Upcoming Exhibitions + Events

University Art Gallery

Exhibit: April 26 – May 11, 2018

Opening Reception:  Friday, April 27, 2018, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM

NOT ONLY, BUT ALSO: 2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition, features the artwork of seven MFA candidates Fahimeh Foudazi, Joshua Flores, Madison Manning, Monica Martinez, Tiago Finato, Patrick Shaffer, and Jeffrey Erwin. This year’s MFA show gathers together a broad range of creative interventions into the questions we face everyday. As you walk through the galleries, engaging with these works, you will encounter a number of efforts to ask what it means to be someone now, what identity is and how we might find it, maintain it, and come to own it. Meanwhile, we learn from these works that the questions of identity intersect with questions of memory, society, power, and politics. Read more about the exhibition here. 




University Art Gallery

Exhibit: May 24 – July 14, 2018

Joint Opening Reception:  Friday, June 1, 2018, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM

New Mexico State University Art Gallery, in collaboration with The Las Cruces Museum of Art presents Here and Now, a regional, juried exhibition featuring works in all media. Here and Now includes works created by artists living and working within a 150 mile of Las Cruces. Paintings, prints, photographs, video, ceramics, and sculpture highlight the diverse approaches to creative expression found in Southern New Mexico and West Texas. 

Read more about the exhibition here. 


University Art Gallery

Jenny Morgan: A HIGHER GROUND, tracks the development of Morgan’s body of work starting from graduate school at the School of Visual Arts to her more recent paintings exploring the individual through high-def glimmering layered portraits that tackle the real and surreal.  

Exhibit: July 26 – September 21, 2018

Opening Reception:  Thursday, July 26, 2018, 5:30 PM

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM

Read more about Jenny Morgan. 



University Art Gallery
Superbloom is a solo exhibition by NYC-based artist Eric LoPresti at the New Mexico State University Art Gallery opening in September of 2018. Sited a mere 97 miles from Trinity, location of the first atomic bomb, the exhibition outlines an expansive framework within which viewers can meditate on two increasingly relevant antipodes of human experience: the quest for aesthetic expression, and the threat of global apocalypse.
Exhibit: October 4 – January 5, 2018

Opening Reception:  Thursday, October 4, 2018, 5:30 PM

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM

Read more about the exhibition here. 

Location + Hours

University Art Gallery, D.W. Williams Hall, New Mexico State University, 1390 E. University Ave., Las Cruces.
Tues. – Sat., 10 am – 4 pm, free admission.