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ETSU Art Galleries

Department of Art & Design

The Art Galleries under the Department of Art & Design at the ETSU College of Arts and Sciences promotes the understanding and appreciation of visual arts in support of the academic experience and the cultural development surrounding communities.

Our Mission is to provide venues for and access to contemporary art by by organizing innovative exhibitions that promote artistic excellence, diversity, collaborations and creative thinking. 

The annual Positive Negative National Juried Art Exhibition draws artists from all over the country using various media and techniques contributing to the academic and local communities' exposure and broader appreciation of current practices in contemporary art.



The Art Galleries are open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. with extended hours on Thursdays until 6 p.m., during receptions and group tours. The Tipton Gallery is open during First Friday receptions, Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m., and by appointment. For more information, please contact SG Director Karlota I. Contreras-Koterbay via email or call 423.483.3179.

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Or, visit the ETSU PlanIt Calendar website for events. Look under Museums & Galleries or Visual Arts categories for exhibit updates.

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Membership by Sung-Yeoul Lee  Crafting Contemporary Art Exhibit

Sung-Yeoul Lee
Crafting Contemporary Art Exhibit

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