Visual Arts Gallery
The University of Illinois Springfield Visual Arts Gallery seeks to expand and enrich understanding of the visual arts for Illinois citizens, artists, and students through diverse quality exhibitions. The gallery benefits the Illinois art community by increasing public awareness of the visual arts and by exhibiting artists of regional and national importance.
Location: Health and Sciences Building
Open: Aug. 27 – Dec. 7, Jan. 14 – May 10
Hours: Monday – Thursday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Phone: (217) 206-6506
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The University of Illinois Springfield Visual Arts Gallery presents “Her Name Escapes Me,” an exhibition of recent works by Chicago artist Hương Ngô opening with a reception from 6:30-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24. The free exhibit will remain open to the public through Thursday, Nov. 21. Ngô’s work connects language and power in the understanding of how colonial ideology is enacted on bodies of women.
In conjunction with this exhibit, Ngô will present an ECCE Speaker Series visual lecture from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24 in Brookens Auditorium, located on the lower level of Brookens Library. For more information on the exhibition, visit the Current Exhibition page.