About Manchester

Gallery Events

Manchester University offers the campus and greater community a variety of art experiences. Led by the Department of Art, our goal is to building artistic educational awareness. In doing so, we offer two dedicated art galleries at the North Manchester campus and one at our Fort Wayne campus, as well as other opportunities to engage in art at Manchester. 

Read more about Art Exhibitions at Manchester University.

Gallery G

Now showing through March 18:



Eulogies of Unrest: Works by Eric Carlson and Justin Johnson
Eric Carlson and Justin Johnson
More about Eric Carlson and Justin Johnson

Reception: January 25, 4 - 5:30 p.m.

This exhibition displays the work of University of Saint Francis instructors, Eric Carlson and Justin Johnson. Carlson is an assistant professor of Studio Arts with a focus on ceramics and Johnson has been the gallery director since 2002. Both artists are presenting works based on war, human conflict, and social injustices found throughout the world. Carlson will be presenting ceramic works referencing Cambodian landmines and Johnson will be presenting abstract works in mixed media that describe locations where acts against humanity have occurred. 

Link Gallery

Now showing through February 28:

MLK Diesburg


Dr. King's Visit and the Manchester Legacy
January 31–February 28, 2018
Bending Toward Justice

Bending Toward Justice is a gallery exhibition curated by Melinda Lantz, Jeanine Wine, and Ejenobo Oke. The photographs and memorabilia featured commemorate Dr. King's visit to Manchester on Feb. 1, 1968, and celebrate the lives of people who reflect Dr. King’s wisdom and for whom Manchester was a guidepost–courageous people who worked to change the world. Read more.

Gallery 101 - On the Fort Wayne Campus

Now showing through April 12:


The Fort Wayne Artists Guild begun through the impetus of Jim McBride and eighteen alumni of the Fort Wayne Art School. The first organizational meeting was on December 18, 1959, where they adopted the name “Fort Wayne Artists Guild.” The Guild has participated in art fairs in the Fort Wayne area for many years. Read more.