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University Gallery

The University Gallery is a contemporary art gallery that serves the Art & Design Department, the University of Massachusetts Lowell, as well as the city of Lowell and the greater Merrimack Valley Region. The gallery hosts 4-6 major exhibitions each year, including the biannual B.F.A. show featuring the senior projects from the Art & Design studios. From emerging artists to seasoned practitioners with national and international reputations, the University Gallery's exhibition program showcases a broad variety of artistic approaches, media and content reflecting the curricula of the Art & Design program and enhancing the cultural environment of the community and surrounding area. 

The University Gallery is located on the 1st floor of Mahoney Hall at 870 Broadway Street, Lowell.

Gallery Exhibitions: Admission is free and opening receptions usually include a lecture by the curator or exhibiting artist.

University Gallery Hours

  • Monday – Wednesday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Thursday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Closed during school breaks.


Gallery Floor Plans

Art & Design Department Gallery Floor Plans (pdf)

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Upcoming Exhibits

Spring 2018

Nancy Bernardo
March 19 - April 21, 2018
Install: March 12-16
Reception and talk: TBA
Nancy Bernardo's website

Art & Design Lecture Series: Lecture 2
TBA

BFA Exhibition: Spring 2018
Featuring the work from the Senior Studio BFA Candidates in Art & Design
May 10–19, 2018
BFA Reception: Thursday, May 10, 5-7 p.m.
Commencement: May 19, 2018