Emily Davis Gallery

Monday–Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Emily Davis Gallery is nationally known and presents challenging contemporary exhibitions and events that showcase the most current expressions and critical thinking evolving in the visual arts today.


The Emily Davis Gallery at The University of Akron, Mary Schiller Myers School of Art is pleased to present these exhibitions. Dates and times are subject to change, check back here and on the Myers Calendar for up to date information.

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88th Juried Student Exhibition

Feb 8 - Mar 2, 2024

88th Juried Student Exhibition, presented by the Emily Davis Gallery.

Student artwork on display features a variety of mediums and techniques across all disciplines.

Juror: Wendy Earle, Curator, Akron Art Museum

Reception: Thursday, February 15 I 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Dates: February 8th - Sat. March 2nd (Last Look ,Sat. March 2nd, 12:00 noon-3:00p,)

Gallery hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

coming soon:

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Life out of Balance

Mar 15 - Apr 19, 2024


Life out of Balance is a group exhibition of artists responding to the many challenges facing the natural world and the opportunities we have to bring harmony.

One of the featured artists is Maria Uhase, a Myers School of Art alumni who’s work examines animals and plant life in distress. Additional Northeast Ohio-based artists include Meryl Engler, Lori Kella, Benjamin Lambert, Michael Loderstedt, Eva Polzer, Ron Shelton and Corrie Slawson.

Dates: 03/15/2024 - 04/19/2024

Reception: March 14, 5:00-7:00 pm

For more information about exhibitions: call us at 330-972-6030, email us, visit us online, or find us on facebook.

Other galleries at our university

Our galleries provide an environment of encouragement and inspiration for students, faculty and the community.

  • Projects Gallery | Folk Hall, room 116
    Projects Gallery is reserved for short-term exhibits that challenge a viewer's perspective.

  • Atrium Gallery | Folk Hall, near rear entrance to the building

  • Honors College Academic Wing/Gallery Hall | Honors College
    The Academic Wing has a beautiful, well-lit space for students and faculty to exhibit their work.