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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

May 2019

Lens-Based: Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection

Start:
Monday, May 20th
9:30 am
End:
Thursday, August 8th
5:00 pm

May 20 through August 8, 2019 Lens-Based: Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection presents a selection of photographs and videos acquired by University Galleries through donation or purchase since 2012. Created between 1929 and 2016, the works include gelatin silver prints, archival pigment prints, chromogenic prints, and digital videos. Artists in the exhibition are Dmitri Baltermants (1912–1990), Ilse Bing (1899–1998), Ken Heyman (b. 1930), Jason Lazarus (b. 1975), Danny Lyon (b. 1942), Cecil McDonald Jr. (b. 1965), Scott Rankin (b.…

15, 16, 17, 18: BHS Selects from the International Collection of Child Art

Start:
Thursday, May 23rd
9:30 am
End:
Sunday, July 28th
5:00 pm

May 23 through July 28, 2019 15, 16, 17, 18: BHS Selects from the International Collection of Child Art is the culminating project for University Galleries’ inaugural Teen Arts group. Curated by the Bloomington High School students participating in the program, the exhibition presents a selection of 50 artworks from Milner Library’s International Collection of Child Art. The works were made by students ages 15, 16, 17, and 18—the same ages as the members of the Teen Arts group—from Thailand,…

Katie Bell: Standing Arrangement

Start:
Friday, May 31st
End:
Sunday, August 4th

Standing Arrangement is an expansive site-specific installation by Brooklyn-based artist Katie Bell.

June 2019

Stroller Tour

Date:
Thursday, June 20th
Time:
9:00 am - 9:30 pm

Bring your youngest art lovers to visit the exhibitions before we open to the public. Stroller tour, Thursdays from from 9-9:30 a.m. June 6, June 20, and July 18.

July 2019

Stroller Tour

Date:
Thursday, July 18th
Time:
9:00 am - 9:30 pm

Bring your youngest art lovers to visit the exhibitions before we open to the public. Stroller tour, Thursdays from from 9-9:30 a.m. June 6, June 20, and July 18.

Family Artmaking Workshop

Date:
Saturday, July 20th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Meet University Galleries’ new curator of education and make a project inspired by the works on view. Family artmaking workshop: 10-11 a.m. Saturday, July 20 No registration required.