Gallery Exhibitions

With an ever-changing roster of contemporary art and design exhibitions, receptions, artist talks, and more, there is always a reason to visit MCAD. Gallery spaces include our main gallery, concourse gallery, outdoor sculpture garden, and student-run Gallery 148.

 

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Gallery Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: Noon–5:00 p.m.

Admission is always free.

Past Exhibitions

2014/15 Exhibitions

There Are No Foreign Lands

October 24–November 9, 2014
Concourse Gallery
Gallery Archive

Die Wunderkammer

October 17–October 29, 2014
Concourse gallery
Gallery Archive

2013/14 Jerome Fellowship Exhibition

October 3–November 9, 2014
Main Gallery
Gallery Archive

In Another Voice

October 3–October 19, 2014
Concourse and Emeritus Galleries
Gallery Archive

Joseph Loeffler: Arsenal of Democracy

September 26–October 12, 2014
Gallery 148
Gallery Archive

Chrysalis Stage: 2014 Fall MFA Exhibition

September 5–September 7, 2014
Whittier Gallery (2840 Grand Ave., Minneapolis)
Gallery Archive

The Wondrous, the Monstrous, and the Human: 2014 MCAD Faculty Biennial

August 29–September 21, 2014
Main and Concourse Galleries
Gallery Archive

Graphic Design Post-Baccalaureate Commencement Exhibition

August 8–August 23, 2014
MCAD Concourse Gallery
Gallery Archive

2013/14 Exhibitions

Northern Spark 2014

June 15–June 15, 2014
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
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Spring 2014 Commencement Exhibition

April 23–May 4, 2014
Main Building
Gallery Archive

Made at MCAD

March 7–April 3, 2014
Main Gallery
Gallery Archive

Double Shifts / After Hours

February 14–April 13, 2014
Concourse Gallery
Gallery Archive

Fall 2013 Commencement Exhibition

December 6–December 13, 2013
All Galleries
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Just Curious: 2013 MCAD Faculty Exhibition

August 24–September 22, 2013
Main Gallery
Gallery Archive

PFC4—Experimental Comics Residency–Laboratory

August 16–September 8, 2013
Concourse Gallery
Gallery Archive

2012/13 Exhibitions

Made at MCAD

March 15–April 21, 2013
MCAD Main Gallery
Gallery Archive

Unpredictable: MCAD Students Study Away

March 8–March 24, 2013
Concourse Gallery
Gallery Archive

Ta-coumba Aiken and Joseph Norman

February 8–March 3, 2013
MCAD Concourse Gallery
Gallery Archive

Representing Abstraction

January 25–January 25, 2013
Gallery 148
Gallery Archive

Image as Object, Object as Image: Graphic Abstraction by Sonnenzimmer

January 18–March 3, 2013
MCAD Gallery (Main and 1st floor Corridor Galleries)
Gallery Archive

Faculty Sabbatical Exhibition

January 18–February 3, 2013
Concourse Gallery
Gallery Archive

2011/12 Jerome Emerging Artists Exhibition

September 28–November 6, 2012
Main Gallery
Gallery Archive

Elizabeth Erickson: Planes of Light

August 31–September 16, 2012
Gallery 215
Gallery Archive

On Location: 2012 MCAD Faculty Exhibition

August 24–September 16, 2012
Main Gallery and First Floor Corridor Gallery
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In the Field: Artists from Greater Minnesota

August 17–September 16, 2012
Concourse Gallery
Gallery Archive

2011/12 Exhibitions

Greta McLain: MoZaic Murals

January 1–December 31, 2012

Gallery Archive

Northern Spark 2012

June 9–June 10, 2012
Concourse Gallery
Gallery Archive

Made at MCAD

March 9–April 15, 2012
Concourse Gallery
Gallery Archive

Disegno 5: Contemporary Undergraduate Drawing

March 2–March 18, 2012
Concourse Gallery and Gallery 215
Gallery Archive

The Women of MIX

October 21–November 6, 2011
Concourse Gallery
Gallery Archive

Present Tense - 2011 Faculty Exhibition

August 26–September 25, 2011
Main Gallery
Gallery Archive

Art-i-Facts: An Unconventional History of MCAD

August 26–September 18, 2011
MCAD Second Floor Galleries
Gallery Archive

2010/11 Exhibitions
2009/10 Exhibitions

New and Improved!: Graphic Design Certificate Program Annual Exhibition

July 9–August 8, 2010
Gallery 215

McKnight Visual Artists Exhibition 2009-10: Michael Kareken, Aldo Moroni, Carolyn Swiszcz, Piotr Szyhalski

