The 1,875 square foot Vaulted Gallery features emerging and mid-career artists creating site-specific installations and/or advanced explorations of their current work. Projects consist of two or three works per year with strong student involvement. Each artist participates in a three- to five-week installation period residency, which allows students to have meaningful interaction with the artists, covering all aspects of the exhibition process including planning, implementation, and staging.
This unique 2,086 square foot gallery contains large video projection spaces and an open window to the rest of campus. This flexible space allows for interactive media and projects that relate to both the interior and exterior of the VAC and acts as the point of convergence for all exhibitions and programs.
The 1,436 square foot Center Space gallery features student-driven exhibitions. Current graduate and undergraduate students, as well as UT alumni, may apply to exhibit through a proposal process. Members of the VAC student organization, the Center Space Project, determine the selections. This opportunity allows for professional practice in a real world gallery experience. All programs, including film series and lectures, are organized by the Center Space Project.
This dynamic 2,353 square foot gallery features traveling exhibitions and works created by faculty, students, and alumni. Exhibitions are curated by the director or a visiting curator, or consist of a traveling exhibition. This gallery space is both intimate and expansive, allowing for large-scale exhibitions and smaller detailed explorations.
The 1,322 square foot East Gallery is programmed in collaboration with the Department of Art and Art History faculty and exhibits works by an artist or a collection that pertains to the department’s selected curricula. The East Gallery is an extension of the classroom environment, providing students an opportunity to see works and the artistic process in unison with strong instructional missions.