The Art Gallery at the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center

Current Exhibition:

Currently, the Auburn Arts Association is gearing up for the inaugural yART Sale! The yART Sale is a creative spin on the traditional yard sale, featuring unusual items and cool collectibles, from original art, old toys, jewelry & accessories, to fabrics, housewares, decorative items of questionable taste & more! This sale will be featured in the Gallery as well as all the other rooms in the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center. Please see our home page for more information.

Upcoming Exhibitions:

yART Sale

February 8, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

A creative spin on the traditional yard sale. This fundraiser will feature unusual items and quirky treasures.

New WOrks 2020

February 13 – March 20

New works and special projects by selected area and regional artists.

Photo XXI Juried Photography Exhibition

March 23 – April 27

A competitive exhibition open to area artists and photographers.

Past Exhibitions:

The September Show: Is It Art?

September 23 – October 8

A variety of colorful works and artifacts that invited viewers to consider the question of “Is it art?” Among the fifty works in the show were collectibles, original artworks, estate sale items, borrowed works, ordinary things and thrift store bargains.

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

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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