McKendree University Gallery of Art
Be a volunteer!
The gallery is looking for docents. Must be available on Fridays from 1-4 pm.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The gallery will be closed on Friday afternoons until further notice.
Gallery hours are 1:00-4:00 Thursday and Saturday.
Academic Excellence Celebration Day is Thursday, April 23. Students studying Visual and Performing Arts will showcase their talent on this special day. Click the link to view the complete program: 2015 Academic Excellence Celebration Program
The gallery will be open until 7:00 Thursday.
On Russian Soul is on display in the installation room until 4:00 April 24!
Visit the gallery for a special Wednesday reception for the artist, Aleksandra (Sasha) Krasutskaya. Originally from Kiev, Ukraine, Aleksandra moved to Duluth, Minnesota with her parents during her teenage years. Her unique perspectives reflect her Soviet upbringing and transition to American culture. Her love of folk art from her native Ukraine is translated into acerbic commentary on current events.
The McKendree University Gallery of Art is located at 224 Saint Louis Street in historic
Lebanon, Illinois. Please contact us at email@example.com to request a tour.
Exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public.
Meet our Staff
Stop in between 1-4 Thursday and Saturday. One of our gallerists will be happy to show you the current work on display.
Contact us to reserve the gallery for your special function. The gallery is an ideal venue for presentations of up to 30 people.
Tuesday, March 26 at 6:00 p.m.
Welcome to the Big Leagues
Emmalee Shelton, a former McKendree student and founder of Autism Creates, will speak in the gallery about her experiences in working with special needs students. Ms. Shelton curated the exhibition An Exceptional Art Show and has many engaging stories to tell about the creation and the creators of the beautiful and interesting work currently on exhibit in the gallery.
From Cage to Cardiff: Introducing the Art of Sound
This one-hour seminar will include an introductory lecture on the history of sound art, looking at some of the key artists, concepts, and technologies associated with the genre. Presenter Christopher Ottinger will demonstrate using experimental musical instruments of his own creation.
The Evolution of the Western Female Silhouette: AKA The Corset Talk
The Evolution of the Western Female Silhouette: AKA The Corset Talk addresses the five hundred year history of women, as seen through the manipulation and control of their bodies. Audience members will be invited to participate in hands-on demonstrations of historical undergarment reproductions.
Susan Handler utilizes the arts as an educational resource tool to investigate and communicate social cultural, gender topics, government policies, and humanitarian and environmental issues.