Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art

Listed on the National Register, the grand is considered one of the finest examples of Federal architecture. The Institute remains the only non-profit contemporary gallery and visual arts school in the region, offering a rich calendar of nearly 30 exhibitions by regional and national artists.  Today the structure's architectural features shine much as they did in the 1800s, displaying the artisanship of a bygone era in contrast to contemporary artwork. 

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 5 PM

General
Hours of Operation
  • Tuesday Opening Time: 10 AM
  • Tuesday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Wednesday Opening Time: 10 AM
  • Wednesday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Thursday Opening Time: 10 AM
  • Thursday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Friday Opening Time: 10 AM
  • Friday Closing Time: 5 PM

A Sense of Place: Exhibition Opening Reception

  • Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art

Open to participants from throughout the United States, this juried fine arts competition recognizes the outstanding quality and diversity of work being generated by contemporary American artists. Be the first to see the works selected by juror Michael Rooks along with the presentation of awards.

About the Juror:

In 2010, Michael Rooks joined the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA as the Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. Prior to the High, Rooks served as the Chief Curator and Director of Exhibitions and Artist Relations at Haunch of Venison, a contemporary art gallery in New York. Rooks has also held curator positions at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, and at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. He received both a Master of Arts degree in modern art history, theory and criticism (1995) and Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (1988) from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.