James R. Connor University Center

Roberta's Art Gallery

The Roberta A. Fiskum Art Gallery features student and faculty artwork, collections and materials.

Roberta's Art Gallery collaborates with the UW-Whitewater Department of Art and Design and the Crossman Gallery in developing exhibit ideas, co-sponsoring exhibits, sharing resources, and offering hands-on experience to student interns. The Gallery also collaborates with campus departments, student organizations and community groups in coordinating and sponsoring exhibits. In addition, Roberta's Art Gallery provides experiential art related programs to students and the campus community.

Cultivating Connections

  • September 9-25
  • Artists from the Whitewater Arts Alliance
  • Reception: Sept. 9 • 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Brief Program and Light Refreshments Provided

Celebrating 60 Years of the University Center

  • October 1-30
  • Reception: Oct. 4 • 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    • Brief Program and Light Refreshments Provided
      • Join us for the Permanent Art Piece Celebration outside of Willie's at 6:30 p.m.
      • UC 266 will be open for guests to look at new artwork the UC has purchased.

Women of Valor

  • November 4-22
  • In conjunction with Veterans Week
  • Reception: Nov. 11 • 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    • Brief Program and Light Refreshments Provided

Urbanites

  • December 2-January 10
  • Artist: Ryan Tuck
  • Reception: Dec. 3 • 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Brief Program and Light Refreshments Provided

All exhibits and receptions are FREE and open to the public.

Attending certain events can earn students class credit.

If you would like to exhibit in Roberta’s Art Gallery, please contact us for a proposal request.


Tie Dye Workshop

  • September 11
  • 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • UC North Mall
  • All supplies provided! Free!

Picture Frame Decorating Workshop

  • October 2
  • 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Outside of Roberta's Art Gallery
  • All supplies provided! Free!

Family Fest Key Chain Decorating Workshop

  • October 5
  • 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Williams Center
  • All supplies provided! Free!

Marvel-Themed Tile Painting Workshop

  • October 9
  • 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Outside Roberta's Art Gallery
  • All supplies provided! Free!

Thanksgiving Paint & Sip Workshop

  • November 18
  • 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Outside Roberta's Art Gallery
  • All supplies provided! Free!

Perpetual Calendar Workshop

  • December 4
  • 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Outside Roberta's Art Gallery
  • All supplies provided! Free!

Commencement Cap Workshop

  • December 12
  • Noon - 5:00 p.m.
  • Outside Roberta's Art Gallery
  • All supplies provided! Free!


To reserve a spot at any of these workshops, fill out this form.



First there was Pokémon Go…Now there’s Quest for (AR)T! The UC has developed its own unique Augmented Reality Game. Learn special facts and watch awesome videos while you discover Permanent Artwork throughout the James R. Connor University Center.

How to Access the Quest for (AR)T Game:

You must have an iPhone to play.

  • Go to the App Store on your iPhone and download the ARIS app.
  • When downloaded, open the app and touch the greyed out QR code to open the scanner
  • Scan the QR Code below, set up your profile, and start the Quest for (AR)t game

QR code to access Roberta's Art Gallery Quest for Art

How to Play the Quest for (AR)T:

  • When logged into the game, read the welcome screen, and you will be sent to the map.
  • There is a lined tab on the top right of the phone screen. Open that menu and go to quests.
  • Pick a quest you want to explore. The quest will tell you where the art piece is located within The James R. Connor University Center. Tap on “Begin Quest” to start.
  • Once you have found the art piece, open up the lined tab again and select “Scanner.” Scan the QR code, complete the quest.
  • Repeat steps 2 through 4 until you are finished with all the quests.
  • Once finished, a dialogue will pop up saying that you’ve won!

Note: There is a map for you to access at any time for hints to locations on where certain art pieces are.


Gallery Purpose

To collaborate with campus departments, student organizations and community groups in coordinating and sponsoring exhibits.

Plan and implement free, hands-on workshops for students, campus, and the community.

Inspire individuals to explore their creativity and share their stories.

Employment

Join the Roberta’s Art Gallery Team!

Opportunities for paid, work study, and internship positions. Develop leadership and creative problem-solving skills.

Check for openings and APPLY HERE »

Contact and Hours

Hours:
M-TH: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
F: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sat-Sun: Closed

(262) 472-3193
ucart@uww.edu

University Center Rm. 158
228 Wyman Mall
Whitewater, WI 53190