The Art Gallery at the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center

Current Exhibition:

The September Show: Is It Art?

September 23 – October 8

The current exhibition in the art gallery contains a variety of colorful works and artifacts that invite viewers to consider the question of “Is it art?” Among the fifty works in the show are collectibles, original artworks, estate sale items, borrowed works, ordinary things and thrift store bargains.

Past Exhibitions:

Arts & Crafts Invitational 2019

August 23 – September 6

Twelve artists who received merit awards in the 2019 Auburn CityFest Juried Arts Exhibition were invited to submit new or recent works for this exhibition. Included were a variety of paintings, collages and mixed-media works, photographs, ceramics and sculptures.

Studio 222 – Woodlands

July 2 – August 2

This exhibition featured a variety of pieces ranging from landscapes in fabric to abstracts of fallen leaves and conceptual ideas related to wooded spaces captured in sculptures or two-dimensional expression, all of which incorporated some type of fiber.

Alabama Then & Now – Alabama’s Bicentennial Exhibition

June 22 – June 29

A traveling art exhibition celebrating Alabama’s bicentennial

Photo XX Juried Photography Exhibition

March 25 – April 30

A competitive exhibition open to regional artists and photographers

Annual Graphic Design Juried Exhibition

March 4 – 8

A competitive show of graphic design projects by Auburn University students

Empty Bowls Exhibition / Sale

February 22 & 25

Bowls by Auburn and Opelika ceramic artists supporting the East Alabama Food Bank

The Winter 2019 Invitational

January 16 – February 25

Public reception to meet the artists Friday, February 1, 5:30 – 7:30

For more information about the Art Gallery or to schedule a tour, please contact the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center at (334) 501-2963.

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