Multiple galleries are located on campus.
The Duke Fine Art Gallery (located in Duke Hall) hosts national and international exhibitions of contemporary art. The Duke Fine Arts Gallery also serves as the venue for all M.F.A. Thesis Exhibitions.
The Madison Art Collection contains over 35,000 cultural objects from the Neolithic through the 20th Century. Exhibitions from the permanent collection are displayed in the Lisanby Museum.
The Prism Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting works that emphasize aspects of diversity, including areas of culture, religion, gender and sexuality.
The Prism International Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting works that explore global culture.
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.
artWorks GALLERY is located at 131 Grace Street, adjacent to the Graduate Studios. artWorks Gallery is a loft space and 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.
New Image Gallery is also located at 131 Grace Street, inside of artWorks Gallery. New Image Gallery features contemporary photography and small works on paper and installations by regional, national, and international artists.