Shafer Art Gallery

The L. E. "Gus" and Eva Shafer Memorial Art Gallery

Shafer Art Gallery Interior

The L.E. "Gus" and Eva Shafer Memorial Gallery has been called the "Gem of the Campus". Located in the Fine Arts building, the Shafer Gallery displays significant works by Gus Shafer, objects from Barton's growing permanent collection, and a rotating series of exhibitions from regional and national artists. Learn more about upcoming exhibits and events

Virtual Tour

Check out for a virtual tour of the gallery!


The Barton Juried Student Art Show will be April 13-May 12. Submission dates are April 7, 8 and 10. Please see the BCCSE Prospectus for more information.

Current Exhibit 

Cuna Mutual Retirement Solutions Art and Science Encounter:
The Art of Bradford Hansen-Smith

Feb.17 - Mar. 25


Visit the Current Exhibits webpage for more details.


Image from Geometry of Beauty Exhibit. Circles folded by Bradford Hansen-Smith