University Galleries

University Galleries Mission and Purpose

The mission of the Murray State University Galleries, in all of its activities, is to serve the students and scholars of the Murray State University community by originating and hosting diverse, dynamic exhibitions. Murray State University Art Galleries seeks to be a tool in the advancement of cultural knowledge; a laboratory for creative experimentation and expression; and a forum in which students and scholars may engage in creative and intellectual discourse with regional, national, and international artists. Gallery events and exhibitions are free and open to the public.

The University Galleries are open to the public and visitors must comply with the 
Racer Safe and Healthy Guidelines.

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Regular Gallery Viewing Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. during Fall & Spring Semesters
Closed May/June/July for gallery maintenance & exhibition prep for upcoming calendar season

Exhibition on view/start/end dates and event times/dates will vary.
Please call 270.809.3052 for additional information.

The University Galleries are closed between exhibitions, university breaks and university closings.
Summer and Winter programming & viewing hours will vary. 

For further information about the exhibitions on view please contact the University Galleries:

T. Michael Martin, 
Associate Professor, Curator/Director of University Galleries

Images of the Art & Design University Galleries

The Clara M. Eagle Gallery

art exhibit

art exhibit
The Clara M. Eagle Gallery (floor plan pdf)

The Eagle Upper Gallery

art exhibit featuring all women artists

art exhibit featuring all women artists view number two
The Eagle Upper Gallery (floor plan pdf)

The Mary Ed Mecoy Hall Gallery

Peri Schwartz Art Exhibition

mary mecoy hall

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