Current & Upcoming Exhibits

All Exhibits

Each floor of the Anderson Academic Commons hosts a number of different exhibitions that change almost every quarter. These include fine art installations, student-curated shows, displays of faculty, student, and staff scholarship, and exhibitions curated from Special Collections & Archives and the Beck Archives. 

Scroll down to see all current exhibitions, upcoming installations, and events.

What Remains

Upper level, The Dean's Suite Area

February 17 - May 14, 2023

Image of litter in a puddle by Deanna Dikeman
Courtesy of Deanna Dikeman

Curated by Genevieve Waller and Mary Grace Bernard as part of the Month of Photography, Denver, this show exhibits the works of eight artists who use photography to explore remnants and decay in terms of photography as a medium, the natural world, history, and human-made phenomena. The eight artists are Brian Cavanaugh, Liam Currin-Rogers, Deanna Dikeman, Chelsea Gilmore, Jeffrey Mack, Leah Swenson, Shana Cruz Thompson, and Thomas Yi.


Friday, February 17, 2023

5:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M

Anderson Academic Commons, Room 340

University of Denver

2150 E Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80208

Between Continents: Patricia Aaron's Prints and Paintings

Upper level, The Dean's Suite Area

September 14, 2022 - January 27, 2023

Inheritance by Patricia Aaron

lnheritance, encaustic and mixed media, 72" x 60" Photo credit: Wes Magyar

Stories from the Archives, 2022

Upper level, The Loft Walls

May 9, 2022 – October 2022

Stories from the Archives, 2022 promotional image

For Stories from the Archives, 2022, students delved into DU’s Special Collections and Archives to tell the stories that interested them the most, from early tuberculosis treatments to DU’s sporting history, from students’ yearbook memories to student activism.

The Windstorm of Woodstock West: University of Denver, May 5-13, 1970

Lower level, Wall across from Special Collections, AAC Rm 101

May 5, 2022 – September 2022

Woodstock West Exhibition Promotional Image

The Windstorm of Woodstock West exhibit timelines the events that led up to University of Denver students going on strike, building Woodstock West, and protesting between May 5 and May 13, 1970. This exhibit attempts to close the temporal distance between the DU students now and the DU students of 1970.