The Anderson Gallery is pleased to present Buzz Spector: A Library for Babel Public Lecture, Thursday, Oct. 20, 7:30 PM, Harmon Fine Arts Center (FAC) 336 Opening Reception, Friday, Oct. 21, 5-7pm, 2505 Carpenter Ave., Des Moines Since the mid-1980s, Buzz Spector has been making art by stacking thousands of books in configurations that are … More Buzz Spector @ Anderson Gallery
New Senior Thesis Exhibition Opens April 8 at Drake University Anderson Gallery Three Drake Art and Design students are featuring a collection of their work in an exhibition titled Reflective Distinction. The exhibition will open on April 8 with a public reception from 5-7 PM at the Anderson Gallery, 2505 Carpenter Ave, Des … More New Show Opens Friday April 8
Drake University’s Anderson Gallery is opening a new exhibition of student work as part of an annual juried show tradition. The 45th Annual Juried Student Exhibition at will open next weekend on Sunday, February 28, in the Anderson Gallery within the Harmon Fine Arts Center, 2505 Carpenter Ave. The gallery will host an opening reception and award … More 45th Annual Juried Student Exhibition opens next Sunday!
If you saw the exhibition “Are We Global Yet?” before, you still have not seen it now! Although to the naked eye the gallery space may appear unchanged, an entirely new installation of 12 objects is now visible in augmented reality. Visitors to the gallery are encouraged to download the free app “Layar” on … More Exhibition transforms in augmented reality
New exhibition opening at the Anderson Gallery challenges how we view our public spaces – global and local, physical and virtual Evan Roth, Dances for Mobile Phones , 2015 single channel video Beginning Friday, November 13, the Anderson Gallery will feature a major new exhibition titled Are We Global Yet? The Art and Politics of Public Space (including the … More New show opening Friday!
The Anderson Gallery seeks applications for the position of Anderson Gallery Intern for the 2015-16 academic year. This is a paid internship offering 5-10 hours per week, with additional hours required during weeks of exhibition installation. This internship provides an excellent opportunity for a student to gain insight into the professional practice of gallery administration … More Anderson Gallery internship – Now hiring!
On Sunday, March 8 the Anderson Gallery opened the 44th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition with a public reception and award ceremony. We would like to congratulate Evelyn Tomer, Claire Sedovic and Karly O’Connor for having their work in the exhibition recognized the Juror’s Choice Awards. These awards were selected for merit by our guest … More High Honors Awarded at Annual Juried Student Exhibition
The gallery is often referred to as bowling alley-esque due to its long, narrow orientation. So we figured, why not? The Anderson Gallery Social Committee (AGSC) is hosting a GALLERY BOWL for Drake students (from any department, come one come all) on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 7PM. Join us for ‘fun you never knew you … More First Annual Anderson Gallery Bowl
The Anderson Gallery Social Committee will host PICTURE PARODY in the Weeks Gallery this February That’s right. We’ll be staging a mini-exhibition of works produced by Drake students while ‘fooling around with art history’ in the Weeks Gallery (2nd floor, Harmon Fine Arts Center) February 27 through March 13. The online art blog Hyperallergic recently featured a … More AGSC wants you to reimagine your favorite art
Jim Duncan, our local art-pimp, recently included ‘everyday abstraction’ in a piece for Des Moines Cityview featuring several local shows exploring abstraction as a contemporary theme. Check out the piece here.