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Detail of What Remains by Rachel Eng

November 1 - December 5, 2021
Peeler Art Center, Visual Art Gallery

Change, decay, and regeneration are central too much of Rachel Eng's work in which the subject matter is our environment and our changing relationship to it.

Funding has been made possible by The Puffin Foundation, Ltd.


Tucan logo for the Puffin Foundation, Ltd.


brown eyes in darkness over a chess board

Konrad Rula
Untitled, 2021
Digital Photograph

September 13 - December 10, 2021
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery (upper level)

Organized by Dr. Pauline Ota, MisPerceptions is a student-curated show from Peeler's art collection that examines hidden truths of objects. 


room with small stage light coming from left yellow table in foreground

Walter Hatke
Hidden Words, 1995-2004
Oil on canvas
Gift of Artist


August 30 - December 10, 2021
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery (lower level)

Co-curated by Director and Curator Maggie Leininger and Klauser Fellow, Austin Canales, this exhibition brings together a collection of artists whose work evokes the sensibility of isolation, meditation, and reflection which are many terms that we have gotten accustomed to during the pandemic.


 bright colors including pink, green and purple

August 23 - October 10, 2021
Peeler Art Center, Visual Art Gallery

Claire Ashley’s work investigates inflatables as painting, sculpture, installation and performance costume. 

 crafted shadow box of tree, cicadas and roots

Karen Mannon
"Dum Spiro Spero." 
Latin for "While I breathe, I hope."

Messages of Hope
May 21 - September 30, 2021
DePauw Nature Park

Messages of Hope is a community participatory project coordinated by the Museum Studies students at DePauw University.  The public can view the boxes at the DePauw Nature Park.  

Bridge and buildings

Marjorie S. Garfield
Ponte Vecchio Florence, 1936
Gift to the museum, Syracuse University Art Museum

An American in Venice: James McNeill Whistler and His Legacy Thirty-five prints by the artist and his followers
March 1 - June 27, 2021
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery (upper level)

Woman in various colors including red and yellow

Kyle Meyer, 
Unidentified 61, 2018
image used through permission
via Mennello Museum of American Art

Shifting Gaze: A Reconstruction of The Black & Hispanic Body in Contemporary Art from the Collection of 
Dr. Robert B. Feldman
March 1 - June 20, 2021
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery (lower level)

2021 Graduating Seniors

April 19 - May 10, 2021
Peeler Art Center, Visual Arts Gallery

An annual exhibition featuring the work of graduating senior studio art majors.

photograph of landscape with bridge

Yucheng Jiang
City, 2020

The Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

Instagram Online 

The Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition features works created by current DePauw students enrolled in studio art courses. The 2021 exhibition is juried by Alexandra Chamberlain, Virtual Administrator for the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries.  This year's exhibition is virtual only on Instagram accepted artwork will be posted through the month of March.

Please see "2021 Past Events" for more information regarding this exhibition. 

Waiting pool

Lori Miles
Waiting Pool, 2021
Free print-from-home
digital photo

PARADOXICAL UNDRESSING (a liquidation sale and art show)
March 8 - April 9, 2021
Peeler Art Center, Visual Art Gallery