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Events & Exhibition Calendar

The Thacher Gallery presents free public programs, including artist talks, craft demonstrations, and docent-led tours for all ages. The facility also serves as a professional training laboratory for students interested in arts management, museum studies, and exhibitions. The gallery often collaborates with faculty and classes for linked programming. For more information:

Upcoming Events

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2022-2023 Exhibits

Celebrating 25 years – where creativity, scholarship and community converge

Soft Power: Recent Projects by Alexander Hernandez

Aug. 22 - Nov. 6

In Soft Power, textile artist Alexander Hernandez brings together quilt and sculpture projects to explore intersectional identities and survival.

Lost Keys: Recent Works by Mercy Hawkins

Aug. 22 - Nov. 6

In large-scale ink drawings and sculptural paintings, mixed-media artist Mercy Hawkins combines traditional craft techniques with colors and patterns found in the landscape to reveal the ways that humans are a part of the natural world.

Stitching Communities and the AIDS Memorial Quilt

Dec. 1 - Feb. 17

Featuring selected panels from "the largest community arts project in history," this exhibition explores the artistic and cultural legacies of the AIDS Memorial Quilt honoring those lost to the HIV/AIDS epidemic since the 1980s. Presented by the MA in Museum Studies Curatorial Practicum class led by Professor Kate Lusheck.

If I’d known then: the art + architecture faculty triennial

March 6 - April 9

If I’d known then features current projects created by Art + Architecture faculty as they share insights with their younger artist selves.

24th Thacher Art + Architecture Annual

May 5 - June 30

From fine art to design, this annual juried exhibition showcases juniors and seniors in the Department of Art + Architecture. Organized by the BA in Art History and Museum Studies program’s Thacher Practicum class.