The Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery is a meeting ground for students of Moraine Valley, the local community, and the contemporary art world. Our mission is to present significant works, through exhibitions and programming, by local, national and international artists.

Exhibitions are available for viewing Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and during most Fine and Performing Arts Center performances. Summer and holiday hours vary.

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Finding Faith
Jerimiah Smith

Sept. 19-Oct. 25
Opening Reception: Thursday, Sept. 19, Noon-2 p.m.
Artist Talk: 12:30 p.m.
Additional Reception: Saturday, Sept. 21, 3-6 p.m.

A photographic journey through central Alabama’s smallest towns.

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Art and Design Faculty Exhibition

Oct. 30-Dec. 14
Reception: Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3-4:30 p.m.
Artist Talk: 3:30 p.m.

Join us at our annual Art and Design Faculty Exhibition that showcases work by faculty artists working in a range of media - sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, video, photography, metals, ceramics and graphic design.

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Empathetic Unity
Tyler Griese

Jan. 8-Feb. 1
Reception: Wednesday, Jan. 15, Noon-2 p.m.
Artist Talk: 12:30 p.m.

The exhibition focuses on creating paintings and drawings as an interpretation of the moments of waiting for both mundane and dramatic catalytic circumstances of ordinary people.

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Material Woman: Contemporary Reflections of a Female Icon
Sarah Holden

Feb. 5-March 8
Reception: Wednesday, Feb. 5, Noon-2 p.m.
Artist Talk: 12:30 p.m.

An investigation into how female identity is constructed and performed through the adornment of and presentation of the body.

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36th Annual High School Art Exhibition

Exhibition: March 11-16
Wednesday-Friday and following Monday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Reception: Friday, March 13, 5-7 p.m.
Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery, Atrium, and John and Angeline Oremus Theater

A showcase of this year’s talented students from eight local high schools: Victor J. Andrew, Argo Community, Amos Alonzo Stagg, Chicago Christian, Carl Sandburg, Evergreen Park Community, Oak Lawn Community, and Reavis.

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Nocturnes
Jan Pieter Fokkens

March 19-April 17
Reception: Thursday, March 19, Noon-2 p.m.
Artist Talk: 12:30 p.m.

The artist’s series of paintings explore the relationship between early astrophotography and the Nocturnes by Chopin.

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Moraine Valley Juried Student Art Exhibition

April 22-May 16
Reception: Thursday, April 23, 2:30-4 p.m.
Awards: 3 p.m.

The juried selection of student work from Moraine Valley students shows the college’s emerging artistic talents.

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Juried Community Art Exhibition

June 3-July 31
Reception: Saturday, June 6, 1-3 p.m.
Summer Gallery Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The local community is invited to submit artworks for this annual juried exhibition with cash prizes for the winning works.