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Meet the awarded artists of the Watercolor 2022 exhibit in this episode of “Behind the Canvas.”

Norris Galleries – observance of public health guidelines

The Norris Galleries are open to the public, observing CDC and state of Illinois public health mandates and guidelines. Effective March 2022, masks are optional for all visitors to the Norris Cultural Arts Center unless otherwise posted at the entrances. Check with The Norris about current mask policy status. Contact The Norris at 630-584-7200 during gallery hours if you have questions or need more information. Until further notice, the Norris Galleries are open Thursday through Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Hear from the winning artists from our recent Watercolor 2021 exhibit as they explain the stories “behind the canvas.”

Gallery Hours for Exhibitions

Open to the public free of charge, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Closed Holidays. To inquire about scheduling a private viewing of the galleries, please call 630-584-7200, or email Check this website for updates on current Covid-related protocol requirements.

Admission and parking are free.

Hours subject to change. Due to closings between exhibits, holidays, etc., it is suggested that you call 630.584.7200 ext. 14 or email to verify hours.

Since opening in 1978, the Norris Galleries have hosted hundreds of art exhibits, featuring all major genres of visual art. Each year, the galleries present the work of hundreds of artists, both in the annual Vicinity and Watercolor exhibits as well as in several additional unique exhibits. Shows are on display from two to 12 weeks, depending on the event.

The Norris Galleries provide nearly 5,000 sq. ft of well lit, high ceilinged exhibit space to accommodate nearly any sized art exhibit. Check the website frequently for updates on current and future exhibits, and plan to enjoy frequent visits to the Fox Valley’s largest and best equipped art galleries.

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