RECENT ACQUISITIONS: SELECTIONS FROM THE PAST 5 YEARS OF NEW ACQUISITIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY’S PERMANENT ART COLLECTION
The New Gallery (Austin Peay State University) / 730 Joseph St. August 18 - September 17th
Selected works from over 150 new pieces accepted into APSU’s art collection within the past five years. This exhibition will feature 125 pieces of donated, gifted, and purchased works of art and include artists such as Ansel Adams, Deborah Gould Hall, Bonnie Schiffman, Albert Watson, Michel Thersiquel, Khari Turner, Gamaliel Rodriquez, Philippe Salaün, Karen Seapker, and many more. The Department of Art + Design is the primary repository for art on the Austin Peay State University campus. The department’s mission is to provide meaningful encounters with its objects through the acquisition, preservation, and interpretation of the collection to the university community of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the region’s general public. Its vision is to provide meaningful educational experiences and encounters with the visual arts. The educational experiences will concentrate on exhibitions from the collection to shape and enrich the quality of life for the residents and visitors of Austin Peay and to become a leader in the areas of art appreciation and interdisciplinary education for the local community.