Selections from the Hutchins Center's Art Collection
Housed at the Cooper Gallery
Opened in the fall of 2014, the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery features contemporary and historical exhibitions of African and African American art in collaboration with guest curators, faculty, artists, and distinguished visiting scholars. It hosts a wide range of dynamic workshops, artist talks, symposia, lectures, and performances in which audiences engage with art and cultural traditions from all over the world.
Designed by renowned architect and innovator Sir David Adjaye OBE of Adjaye Associates, the Cooper Gallery includes 2,300 square feet of exhibition space and state-of-the-art auxiliary spaces for seminars and educational programming. The gallery is made possible by the generous support of Liberian entrepreneur and philanthropist, Ethelbert Cooper.