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Picker Art Gallery

On the occasion of its public reopening, we are pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition of works by innovative American artists Diane Arbus and Richard Serra. The exhibition runs through January 10, 2015.

History of the Gallery

The Picker Art Gallery, named in honor of Evelyn Picker, mother of the late Harvey Picker ’36, honorary doctor of science, and trustee emeritus, opened in the Dana Arts Center in 1969 and is Colgate University’s fine arts museum.
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The Picker Art Gallery’s permanent collection includes more than 11,000 objects, among them, approximately 8,000 works of art on paper, 1,400 photographs, 900 paintings, and 400 sculptures, primarily from the 20th century. Currently housed in the Paul Rudolph–designed Dana Arts Center on Colgate University’s campus in Hamilton, NY, the Picker Art Gallery is committed to the collection and exhibition of art that enriches the university, the town of Hamilton, and the central New York region.


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  • Tues–Fri, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Sat and Sun, noon–5 p.m.
  • Third Thurs of every month, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays and major holidays**
**The Gallery will be closed November 27 and 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday, and December 20 through January 1st for Winter Break.