Person, Place, Thing: Paintings by Women Artists in Brenau’s Collection

The works in this exhibition exist within a rich tradition of historical genre painting – landscape, portraiture, and still life.  While diverse in their application, these genres have existed in some form as far back as people have… Read More

GRL PWR: Women Artists in the Brenau Collection

GRL PWR Curator’s Statement  Since its inception, Brenau Galleries has brought extraordinary exhibitions from prominent women artists and unique group exhibitions to the campus of its historic Women’s College and the Gainesville community. These exhibitions helped to distinguish… Read More

“Charles Webster Hawthorne: Paintings from the Collection of Doug and Kay Ivester” Online Exhibition

On loan from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Doug Ivester in the Brenau Downtown Center are 30 oil paintings and watercolors by American artist Charles Webster Hawthorne (1872-1930).  Hawthorne was renowned for his portraits and genre paintings,… Read More

“House and Universe: Margaret Evangeline” Online Exhibition

This exhibition by New York-based artist Margaret Evangeline brings together works from the Brenau University Permanent Art Collection and from the artist’s own studio. View the Brenau-held Evangeline works in a new light as their context shifts from… Read More

“L.A. Stories” Online Exhibition

  “L.A. Stories”, curated by California artist and educator Paul Paiement, features works by a variety of West Coast artists. The artists included in this exhibition represent Los Angeles’ vast demographics – ages, ethnicities, religions and genders. The… Read More

Out of an abundance of caution in light of the COVID-19 virus, Brenau Galleries will be closed to the public until further notice. Please stayed tuned and visit https://www.brenau.edu/coronavirus/ for updates.

Reception: Friday, Nov. 8, 5:30-7 p.m. Brenau University Downtown Center, Theatre on the Square Lobby On loan from the collection of Doug and Kay Ivester are 29 oil paintings and watercolors by American artist Charles Webster Hawthorne (1872-1930)…. Read More

Thursday, Jan. 16-Thursday March 12 Gallery Talk and Reception: Thursday, Jan. 23, 5:30-7 p.m. Simmons Visual Arts Center, Sellars Gallery This exhibition by New York-based artist Margaret Evangeline brings together works from the Brenau University Permanent Art Collection… Read More

Thursday, Feb. 6- Thursday, March 12 Reception: Thursday, Feb. 13, 5:30-7 p.m. Simmons Visual Arts Center, Presidents Gallery This exhibition features works created by faculty and staff who practice and/or teach studio art, interior design, and fashion and… Read More

Thursday, Feb. 13- Thursday, May 7 John S. Burd Center, Leo Castelli Gallery “L.A. Stories”, curated by California artist and educator Paul Paiement, features works by a variety of West Coast artists. The artists included in this exhibition… Read More