333 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The University of the Arts’ Exhibition Program promotes a critical dialogue about contemporary issues in the arts through exhibitions, speakers, panels and publications.
The award-winning Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery is the main gallery of the University of the Arts located six blocks south of City Hall across from the Kimmel Center. Past directors include Janet Kardon (later director of the Philadelphia ICA and the American Craft Museum), Elsa Longhauser (now at Santa Monica Museum of Art), Paula Marincola (of Pew Charitable Trusts) and Leah Douglas (of the Philadelphia International Airport).
One-person exhibitions have included Vito Acconci, Siah Armajani, Alice Aycock, Rosalyn Drexler, Willie Cole, Gregory Crewsden, Robert Crumb, Orly Genger, James Hyde, Jon Kessler, Donald Lipski, Ken Lum, Maira Kalman, Dave McKenzie, Henry Moore, Ree Morton, Robert Motherwell, Thomas Nozkowski, Irving Penn, Jack Pierson, Anne and Patrick Poirer, Yvonne Rainer, Lucas Samaras, Judith Shea, John Stezaker, Pat Steir, Leonore Tawney, Paul Thek, George Trakas, Lebbeus Woods and Rose Wylie. In addition, the gallery has presented notable historic exhibitions of design, including Alexei Brodovich, Czech Cubism, Charles Eames, frogdesign, Memphis and Tapio Wirkkala.
Projects of the RW Gallery have won two AICA Awards and been reviewed in The New York Times, the Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Artforum, Art in America, Artnews, Art History and Burlington Magazine, among others.
The gallery is free and open to the public.