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Art Exhibitions

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.

Faculty work from History of Visual Arts in Boulder exhibitCURRENT EXHIBITIONS

  • Bombers, Books, and Bugs: New and Old Works by Robert Spellman - White Cube/Nalanda/Lounge Gallery ****  JANUARY 16 - MARCH 2, 2018 
  • Residual Natures: Photographs by Richard Van Pelt & Norman Gagne - Paramita Gallery **** JANUARY 16 - MARCH 2, 2018 
  • The Beginnings of Naropa - The Lincoln Gallery - Permanent Exhibition


White Cube Gallery

  1. A Shadow is Never Created in Darkness - Installation by Libby Barbee & Chinn Wang - March 9 - April 20, 2018
  2. New Paintings by Sue Hammond West - August 24-October 12, 2018
  3. Field & Ground by Sandy & Terry Lane & Jennifer Pettus - October 19 - December 14, 2018

Nalanda Gallery

  1. Last in the Woods/Broken Trellis by Terri Bell & Alexis Clements - March 9 – April 20, 2018
  2. Variations & Declinations by Marianic & Jean Pierre Parra - October 19-December 14, 2018

Paramita Gallery

  1. Revealing Gravity by Jennifer Ivanovic - March 9 - April 20, 2018
  2. Penelope Sharp - September 13 - October 31, 2018 



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 HoursMonday–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, including:

  • 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