The Naropa University Galleries offer an experience of the arts in a contemplative
environment committed to the human experience of visual, perceptual and energetic
transmissions through art.
- Small Places to Pray: Silence, Surfaces and Clay Reliquaries by Michael A. Franklin - White Cube Gallery
- Balancing Fragile Things by David Alcanter- Nalanda Gallery
- Elements of the Undefined by Lauren Burgos, Remi Crist & Joshua Stewart - Lounge Gallery
- Going is Knowing by Charli Ornett - Paramita Gallery
- The Beginnings of Naropa - The Lincoln Gallery
Deeply linked with Naropa University’s mission, the visual arts galleries nurture
and cultivate contemplative insight to reflect the interplay of discipline and delight.
We are home to five art galleries throughout the campuses that present contemporary
and traditional media by students and faculty, regional, national and international
artists. In addition, each spring and fall semester the Naropa University Galleries
feature artwork by graduating seniors from the Visual Arts and Art Therapy programs.
Nalanda Campus - 6287 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80301
- The White Cube Gallery: An intimate (25’x 25’x 23’) new gallery showing contemporary
local, national and international artists. Gallery Hours: Monday–Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- The Nalanda Gallery: Exhibits professional guest artists and Senior Graduation BA
exhibition. Gallery Hours: Monday–Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m
- The Lounge Gallery: A new community space operated by Visual Arts students with mentoring
by the gallery manager to create experiential exhibits while learning curatorial,
design and installation skills. Gallery Hours: Monday–Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Arapahoe Campus – 2130 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80301
The Lincoln Gallery: Displays the History of Naropa through photographs from the beginning
days to diadactics of current events to the future plans & direction of the university.
Gallery Hours: Monday–Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Paramita Campus - 3285 30th Street, Boulder, CO 80301
The Paramita Gallery: Presents works in all media by Regional & Local professonal
artists; Naropa University Faculty and MA Art Therapy students. Gallery Hours: Monday–Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The School of the Arts is committed to engaging a diverse audience and community building,
- Undergraduate and graduate students
- The Naropa University alumni community
- Across campuses in the Naropa University community
- The Boulder and Denver university community
- The Boulder, Foothills, and Denver metro area community
- National and International visitors