Colfax Campus Gallery

914 Lincolnway West
South Bend, IN 46616

Monday – Friday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday 
– Sunday: Closed

The art galleries were established in 1983 and are owned and curated by South Bend Heritage (SBH) and the Colfax Gallery Committee, which includes local artists and art educators. The art gallery spaces include three primary areas: the Robert Seifert Gallery, the Court Gallery, and the Paper Room. Since opening, the galleries have hosted a variety of art receptions, performances, and presentations, such as Art & Social Justice, Poetry Slam, and the Middle School Exhibition, representing hundreds of local, regional, and national artists.

CONTENT NOTICE

SBH strives to ensure that the Colfax Cultural Center Art Galleries fulfill the commitment noted below. As such, please know that the galleries may contain content which some individuals, groups or organizations may find offensive, controversial or distasteful. SBH strives to locate art in gallery space that accommodates each artist and individual exhibition. If you are a parent, it is your responsibility to ensure that the gallery content is suitable for your child to view. If you think that you or others you are responsible for may be offended by the content in the galleries, you should not access them.

SBH Colfax Cultural Center Art Gallery Commitment

Freedom of speech is the foundation of our communities and our nation. The works this organization exhibits may awe, illuminate, challenge, unsettle, confound, provoke, and, at times, offend. South Bend Heritage defends the freedom to create content and exhibit such work anywhere in the world, and we recognize the privilege of living in a country where creating, exhibiting, and experiencing such work is a constitutional right.

To exhibit a work of art is not to endorse the work or the vision, ideas, and opinions of the artist. It is to uphold the right of all to experience diverse visions and views. If and when controversies arise from the exhibition of a work of art, South Bend Heritage welcomes public discussion and debate with the belief that such discussion is integral to the experience of the art. Consistent with our fundamental commitment to freedom of speech, however, SBH will not censor exhibitions in response to political or ideological pressure.

Contact
Kristin Neeley-Givens 
Colfax Gallery Coordinator
KristinN@sbheritage.org

CALL FOR ARTISTS

THE COLFAX CAMPUS GALLERY COMMITTEE IS CURRENTLY SEEKING ARTISTS WITHIN A 50-MILE RADIUS OF SOUTH BEND TO EXHIBIT DURING ITS 2022 – 2023 SEASON

Deadline for applications is October 31
Notification of results by January 14

2022-2023 Season:
On Exhibit #1: November 4 – December 16, 2022
On Exhibit #2: January 13 – February 24, 2023
On Exhibit #3: May 5 – June 16, 2023

Email Kristin with application and questions: KristinN@sbheritage.org

ON EXHIBIT NOW

Art & Social Justice 

May 6 – June 17

Featuring Artists from Indiana, Michigan, Ohio & Illinois

RECEPTION

Friday, August 5 | 7-9 PM

2021 - 2022 Season EXHIBITIONS

Community Arts Organization

September 10 – October 15, 2021

Featuring art from the Watercolor Society

RECEPTION
September 17 | 6-8 PM

On exhibit #1

November 5 – December 17, 2021

Featuring local artists Laurie Rousseau, Larry Boyne, Mark Welch

RECEPTION
Friday, November 12 | 6-8 PM

ON EXHIBIT #2

January 14 – February 25, 2022

Featuring local artists Michelle Engel and Nektaria Mattheos

RECEPTION
Friday, January 21 | 6-8 PM

Middle school exhibition

March 11 – April 22, 2022

Featuring art from SB Community School Corporation students in grades 5-8.

RECEPTION
February 22, 2022 | 5-7 PM

ON EXHIBIT #3

May 6 – June 17, 2022

Featuring local artists Ruth Andrews and Janis Martin

RECEPTION
May 6, 2022 | 7-9 PM

art & social justice

July 15 – August 19, 2022

A juried exhibition showcasing art that exhibits the theme of “Social Justice”.

RECEPTION
Aug 5, 2022 | 7-9 PM

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