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Faculty Access

The Gund Gallery’s resources are dedicated to Kenyon’s liberal arts mission and community. Our goal is to provide Kenyon faculty with relevant and compelling material and image-based pedagogical models that will engage students and support key course themes and objectives. 

Curriculum Structured Gallery Programs (CSGP)

Curriculum Structured Gallery Programs, or CSGPs, are specially crafted course visits to the Gund Gallery organized by the museum’s education staff working in close collaboration with Kenyon faculty members. With the help of the Curator of Academic Programs, professors from all disciplines are assisted in developing unique and effective museum and object-based learning opportunities custom aligned with curricular learning goals. Using current exhibitions, collection objects, and an array of public programs, staff members work with assigned readings, special learning objectives, thematic units of study to achieve the specific goals defined by faculty members.

For more information, please contact:

Jodi Kovach, Ph.D.
Curator of Academic Programs
Gund Gallery at Kenyon College
(740) 427-5246


The Gund Gallery Collection launched after the museum was dedicated in 2011 with inaugural gifts from Gund Gallery board members. Bookending this new collection of 20th and 21st century art were gifts of three Lewis Hine photographs from the first decade of the 20th century and two recent video works by Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson, joined by a 1986 wall sculpture by Louise Nevelson. In 2014, eighty additional works of contemporary art were donated by Graham ’63 and Ann Gund, further securing this collection’s important focus and trajectory. The Kenyon College Collection includes a range of pre-20th century works of art, works related to the College’s history and alumni, ethnographic objects and material culture and is managed and cared for by the Gund Gallery. Gallery Collection and College Collection holdings are available for teaching and research use by Kenyon faculty, who may wish to consult the Collection section of this website for further information.

For more information, please contact:

Robin Goodman
Gund Gallery Collections Manager & Registrar
Gund Gallery at Kenyon College
(740) 427-5971

Exhibitions and Public Programs

A dynamic series of solo, thematic, and permanent collection exhibitions and public programs are planned and presented by the Gund Gallery each year. Kenyon faculty often consult on exhibitions and are asked to help conceptualize unique ways for museum projects to integrate with curricula. Select film series are often developed in consultation and collaboration with faculty from a wide range of disciplines who frequently contribute enlightening post-screening discussions. Gallery talk participants are invited by Gund staff to reflect on the themes, historical references, or other aspects of a work of art on exhibition through the unique lens of their chosen discipline. In addition, workshops and other hands-on activities provide additional resources for faculty.

Faculty Exhibition Proposals

The Gund Gallery recognizes that many Kenyon College faculty are significantly engaged in art, archaeology, and visual culture, visual communication, and the history of visual media in their teaching and research. A process has been developed to facilitate collaborations that advance the Gallery’s mission. If you are a tenured, tenure-track or long-term contract member of Kenyon’s faculty and have an idea for an exhibition that will enhance the educational experience of Kenyon students, our diverse college community, and larger regional audiences, please consider submitting your ideas.

For more information on the proposal process and timeline, please contact:

Christopher Yates
Associate Director
Gund Gallery at Kenyon College
(740) 427-5970

Visiting Artists, Scholars, and Public Intellectuals

Throughout every academic year, the Gund Gallery invites select artists, scholars, and public intellectuals whose work closely relates to exhibitions, collections, and thematic programs to visit campus for short durations. During their visits gallery talks, formal lectures and workshops are offered to Kenyon students, staff, and community members. Faculty are often consulted in the planning of such visits and are asked if a visiting artist or expert might contribute to a class or connect to a unit of study. Gund staff members make every effort to provide opportunities to faculty for social and curricular interaction with all guests. In the 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 academic years, Mellon Foundation-funded artists-in-residence participated in interdisciplinary teaching and campus life. We hope to continue this meaningful discourse between artists and our community well into the future.