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 2023 exhibitions
Art and Interior Design Expo
Exhibition dates: April 28–May 12
Interior design awards: Friday, April 28, 4–5 pm
Opening reception: Friday, April 28, 2023, 4 pm – 7 pm
Candidates for a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design or a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art display their creative research and production in a group exhibition. Join our students and faculty as we celebrate the hard work of our graduating seniors and wish them well on their artistic and professional futures! School of Art + Design scholarships for 2023–24 will be announced at 6 pm on Friday, April 28 during the opening reception.
Opening reception and silent auction: Wednesday, March 29, 2023, 5–7 pm
Additional silent auction hours:
- Thursday, March 30, 10am–4pm
- Friday, March 31, 10am–4pm
- Saturday, April 1, 9–11 am
The NAU Interior Design student group “ID Voice” presents the “Refinish Project”, a community-minded exhibition and silent auction on display in the Beasley Gallery March 29–April 1 2023. Featured are restored and redesigned furniture pieces, all representing the concept of “reduce – reuse – recycle”. The silent auction begins during the opening reception, Wednesday, March 29 from 5 to 7 pm, and continues during open gallery hours Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Proceeds from the auction benefit the NAU Interior Design program and local Flagstaff thrift shops.
Auction winners announced Saturday, April 1, 2023
Reinventing the Canvas
Exhibition dates: March 10–24, 2023
Opening Reception: Friday, March 10, 5–7 pm
“Reinventing the Canvas” transforms the Beasley Gallery space with installations created by students taking the course “Exhibition—Making as an Artistic Medium.”
Exhibition dates: February 9–24, 2023
The Beasley Gallery is pleased to invite NAU student artists working in any visual media to submit entries for the Made Here Juried Student Exhibition. Works must be from courses taken in the School of Art + Design (Studio Art, Interior Design or Art Education). Selected works will be on display in the Beasley Gallery from February 9–24, 2023. Details and entry form are available here: Made Here prospectus