James R. Connor University Center

Roberta's Art Gallery

Welcome to Roberta's Art Gallery! The gallery is currently open to the public and is hosting exhibits online and in-person.

Check out our lineup of live events below in the dropdowns, as well as our monthly craft blog, Roberta's Art Gallery's Craft Corner.

  • Enter online from Feb. 1-19
  • Voting period on social media for "Best of Show" award: Feb. 22-26
  • Judges will be deciding 1st, 2nd & 3rd place awards
  • Winners Announced: Mar. 1
  • Guidelines: Must be a student, staff/faculty, alumni, or Warhawk community member. Must be taken during winter 2020-present and fit within the theme. Photos of snow sculptures encouraged!
  • Extra points awarded for Warhawk spirit
  • Submission limit of 3 photos.

Enter here: http://uwwhitewater.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0ooNFjj56sksP1b

Prizes Include:

  • Best of Show: $50 Texas Roadhouse Gift Basket
  • 1st Place: $25 Walmart Gift Card
  • 2nd Place: $15 Walmart Gift Card
  • 3rd Place: $10 Walmart Gift Card

Blue Through Brown Eyes: The Art of Mutope Johnson

  • January 13-February 26, 2021
  • Artist: Mutope Johnson
  • Virtual Reception: February 10, 5 pm, FB Live

8th Annual Juried Global Photo Exhibition: Our Global Travelers in These Times

  • Submission Deadline: February 12
  • Results Notification: February 23
  • Submit Photos
  • March 3-26, 2021
  • Virtual Panel Discussion: March 10, 5 pm, FB Live
  • Categories: Monumental Selfie, Pandemic, People-Pets-Livestock-Wildlife, The Eye of the Beholder

Say Their Names Exhibit

  • April 5-May 7, 2021
  • Virtual Reception: April 6, 5:15 pm, FB Live

In Motion: A Sports Photography Exhibit by Evan Halpop

  • June 7-25, 2021
  • Artist: Evan Halpop
  • Virtual Reception: June 9, 5 pm, FB Live

All exhibits and receptions are FREE and open to the public.

Attending certain events can earn students class credit.

If you would like to exhibit in Roberta’s Art Gallery, please contact us for a proposal request.

String Art Workshop

  • Wednesday, February 3
  • 4:00 p.m.
  • Facebook Live
  • Free!
  • Sign Up
  • Stop by the gallery to pick up your supply kit prior to the workshop on Feb. 3 during gallery hours.
  • If you require a more accessible project than string art, the gallery will also be offering Word Art kits as an alternative craft. If you would like to participate in this craft instead, please indicate in the sign up survey. On the day of the event, you will be able to come to the gallery to pick out your word for the craft and receive your kit!
  • In collaboration with UC Entertainment

Decoupage Pencil Cup Workshop

  • Monday, March 15
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Webex live streamed onto Facebook
  • Free!
  • Sign Up
  • Supplies: Tin can painted white, paper napkin, paint brush or sponge, & Mod Podge.
  • Stop by the gallery to pick up your supply kit prior to the workshop during gallery hours.

Beaded Planter Workshop

  • Wednesday, April 7
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Webex live streamed onto Facebook
  • Free!
  • Sign Up
  • Supplies: Flower pot painted white, glass beads or rocks, adhesive, & paint brush.
  • Stop by the gallery to pick up your supply kit prior to the workshop during gallery hours.

Commencement Cap Decorating Workshop

  • May 3-7
  • During gallery hours
  • Free!
  • Enjoy available decorating supplies to decorate your commencement cap. There will be sanitized decorating stations set up along with sanitizing supplies available.

To reserve a supply kit for any of these workshops, fill out this form.

Gallery Purpose

To collaborate with campus departments, student organizations and community groups in coordinating and sponsoring exhibits.

Plan and implement free, hands-on workshops for students, campus, and the community.

Inspire individuals to explore their creativity and share their stories.

Download Our Brochure


Join the Roberta’s Art Gallery Team!

Opportunities for paid, work study, and internship positions. Develop leadership and creative problem-solving skills.

Check for openings and APPLY HERE »

Contact and Hours

Monday-Thursday: 10:00 am-4:30 pm

Friday: 10:00 am-2:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

(262) 472-3193

University Center Rm. 158
190 Hamilton Green Way
Whitewater, WI 53190