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Shafer Art Gallery Exterior at night

Shafer Art Gallery

About the L. E. "Gus" and Eva Shafer Memorial Art Gallery

The L.E. "Gus" and Eva Shafer Memorial Gallery has been called the "Gem of the Campus". Located in the Fine Arts building, the Shafer Gallery displays significant works by Gus Shafer, objects from Barton's growing permanent collection, and a rotating series of exhibitions from regional and national artists. Learn more about upcoming exhibits and events! Check out the Shafer Gallery's Flickr collection to view images of past exhibits.

Virtual Tour

Check out for a virtual tour of the gallery!

Current Exhibit

CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions Art and Science Encounter Series 2018:
Beauty and the Beetle, Sculptures by Gar Waterman and Micro-Photography by William A. Guth


May 18- July 6

Opening Reception May 18, 6:30 pm at the Shafer Art Gallery

Family Day: June 23
10 am to 1pm
Activities include:

  • Free puppet show "Backyard Buggin" by StoneLion Puppet Theatre. Doors open at 9:30 am, performance at 10 am in the Fine Arts Auditorium
  • KSU Live Insect Ambassador Zoo: Program at 11:00 am in the Shafer Art Gallery
  • Crafts and Bug Making throughout the day


Art: "Weevil" by Gar Waterman