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The New Gallery is closed for the summer when the gallery is being used as a staging/documentation/research space for the University's Art Collection.


About Us

The New Gallery is Austin Peay State University's 1500 sq' white cube contemporary art gallery operated by the Department of Art+Design. The New Gallery brings in nationally and internationally recognized contemporary artists for exhibitions, lectures, workshops, class visits, and studio visits with students.

The New Gallery features 3-5 curated exhibitions and 1 juried student exhibition per academic year. The exhibitions and all corresponding programming is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m - 4 p.m. and follows the academic calendar and inclimate weather policy. Curator-guided tours of exhibitions are available per request.

Gallery Mission

The purpose of The New Gallery is to promote the mission and vision of Austin Peay State University by hosting engaging and thought-provoking exhibitions of artworks:

Student Opportunities


The New Gallery acknowledges the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Yuchi, Shawnee, and Cherokee First Nations on which we are exhibiting, teaching and learning.

Program funding and operational support is provided by:
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Proud Member of:

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