Upcoming Exhibitions

Source of Inspiration: Friends Family, Connections

November 7- December 14, 2017
Opening Reception: November 7, 4-6pm

How does the human connection motivate and enrich art making? Conversations, relationships, and ideas shared in various ways become significant influences of inspiration within the artistic process. For this exhibit, we asked art faculty members to reflect on the relationships that have resonated with them and how they are reflected within their own work. Who inspires you? Source of Inspiration shines a light on the current and exceptional art being made by PSU Art Faculty members


Forest to Forest: Bicknell’s Thrush
January 30 – February. 21, 2018
Opening Reception: January 30, 5-7pm

A cluster project exhibit designed to increase awareness and conservation action for this bird and its habitat The Bicknell’s Thrush, a rare bird that breeds in the White Mountains inspired this multi-year, multiphase international cluster project and interdisciplinary exhibit. This exhibit examines issues like land management, deforestation, New Hampshire tourism, economic development, gender studies, and international environmental, social, and political impact. PSU students have been involved in the project, interacting with key partners, and developing effective conservation advocacy initiatives related to this special bird.


Annual Plymouth State University Student Juried Art Exhibit
February 27-March 28, 2018
Opening Reception: February 27, 4-6pm

Highlighting the strength, energy, passion, and technical skill of our PSU art students, this annual exhibition features the best efforts of students from all levels of art making. Through exploration and experimentation inside and outside the classroom, this exhibition includes a wide variety of media from drawing, painting, photography, and video to graphic design, sculpture, and mixed media.


PSU Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibit
April 10-May 5, 2018
Opening Reception: April 10, 4-6pm

The annual capstone exhibits by BFA in Studio Art and BFA in Graphic Design students features the work, passion, and educational journey by PSU senior students. Graphic Design students have been working all year, developing materials for their invented company concept and brand. Studio Art students have been creating a focused body of work in their areas of interest.


The People’s Forest: a Centennial Celebration of the White Mountain National Forest
May 16- September 12, 2018
Opening reception: May 16, 5-7pm

Years of advocacy, negotiation, collaboration, partnership and persistence make the White Mountain National Forest what it is today. The concept of stewardship lies in the heart of the creation and continued conservation of the Forest. This integral part of the regional landscape, clean water, and air, add significant value to the health and wellbeing of northern New England. The People’s Forest illustrates WMNF’s goals to protect and manage the land for future generations, encouraging the balance of human interaction and engagement within environmental conservation and preservation.