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James Wise Gallery

Located on the campus of Norfolk State University, the James Wise Gallery provides a space for exploring and experiencing art for students, faculty, and the community. Through our exhibitions, we support meaningful interactions between artists, students, and the public.


Living Apart: Redlining Exhibition | Event flyer - pdf

From October 4th until November 17th, the James Wise Gallery will house the Living Apart: Redlining exhibition!

Our newest exhibition Stass Shpanin's We the Turkey: The lost story of the proud bird will have it's opening reception on Wednesday, March 22 (6pm-9pm). It will be on display until April 20. 


Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 6:00pm and Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm  during the academic year
Hours vary for exhibition openings. Please see announcements or current exhibitions.

If you wish to make an appointment to view the gallery outside normal hours, please contact Dr. Anna Isbell (

Dr. Anna Isbell, Assistant Professor and Director of the James Wise Gallery
Division of Fine Arts

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