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The emphasis of the CVPA Campus Gallery is given to works that celebrate the talents and creativity of members of the CVPA community.

Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday 10:00am-4:00pm, Friday 10:00am-12:00pm. These hours are through the academic year when classes are in session. The gallery is closed in the summer. All CVPA Campus Gallery programming (including exhibitions, receptions, and lectures) is free of charge and open to the public.

The CVPA Campus Gallery is located on the main campus of UMass Dartmouth at 285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth. The gallery can be found on the first floor of the Visual and Performing Arts building. Patrons are advised to use parking lot 7. For more information, please contact Viera Levitt at

Exhibition Proposal Guidelines - PDF file


Exhibition dates may vary slightly. Please check CVPA Calendar of Events to varify dates, times and exhibition receptions.

January 23 -
February 11, 2017

Emerging Young Artists 2017 Invitational Exhibition 
Closing Reception and Awards Ceremony:
Saturday, Feb 11, 1 – 3 pm
(Snow Date Feb 12, 1 – 3 PM

February 15 -
March 4, 2017

Together: Junior Design Exhibition 
Student work from Digital Media, Graphic Design, Illustration, and Photography

Reception: Thursday, February 16, 4 – 6 PM, Artist Talks 5 PM

March 8 -
April 4, 2017

Women, Art and Fibers: Contemporary Responses to Abolition and the Journey North
Contemporary fiber arts influenced by or linked to the slave trade between New England and the South. The exhibition, guest curated by Laurie Carlson Steger and Dr. Memory Holloway is held in conjunction with International Women’s Month and Fiber Arts Month.

Opening Reception: Wednesday, March 8, 4 – 6
PM, Comments by the Artists 5 PM

April 12 - 29, 2017

Making Her Mark, 1880 – 1900 Art History Senior Seminar Exhibition
An exhibition of Providence women artists who, challenging art education and exhibition practices, established themselves as professional artists. While many of their stories have been lost (until now), these women transformed modern American visual culture and gender politics during the late nineteenth century.

Reception: April 12, 4 – 6
PM, Gallery Talk 5 PM 

May 6, 2017

Senior Design Exhibition
Student work from Digital Media, Graphic Design, Illustration, and Photography exhibited throughout the Gallery and CVPA Building 

June 9-10, 2017

Limits: No Limits. Art All-State Exhibition
Artist-mentors work with high school juniors for the Art All-State program (gallery and studios)

Closing reception: Saturday June 10, 2:30 – 4 PM