William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art


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Pathos Along a Contemporary Frontier: Border Paintings by Rigoberto Alonso Gonzalez 

January 7, 2019

Provocative and disturbing paintings of life and violence in the Rio Grande Valley. They encourage the viewer to reorient their sense of the cultural center and reimagine implications from the perspective of… Read More


Natural Conditions

November 15, 2018

On view April 26–May 18, 2019 Opening Reception: Saturday, April 27, 5-7 pm Student Walk Through: Friday, May 3, 2 pm Natural Conditions investigates the perceived world–whether emotional, physical, psychological or imaginative.… Read More

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Traces: Revealing Secrets in Art and History

September 18, 2018

This exhibit offers a behind-the-scenes look at the procedures and techniques art "detectives" use to investigate what secrets artworks hold… Read More

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Mapping Meaning: Adventures in Cartography

June 6, 2018

This exhibit presents a variety of beautiful maps and ways of reading them, combined with objects from the times they were created, dating from the 16th century to today… Read More


In Situ: Works from the William Rolland Collection

May 9, 2018

In this exhibit, we reimagine the William Rolland Collection through the lens of placing its objects in space and time. … Read More



November 15, 2017

From digital to traditional media, Cal Lutheran presents a compilation of student work from the Art Department's graduating class of 2018.… Read More

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Siona Benjamin: Blue like Me

November 15, 2017

Indian-born, New York-based artist Siona Benjamin creates a unique visual language that presents her transcultural, transnational view of the world.… Read More

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Biomythography: Currency Exchange

September 1, 2017

The Currency Series investigates multiple forms of currency, in particular, cultural currency and the ways in which they are encoded and decoded in our contemporary culture, juxtaposing works by artists from Los… Read More

The Tract House

The Tract Project

September 1, 2017

Focusing on the power of paper pamphlets, leaflets, and tracts, this exhibit features free tracts visitors can take home for themselves.… Read More

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Art in a Time of Reformation: Works from the Rodolfo Sanzana Collection

September 1, 2017

To coincide with the 500 year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, works mostly from the mid-16th century are featured.… Read More