Gallery Design & Operations

Students design and gain practical experience installing exhibitions in our gallery as well as gaining familiarity with the steps taken in becoming a practicing artist.

Main Exhibit Room


Explores art as a creative process and the role of an artist in contemporary and past societies approached through analysis of art exhibitions and artist‹s studio visitations. Emphasis on visual principles and content of historic and contemporary art works. Examines the dynamic and history of public art display and the nature of exhibition design with an overview of art movements, styles, symbols, theories and terms.


Designed to familiarize all art majors and serious artists with the concepts and hands-on applications of curatorial processes, management skills, and gallery operations. Explores the professional side of the arts, emphasizing contemporary art, theories and media. Students who repeat this course will improve skills through further instruction and practice.


Provides increasing responsibility in exhibition planning, research, operation and management. Focuses on art as a profession with emphasis on historical/contemporary terms, theories, movements and media in the context of an art exhibition production. Students who repeat this course will improve skills through further instruction and practice.


Provides on-the-job experience in exhibition design and art gallery operation in an approved work site which is related to classroom-based learning. A minimum of 75 paid clock hours or 60 non-paid clock hours per semester is required for each one unit of credit. It is recommended that the hours per week are equally distributed throughout the semester. Students who repeat this course will improve skills through further instruction and practice.


Emerging Curator Series

The Mt. San Antonio College Gallery Design / Operations and Art Profession Certificate program is proud to present a series of Art Exhibits curated by certificate candidate students. These exhibits are conceived, designed, and organized by the students as part of the Arts Division academic and certificate programs.

Student Curated Shows

Exhibition Gallery

Art Gallery logo

Mt. San Antonio College Art Gallery
1100 N. Grand Avenue
Walnut, CA 91789

Tel: 909.274.5814

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Fatemeh Burnes
Director & Curator of Exhibitions

Cynthia Orr
Assistant to Director

Art Gallery Hours
Tuesday - Thursday 11 am to 2 pm
Tuesday Evenings 5 to 7:30 pm
Closed Friday through Monday
Free Admission

Mt. San Antonio College

1100 N. Grand Ave., Walnut, CA 91789
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