The University Galleries serves as a cultural resource for William Paterson University, neighboring communities, and the region by presenting exhibitions of visual art, overseeing the University’s art collections, and offering educational programs. The Galleries seeks to introduce diverse audiences to contemporary art and artists, and to enhance visitors’ appreciation and knowledge of the arts. Embracing the University’s commitment to diversity and reflecting our diverse communities, the Galleries endeavors to explore and respond to all aspects of diversity and to foster critical thinking, discussion, and discovery.