Clifford Gallery

The Clifford Gallery, part of Colgate’s Department of Art & Art History, exhibits work selected by university faculty that reflect issues raised in the curriculum.


The Clifford Gallery is a teaching gallery that sponsors exhibitions selected by Colgate art and art history faculty. The curated pieces include examples of work executed in a variety of media that demonstrate issues originating in the academic curriculum.

Department of Art and Art History

Internationally acclaimed artist Mark Dion transforms Clifford Gallery into a "Wonder Workshop" in collaboration with the community, creating an installation based on illustrations of 17th century cabinets.
Internationally acclaimed artist Mark Dion transforms Clifford Gallery into a "Wonder Workshop."

The Department of Art and Art History combines theory and practice in an interdisciplinary liberal arts context. In addition to offering two major and three minor programs, the Department enriches the university’s creative community with lecture series, museum and gallery exhibitions, guest artists, film screenings, and other offerings.

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