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Winthrop University Galleries

Winthrop University Galleries

About Us

Winthrop University Galleries presents up to 18 professional, faculty, and student exhibitions annually and offers accompanying educational programs, visiting artists, and opening receptions to inspire and enrich the lives of Winthrop students, faculty, staff, and regional audiences. Students also gain hands-on experience working as gallery assistants. WUG has enjoyed regional recognition and continues to strive to serve the campus and community by promoting academic excellence and human understanding through visual art and design. Exhibitions and events are always free and open to the public. There are three galleries in two buildings; the Rutledge and Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Galleries in Rutledge Building and Lewandowski Student Gallery in McLaurin Hall.

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Winthrop University Galleries will be closed Wed. Nov. 23 - Fri. Nov. 25, 2016 for Thanksgiving break.

The Rutledge Gallery in the Rutledge Building and the Lewandowski Student Gallery in McLaurin Hall are open Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm. 

Current Exhibitions

November 22 – December 5, 2016
The Big Picture
Lewandowski Student Gallery
McLaurin Hall

This exhibition showcases a series of prints that are large-scale and both inkjet and darkroom-created, it will feature work from different level students and presenting a variety of subject matter. This show aims to celebrate the diversity of image-making processes from experimental to 'straight' photography.

(more information about upcoming exhibitions)

The Galleries are funded through the College of Visual and Performing Arts and the generous support of the Patrons of Winthrop University Galleries, The Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery Endowment Fund, and the Edmund. D. Lewandowski Student Gallery Endowment Fund.

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