The Thacher Gallery presents art exhibitions that probe community and aesthetic issues, multicultural and interfaith dialogue, and the urban Jesuit university’s commitment to social justice.
Along with its exhibition calendar, the Thacher Gallery presents free public programs, such as artist talks, craft demonstrations, and tours for all ages to increase art appreciation and cross-disciplinary discussions on campus and in the community. In addition to topical programming, the Thacher Gallery hosts “Thacher Thursdays” with student-led Pop-up exhibits, chamber music and more.
January 26–February 22, 2015 / Thacher Gallery
Reformations: Dürer and the New Age of Print
Reformations explores the impact of the introduction of printing in Reformation Europe through engravings and woodcuts by German artist Albrecht Dürer (1472-1528) as well as early printed books from the University's Donohue Rare Book Room. Curated by the Masters in Museum Studies Program.
February 23–December 11, 2015 / Sculpture Terrace
Just Passing Through: Sculptures and Installations
In this group show, large-scale works invite viewers to explore the ways in which we inhabit and pass through space. Artists include Llewelynn Fletcher, Sasha Petrenko, Austin Thomas, and May Wilson.
March 9–April 21, 2015 / Thacher Gallery
Hiraeth: the 3.9 Collective examines home
Named for the percentage of African Americans residing in the city, the Three Point Nine Collective is made up of artists whose creative works include narratives and perspectives of a diaspora community. Hiraeth continues their examination of displacement, the concept of home, and the universal desire to find a place of one’s own. 3.9 artists: Nancy Cato, Rodney Ewing, Mark Harris, Kevin B. Jones, Rhiannon MacFadyen, Ramekon O’Arwisters, William Rhodes, Tim Roseborough, Michael Ross and Ron Saunders.
May 8–June 28, 2015 / Thacher Gallery
16th Thacher Art + Architecture Annual
This annual juried exhibit features the works by juniors and seniors in USF’s Department of Art + Architecture.