Galleries

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The Fine Arts Center Galleries contribute to the enrichment of the broader area community while supporting the academic mission of the University. Twelve to fourteen annual exhibitions include challenging 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 may experience events and artist presentations that can personalize their encounters and open up new awareness of political, social and cultural ideas.
 

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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.   


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THE MFA EXHIBITIONS ARE APPROACHING

The Master of Fine Arts Exhibiton II will be on display April 23-May 2 and will show the works of our graduate students of various disciplines!  READ MORE

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Congratulations BFA Show Participants!

Congratulations BFA Show Participants!

Thank you to everyone who made the 2017 BFA Exhibition a success and congratulations to all the artists exhibited!  READ MORE

Follow the galleries at bgsu

Follow the galleries at bgsu

Follow The Galleries for information and images of work on display! We're posting from our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts weekly! Follow us and stay connected! Read More

Successful Undergraduate Exhibition

Successful Undergraduate Exhibition

Thank you to everyone who made the 66th Annual Undergraduate Exhibition a success and congratulations to all of our artists on display! Read More

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

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)



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