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ETSU Art Galleries

Department of Art & Design

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

Our Mission is to promote artistic excellence, diversity, collaborations and creative thinking as innovative exhibition venues that provide access to contemporary art. 

Our year round exhibition program features:

BFA, BA & MFA Graduation Exhibitions
Visiting Artists Exhibitions
Lecture Series and Community Art Outreach
National Juried Art Exhibitions

The annual Positive Negative National Juried Art Exhibitiondraws 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.

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The Slocumb Galleries are open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with extended hours on Thursdays until 6 p.m., during receptions and group tours. Located at 232 Sherrod Drive, ETSU campus.

The Tipton Gallery is located at 126 Spring st., Downtown Johnson City. Open on Thursdays and Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m., First Friday receptions, and by appointment.In partnership with Urban Redevelopment Alliance.

For more information, please contact SG Director Karlota I. Contreras-Koterbay via email or call/text 423.483.3179.

Visit the ETSU PlanIt Calendar website for events. Look under Museums & Galleries or Exhibitions for updates.

To view Art Catalogues on select exhibitions, please Click here.

Please visit the Calendar for Exhibit Schedule


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