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Gallery of Visual Arts (GVA) - School of Art Gallery

Contact information

Gallery Director: Cathryn Mallory | gallery.visarts@umontana.edu | 406-243-2813

Location: 
Social Sciences Building, first floor

Hours

T, W, F 11-5, TH 11-6, M by appointment. The Gallery of Visual Arts is open during the academic year and observes all UM holidays and semester breaks.

Exhibitions

Spring 2015
SCHOOL OF ART AND GALLERY OF VISUAL ARTS SCHEDULE
 
February 3-26 Gallery of Visual Arts presents Robert Schwieger: The Dakota Series and Selections from the Montana Museum of Art & Culture Ackerman Print Collection.
 
February 5 Gallery of Visual Arts presents Opening Reception for Robert Schwieger: The Dakota Series and Selections from the Montana Museum of Art & Culture Ackerman Print Collection, 5-6:30 pm
 
February 24 School of Art presents Archie Bray Day Visiting Artist Lectures, Social Science Building, Room 356, 5:10-6:30 pm. Sponsored by the Jim and Jane Dew Visiting Artist Lecture Fund
 
March 5-26 Gallery of Visual Arts presents Strong Circles: Monotypes by Melanie Yazzie, Contemporary Navajo/Diné Printmaker and MATRIX Press: New Editions 2012-2014. Opening reception March 5, 6-7 pm
 
March 5 Visiting Artist Lecture by Melanie Yazzie, Social Science Building, Room 356, 5:10-6:00 pm, followed by opening reception in the Gallery of Visual Arts, 6-7 pm. Sponsored by the Jim and Jane Dew Visiting Artist Lecture Fund.
 
April 9-23 Gallery of Visual Arts presents MFA Thesis Exhibitions by Crista Ann Ames and Tyler Nansen, opening reception Thursday, April 9, 5-6:30 pm
 
April 16 School of Art presents Visiting Artist Lecture by Akio Takimori, Social Science Building, Room 356, 5:10-6:30 pm. Sponsored by the Jim and Jane Dew Visiting Artist Lecture Fund.

April 30-May 15 Gallery of Visual Arts presents BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition
BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition, opening reception April 30, 5-7 pm


Gallery of Visual Arts, Social Science Building, first floor. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday 11-5, M by appointment. 406-243-2813, www.umt.edu/art/galleries/gva
 
About the GVA
GVA South GalleryThe School of Art's Gallery of Visual Arts presents professional contemporary exhibitions that serve the School, University at large, and the surrounding community with its interdisciplinary offerings. It is considered a teaching and professional research laboratory, and is one of the School of Art’s most visible forms of outreach. The exhibitions and presentations feature regional, national, and international artists, exhibitions of all B.F.A. senior thesis projects, all M.A. and M.F.A. thesis projects, an art faculty exhibition, and one juried art student exhibition annually.
Exhibition tours for public and private schools, as well as other departments on campus, can be scheduled by calling the gallery. Opportunities for students through supervised internships and work-study positions are available.
The gallery is 2200 square feet and is split into three adjoining exhibition spaces. Exhibits generally rotate on a monthly basis from September through May. All exhibitions and artist lectures are free and open to the public, and the gallery is wheelchair accessible.
The Gallery of Visual Arts invites artists, arts organizations, and independent curators to submit exhibit proposals for review. Proposals should be sent to Cathryn Mallory,  Director, Gallery of Visual Arts, School of Art, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 or electronically to gallery.visarts@umontana.edu. The gallery also welcomes proposals for curatorial and/or programming collaborations with university departments.
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