Art Galleries

 

One of Wesleyan’s premier attractions for students and the community is our extensive collection of fine paintings, prints, furniture, and objects – donated over the years by alumnae, foundations, and friends. Among the most impressive in Georgia, these Wesleyan Treasures tell a compelling story about our history. We feel privileged to steward these unique resources and are delighted to share them with the community and with visiting scholars and guests in our galleries and in academic and administrative buildings across campus. Our three campus art galleries are venues for exhibitions of student work, of our permanent collection, and of invited artists. 

Current Exhibitions
 

Painting of woman by Belinda Person

McCrary Gallery

I, You, Us, United to Transform
Through Oct. 1, 2021

Belinda Person's art focuses on Afro cultural heritage. Her talents include photography, drawing, contemporary art, visual arts, and painting.

Photo of woman holding potted plant on head

East Gallery

Nine Years of Detangled Afro Hair
by Stephanie J. Woods
Through Tuesday, October 26

Woods is a mulitmedia artist from Charlotte, NC, her work fuses a relationship between photography and fiber. 

Picture of painting of two sisters.

West Gallery

She Tells a Story
Portraits from the Wesleyan Collection

The paintings and drawings in this exhibit capture all the complexities of a contemporary woman’s life.

 

GALLERY SPACES

Dennis Applebee gallery show.
 

The Cowles Myles Collier West Gallery exhibits the College’s collection of paintings, prints, furniture, and objects. These include works by Andy Warhol, Karel Appel, and Kress Foundation works by Late Renaissance Venetian painter Cima de Conegliano, and Venetian Rococo painter Gaspare Diziani. 

The Cowles Myles Collier East Gallery hosts monthly exhibitions by invited artists and periodic exhibitions by Wesleyan art students. 

The Frances P. and Dennie L. McCrary Gallery also hosts exhibitions by invited artists, and is an additional venue for the exhibition of student work, as well as a space for formal critiques of student work. 

 

Calendar of Events

Wesleyan College is privileged to steward many arts and cultural events and share them with the community. Most are free and open to the public. Wesleyan art galleries are open M-F 1-5PM and on Wesleyan Market Saturdays from 10AM-2PM.

Event listing

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