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Past Exhibitions

University Art Gallery Exhibition Women of Visions: Celebrating 40 Years

Women of Visions: Celebrating 40 Years

October 21 2021 – February 25, 2022 Founded in 1981, Women of Visions (WOV) is believed to be the longest-running collective of Black women artists in the United States.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition Say Her Name Memorial Gown Rotunda Installation

Say Her Name Memorial Gown Rotunda Installation

September 13, 2021-October 1, 2021 This installation in the UAG’s Rotunda asks viewers to reflect on the lives of Black women lost to racism and violence.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition A Nostalgic Filter: Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age

A Nostalgic Filter: Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age

November 18, 2020 – May 15, 2021 The medieval manuscript is, by its very nature, a medium of reproduction. This digital exhibition explores illuminated manuscripts through print and digital copies.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition Three Artists (Three Women)

Three Artists (Three Women)

February 13 – December 5, 2020 Explore the varied experiences of women artists in Pittsburgh through the work of Tina Williams Brewer, Sheila Cuellar-Shaffer and Fran Gialamas.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition Mary Ethel McAuley: Behind the German Lines

Mary Ethel McAuley: Behind the German Lines

February 13 – March 28, 2020 From ration lines to entertainment in wartime, Mary Ethel McAuley’s paintings document life behind enemy lines in World War I Germany.
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The Curious Drawings of Doctor Clapp

October 24 - December 6, 2019 Explore the fascinating collections of an aluminum industry pioneer whose interests across art and science made him something of a modern-day Renaissance man.
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Metal from Clay: Pittsburgh’s Aluminum Stories

October 24 - December 6, 2019 Reflect on the histories of aluminum through a selection of objects and other original materials drawn from Pittsburgh collections.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition Materializing Memory: Contemporary Video Art from China

Materializing Memory: Contemporary Video Art from China

September 5 - October 11, 2019 Exhibited in Pittsburgh for the first time, the work of five young Chinese video artists explore memory and forgetting in the contemporary world.
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Mapping Mobility: Chinese Works from the Collection of the University Art Gallery

March 18 - 25, 2019 Featuring objects created in China between the 18th and 20th centuries, this display traces dynamic networks of mobility and exchange.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition Movements

Movements

February 15 - March 21, 2019 Drawing on collections from across the University, this display explores the evolving histories, representations, and expressions of the African Diaspora.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition Global Gestures: Post-War Abstraction from the Lowenthal Collection

Global Gestures: Post-War Abstraction from the Lowenthal Collection

February 15 - March 21, 2019 This exhibition highlights abstract paintings from the late 1950s and early 1960s by artists from Britain, Japan, India, Italy, and Venezuela.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition Africans in India: From Slaves to Generals and Rulers

Africans in India: From Slaves to Generals and Rulers

February 15 - March 21, 2019 The first of its kind, this exhibition celebrates the lives and accomplishments of Sidis through a series of photographic reproductions of paintings and photographs.
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University Art Gallery Event Exhibition Tour: Women Artists at the UAG

This is Not Ideal: Gender Myths and Their Transformation

October 26 - December 7, 2018 Drawn from the University Art Gallery collection, this exhibition brings together works from the 17th century to the present that engage with shifting cultural norms of gender.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition Unboxed: 50th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition

Unboxed: 50th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition

September 14 - October 12, 2018 Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Department of Studio Arts.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition 2018 Studio Arts Student Exhibition

2018 Studio Arts Student Exhibition

March 30 - April 28, 2018 This exhibition displays exceptional works by graduating students in various Studio Arts courses, both majors and non-majors.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition 533

533

February 23 - March 14, 2018 This exhibition displays installations by students who take the Studio Arts Sculpture Projects: Installation course.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition Studio Arts Summer 2017 Creative Research Exhibition

Studio Arts Summer 2017 Creative Research Exhibition

January 19 - February 9, 2018 Highlighting student work from the Studio Arts Research Fellows program.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition Narratives of the Nationality Rooms: Immigration and Identity in Pittsburgh

Narratives of the Nationality Rooms: Immigration and Identity in Pittsburgh

November 10 - December 8, 2017 Featuring objects, documents, and watercolors by Andrey Avinoff, this exhibition considers the memories of immigrants whose experiences informed the Nationality Rooms.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition Shifting Ground

Shifting Ground: Landscapes from the UAG and Local Collections

September 13 - December 8, 2017 With a focus on the binary of nature and human, this exhibition features works by Pittsburgh artists that depict agricultural, urban, and industrial landscapes.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition Isabelle Hayeur: A Part from Nature

Isabelle Hayeur: A Part from Nature

September 13 - October 27, 2017 Presenting the works of Canadian photographer Isabelle Hayeur, this exhibition exposes human alterations of the environment.
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2017 Studio Arts Student Exhibition

April 6 - April 29, 2017 This exhibition displays exceptional works by Class of 2017 students in various Studio Arts courses, both majors and non-majors.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition Sophia Sobers: Liminal Conjunction

Sophia Sobers: Liminal Conjunction

February 9 - March 23, 2017 Interdisciplinary artist Sophia Sobers explores the evolution and transformation of plants in a special Rotunda installation.
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University Art Gallery Exhibition Dirty Work

Dirty Work

February 9 - March 23, 2017 This exhibition, created by Eleanor Aldrich and Barbara Weissberger, explores the relationship between physical reality and illusion.
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UHC/SA/WY/OUR/ACC

January 13 - February 3, 2017 This exhibition highlights the work of students who participated in the 2016 Creative Research Exhibition in Wyoming.
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