The Slocumb Galleries under the Department of Art & Design at the ETSU College of Arts and Sciences provide year-round exhibition program featuring BFA and MFA Graduation Shows and the Visiting Artists Exhibition & Lecture Series with the aims to encourage the development of the visual arts in support of the academic experience at ETSU and the surrounding communities. The galleries’ mission is to provide venue and access to contemporary art by organizing innovative exhibitions that promote artistic excellence, cultural awareness and creative thinking.


The Calendar of Events features visiting artists’ exhibitions, faculty and student exhibitions. The Slocumb Galleries also organizes the Annual Positive Negative National Juried Art Exhibition and the Tipton Gallery at Downtown, Johnson City. This anticipated event draws  artists all over the country using various media and technique contributing to the academic and local communities’ exposure and broader appreciation of current trends in contemporary art. Regular review of exhibit proposals are conducted by the Gallery Committee.

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The Slocumb Galleries are open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. with extended hours during receptions and group tours.  For more information, please contact SG Director Karlota I. Contreras-Koterbay via email contrera@etsu.edu or call 423.483.3179.

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