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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

October 2017

Gallery walk with Dianna Frid, organized in conjunction with IT TAKES TIME, her solo exhibition at University Galleries.

Date:
Tuesday, October 24th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Oct 24 at 12pm Gallery walk with Dianna Frid, organized in conjunction with IT TAKES TIME, her solo exhibition at University Galleries. IT TAKES TIME: Selected Works from 2009 through 2017 presents 55 works by Mexican-born, Chicago-based artist Dianna Frid. The exhibition title refers to the process of creating work, to the recursive cycles of life and death, and to the vast scale of geological time. Frid cites the cadences of reading, writing, sewing, breathing, and thinking as integral to her…

Illinois State University Speaker Series – Vanessa Paumen

Date:
Thursday, October 26th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Vanessa Paumen, of the Groeningemuseum in Bruges, Belgium, will present “The Art of Law: Crime and Punishment in the Age of Luther” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 26, in the University Galleries.

School of Art Research Colloquium Lecture – John Miller

Date:
Tuesday, October 31st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The School of Art presents a Research Colloquium Lecture given by John Miller.

November 2017

Visiting Artist Lecture: Reuben Lorch-Miller

Date:
Wednesday, November 1st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
a work of art by Lorch-Miller

Lorch-Miller was raised in the Pacific Northwest and studied at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, later earning an MFA in New Genres from San Francisco State University. He has often exhibited at DIY art spaces, participated in artist-run residencies and produced multiple self-published zines and artist books under the imprint Ancient Remains.

Gallery walk with Dianna Frid, organized in conjunction with IT TAKES TIME, her solo exhibition at University Galleries.

Date:
Saturday, November 4th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Gallery walk with Dianna Frid, organized in conjunction with IT TAKES TIME, her solo exhibition at University Galleries.

Artist talk with Erin Washington

Date:
Wednesday, November 8th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Nov 8 at 12pm Artist talk with Erin Washington. Erin Washington: Light Touch features new and recent collages, paintings, drawings, and sculpture by the Chicago-based artist. From a silverpoint portrait of the Egyptian queen Nefertiti to a chalk drawing of the presumed shape of a wormhole, Washington’s multilayered works consist of a medley of ambiguous scientific diagrams, art historical references, Post-it notes, studio debris, mythological figures, and self-deprecating jokes. Washington utilizes her panels in a similar way chalkboards have been historically…

School of Art Research Colloquium Lecture – Elisabeth Friedman

Date:
Tuesday, November 14th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The School of Art presents a Research Colloquium Lecture given by Elisabeth Friedman. All School of Art Research Colloquium lectures are free and open to the public.