spring thesis card

Friday, April 28 - Sunday, May 21
Mind Garden: Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition

Opening Reception: April 28, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Great food, good music, great art! Art students will fulfill the requirements for their degree by presenting their thesis projects, ranging from graphic design and painting to photography and sculpture. The Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music will provide music at the reception, and Katharine & Company will provide refreshments.

Admission to the exhibition and reception is free. Free museum-dedicated parking is available in front of the Dishman during museum hours.


Previously This Year

Art Faculty Exhibition

Aug. 15 - Sept. 16, 2016
Reception: Aug. 26, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

The Dishman Art Museum will exhibit new work, including paintings, prints, drawings, photography, sculpture, ceramics and graphic design, from LU's art faculty Aug. 15 though Sept. 16, 2016. 

The annual showcase highlights work created by LU Department of Art faculty, including nationally recognized photographer Keith Carter; Kurt Dyrhaug, sculpture; Xenia Fedorchenko, printmaking; Sherry S. Freyermuth, graphic design; Donna M. Meeks, painting; Prince V. Thomas, photography; and Christopher J. Troutman, drawing.

Dishman POP-UP 
Bayoulands: Photographs by Jason M. Miller

Aug. 22 - Sept. 9, 2016
Reception: Aug. 26, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

91.3 KVLU and the Dishman Art Museum present Bayoulands: Photographs by Jason M. Miller. This exhibition is a visual companion to KVLU’s year-long documentary series, Bayoulands, which explores the people and places of Orange County. The exhibition will be on view in the second floor gallery August 22 through September 9. Photo finishing generously provided by InFocus Camera and Imaging in Orange, Texas. Bayoulands, the exhibition, is made possible in part by the following community sponsors: Melanie Dishman with Remax/One in Beaumont, Wilma Horner with Remax/One in Orange County, and Bill Nickum with State Farm in Bridge City.

Jamey Stillings: The Evolution of Ivanpah Solar

Sept. 23 - Nov. 20, 2016
Reception: Sept. 30, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

This exhibition is offered In cooperation with the LU Green Squad and the LU Office of Sustainability.

The Great Exchange: Interactive Mail Art

Sept. 23 - Nov. 20, 2016
Reception: Sept. 30, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Guest Curator: Alyssabeth Guerra

Fall Senior Thesis Exhibition

Dec. 2 - 18, 2016
Reception: Dec. 2, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Intrusions of Grace image


Intrusions of Grace: A Visual Response  to the Writings of Flannery O' Connor / Anne Berry and Lori Vrba

Jan. 6 - March 3, 2017
Reception: Jan. 20, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Anne Berry, "See No Evil", n.d., gelatin silver print.
Lori Vrba, "Butterfly House", 2015, assembled photographs, found objects and vintage phone cabinet.

Beaumont Collects: Works of Art from Southeast Texas Collectors

Jan. 6 - March 3, 2017
Reception: Jan. 20, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Le Grand Bal Auction Exhibition

March 20 - March 25, 2017

Dishman POP-UP

April 17 - 21, 2017