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ETSU Art Galleries

Department of Art & Design

Gallery Hours 

The Slocumb Galleries:

    • Mondays thru Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • with extended hours during Thursdays until 6 p.m., receptions and lectures.

The Tipton Gallery:

    • Open during First Friday receptions 6 to 8 p.m.
    • Thursdays and Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m.
    • and by appointment.



The Slocumb Galleries:

The Slocumb Galleries are located on the ground level of Ernest C. Ball Hall along Sherrod Drive, ETSU campus. The entrance to the Galleries faces The Quad.  ETSU interactive map.

From I-26E (Kingsport)

Take exit 19 toward Bristol and turn right to N State of Franklin Road. Continue to W State of Franklin until you reach Carnegie Hotel (ETSU campus will be on the right side), turn right at Sherrod Drive (corner after the pedestrian overpass and mini dome) to ETSU campus.

From I-26W (Asheville)

Take exit 24 toward Elizabethton and turn left to TN 67W/Milligan Hway/US 321 S. Continue at US 321 S which becomes University Parkway. Turn left at W State of Franklin Road. Turn left to ETSU campus at Sherrod Drive (before the pedestrian overpass and mini-dome). Ball Hall will be at the right side corner of Sherrod Drive after you pass the roundabout.

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  The Tipton Gallery:




Slocumb Galleries

To obtain temporary parking permit online, click here.

Visitor Parking Passes are needed for campus activities on Monday through Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Visitor parking passes are available at the Parking Office (Building #70) located at 908 West Maple Street. From University Parkway, turn left into campus at Maple Street. The Parking Office is located in a red brick building on the right. In addition, visitors may call 423-439-5650 or e-mail to receive permits. Parking is free of charge.

Artists who are delivering or picking up works may park at the Department of Art & Design's and Slocumb Galleries' Loading/Unloading zone at the side of Ball Hall corner Sherrod Drive, a special parking permit signed by the Chair may be obtained from the Department of Art & Design office at room 121 or via SG Director.

Tipton Gallery

Public Street and lot parking available 

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