DAAP Galleries

The DAAP Galleries at the University of Cincinnati currently consists of the Reed and Meyers Galleries.  The facilities are intended to present exhibitions to the university population as well as the region’s general public with the goal of providing a setting that will promote the open exchange of ideas and concepts using a variety of visual practices.

The DAAP Galleries host rotating exhibitions throughout the year in both solo and group exhibitions featuring work by artists that range from practicing professionals, faculty, and students.  The gallery exhibition selections come from many sources such as noteworthy traveling shows and collaborative projects with guest curators as well as internally developed exhibitions curated in conjunction with faculty members.  The exhibitions selected are primarily focused on contemporary practice; however historical and retrospective exhibitions take place on a regular basis which highlight exceptional achievements in art and provide historic context for contemporary practices.

The Galleries

The DAAP Galleries are intended to serve a broad and diverse audience of students, faculty, and staff of the University, as well as from the wider Cincinnati community and region. Each gallery has a unique focus as follows:

The Reed Gallery

Dorothy W. and C. Lawson Reed, Jr. Gallery hosts exhibitions that focus on the fields of study associated with the College of DAAP, with emphasis on current work in those disciplines brought in from outside the college to enrich the exposure of students to work produced elsewhere.

        Phone:  (513) 556-2839

        Hours: Sunday - Thursday 10am-5pm
        Location and visiting instructions for the Reed Gallery:

  • When visiting the Reed Gallery enter the DAAP building by the third-floor entrance located at the bottom of Clifton Court next to the Clifton Court Garage.  Proceed to the Reed Gallery located on the 5th Floor Rm 5275.
  • Metered parking is available on Clifton Avenue and Martin Luther King Drive; hourly parking is available in the Clifton Court Garage.

The Meyers Gallery

The Philip M. Meyers, Jr. Memorial Gallery is a venue for presenting the work of DAAP faculty and students to the university community, and hosts other exhibitions broadly reflecting the varied disciplines associated with the larger university community.

        Hours: Sunday - Thursday 10am-5pm

        Location and visiting instructions for the Meyers Gallery:

  • When visiting the Meyers Gallery, metered parking is located on Martin Luther King Dr. or in the Woodside or Campus Green Garages for an hourly fee.
  • Entering campus from either MLK or the garages walk along Woodside Dr. past the new College of Business, and continue up the hill following the paver stone drive (UC Main Street).
  • The Meyers Gallery is located halfway up the hill on the right-hand side in the Steger Student Life Center on the ground floor, directly across from Nippert Stadium.

It may be helpful to view a campus map here.

DAAP Galleries is now accepting exhibition proposals. Please make your request for a submission prospectus to daapgalleries@uc.edu.


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