Galleries

Welcome! The Galleries are open during exhibitions and our shows are also available virtually.. Please check down below for Covid-19 safety procedures and new gallery hours.                                           
The Galleries will be closed on Thursday and Friday, February 18 & 19 for University Wellness Days.

The Fine Arts Center Galleries offer a wide range of free exhibitions and events to all area community members in support of the BGSU vision: As a public university, BGSU focuses on contributing to the public good and embraces its role as a national model in addressing the educational, economic, and social vitality of our region, the state of Ohio, the nation, and the world.

Our exhibitions include challenging and engaging contemporary work by nationally recognized artists as well as faculty and student shows that highlight some of the most talented and successful artists of this region. Visitors are invited to explore collaborative and inclusive events and presentations that foreground political, social and cultural themes through dialogue, creative ideas and new knowledge.

FEATURED

70th Annual Undergraduate Art & Design Exhibition, February 14-28

70th Annual Undergraduate Art & Design Exhibition

February 14 - 28

From animation to portraits to jewelry, everyone will find things to admire in this delightfully diverse juried selection of art in all media by students in the BGSU School of Art.


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The School of Art is proud to honor and host the work of our Spring semester, graduating MFA students! MFAI hosted the work of T.J. Janssen Hall, Aris Holmes, Lucas Jankovsky, Amber Koprin, Ellen Mensch, Christopher Pickett, and Emma Wilson. Congratulations to our talented exhibitors!

Exhibit here


Due to Covid-19 safety precautions to keep you safe, please observe the new hours and procedures

BGSU Galleries will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays to general visitors, but open by appointment for groups and classes. Groups and classes will be admitted Wednesday - Thursday by appointment only during posted hours. Appointments may be made by contacting Jacqui Nathan at jnathan@bgsu.edu in advance.

While visiting the Galleries, all visitors must observe the following requirements:

  • All visitors must wear masks
  • Social and physical distancing will be observed at all times
  • Entrance/exit to the Galleries will be singly per the stanchions and floor signs
  • The number of visitors in each gallery will be limited to:
    • Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery- 40
    • Red Door Gallery- 7
    • Wankelman Gallery- 20

Gallery Hours:

Monday                         9:00 am - 7:00 pm    Open by appointment only
Tuesday                         9:00 am - 7:00 pm    Open by appointment only
Wednesday - Friday      11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday                        6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday        1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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.

The Fine Arts Center gratefully recognizes generous support from:

OAC

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.

School of Arts News & Stories

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Allie Terry-Fritsch's Somaesthetic Experience and the Viewer in Medicean Florence: Renaissance Art and Political Persuasion, 1459-1589 is now available from Amsterdam University Press! Read More

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The BFA Portfolio Review is about a month away! This opportunity is only once a year, so don't put it off! Send questions including whether or not you need to submit a portfolio this year to artschool@bgsu.edu. 

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