Art & Design
Mason Gross Galleries is a 4,200-square-foot venue in the heart of New Brunswick’s arts district exclusively dedicated to showcasing graduate and undergraduate student work. The space features up to 10 exhibitions each year, all free and open to the public. The gallery acts as a laboratory for new work across media and concentrations, providing a platform for expression and experimentation.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
10 a.m.–6 p.m. Wednesdays
Noon–4 p.m. Saturdays
Hours vary during university holidays. Exhibitions are free of charge; galleries are handicap accessible.
Contact: Sam Bogner, Gallery Coordinator
Welcome Back Show
Second-year MFA students help to kick off the school year by participating in the Welcome Back Show alongside participating faculty and staff.
Representing a hybrid of collaboration, curating, and creation, these mini-exhibitions organized by student teams showcase student art across disciplines including painting, photography, sculpture, media, print, and performance.
Undergraduate Annual Open
Art & Design undergraduates are invited to run with a central theme chosen by faculty for this juried show.
MFA First-Year Exhibition
Two months into their graduate study, MFA in visual arts students present this annual exhibition featuring a variety of media 2D, 3D, and 4D.
MFA Thesis Exhibitions
Graduating MFA students present their final thesis in two exhibitions. Each student is assigned their own room within the gallery to present their work. Self-curated exhibitions reflect the breadth of students’ practice from their time at Mason Gross and capture the interdisciplinary mission of the program. Exhibitions feature works in design, drawing, media, painting, photography, print, and sculpture.
BFA Thesis Exhibitions
Graduating BFA students present their final thesis through three different exhibitions covering visual arts and Design. Self-curated exhibitions reflect the breadth of students’ practice from their time at Mason Gross and capture the interdisciplinary mission of the program. Exhibitions feature works in design, drawing, media, painting, photography, print, and sculpture.