Visitor Information

New Hours!!

The Galleries’ schedule of operation varies with the University calendar.

During exhibitions, both galleries are open to the public:
Monday through Friday, 10 am – 4 pm
Saturday noon- 4 pm
Sunday, 1 – 4 pm

Admission is free.  Please call our office at 540-654-1013 for details or visit our Exhibition Schedule for a timetable of shows.

PLEASE NOTE that the galleries are closed on University holidays and during break periods.

Ridderhof Martin Gallery (College Avenue at Seacobeck Street)

Ridderhof Martin Gallery

The Ridderhof Martin Gallery hosts exhibitions brought in from museums around the country, or drawn from the permanent collection of over 5,000 works. The permanent collection is strongest in mid twentieth-century art and Asian art.

duPont Gallery (College Avenue at Thornton Street)

The duPont Gallery features painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, ceramics, and textiles by art faculty, students and other contemporary artists.


Free parking designated for gallery visitors is available in the lot on College Avenue at Thornton Street.


The duPont Gallery is located directly across College Avenue from the parking lot at the corner of College Avenue and Thornton Street, inside duPont Hall. The Ridderhof Martin Gallery is located one block east at the intersection of College Avenue and Seacobeck Street.


540.654.1013 (phone)
540.654.1171 (fax)


University of Mary Washington Galleries
1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5300

Click here to view a map of campus (Ridderhof Martin Gallery is #32)