Art Galleries

Arts Center Gallery 2023-2024 Exhibits
Margaret Colacino Gallery 2023-2024 Exhibits
Past Exhibits: Margaret Colacino Gallery

Nazareth College is proud to be home to three art galleries on campus. Exhibitions in the Arts Center Gallery, Arts New Media Gallery, and Margaret Colacino Gallery are curated by the Art and Design Department faculty.

Arts Center Gallery

The vision of the Arts Center Gallery is to be regionally and nationally recognized as an aesthetic showcase that contributes to the cultural and educational life of students, faculty, and the larger community. The gallery provides a venue for high-quality, diverse artwork that advances artistic exploration. Exhibits are upon invitations only. Take a virtual tour of our Arts Center Gallery.

Hours, unless otherwise indicated for a specific show:

  • Sunday: Noon to 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday through Thursday: Noon to 5 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: Noon to 8 p.m.
  • Info line for hours and latest updates: 585-389-5073, or e-mail with any questions.

Arts New Media Gallery

Awarded a grant from the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation, Nazareth College is pleased to host the region’s first academic New Media Gallery. The Gallery provides digital and video formats for cutting-edge electronic work from around the world. With new methods for creative expression, the Gallery gives participating artists new levels of interactivity between themselves and their audiences. Artists are invited to submit a proposal for solo or small group shows to Holland Houdek, Gallery Director. The Arts New Media Gallery is located inside the Arts Center Gallery.

Hours are the same as the Arts Center Gallery.

Margaret Colacino Art Gallery

Established through the generous support of artist and art educator Margaret Colacino, the Margaret Colacino Gallery serves as a cultural and educational resource for Nazareth students as well as the greater Rochester community. Its goal is to complement the liberal arts by fostering critical thinking, visual literacy, and aesthetic values. In addition to exhibitions generated in-house, artists are invited to submit a proposal for a solo or small group shows to Holland Houdek, Gallery Director. The Margaret Colacino Gallery is on the second floor of the Arts Center, in the Art and Design Department wing.

Hours, unless otherwise indicated for a specific show:

Galleries' Floor Plans

View our 3 galleries' floor plans here.


The Arts Center is just off South Campus Drive, which meets East Avenue at a stoplight: Campus map

Symbiosis - 共生


Symbiosis is an exhibition that builds on the cross-continental and cross-cultural partnership between Nazareth College in Rochester, New York and Shandong University of Finance and Economics in Jinan, China.

See the Symbiosis exhibition online »

Listen to the Artist Talk, which took place Thursday, March 25, 2021 (local time).