Mechanical Hall Gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The gallery is open to the public, and admission is free. Please observe the University’s current COVID-19 health and safety protocols when visiting. At this time, that includes wearing a mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status, and completing the Daily Health Screening ahead of your visit. If you are not fully vaccinated, please physically distance at least 3 feet from others when inside the gallery.

Here / Now: Art & Design Faculty Exhibition celebrates recent creative work by Art and Design faculty members. The exhibition includes traditional and new media, ranging from drawing and sculpture to video and installation art, as well as illustration and applied design for assistive devices. Exhibited works range from reflections on the isolation caused by COVID-19 to a collaborative exploration of the concept of nautical twilight. Here / Now offers an exciting opportunity to discover the innovative and thought-provoking art and design work produced by faculty at University of Delaware.

The fourteen artists represented in the exhibition are David Brinley, Jia-Ray (Gary) Chang, Jon Cox, William Deering, Abigail Donovan (with The 181 collective), Amy Hicks, Rene Marquez, David Meyer, Robyn Phillips-Pendleton, Ashley John Pigford, Priscilla Smith, Greg Shelnutt, Aaron Terry, and Lance Winn (with Jason Ferguson).

The exhibition is a collaboration between the University of Delaware’s Department of Art and Design and the Museums, part of the Library, Museums and Press. This exhibition has been guest curated by Robin K. Williams, Assistant Curator at The Contemporary Austin.  It will be available both online and in Mechanical Hall.