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School of Art Collection and Galleries

The School of Art Collection and Galleries are comprised of seven gallery spaces located on the Kent State University campus, downtown Kent and at the Blossom Music Center. The galleries exhibit art from local, regional, national and international artists with new exhibitions every 4-6 weeks. Students also have opportunities to exhibit their work in many of these spaces. The collection consists of over 4,000 historical and contemporary art objects contained in an open storage space located at the Center for the Visual Arts. The space is easily accessible to classes so students can get up close and even handle objects. The mission of the School of Art Collection is to collect objects important to the history of the school as well as works created by women and artists of color.

On View

Biennial Faculty Show, Artwork by School of Art Faculty Oct. 16-Nov. 16, 2018, CVA Gallery

Biennial Faculty Show

The School of Art Collection and Galleries and the School of Art at Kent State University present Biennial Faculty Show, on view at the CVA Gallery from October 16 through November 16, 2018.  An opening reception with the artists will take place at the Center for the Visual Arts (325 Terrace Dr. Kent, Ohio) on Friday, October 19 from 5-7 p.m.  Both the exhibition and the reception are free and open to the public.  

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Alumni Show 2018

Alumni Show 2018

Join us for the first of two alumni shows, featuring work by School of Art alumni at the KSU Downtown Gallery.  The show will be on view at the KSU Downtown Gallery from September 28 - October 27, 2018 with an opening reception during the First Friday Art Walk on October 5 from 5-8 p.m.  Both the reception and the exhibition are free and open to the public. 

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Collage: Sequential Events, Jeff Fauser. Aug. 3 - Nov. 3, 2018 at the KSU Hotel and Conference Center

Collage: Sequential Events by Jeff Fauser

Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center 

COLLAGE:  SEQUENTIAL EVENTS by Jeff Fauser

August 3 - November 3, 2018

Opening Reception: August 3, 2018   5-8 p.m.

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The School of Art Collection and Galleries are supported in part by the Ohio Arts Council.