The Gund Gallery is a visual arts center on Middle Path at Kenyon College. The gallery exists to be a cutting-edge producer of challenging new knowledge about the visual.
Programs, exhibitions and projects will:
- embody liberal education by exercising critical and creative thinking applied to interdisciplinary investigation of the visual
- relate the historical to the contemporary by linking today’s issues, ideas and innovations with earlier historical moments
- connect the global to Kenyon (and Kenyon to the global) through valuing diversity and cultural awareness
- promote an inclusive definition of “art” that engages a wide range of visual cultures and visualities
- create participatory multisensory experiences
- engage the highest quality works of art through active collecting initiatives
To be an innovative producer of challenging new knowledge about the visual.
About the Building
The Gund Gallery is a dynamic, 31,000 square-foot space dedicated to expanding ways of seeing and learning. It will enhance Kenyon College’s liberal arts curriculum through provocative exhibitions and collaborative educational opportunities. It will further the cultural conversation on campus. It will prod and challenge to promote better understanding of our world.
The Gund Gallery is named after Graham Gund, a 1963 graduate of Kenyon and Boston-based architect and noted collector.
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