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Exhibitions and Events

Art and Art Professions

Department Exhibitions

Fall 2023 BFA Student Exhibitions

Join us this fall for our BFA student exhibitions in The Commons and Rosenberg galleries in the Barney Building. More information to come.

Openings on Wednesdays 4–6 pm, 10/25, 11/15, and 12/6.

2024 MFA / Project Space Shows at 80WSE

September 27–December 9, 2023

From September through December, the Project Space at 80WSE will feature 10 weeks of solo exhibitions from the members of NYU Steinhardt's 2024 MFA cohort. 

Projects will be on view Wednesday through Saturday from 12–6 PM.

Openings on Wednesdays 5–7 PM

Department Events

Academic Year 2023–24 Events

Artist talks and other public events will be planned as NYU Health & Safety Covid protocols allow. Please stay tuned. Details will be shared here and through The Barney Arts Digest.

Contact with questions.

Faculty and Alumni Exhibitions

Exhibition and Award Honor Late Professor Gerald Pryor

Pryor passed away in February 2023 at the age of 76 after a courageous battle with cancer.

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Studio Art Professor Linda Sormin Shares New and Upcoming Work

With a focus on clay, the work of Studio Art Associate Professor Linda Sormin explores fragility, upheaval, migration, survival, and change through sculpture and site-responsive installations.

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NYU Steinhardt Alumna Debuts Solo Exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art

This summer, NYU Steinhardt alumna Beatrice Glow (BFA, 2008) presents her first exhibition in a major US museum at The Baltimore Museum of Art. Her show, Once the Smoke Clears, runs through October 2nd, 2022.

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An photo taken from the BFA event space in the Barney Building. It's a view of the East Village in Manhattan broken up by thick back windowpanes.
Outside of 80WSE building.

80WSE Gallery

80 Washington Square East is a 3,500-square-foot gallery affiliated with the Department of Art and Art Professions that presents contemporary and historical exhibitions. The gallery resides in the historic Benedick building at Washington Square Park, originally commissioned in 1879 by Lucius Tuckerman, a wealthy iron manufacturer. 

Each spring, the gallery hosts MFA Thesis exhibitions. Throughout the school year, student installations from the MFA, BFA, Visual Arts Administration, and Costume Studies MA programs are on view in the Project Space.

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