The Gillespie Gallery of Art (formerly Fine Arts Gallery) at George Mason University is committed to the presentation of innovative new art and creating a forum for active dialogue, research, and engagement with contemporary visual ideas and artistic practices.
Arts Opportunities for Mason Students
- Exhibit in Professional Spaces: Mason students exhibit their art in a spacious gallery.
- Free Exhibitions: Mason students can see exhibitions by professional faculty and student artists in the Gillespie Gallery of Art.
- Learn from Today's Top Artists: Students studying art at Mason learn from the best through lectures, artists' conversations and residencies.
A Spacious Gallery for Thought-Provoking Art
Located in the award-winning Art and Design Building on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University, the Gillespie Gallery of Art offers a diverse program of exhibitions by emerging and established contemporary artists, thesis exhibitions by current MFA candidates, and a semi-annual School of Art and Design undergraduate senior exhibition.
The Gallery is committed to the presentation of innovative new art and creating a forum for active dialogue, research, and engagement with contemporary visual ideas and artistic practices. Its shows represent a wide sampling of art and artists, as well as the processes involved in their creation.
Map and Directions
Parking: Covered parking is available in all parking garages and can be accessed via Patriot Circle, which goes around the campus once you have entered off of Braddock, 123, or University Drive. There is a fee to park in the garages on campus. All other lots are by permit only.
Getting Here: Take Patriot Circle to Sandy Creek Way. Take the first left for visitor parking in Shenandoah Parking Deck. Take the elevator to the third floor and go right to enter campus. Research Hall will be on your left and Enterprise Hall on your right. Go straight on the path; the Art and Design building will be the next building on the left. The gallery is on the main floor directly to your right as you enter.