We're currently revamping our past by reformating our previous exhibitions and digitizing
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History of our galleries.
The New Gallery is a 1500 sq' white cube gallery located in the recently built Art+Design
Building. Opening its doors in 2017, it continues the success of the Trahern Gallery
by focusing on contemporary art and bringing naitonally recognized artists/artworks
to the campus of Austin Peay State University.
The Trahern Gallery was a 1600 sq' art gallery with beautiful parque floors located
in the Trahern Building named after Margaret Fort Trahern. Under the auspices of the
Department of Art for decades, it showcased contemporary art created by local, regional
and national artists. The Trahern Gallery closed its doors in 2016 in preperation
for the construction of the new Art+Design Building and renovation of the Trahern
Building. The space that was the Trahern Gallery now serves as the Margaret Fort Trahern
Experimental Theatre, a black-box theatre utilized by the Department of Theare and