Our main gallery is open to the public and is located in our main entrance on Prince Street
The gallery is free and open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. During the academic school year, it’s also open 10am to 5pm on weekends. If you’re in downtown Lancaster for First Friday, stop in and see the current exhibit. Get directions to PCA&D
Earthling / A Solitary Loop
11/03/2023 - 12/15/2023
Bridging the Susquehanna
Andinos: Encounters in Cusco, Peru
Creative careers start from the ground up.
8/11/2023 - 10/22/2023
In Depth, an exhibition exploring pictorial space in contemporary painting features the work of 30 artists.
4/03/2023 - 5/24/2023
Arte de La Borinqueña
Through the medium of a serialized comic, La Borinqueña has amplified and highlighted the importance of telling stories about Puerto Rico’s history, exploring present-day social and environmental issues, and celebrating the diversity of the Puerto Rican diaspora.
1/06/2023 - 3/10/2023
Show Your Work
"Show Your Work" included juried works by a selection of 32 phenomenal art educators from around the state of Pennsylvania.
10/14/2022 - 12/09/2022
The All-Student Show features the work of 32 BFA students in a variety of media including photography, sculpture, animation, drawing, painting, and digital media.
8/23/2022 - 10/02/2022
Paintings and photographs by Karin Wengenroth '17, PCA&D 2021-22 Fine Art Artist and Residence.
7/07/2022 - 8/12/2022
This retrospective of paintings featured more than 40 works spanning Tom Scullin's career in painting from the early 1980s through spring of 2022.
4/08/2022 - 5/08/2022
Pulse and Flow: Art of the Modern Zoetrope
Eric Dyer, a Baltimore-based artist, "reinvents" and reimagines the zoetrope, a 19th-century optical device.
11/15/2021 - 1/12/2022
Alumni Exhibition 2021
The show, featuring the work of 31 artists from the Class of 1985 through the Class of 2021, is also an opportunity to connect current and former students through their collective artmaking experiences.
9/03/2021 - 10/31/2021
Sincerely Yours, The Resilient, The Perseverant, The Tenacious, The Tired, & The Determined is on display at PCA&D’s Main Gallery and features one artwork by each member of the 2021 senior class.
5/07/2021 - 7/16/2021
2021 Faculty Biennial
This exhibit celebrates the faculty for their dedication to the College's mission and showcases their creative talents.
2/12/2021 - 4/02/2021
Pennsylvania College of Art & Design is pleased to present 20/20 Vision, an exhibition highlighting the Class of 2020.
9/01/2020 - 12/10/2020
Butterfly Effect by Ana Vizcarra Rankin
The Butterfly Effect formally explores scientific research topics, philosophical thought, and migrating movements.
2/01/2020 - 6/30/2020
Esta Tierra Es Tu Tierra by Erick Antonio Benitez
At a time when border control and immigration policy is headlining news daily, Benitez uses his aesthetic to provide a different perspective on the topic.
11/25/2019 - 1/12/2020
Art & You 2019: Antonius-Tín Bui and Cupid Ojala
Art & You has been committed to exhibiting two artists who are selected for their commitment to creating high-quality artwork that explores themes of individual and cultural identity.
9/23/2019 - 11/17/2019
Extra Mundane by James Brook
Brook celebrates the extraordinary in the every day, drawing upon the visual elements of a television newsfeed, household objects, and children’s drawings.
8/15/2019 - 9/15/2019
Miguel has a talent for transforming junk into art in a most playful way. He is influenced by Brazilian Tropicália, International Pop Art, and Rio Carnival.
3/01/2019 - 4/05/2019
Each piece is a selection of a previously printed photograph that is confined within a boundary determined by Silano and what’s included in his lens is just as intentional as...
12/17/2018 - 2/08/2019
The Project Mosaic 2018 : Stan Squirewell & Maria Dumlao
PCA&D developed the Mosaic Project, a multicultural exhibition and education program for students and families in Lancaster County.
10/01/2018 - 12/07/2018
Faculty Biennial highlights artwork by the extraordinary artists and designers who teach and mentor the BFA students at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design.
8/03/2018 - 9/21/2018
Selected Artworks from the BFA Program
This exhibition features a selection of outstanding artwork created by our rising junior and senior BFA students. A wide variety of media are represented including digital and hand-painted works, illustration, sculpture, painting, printmaking, photography, and graphic design.
6/11/2018 - 7/20/2018
2018 Senior Show & Celebration
PCA&D graduates are Strong Thinkers, Strong Makers, & Strong Communicators. The Class of 2018 exhibit professional-level senior thesis projects in a variety of media, the culminating work of PCA&D’s graduates in fine art, illustration, photography and graphic.
5/04/2018 - 6/01/2018
Gale Jamieson: The Space In Between
Jamieson is a mixed media artist who works with the concept that “an idea seeks its own form”. To Jamieson material and its nature are source and each piece is a story.
2/19/2018 - 4/20/2018
Ranu Mukherjee’s work explores states of excess, drawing links between present-day global capitalism and animism still residual in our collective psyche. Occupying fragments as a generative source, she makes and unmakes images, culling content from a variety of diverse sources ranging from
12/18/2017 - 2/09/2018
The Mosaic Project: Amber Robles Gordon and Nate Lewis
The 9th annual Mosaic Project: Featuring Amber Robles Gordon and Nate Lewis Made possible in part by a grant from the Richard S. & Ann B, Barshinger Family Foundation
10/02/2017 - 12/08/2017
Internationally renowned Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed is among a new wave of contemporary creatives expanding the conventional notion of craft.
8/04/2017 - 9/22/2017
Selected Works from the BFA Program
This exhibition features a selection of outstanding artwork created by our rising junior and senior BFA students.
6/12/2017 - 7/21/2017
2017 Senior Show & Celebration
The class of 2017 exhibit their professional-level senior thesis projects in a variety of media, the culminating work of PCA&D’s graduates in fine art, illustration, photography, and graphic design.
5/05/2017 - 6/02/2017
Creativity of Consciousness
In this exhibition series, the College focuses on scientific and technologically inspired artwork. The study of science and art via cutting edge technology is narrated.
3/17/2017 - 4/28/2017
The Quantified Self: The Data Doesn’t Lie
This study of science and art via cutting edge technology is narrated through the artists’ creative practice, exemplifying the desire to know more about ourselves and our world.
1/17/2017 - 3/10/2017
2016 Faculty Biennial
PCA&D is pleased to present new artworks created by its BFA faculty members teaching studio courses in Digital Media, Graphic Design, Illustration, Fine Art and Photography.
11/04/2016 - 1/06/2017
The Mosaic Project 2016
The significance of art in the lives of our youth cannot be underestimated. Yet, just when research is finally emerging that supports this, budget cuts and curricular demands are threatening the foundation of creativity in our public schools.
8/23/2016 - 10/30/2016