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The HUB-Robeson Galleries are committed to the enrichment of the Penn State collegiate experience beyond the classroom. Exposure to the arts is crucial to having a well-rounded education and we strive to emphasize the importance of having an understanding and appreciation of the arts and the role of arts in society.

The mission of the HUB-Robeson Galleries is to bring diverse and contemporary exhibitions created by students, emerging, and professional artists to the entire Penn State community. The programs of the Galleries are dedicated to the inclusiveness of all national and international cultures, artists, and art forms. 

The HUB-Robeson Galleries are free and open to the public.

Fall & Spring Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday – Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Hours may differ during university breaks and holidays.

Summer Hours:
(Spring Commencement through Labor Day)

  • Tuesday – Saturday: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Closed Sundays & Mondays
  • Hours may differ during university breaks and holidays.

HUB-Robeson Center Locations

Within the HUB-Robeson Center, the HUB-Robeson Galleries operate five main display areas which change exhibits each semester.

Robeson Gallery

Robeson Gallery is a large, formal gallery that is adjacent to the Penn State Bookstore on the Lower Level of the HUB-Robeson Center.

HUB Gallery

HUB Gallery is a smaller, more intimate gallery on the First Floor of the HUB-Robeson Center.

Art Alley

Art Alley, a versatile, accessible, and highly-visible space, is adjacent to the HUB Gallery on the First Floor of the HUB-Robeson Center.

Sculpture Corner

Between the HUB Gallery and Art Alley is Sculpture Corner, a long-term exhibition area that exclusively displays three-dimensional works.

Display Cases

Throughout the First Floor of the HUB-Robeson Center are five Display Cases; two of which are adjacent to Freeman Auditorium and the HUB Gallery; one adjacent to Heritage Hall; and the remaining two adjacent to the HUB information desk.

Art on the Move Locations

The Art on the Move program is an extension of the HUB-Robeson Galleries and features small exhibits that rotate through other high-traffic areas on campus. Art on the Move often showcases the work of current Penn State students.

North Halls

The Warnock Commons Cultural Lounge, room 133, is one of two Art on the Move locations housed in an on-campus residence area. The Cultural Lounge is a quiet study room that is also often used as a meeting space. This exhibit area is closed during the summer months.

West Halls

The Waring Commons Cultural Lounge, room 125, is one of two Art on the Move locations housed in an on-campus residence area. The Cultural Lounge is a doubles as a meeting room and a quiet study lounge. This exhibit area is closed during the summer months.

Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs

The Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs, 206 Old Main, hosts two Art on the Move exhibit areas. Because this is a private office we highly recommend calling ahead (814-865-0909) to see the exhibits.

Student Health Center

The Student Health Center Art on the Move exhibit area is located in the hallway across from the main reception desk on the 2nd floor of the Student Health Center.

Artist Opportunities
Artists and curators interested in exhibits in the Galleries should submit a proposal via email. Proposals must include:

• At least 3 images of artwork created in the last 3 years (300 dpi JPEG files preferred)
• A brief description of the artwork/exhibition
• A resumé and/or a short autobiography

Proposals are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Submitting a proposal does not guarantee an exhibition.
Submit a proposal via email

Parking

On Campus: HUB Parking Deck located next to Grange Building. $1.00/hr.

Downtown State College: College Avenue metered street parking and Pugh Street Parking Garage (5-10 minute walk to HUB-Robeson Center).

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