About the Beasley Gallery
The Beasley Gallery features rotating exhibitions of interest to NAU students and the Flagstaff community. In addition, it showcases graduating exhibitions for BFA students, allowing them to experience the life of a professional artist. The Beasley gallery is free and open to the public.
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Spring 2020 exhibitions
“A Glimpse” and “Junior Show”
“A Glimpse” is an exhibition by Du Yuanyuan, a recent visiting scholar to NAU and now a teacher at Longdong University in China. Yuanyuan writes about her work: “As numerous entities are experiencing this world. I want to capture every touching moment and let the meaning of life last forever.”
“Junior Show” shows off work by BFA students in their junior year. Stop by to see up and coming talent in the School of Art!
Exhibition dates: January 21 to 31, 2020
Opening reception: January 24, 2020, 5–7 pm
NAU Salon Show 2020
The NAU Salon Show: 2020 is the first inclusive campus-wide student show to celebrate all our creative students at this moment in time. Please consider entering your artwork and or encouraging a friend who makes art to participate. Open to all NAU students regardless of field of study.
Exhibition dates: February 18 to March 6, 2020
Opening reception: February 21, 2020, 5–7 pm
Join our students and faculty as we celebrate the hard work of our graduating Interior Design Class of 2020 and wish them well on their artistic and professional future.
Exhibition dates: March 31 to April 10, 2020
Opening reception: April 3 2020, 5–7 pm
Join our students and faculty as we celebrate the hard work of our graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts Class of Spring 2020 and wish them well on their artistic future!
Exhibition dates: April 28 to May 8, 2020
Reception: May 1, 5–7 pm
Wall Draw Show
The Wall Draw Show is an annual creative collaboration where you, the community, become the artists and draw on our walls. This event is free and open to anyone who wants to participate. Selected drawing materials and instruction are provided at the gallery.
Dates to draw: August 27 to September 26, 2019
Closing reveal reception: September 27, 2019, 5–7 pm
Student Juried Show
The annual Student Juried Show, which is organized by students, features exceptional artwork by NAU artists. For the 2019-2020 academic year, the Student Juried Show has been moved to fall semester. The show reception will include a guided group critique to create community through art and discussion. It’s a positive and educational way to start the school year!
Exhibition dates: October 15 to November 1, 2019
Student critique reception: October 18, 2019, 10 am
Join our students and faculty as we celebrate the hard work of our graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts Class of Fall 2019 and wish them well on their artistic future!
Exhibition dates: November 19 to December 13, 2019
Reception: November 15, 5–7 pm
High School Invitational
The High School Invitational features artwork from students at neighboring schools, including Flagstaff High School, Coconino High School, Mingus High School and more.
Exhibition dates: January 29 to February 8, 2019
Reception: January 25, 2019, 5–7 pm
Student Juried Show
The annual Student Juried Show features exceptional artwork by NAU students. It is also organized by students.
Exhibition dates: February 26 to March 29, 2019
Reception: March 1, 2019, 5–7 pm
Join our students and faculty as we celebrate the hard work of our graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts Class of 2019 and wish them well on their artistic future!
Exhibition dates: April 16 to May 10, 2019
Reception: April 26, 2019, 5–7 pm