The UCC Art Gallery is located in the Whipple Fine Arts Center. The 1,100 square foot space features six exhibits during the academic year. There is also the mezzanine gallery on the second floor of Whipple that features student art work on a continuous basis. Both galleries feature exhibits in a variety of media, including ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. The major purpose and function of the Art Gallery is to exhibit quality works of art for the education and cultural benefit of the students of UCC and the citizens of Douglas County.
Exhibits for 2018-19
Ford Fellows Exhibit
Mar 15 - May 8, 2019
The Ford Family Foundation, in partnership with the Hallie Ford Museum of Art (HFMA) at Willamette University in Salem is pleased to present “What Needs to Be Said: Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts.” The exhibition debuts in a dual-venue presentation between the Umpqua Valley Arts Association and the Art Gallery at Umpqua Community College (UCC), and the headquarters of the Foundation on Friday, March 15. It is on view at both locations through May 8.
Student Art Show
May 17 - June 7, 2019
Spotlight on Student Success : Alex Crabaugh
UCC graduate pursues dreams of Art at Portland State University.
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Did you know that UCC features the largest public art collection in Douglas County? The College's Permanent Art Collection is an important part of the Art Gallery mission. Over 70 artworks are on display in public spaces across campus. Collected artists are regionally and internationally renowned, and offer varied perspectives of contemporary art practices in the Pacific Northwest.
The Gallery program includes purchases of art that are contained in a Permanent Art Collection throughout the campus, both indoors and out.
Hours & Information
Free and open to the public.
The Art Gallery at UCC
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Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday
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