• Pryor Art Gallery Hosts American Watercolor Society Exhibit

    Pryor Art Gallery Hosts American Watercolor Society Exhibit

    Pryor Art Gallery will host the American Watercolor Society’s 152nd Annual Traveling Exhibition Aug. 2 – Sept. 22. An artists’ reception will be held Aug. 8 from 6 – 8 p.m.

    “The Pryor Art Gallery at Columbia State is privileged to have been selected to host the annual American Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibit, one of the most revered watercolor exhibits in the world,” said Rusty Summerville, interim Pryor Art Gallery curator.

    Learn more about the Watercolor Exhibit

  • Upcoming Exhibits

    Upcoming Exhibits

    Pryor Art Gallery is in its second decade of offering multi-disciplinary and interactive exhibits curated for the interests of wide audiences. Upcoming exhibits will include NASA’s 50th Anniversary of the Lunar Walk with Oculus Rift” which will included VR technology, art, music, guest speakers and hands-on science activities. The American Watercolor Society will return with the National 2019 Juried Exhibit and much more.

  • Call for Patrons

    Call for Patrons

    With the support of our Patrons, the Pryor Art Gallery continues to bring more professional while expanding creative boundaries. Thank you for your support in all its forms. We ask that you become a Patron and support the visual arts.

    Learn More about Becoming a Patron


Pryor Art Gallery

The purpose and mission of Pryor Gallery is to present exhibits and programs that inspire, educate, enlighten, challenge and entertain Columbia State Community College students, faculty/staff and community members of Middle Tennessee.

The gallery is a first-class artistic venue where appreciation for all forms of visual art is embraced. It is open to the public and free of charge. All are welcome!

painting of winter forest with deer

Current Exhibits

patrons enjoying the Pryor Art Gallery

Become a Patron

Pryor Art Gallery’s mission is to provide innovative, exciting, and engaging visual art exhibits and programs to Columbia State students and faculty, as well as the community and surrounding areas. At Columbia State, our commitment to the Visual Arts is matched only by the generous support of the community. Be a patron to support more artistic offerings and special projects. Learn more about Becoming a Patron.
exhibit at the Pryor Art Gallery

Permanent Collection

Columbia State is proud of its art collection displayed throughout the buildings and grounds of Columbia and Williamson campuses.
Michele Wilkinson with two artists

General Information

Art Sales: Artists support themselves by selling their art. Most artwork displayed in this gallery are for sale unless labeled otherwise (NFS). Ask the curator for purchase instructions.

Location:

Waymon L. Hickman building
Columbia Campus

Open:

Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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