July 9–August 15, 2010
Main Gallery

Women’s Art Institute Student Work

July 2–August 29, 2010
Concourse Gallery

Women’s Art Institute Teaching Assistants

May 28–June 27, 2010
Concourse Gallery

AAXI: A Decade of Aesthetic Apparatus One Year Late

May 28–June 27, 2010
Main Gallery

Post-Baccalaureate Commencement Show

May 28–June 13, 2010
Gallery 215

Spring Commencement Exhibition

May 5–May 16, 2010
All Galleries

Howard Quednau: Some Things that Couldn’t be Avoided

March 26–April 11, 2010
Gallery 215

Mike Perry: Lost in the Discovery of What Shapes the Mind

March 26–April 25, 2010
Main Gallery

Work at MCAD: Double Shifts

Shift A:
February 26–March 21, 2010
Shift B:
March 26–April 18, 2010
Concourse Gallery

Made at MCAD

March 5–Sunday March 21, 2010
Main Gallery

Water Rights

February 26–March 21, 2010
Gallery 215

The Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards (MSAA) Exhibition

January 22–February 21, 2010
Concourse Gallery/Corridor Gallery

Dean Wilson: Not Here, Did That

January 22–February 7, 2010
Gallery 215

Kidz in the Hall: Studio Furniture by Recent MCAD Alumni

January 15–February 7, 2010
Corridor Gallery

Studio Furniture: The Next Generation

January 15–February 21, 2010
Main Gallery

Fall Commencement Exhibition

December 4–December 13, 2009
All Galleries

Space/Time: All School Project

October 30–November 12, 2009
Concourse Gallery/Corridor Galleries

Burren Bueno: Burren Study Abroad Program Exhibition

October 2–October 18, 2009
Concourse Gallery

MCAD/Jerome Artists 2008-09: Evan Baden, Barbara Claussen, Kirsten Peterson, Ben Reed, Lindsay Smith

October 2–November 8, 2009
Main Gallery

Frenchy Lunning: Pontochô: Seeking the Geisha

September 11–September 27, 2009
Gallery 215

Ultralight: Harmen Liemburg

August 21–September 20, 2009
Concourse Gallery

Process/Practice/Action: MCAD Faculty Responds

August 21–September 27, 2009
Main Gallery/Corridor Gallery

2008/09 Exhibitions

Certified: Work by Graphic Design and Post Baccalaureate Certificate Students

July 8–August 12, 2009
2nd Floor Corridor Gallery

McKnight Artists 2008-09: Jennifer Danos, Janet Lobberecht, Margaret Pezalla-Granlund, Megan Rye

July 8–August 12, 2009
Main Gallery

15 Years of Fun: Studio Kids Faculty Exhibition

July 12–August 9, 2009
Gallery 215

Women’s Art Institute Exhibition

May 22–August 28, 2009
Concourse Gallery

The Wizard of Oz: According to Graham Rawle

May 22–June 28, 2009
Main Gallery

Spring Commencement Exhibition

May 6–May 17, 2009
All Galleries

Post-Baccalaureate Exhibition

April 10–April 19, 2009
Gallery 148

Kevin Byrne: 300 jumps (mapping the spaces between thinking global and acting local)

March 6–March 22, 2009
Galley 215

Piotr Szyhalski: Theater of Operations

March 6–March 22, 2009
Gallery 148

MOMENTUM: The New Comics

March 6–April 19, 2009 Concourse Gallery

Made at MCAD

March 6–April 19, 2009
Gallery 215

The Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards (MSAA) Exhibition

January 23–February 22, 2009
Concourse Gallery/Gallery 215

Paradigm Shift: MCAD Alumni and Friends Honor Kinji Akagawa

January 16–February 22, 2009
Main Gallery/Corridor Gallery

Fall Commencement Exhibition

December 5–December 14, 2008
All Garries

Certificate of Graphic Design Program Exhibition

October 30–November 12, 2008
Gallery 215

Dear President [blank] ____

October 31–November 11, 2008
Concourse Gallery/Corridor Galleries

Me, Myself, & Ireland Burren Study Abroad Program Exhibition

October 3–October 19, 2008
Concourse Gallery

MCAD/Jerome Fellows 2007-08: Matt Bakkom, Monica Haller, Colin Kopp, Liz Miller, Rosemary Williams

October 3–November 12, 2008
Concourse Gallery

Free & Free

September 19–October 4, 2008
Gallery 148

One Show: Advertising + Design + Interactive

August 22–September 24, 2008
Concourse Gallery

Freedom of Assembly

August 22–September 7, 2008
Gallery 148

Position and Imposition: MCAD Faculty Responds to Politics

August 22–September 24, 2008
Main Gallery

2007/08 Exhibitions

McKnight Artists 2007–08: Stacey Davidson, Andrea Carlson, Megan Vossler, Amy DiGennaro

