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Sheppard Contemporary, McNamara Gallery and Front Door Gallery
Church Fine Arts Building
University of Nevada, Reno

  • Sheppard Contemporary, the premier art gallery at University of Nevada, Reno, is located in Church Fine Arts building. New exhibitions of contemporary art are offered every six weeks.
  • The Front Door Gallery is dedicated to the exhibition of the Department of Art's growing permanent collection of art. Located in the newly renovated entrance to Church Fine Arts complex, this gallery is often visitors' first entry point to the University's home for visual art, dance, theatre and music programs.
  • Adjacent to Sheppard Contemporary, McNamara Gallery is an experimental exhibition space devoted to fostering the growth of students' art practices.


  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed
Church Fine Arts first floor

Student Galleries South
Jot Travis Building, Room 105
University of Nevada, Reno

Student Galleries South is dedicated to student exhibitions including Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts and student curated exhibitions. Located in Jot Travis Building, these galleries host new exhibitions every two weeks.


  • Tuesdays to Fridays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment
Jot Travis floor plan

Investment Gallery
Fitzgerald Student Services Building
University of Nevada, Reno

Investment Gallery is an ambassador space for University Galleries located in Fitzgerald Student Services Building. Home to rotating, long-term exhibitions, Investment Gallery extends the mission by reaching diverse viewers from across campus.


  • Regular business hours when exhibition on display
Student Services Building floor plan

144 West St., West Street Market
Reno, NV 89501

University Galleries' newest gallery is located in downtown Reno's West Street Market. Artspace involves visitors in the process of art-making through collaborative, community-based exhibitions. Artists are in regular day residence at Artspace, and viewers are encouraged to stop by for a visit.


  • Thursdays to Saturdays: 4 to 8 p.m.

Admission to the galleries always is free.


Public parking is available in the metered lot on the north end of the Church Fine Arts Building, on the top floor of the Whalen Parking Garage, or in the metered lot directly south of Lawlor Events Center.

For press images and more information:

Paul Baker Prindle, director of University Galleries
Office: 775-784-6658
Fax: 775-784-6655

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