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2017 Exhibition and Events Schedule

Women in Reverie: Painting Women through the Decades

Jan. 13  Feb. 17, 2017 
This exhibition features portraits painted by Tricia Kaman, an internationally recognized artist who paints from life. On Tuesday, Jan. 31, she will give a free gallery talk from 11am- 12pm followed by a portrait painting workshop from 1-4pm. Workshop fee of $60 includes all materials. Registration required at  www.ursuline.edu/portrait_workshop.

Designing Ursuline

March 3 – April 7, 2017
Join us for this exhibition celebrating the intersections among distinctive architecture from renowned architects, constructed landscapes, and the student experience that the Ursuline Sisters designed and adapted in their quest to educate women. Created and curated by students in Ursuline College Historic Preservation classes, “Designing Ursuline” takes viewers from the Ursulines’ first creation of Ursuline College in 1871 through their move to and expansion of the 1966 Midcentury Modern campus in Pepper Pike. 

On March 24 at 7pm in the gallery we present Midcentury Modern + Beyond: A Panel Discussion. Historic preservation advocate Dr. Ted Sande, AIA Emeritus, and two of the architects of Ursuline’s buildings – Peter Van Dijk and Jack Bialosky, Jr. – provide insight into the ideas behind and value of mid-century modernism.

2017 Senior Art Show

May 6 – May 19, 2017
Ursuline's 2017 Senior Art Show features the work of the BA Studio Art and Visual Communication Design seniors. Join us for this exhibition and help us celebrate their values, voice and vision.

Ursuline College Art Alumnae Invitational Exhibition

June 16 – July 21, 2017
Enjoy a variety of contemporary artwork representing a span of 50 years by graduates of the Art Studio, Fashion Design, and Art Therapy programs. Their work encompasses a wide range of media including drawings, painting, silk painting, original prints, photography, mixed media, ceramics and jewelry. Opening Reception on Friday, June 16, 5-8pm. 

Eastern Edge: A Juried Art Show

Aug. 18 – Oct. 6, 2017
Amateur and professional artists living in Pepper Pike and adjacent communities on Cuyahoga County's eastern edge are encouraged to enter work in this juried show. We know there's talent out there! Questions? Contact Anna Arnold at 440 646 8121 or aarnold@ursuline.edu.

50 Years of Fashion: Samples from the Ursuline Study Collection

Nov. 3 – Dec. 29, 2017
The Ursuline College Historic Costume Study Collection comprises more than 3,500 items of 20th-century American fashion. The collection is used as a study tool in the college's fashion programs and rarely seen in public. This exhibition will provide the broader community with access to this acclaimed and and fascinating assemblage of cultural artifacts. A panel discussion (date, TBD) will feature the faculty curator of the collection and local historians.

Gallery Hours

Wasmer Gallery hours during the academic year are:
Tuesday-Friday, 12-5pm; Saturday and Sunday, 1:30-4:30pm; closed Monday.

Wasmer Gallery hours during the summer are:
Tuesday-Friday, 12-4:30pm; Saturday and Sunday, 1:30-4:30pm; closed Monday.

image of painting titled Best Friends by Tricia Kaman
"Best Friends," by Tricia Kaman.