Galleries

The Bowling Green State University Fine Arts Center Galleries contribute to the enrichment of the broader area community while supporting the academic mission of the University. Twelve to fourteen exhibitions are produced each year. These include challenging contemporary art by nationally recognized artists as well as faculty and student shows that give community members the opportunity to view work by some of the most talented and successful artists of this region. Political, social and cultural themes are examined via artist presentations and written materials. BGSU Galleries is committed to meeting the highest professional standards in all of its activities.


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66th Annual Undergraduate Exhibition on display February 5-20

News and Stories

SPRING 2017 BFA THESIS EXHIBITION PROSPECTUS

SPRING 2017 BFA THESIS EXHIBITION PROSPECTUS

The time has come! The spring BFA show is upon us! See the attached Prospectus for more information! READ MORE

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SUCCESSFUL FACULTY AND STAFF EXHIBITION

SUCCESSFUL FACULTY AND STAFF EXHIBITION

The 66th Annual Faculty and Staff Exhibition showcased the works of our distinguished faculty from December 4-14th 2016. This successful exhibition was in conjunction with ArtsX.  READ MORE

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

2017
Spring 2017 BFA Thesis Exhibition Prospectus

Undergraduate Student Art Exhibition Online Entry Only
  • Entry Dates: December 12, 2016 - January 12, 2017
  • Prospectus (information about how to enter)
  • Opening Reception: February 5, 2017 2pm-4pm
  • Show Duration: February 5-20, 2017
  • Willard Wankleman and Dorothy Uber Bryan Galleries
  • Read More

PAST EXHIBITIONS


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DECEMBER 4 - DECEMBER 14, 2016

66th Annual Faculty/Staff Exhibition

An opportunity to appreciate the efforts of some of the finest artists in this region[Read More]


OCTOBER 20 - NOVEMBER 21

The Deathworks of May Elizabeth Kramner

The Deathworks of May Elizabeth Kramner is a mixed media installation by The Poyais Group (Read More)

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carol-jacobsen
OCTOBER 29  - NOVEMBER 20

Criminal Justice?

Artists whose work investigates the attitudes and biases embedded in the U.S. justice system as evidenced by the sentences meted out to battered women who acted in self-defense but were convicted of murder and those of students convicted of sexual assault. (Read More)


AUGUST 30 – OCTOBER 6

FACE IT

An expanded definition of photographic portraiture is explored in this exhibition of works by 27 renowned artists curated by Lynn Whitney, Andrew Hershberger & Jacqueline Nathan.  It will be shown at Slocumb Gallery and the Reece Museum at East Tennessee State University in October.  (Read More)

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Jess Dugan, Self-portrait (bath), 2012. Pigment print. 20 x 24 in. Courtesy of Jess Dugan and Catherine Edelman Gallery

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January - May 2016

Spring Semester 2016

There was much excitement in Spring 2016 for the BGSU galleries.  These shows include the Annual Undergraduate Art  & Design Exhibiton, the BFA Senior Thesis Exhibiton, and the MFA Thesis Exhibition. (Read More)


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The Ohio Arts Council helped fund the BGSU Fine Arts Center Galleries with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.  OAC Website.   We are very grateful for their support, which helps us to provide free meaningful arts experiences to the citizens and students of Northwest Ohio.


All exhibitions are free and the public is welcome.

All galleries are wheelchair accessible with the exception of the upper level of the Wankelman Gallery.

Gallery Hours during exhibitions:
Tuesday through Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

These hours may change during summer exhibitions - please check the exhibition description!
The Galleries are also open by special appointment for group visits.

The Fine Arts Center gratefully recognizes generous support from:
The Ohio Arts Council
BGSU Ethnic Cultural Arts Program


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