College of Fine Arts University Art Galleries


Since 1977, the University Art Galleries has presented over 735 on-campus contemporary and historical exhibitions featuring works by international, national, regional, and local artists, produced over 350 educational programs, and established a permanent collection of over 1,600 pieces of art.

The University Art Galleries has also provided over 300 works of art annually for public spaces, sponsored over 50 touring art exhibitions, and served an audience of nearly 400,000 people.

In addition, the University Art Galleries has played a significant role in connecting USD to regional and national visual arts projects such as Save Outdoor Sculpture and the Northern Plains Tribal Arts projects.

The University Art Galleries operates:

More Information

For more information about any of these galleries and collections, contact us:

Michelle St. Vrain
Interim Director, University Art Galleries

Jeff Freeman
Dennis McNett