The University of Missouri provides you with many interesting, educational and entertaining activities. Some of the places of interest on or near each campus are identified and described for you in the following sections. Many forms of art are displayed regularly throughout the University of Missouri in one of its many galleries. The following is only a partial list of galleries, including location and types of exhibits.


George Caleb Bingham Gallery: Located in the MU Fine Arts Building at Hitt Street and University Avenue, this gallery features contemporary exhibitions of visiting artists and faculty and student work from MU and other college campuses. For a complete listing of the gallery schedule, lecture series and receptions, or to sign up for the mailing list, visit or call 573-882-3555.

State Historical Society of Missouri Gallery: Located on the ground floor, east wing of MU Ellis Library, this gallery features rotating exhibitions of works by Missouri and Missouri-related artists as well as permanent displays of selected artworks by George Caleb Bingham and Thomas Hart Benton. The gallery is open Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

MSA/GPC Craft Studio and Brady Gallery: Located on the second floor of Brady Commons, this offering operates as an educational and recreational facility by promoting the visual arts through workshops, exhibitions, individual access to studio space and joint programming with other university departments and the community. The Brady Gallery features exhibits by MU students, local and nationally-known artists, in addition to annual juried shows.

Rogers Gallery: Exhibits in architecture and interior design created by Architectural Studies faculty and students and related professionals are on display in the first floor of Stanley Hall. Exhibits contain two- and three dimensional work. For more information, visit

Kansas City

The UMKC Art Gallery: Located in the Fine Arts Building, the gallery displays a continually-changing art exhibit.

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is not part of the UMKC campus, but is located about four blocks from the campus at 45th and Oak. The Nelson has one of the finest permanent collections of Oriental art in the country. In addition, the gallery displays Impressionist paintings, contemporary art, Renaissance and Baroque paintings, English pottery and many other interesting exhibits.

St. Louis

The Center for Metropolitan Studies: The Center for Metropolitan Studies, located in the Social Science and Business Building, features photography exhibits.

Campus Exhibits: Approximately 25 exhibit cases are located on the UMSL campus that contain rotating educational displays. Materials from the UMSL collection are often exhibited, as well as items of interest pertaining to faculty research, student work or community issues.

Gallery 210: Located in Lucas Hall and administered by the Department of Art and Art History, Gallery 210 offers exhibitions and visual arts programming of regional, national and international significance that would otherwise not be shown in the St. Louis area. The gallery's exhibitions support the education mission of the university.

Gallery FAB: Located in the Fine Arts building at the corner of Florissant Road and Rosedale, Gallery FAB is administered by the Department of Art and Art History. The gallery exhibits the work of local artists and students.

Reviewed 2010-08-16.