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The words Teach Art in black with black border
Stephen Kaltenbach, Teach Art, Artforum ad, 1969

TEACH ART

February 6 - May 18, 2024

Is teaching art? Artist Stephen Kaltenbach thinks so. Teach Art explores the role of pedagogy within an artist’s conceptual art practice. Re-presenting the anonymous room installation, The Window, which premiered at the Else Gallery in 1981, along with a selection of paintings, drawings, sculptures and archive materials, the exhibition highlights “teaching moments” from Kaltenbach’s 30-year career at Sacramento State.

Library Gallery

  • Exhibition Reception: Thursday, February 8, 5-8 PM
drawing of two women laughing
Lorraine García-Nakata, Laughing Women, 1979

SHE LAUGHS BACK

Feminist Wit in 1970s Bay Area Art

February 6 - April 13, 2024

She Laughs Back is serious fun. Showcasing nearly a hundred narrative artworks by nineteen women artists, the exhibition provokes laughter, smiles, and raised eyebrows. However, this art was not made for fun alone. Working in the politicized 1970s Bay Area region, the artists in She Laughs Back deployed humor subversively to advance women’s personal and political liberation.

Curated by Elaine O'Brien.

Library Gallery

  • Exhibition Reception: Thursday, February 8, 5-8 PM
metamorphosis exhibit logo

Metamorphosis

2024 Sacramento State Alumni Show

January 30 - February 23, 2024

The theme metamorphosis is designed to explore the transformative power of art and its ability to evoke change, growth, and evolution. Sponsored by the Visual and Performing Arts Alumni Chapter, the juried exhibition features twenty-eight artists.

Juried by Brenda Louie.

Else Gallery

  • Reception Thursday, February 1, 5-8PM
  • Community Event Saturday, February 3, Noon-4PM
drawing by alexander nixon
Alexander Nixon

Visit the Witt Gallery to see weekly exhibitions featuring work by student exhibitors. Presenting a range of media explorations, each show is organized by a student artist.

January 23 - May 10, 2024

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About the Galleries

The University Galleries includes the University Library Gallery, the Robert Else Gallery, and the RW & Joyce Witt Gallery.

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The University Galleries are open during the academic year and closed during campus holidays and the summer months.

University Library Gallery
Tuesday - Friday, 10AM - 4PM
Saturday, Noon - 4PM

Robert Else Gallery
Tuesday - Friday, Noon - 4PM

R.W & Joyce Witt Gallery
Tuesday - Friday, Noon - 4PM

The University Galleries will be closed on the following dates:
April 1 Cesar Chavez Birthday
March 18 - 24 Galleries will be open limited hours for Spring Break

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Phone: (916) 278-4189
galleries@csus.edu