July 2–August 10, 2008
Main Gallery

Women’s Art Institute Exhibition

May 23–June 22, 2008
Concourse Gallery

Flow: Noriko Ambe, Ulricke Heydenreich, and Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle

May 22–June 24, 2008
Main Gallery

Spring Commencement Exhibition

May 1–May 11, 2008
All Galleries

Certified: Work by Graphic Design and Post Baccalaureate Certificate Students

April 4–April 20, 2008
Concourse Gallery

Off-Kilter Comics

April 4–April 20, 2008
Main Gallery

Panels without Borders

February 29–March 23, 2008
Gallery 148

Made at MCAD

February 29–March 30, 2008
Main Gallery

Evolutions: MCAD in the 1960s and 70s

February 22–March 30, 2008
Concourse Gallery

John Gaunt: Topologies

February 1–February 17, 2008
Gallery 148

The Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards (MSAA) Exhibition

January 18–February 17, 2008
Concourse Gallery

Rico Gatson

January 11–February 17, 2008
Main Gallery

The Art of Narrative: The Water~Stone Review | Photographic Illuminations

January 4–Sunday January 27, 2008
Gallery 148

Commencement Exhibition

December 7–December 16, 2007
All Galleries

Post-Baccalaureate Program Exhibition

November 9–November 25, 2007
Gallery 215

Burren Study Abroad Program Exhibition

November 9–November 25, 2007
Concourse Gallery

2007 MCAD Design: Project U.F.O.

November 7–November 15, 2007
Corridor Galleries

Art Educators of Minnesota Annual Member Art Show

October 23–November 3, 2007
Gallery 148

MCAD/Jerome Artists 2006-07: Ernest Authur Bryant III, Brian Lesteberg, Cherith Lundin, Monica Sheets, Marcus Young

October 19–November 25, 2007
Main Gallery

The Art Directors Club 86th Annual Awards Traveling Exhibition

October 12–November 4, 2007
Concourse Gallery and Gallery 215

Personal Outer Space

September 21–October 7, 2007
Gallery 148

Rik Sferra: Animals in Process of Adaptation

August 24–September 16, 2007
Gallery 148

MCAD Faculty Responds Rotten Sun: On the Grotesque in Art and Design

August 24–October 7, 2007
Main Gallery/Concourse Gallery/Corridor Gallery

2006/07 Exhibitions

Viv Corringham: McKnight Sound Artist

June 29–August 12, 2007
Concourse Gallery

McKnight Artists 2006-07: David Bartley, Gladys Beltran, Jan Estep, Chris Walla

July 6–August 12, 2007
Main Gallery

Shojo Manga! Girl Power!

May 25–June 24, 2007
Main Gallery/Corridor Gallery

Women’s Art Institute

May 18–June 24, 2007
Concourse Gallery

Spring Commencement Exhibition

May 1–May 13, 2007
All Galleries

Post-Baccalaureate Exhibition

April 13–April 22, 2007
Gallery 148

MFA Thesis Exhibition

April 11–April 22, 2007
Main Gallery/Concourse Gallery

Carole Fisher: FLASH! BACK/FORWARD

March 9–March 25, 2007
Gallery 148

Made at MCAD

March 2–April 1, 2007
Main Gallery

Alphabet: An Exhibition of Hand-Drawn Lettering and Experimental Typography

February 16–April 1, 2007
Concourse Gallery

VENI VIDI VIDEO

January 26–February 11, 2007
Gallery 148

Jerry Allan: Five Great Ideas

January 19–February 4, 2007
Corridor Gallery

The Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards (MSAA) Exhibition

January 19–February 4, 2007
Concourse Gallery

Site/Life Mapping

January 12–February 11, 2007
Main Gallery

The Art of Narrative: Water-Stone Review | Photographic Illuminations

January 5–January 21, 2007
Gallery 148

Fall Commencement Exhibition

December 8–December 17, 2006
All Galleries

Roger Ballen: Shadow Chamber

November 3–November 26, 2006
Main Gallery

MCAD/Jerome Artists 2005-06: Janet Lobberecht, Megan Rye, Angela Strassheim, Dan Tesene, Megan Vossler

October 4–October 29, 2006
Main Gallery

Everything Under the Sun: art/sustainability/design MCAD Faculty Responds

August 25–September 24, 2006
Main Gallery/Concourse Gallery/Corridor Galleries

For more information, please contact gallery@mcad.edu.