University Museums galleries are closed for summer break. We will reopen for fall semester on September 9, 2015, with NEW late hours on *Wednesdays.

Download our most recent (Spring 2015) Exhibitions and Programs Bulletin here (PDF). A new Bulletin will be available in August 2015.

*Wed - 12:00-8:00 pm
Thur-Sun 12:00-5:00 pm
Closed during University breaks and holidays

Main Phone:



30 North College Ave.
Newark, DE 19716


Parking for the Mechanical Hall Gallery is in Trabant University Center Garage located between Delaware Avenue and Main St.

302-831-8037 (Information)
302-831-8088 (Museum)



255 Academy St.
Newark, DE 19716


Parking for the Mineralogical Museum is in Perkins Garage located on Academy Street.

302-831-6557 (Curator)
302-831-8037 (Information)
302-831-4940 (Museum)



18 East Main St.
Newark, DE 19716


Parking for the Old College Gallery is in Trabant University Center Garage located between Delaware Avenue and Main St.

302-831-8037 (Information)
302-831-6589 (Museum)


ACCESS TO THE DIGITAL ART COLLECTION is provided through UD's Morris Library and ArtStor via the Shared Shelf Institutional Collections, accessible on campus and for off site researchers upon request. Information on gaining access through Morris Library can be found here.



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Program Calendar: Spring Semester 2014-15

Download our latest Exhibitions and Programs Bulletin here (PDF).

All University Museums exhibitions are open February 11–May 17, 2015.
University Museums programs are free and open to the public.
*Please RSVP for events marked with an asterisk “*”: (302) 831-8037 or

February 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 12:30–1:15 p.m.
Perspective: Forget Me Not

Julie L. McGee

Curator of African American Art, Associate Professor of Black American Studies
Mechanical Hall Gallery

Thursday, February 26 12:30–1:15 p.m.
Perspective: Curator’s Talk
"Exploring the University Art Collection"
Janis A. Tomlinson
Director, University Museums
Old College Gallery

Thursday, February 26, 7:00 p.m.
Dr. William Jelani Cobb

Associate Professor of History and Director of the Africana Studies Institute, University of Connecticut
Presented in partnership with the Department of Black American Studies.
Trabant University Center, Multipurpose Rooms

March 2015

Monday, March 2, 7:00 p.m.
Paul R. Jones Annual Lecture

“The Book of the Family Tree”
Thomas Allen Harris

Artist, filmmaker, Chimpanzee Productions
Trabant Theater

Saturday, March 7, 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Film Screening: Through a Lens Darkly
Kirkbride Lecture Hall 006

Wednesday, March 11, 12:30–1:15 p.m.
Curator’s Talk: Land and Water

Stephen Petersen

Old College Gallery

Monday, March 23, 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Meet and Greet Artist Clarissa Sligh*
Mechanical Hall Gallery

Tuesday, March 24, 5:00 p.m.
Artist’s Talk: Forget Me Not

Clarissa Sligh
Smith Hall Room 130

April 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Public Dialogue: Schools for the Colored*
Artist Wendel White, Professor Leland Ware, Dr. Melva Ware
Mechanical Hall Gallery

Monday, April 20, 5:00 p.m.
Curator’s Talk: Mineralogical Museum*

“The History of the Collection”
Sharon Fitzgerald
Curator, Mineralogical Museum
Mineralogical Museum (Penny Hall)

May 2015

Thursday, May 7, 4:30–7:30 p.m.
First Thursday Open House

Old College and Mechanical Hall Galleries

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