Enjoy thought-provoking artwork. Explore historical artifacts. Expand your mind with exhibits in the CMU art collection that represent a variety of artistic approaches and contribute to our educational and cultural mission.

All are welcome to visit these exhibits free of charge.

Baber Room Gallery

Fourth Floor Exhibition Area

Clarke Historical Library Exhibition Space

Baber Room Gallery

Current exhibition

An apple tree integrated with three women in blue dresses surrounded by baskets of apples.

Teresa Dunn - Us

March 25 - May 30, 2024

The Baber Room Gallery invites you to experience the rich, narrative paintings of Teresa Dunn in her new solo exhibition, entitled US.

Dunn’s vibrant and tactile paintings reflect a range of lived experiences in the lives of people of color, immigrants, and those with complex cultural backgrounds. 

Join us for an artist talk and reception on April 4th at 7pm in the Baber Room Gallery. 

Image info:©Teresa Dunn, Keira Busch and the Tree of Many Fruits (Allegory of a Family Tree),2021, oil on linen, 
72” x 60”

Fourth floor exhibition area

The Olga Denison Collection of Anishinaabe Art

The Olga Denison Collection of Native American art and craft, consisting of hundreds of works, is part of the Clarke Historical Library’s holdings. A selection of the works is exhibited on the fourth floor. Learn more about the collection on the Clarke Historical Library website