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Galleries Overview

DUKE HALL GALLERY OF FINE ART
Duke Gallery of Fine Art is a professional gallery featuring changing exhibitions of international, national and regional significance. In addition to showing contemporary art, a hallmark of the gallery’s mission is to demonstrate art’s multicultural and interdisciplinary dynamic. Dukel Gallery is located in Duke Hall. Regular gallery hours are held during the academic year: Monday–Friday, 12–5pm; Saturday and Sunday, 2–5pm. For information about exhibitions and hours of operation, please call 540.568.6918. Duke Gallery is sponsored by the College of Visual and Performing Arts and the School of Art, Design and Art History.

artWorks GALLERY
Located at 131 Grace Street, within a short walk from Duke Hall, artWorks Gallery is a loft space located in the former Graves Electric building. artWorks is JMU’s student-run gallery, exhibiting work by undergraduate and graduate students. The gallery features moveable walls; hardwood floors; large windows; and a high, open ceiling. Exhibits change, on average, every two weeks. Opening receptions are held on the first Monday of each show from 5–7pm. Regular gallery hours are held during the academic year only: Monday– Thursday, 12–5pm; Friday and Saturday, 12–4pm; Closed Sunday. For information on exhibitions and to verify hours of operation, please call 540.568.7175. Exhibitions in the artWorks Gallery are sponsored by the School of Art, Design and Art History.

NEW IMAGE GALLERY
Located at 131 Grace Street, housed in a separate room just off of artWorks Gallery, New Image Gallery features contemporary photography by regional, national, and international artists. Regular gallery hours are held during the academic year only: Monday–Thursday, 12–5pm; Friday and Saturday, 12–4pm; Closed Sunday. For information on exhibitions and to verify hours of operation, please call 540.568.7175. Exhibitions in New Image Gallery are sponsored by the School of Art, Design and Art History.

MADISON ART COLLECTION
Containing over 3,000 art and cultural objects from the Neolithic through the 20th Century, the Madison Art Collection is located in the Festival Conference & Student Center. For more information about collection hours or our educational outreach programs, call 540.568.5577. The Madison Art Collection is sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs and the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

INSTITUTE FOR VISUAL STUDIES
The Institute for Visual Studies (IVS) at James Madison University is a center for scholarly, scientific and creative inquiry into the nature and workings of images. An incubator of new ideas, the institute fosters discovery, and the generation of artworks, scholarly products, and applications by multidisciplinary teams of students and faculty. IVS is open Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm and by appointment. For more information, please call 540-568-5656.