The University Galleries will be closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gallery staff will be working remotely and able to check email and voicemail during regular business hours. Feel free to reach out if you have questions about upcoming programs. Please stay tuned to the University's webpage (www.wpunj.edu) for the most recent updates on campus. Welcome to the University Galleries at the Ben Shahn Center for Visual Arts, William Paterson University. The University Galleries present exhibitions of contemporary art, oversee the University’s art collections, and offer educational programs. The Galleries are dedicated to exploring creative processes, furthering scholarship, and fostering a dialogue about the visual arts and culture. We invite you to visit our exhibitions, attend public programs, and participate in this conversation. Patrons with disabilities or special needs, please visit our ACCESSIBILITY page.