Opening Reception: Rana Young, Terttu Uibopuu, Ebony G. Patterson

Artist Lecture: Terttu Uibopuu

Date:
Monday, February 26th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
March 2018

Gender Galleries

Date:
Saturday, March 3rd
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Gender Galleries is a biannual drag show held to give young gender performers a chance to get on stage. This is an ALL AGE and FREE drag show!

Artist Lecture: Rana Young

Date:
Wednesday, March 7th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

@SALON (an interdisciplinary arts salon)

Date:
Saturday, March 24th
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Artist Lecture: Ebony G. Patterson

Date:
Tuesday, March 27th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Visiting Artist – Sam Treadway

Date:
Wednesday, March 28th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sam Treadaway is a British artist whose multidisciplinary practice includes sculpture, book arts, and olfactory scent-based installations.

Illinois State University Speaker Series: Sinclair Bell

Date:
Thursday, March 29th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Classical archaeologist and art historian Sinclair Bell will present "Race and Representation in the Roman Empire: African Athletes as Case Study" at noon on March 29 at the University Galleries.

April 2018

Opening Reception: 2018 Student Annual

Date:
Wednesday, April 11th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

School of Art Research Colloquium Lecture – Melissa Johnson

Date:
Tuesday, April 17th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

School of Art Research Colloquium Lecture given by Melissa Johnson.