Engage and Connect.
At the University of Saint Francis, our galleries and collections showcase vibrant artwork featuring established and up-and-coming regional and national artists.
These spaces aren’t just about art; they’re a hub for direct engagement and interaction with the visual arts. Our galleries offer exciting chances for our division, university, and community to come together, fostering a creative atmosphere that nurtures both imagination and intellectual development.
Recent Exhibition – Jim Dine: Vocabulary of Metaphors
Upcoming Events and Exhibitions
The Saint Francis Galleries and Sculpture Garden bring into conversation Franciscan values with contemporary regional and national art.
The Weatherhead Gallery is home to traveling exhibitions, uniquely curated regional shows, student and faculty work, and a permanent collection featuring world-class ceramics.
Tom’s Choice, 1991, oil on canvas, featured in James Valerio: Recent Paintings and Drawings.
The Goldfish Gallery provides unique standout and complementary exhibitions that thematically connect to the Weatherhead Gallery.
Work featured in the exhibition of the Maurice Keltsch Collection.
Artist Spotlight Gallery
The Artist Spotlight Gallery shines a light on up-and-coming artists in the region or draws attention to artists worthy of a closer look.
The Lupke Gallery presents a diverse array of exhibitions, including themed and group showcases.
Outdoor Sculpture Garden
The Outdoor Sculpture Garden features rotating sculpture collections and artists from across the country and overseas.
Griest Family Rare Book Collection
Located in the Pope John Paul II Center, our rare book collection features unique volumes spanning various genres and time periods.
Saint Francis alumna Patricia Griest (MA ’71) and her late husband Walter D. Griest, M.D., donated more than 300 books from their four-decade collection, including limited press books using archival papers, letterpress, and fine embellished bindings. The texts include a variety of subjects: visual art, poetry, classic literature, history, and politics.
Plan Your Visit
Mimi and Ian Rolland Art Center
1200 Leesburg Road,
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
2702 Spring St,
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sun., 1-5 p.m.
Phone: 260-399-7700, ext. 8001