Perkinson & Lower Gallery

1215 Kirkland Drive
Decatur, IL 62522
United States

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Perkinson Gallery and Lower Gallery are located within Kirkland Fine Arts Center and feature art from students artists to traveling shows from across the country. 

  • Perkinson Gallery

    Perkinson Gallery, located within Millikin University's Kirkland Fine Arts Center, is a premier venue for the exhibition of visual art and cultural events in Central Illinois. Perkinson Gallery hosts a wide range of exhibitions that focus on work by professional artists from Illinois and the Midwest, in addition to work by artists with national recognition. Artists who have exhibited in Perkinson Gallery include John Fraser, Frances Hynes, Lynne Cohen, Anita Jung, Michael Onken, Harold Boyd, David Bower, Todd DeVries, and Ray George, among others. The gallery has 2,000 square feet of floor space, with 132 linear feet of wall space. The Gallery also hosts annual student and faculty exhibitions. Patrons may view the displayed work Monday through Friday between 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

    Lower Gallery

    The Lower Gallery is located opposite of the Perkinson Art Gallery down a set of steps. The Gallery is used for Senior Fine Arts shows and guest artists. The gallery is available for viewing any time that Kirkland Fine Arts Center is open (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and during performances.