Art Galleries

Nazareth University is proud to be home to three art galleries on campus, 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 art_gallery@naz.edu with any questions.

2023-2024 Exhibits

2023 Faculty Art Show Poster

Faculty Art Show

August 24 - September 24, 2023

Lee Hoag exhibit poster. Reception Oct. 13, 2023

LEE HOAG: Object Alchemist

October 6 - November 19, 2023

Shared Spaces poster, listing dozens of pairs of participants

Shared Spaces

February 9 - March 10, 2024

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2024 Student Art Show

April 5 - April 25, 2024

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BFA Thesis Show

May 3 - May 10, 2024

Arts Center Gallery Past Exhibits

Margaret Colacino 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:

2023-2024 Exhibits

Fabricated Bodies Jewelry Prosthetic & Cyborg Identities - Works by Jewelry Artist Caitlin Skelcey

Fabricated Bodies Jewelry Prosthetic & Cyborg Identities - Works by Jewelry Artist Caitlin Skelcey

August 24 - September 23, 2023

Linoleum Block Prints Poster

Linoleum Block Prints by Laura Wilder

October 6 - November 19, 2023

Remix

ReMix: Letterpress Prints by Richard Kegler

February 9 - March 10, 2024

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2024 Nazareth University Graduate Art Education Show

April 5 - April 25, 2024

Colacino Gallery Past Exhibits

Arts New Media Gallery

Awarded a grant from the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation, Nazareth University 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 (above).