Juried Student Exhibit Registration OPENING SOON!

47th Annual Juried Student Exhibition Registration begins Monday, February 12, apply online here. All Drake students can enter up to (4) artworks.  Here’s the details: 47thjuriedstudentexhibit. Juror: Matt Coen, Architect – Walker Coen Lorentzen Architects Schedule of events: Registration: Feb. 12 – March 2, 2018 Student work drop-off: March 5, 6 Notification of work accepted: March 9 Pick-up work … More Juried Student Exhibit Registration OPENING SOON!

Paper is Part of the Picture

Join us on Friday, Feb. 2, from 5-7pm for the public reception for Paper is Part of the Picture: Contemporary Paper and Book Arts. Curated by Drake University’s Sarah McCoy, Paper is Part of the Picture explores the different substrates, approaches, materiality and meanings revealed through artists’ interactions on and with paper. This exhibit features … More Paper is Part of the Picture

Mies | Weese at Drake: Where We Live and Work

Opening Thursday, Nov. 9, 5-7 pm! Mies | Weese at Drake: Where We Live and Work An exhibition exploring Iowa connections to renowned modernist architects Anderson Gallery, Drake University November 9 – December 22, 2017 Free and open to the public \ RSVP on Facebook (optional) An exhibition at Drake University’s Anderson Gallery reveals the Iowa connections to … More Mies | Weese at Drake: Where We Live and Work

Call for Entries

The Paper is Part of the Picture: Contemporary Paper and Book Arts Presented by the Anderson Gallery @ Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa In this day and age of digital immediacy, the allure of handmade and tactile qualities of paper continue to draw interest. This exhibition seeks to bring the use of paper to the front … More Call for Entries

APPARATUS opens 9/22/17

  Opening Friday, Sept. 22, 2017! The Anderson Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of APPARATUS: The Technology of Seeing / Worldviews, curated by Drake University’s Dr. Lenore Metrick-Chen, Professor of Art History, on view September 22 through October  22, 2017. “The exhibition features 7 different styles of art,” says Dr. Metrick-Chen.  “Each style … More APPARATUS opens 9/22/17

BFA Thesis Exhibition 2017

The Anderson Gallery and Drake University Department of Art & Design are proud to present “WIP: Work in Progress” 2017 BFA Thesis Exhibition.   On display from Friday, April 28 – May 12 with a closing reception on Friday, May 12 from 5-7pm.

Help Wanted!

The Anderson Gallery is currently accepting applications for Gallery Workers and a Gallery Intern for the 2017/2018 academic year.  Applicants must be enrolled at Drake University for the upcoming year.  See details below and apply today! Send cover letter and CV to andersongallery@drake.edu. Questions?  Email joshua.cox@drake.edu. Application deadline is Friday, April 21. Gallery Internship The … More Help Wanted!

“Overcome” by Mendi + Keith Obadike @ the Anderson

“Overcome” is a video work that is inspired by ways that music was used during the American Civil Rights Movement.  It is one of the three components from Free/Phase: a project that conceptually remixes African-American freedom songs, thinking about how these songs are encoded politically, musically, and spiritually. The Edmund Pettus bridge seen in the … More “Overcome” by Mendi + Keith Obadike @ the Anderson