University Galleries and Collections

Upcoming Exhibitions

For Freedoms 50 State Initiative


September 10 - October 19, 2018
Court Gallery

Conceived by artists Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman, this non-partisan nationwide campaign uses art to inspire civic participation and respond to Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms: affirming the inalienable human rights of freedom of speech, freedom to worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. WP’s exhibit will showcase New Jersey-based artists who give voice to marginal and underrepresented communities and individuals.



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Selections from Women's Rights Are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-based Inequality, Violence and Discrimination


September 10 - December 12, 2018
South and East Galleries

This exhibition of women’s rights and advocacy posters, created by both men and women, challenges gender inequality and stereotypes, advocates for reproductive and sexual rights, and promotes women’s empowerment and equal participation in society. This exhibit is organized and curated by Professor Elizabeth Resnick, Massachusetts College of Art and Design.



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Faculty Exhibition


November 1 - December 12, 2018
Court Gallery

This exhibition highlights recent work by the faculty of William Paterson University’s Art Department. The innovative artwork on view represents a variety of media such as ceramics, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textiles, woodworking, and more.



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