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Art & Art History

Students please note: The events that count toward punchcard credit, have the punchcard logo with the description. All other events you are encouraged to attend but they do not count towards your punchcard attendance.

gallery event

Casey Roberts
Thursday, September 13, 2018, 4:15pm
Peeler Art Center, Visual Arts Gallery

Join us for a gallery tour with Indianapolis-based artist Casey Roberts. Refreshments will be served following the event.

art alumni EVENT

U.S. Latinx and Black American Art: Everywhere & Nowhere
Monday, October 8, 2018, 4:15pm
Peeler Art Center, Auditorium

On October 8th, 2018, DePauw’s Department of Art and Art History will host Naiomy Guerrero (‘12) and Kareen Dillon (‘12) Refreshments will be served following the event.  For more information: https://www.depauw.edu/academics/departments-programs/art/


Faculty Feature with Professor Kappy Mintie and ArtHaus Screening
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 8pm
Auditorium, Peeler Art Center

Join Professor Kappy Mintie for a special screening of Art in the 21st Century, "San Francisco".

art faculty feature

Faculty Feature Professor Meredith Brickell & Professor Logan Dandridge
Wednesday, October 24, 11:35
Auditorium, Peeler Art Center

Join Professor Meredith Brickell and Professor Logan Dandridge and hear how the courses they teach at DePauw intersect with their own research and art.


A Lecture with Artist  
Keith Allyn Spencer

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 4:15pm
Peeler Art Center, Visual Arts Gallery
Join us for a lecture with artist Keith Allyn Spencer. Refreshments will be served following the event.


Percussion @ Peeler
Friday, October 26, 2018, 6:30pm
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery (lower level)

The DePauw Percussion Ensemble presents its annual program of contemporary solo and chamber works for percussion, composed and improvised, in a non-traditional concert setting. Directed by Dr. Ming Hui-Kuo, the one-hour performance fuses contemporary art and music in the galleries at Peeler. Refreshments will be served following the event.


St. Louis Art Trip
Saturday, October 27, 2018

The Department of Art and Art History is hosting a bus trip to St. Louis.  Students will be going to the St. Louis Museum of Art and to the Pulitzer Arts Foundation.  The bus will depart DePauw at 7:30am and return around midnight.  Cost of the bus ride is $35 per student.  Students may sign up by emailing mscott@depauw.edu and including their student ID # for the charge.  This even counts as two punchcard events when you attend and sign in at two lectures.


Art & Horizons: Baggage Claims Panel Discussion
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 11:40am

Join visiting gallery guides Angela N. Castañeda, JD Grove, and Craig Hadley for a discussion on our concepts of home, baggage, and horizons, through a tour of our current exhibit, Baggage Claims.
More information here.

artist talk

Baggage Claims Artist, Avery Lawrence
Thursday, November 1, 2018, 5pm
Peeler Art Center, Auditorium

Artist talk with Baggage Claims artist Avery Lawrence.

artist talk

"Counternarratives" - with Alexandra Bell
Friday, November 2, 2018, 11:30am
PCCM, Watson Forum
Alexandra Bell, an artist in Brooklyn, will discuss "Counternarratives," her series of enlarged and re-edited New York Times articles designed to highlight the ideological biases and racial assumptions implicit in much of today's media output. 


Artist Skip Brea '16
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7pm
Peeler Art Center, Auditorium
In his imperfect, confident but questionable “paintings”, using digital techniques to print on canvas, Brea plays inventively with figuration, deconstructing, recreating and questioning the history of painting as a person of color. 



Horticulturalist Mike Stockman and Zookeeper Lisa Smith
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 4:15pm
Olin Auditorium

The Secret History of Plants and Humans, 97% Orangutan


Winter Art Sale & Open House
Friday, December 7, 6-8pm