Arno Maris Art Gallery

Where Art Happens.

Located in the Ely Campus Center, the Arno Maris Gallery hosts a minimum of five exhibitions each year, including the annual student show.   In conjunction with each exhibition, there may be a public reception and talk or presentation by an artist, critic, or curator. All Arno Maris Gallery events are free and open to the public.

Visiting Artists
We accept proposals for both solo and group exhibitions.
Artist Submission Form

Westfield State University Student Art Show 2023

The Westfield State University Student Art Show runs from May 2—May 5 in the Arno Maris Gallery, 2nd floor Ely Campus Center.

May 4, 2023
4—6 p.m.

Witness the creative talents of WSU art students as they each make their statement. The Student Art Show runs annually. It gives art students a chance to showcase their work and celebrate their accomplishments. This is a juried show. Join us on May 4 from 4—6 p.m. for the reception. Enjoy and be amazed by student work. The exhibit is open from May 2—May 5.

Gallery Hours:
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 11:30 a.m.—2 p.m.
Wednesday 11:30 a.m.—3 p.m.

This exhibit is open and free to the public.

Westfield State University Student Art Show


Greetings to all Art Alumni and Art Educators. The Arno Maris Gallery at Westfield State University invites you to participate in a very introspective venture featuring your artwork and the artwork of a student of yours who became an art educator. This could include a student of a teacher who already became an art educator or a young student who aspires to become an art teacher. As the process evolves, exposed are generations of art teachers and students who continue to influence others as they spread their knowledge and passion for the arts.

This juried art exhibit focuses on the outcome of your inspiration and honors you for your dedication to the creative spirit within.

To participate, please email by Friday, April 28, 2023. Please include any text information and attach any .jpeg images you have to describe your work. Include the following: Exhibit: May 22, 2023 - May 26, 2023

May 25, 2023
4:30— 6:30 p.m.

Gallery Hours:
4:30— 6:30 p.m. for this event

This exhibit is open and free to the public.

Arno Maris Gallery

Springfield Public Schools Student Art Show 2023

Every year we invite Springfield Public Schools to showcase their student artwork with a gallery exhibit in the Arno Maris Gallery, Ely Hall, Westfield State University. The highlight of the day is a panel discussion with student and faculty interaction as they analyze the work from Springfield Public Schools.

May 9

May 10
11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

May 11—13
11:30 a.m. —2 p.m.

Show runs May 9—13, 2023


Springfield Poster Image

Artist: Lyle Rivera

Visual Languages

April 13 from 4—6 p.m.

Gallery Hours:
Tuesday 11:30—2
Wednesday 11:30—3
Thursday 11:30—2
Friday 11:30—2


Visual Languages Poster