Wayne State College

Art and Design Survival Guide

Regional Galleries and Museums

The Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery is designed to offer the college and community an exhibition space featuring local and regional talent. Its primary purpose is to serve as a teaching gallery, which presents visiting artists, students and faculty an opportunity for display. Each spring semester students are encouraged to enter the Student Juried Art Competition which features work done in a variety of media. Graduating students are required to have senior shows which showcase their cumulative learning experience over a four-year period. These exhibits provide visual stimulus for studio, art history, art education and art appreciation classes. In addition to frequenting our gallery, we encourage students to visit as many art venues as they can over their college career. Here are some art spaces that we recommend:

Wayne, Neb.

Norfolk, Neb.

Columbus, Neb.

Bancroft, Neb.

Omaha, Neb.

Lincoln, Neb.

  • Against the Wall Gallery, 6220 Havelock Ave., 402-467-3484
  • Burkholder Project, 719 P St., 402-477-3305
  • Cooper Gallery, Morrill Hall, 14 &U, UNL, 402-472-3779
  • Gallery Nine, Mission Arts Building, 124 S. 9th St., 402-477-2822
  • Governor’s Mansion, 1425 H. St., 402-471-3466
  • Great Plains Art Collection, Hewitt Place, 1155 Q St., 402-471-3466
  • Eisentrager/Howard Gallery, UN-L Main Campus, 120 Richards Hall, 402-472-5522
  • Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Rogers Center for Fine Arts, 5000 St. Paul Ave., 402-465-2273
  • Kiechel Fine Art, 1208 O St., 402-420-9553
  • Lux Center for the Arts, 2601 N. 48th St., 402-466-8692
  • McClelland Art Gallery, Union College, 3800 S. 48th St, Ortner Center, 402-486-2600
  • Michael Forsberg Gallery, 100 N. 8th St., 150 Armour Building, 402-477-5030
  • Museum of Nebraska History, 15th& P St., 402-471-4754
  • Noyes Art Gallery, 131 Centennial Mall, North 1500 R St., 402-475-1061
  • Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, UN-L, Room 231 East Campus, College of Family and Consumer Sciences, 402-472-2911
  • Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, UN-L Main Campus, 12th & R St., 402-472-2461
  • Tugboat Gallery, 116 N. 14th St., 402-477-6200
  • Constellation Studios, 2055 O St., 402-438-0049

Sioux City, Iowa

  • Sioux City Art Center, 225 Nebraska St., 712-279-6272
  • Gallery 103, 1st Floor of the Ho-Chunk Centre, 600 4th St., Gallery Hours: Sat. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., and TBA for special events

Council Bluffs, Iowa

  • Frogman’s Print Workshop, 829 Timbercrest Dr., 605-310-6548

Beresford, S.D.

Vermillion, S.D. 

  • University of South Dakota Art Gallery, 414 E. Clark St., 605-677-3177
  • Tigert Art Gallery, 22 W. Main St., 605-624-6241
  • Coyote Twin Theaters Gallery, 19 E. Main St.

Yankton, S.D.

Sioux Falls, S.D.

  • Visual Arts Center at the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science, 301 S. Main Ave., 605-367-6000