The Gallery at Three Rivers is a contemporary visual art space with rotating exhibits featuring works of emerging and established artists. Student Art Shows are hosted annually April through May, along with guest artists through out the year. Through relevant exhibitions with diverse perspectives, and related educational programming, the gallery is dedicated to providing cultural enrichment to the College and the surrounding community. The Gallery has the unique opportunity to explore challenging subjects and provide a venue for artists whose work is best suited to non-commercial spaces.

Gallery Hours

Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Free and open to the public!

Gallery Shows

Watercolor by Sam day

Sam Day, watercolor.

Vapor Fave: A Three Rivers Art Club Exhibition

Wednesday, December 6 – Friday, February 9, 2018. Closing reception on Thursday, February 1 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

This show features pieces by the Three Rivers Art Club, including works by Graham Armstrong, Sam Day, David Fontaine, Troy Helme, Hunter Lane, Ray Stephenson and Hannah Walsh.


Sean Langlais, “Western Electric 216A circa 1920,” 24″ x 36″, digital photograph.

Sean Langlais  – Time Passages

Tuesday, October 17 – Monday, December 4, 2017. Opening reception on Monday, October 23 from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

This innovative show juxtaposes a large photograph with a solar sound art installation.

Art in Three Rivers Gallery

Kellie Dougherty, Acrylic, 16″ x 20″

An Artist at Heart

Join us in Celebrating the Life & Style of Norwich Artist
Ellis Walter Ruley

Friday, September 1 – Saturday, September 30, 2017. Opening reception on Thursday, August 31 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Read more about the show in this article from The Day: Students remember artist Ellis Walter Ruley through their own works.

A Collaborative Effort of Student Works from:
Three Rivers Community College
Integrated Day Charter School
Wequonnoc Arts & Technology Magnet School
Thames Valley 4H


Becky Maynard, "What is a Woman?" Pinhole Photography

Becky Maynard, “What is a Woman?” Pinhole Photography

Becky Maynard

Tuesday, June 20 – Friday, August 4, 2017. Opening reception on Wednesday, June 28 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Artist Talk at 6:30 pm.

“What is a Woman?” is an ongoing social art project that combines art-based elements (pinhole photography) and text-based, research-based elements (questionnaires) to be in conversations about women’s social issues.

Three Rivers Student Art Show

Friday, May 5  – Friday, May 19, 2017. Opening reception on Friday, May 5 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. with Awards Ceremony at 6:00 p.m.

Michael Bernardo, “Phoenix ‐ Zodiac” Acrylic on board, 3′ x 3′

Visual Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition – Show 2

Jonathan Babb

Michael Bernardo

David Pefferman

Erin Washington

Thursday, April 13 – Friday, April 28, 2017. Opening reception on Wednesday, April 13 from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

The artists are Three Rivers students who will be graduating in May 2017 with an associate degree in Visual Fine Arts.

Sarah Heikkinen, “Ambition” Acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 18″

Visual Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition – Show 1

Kellie Dougherty

Alexis Gorham

Sarah Heikkinen

Wednesday, March 29 – Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Opening reception on Friday, March 30 from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

The artists are Three Rivers students who will be graduating in May 2017 with an associate degree in Visual Fine Arts.

Art by Daniel Charon shown at the Gallery at Three RiversDaniel Charron | Recent Work

Thursday, January 19 – Friday, March 24, 2017

Daniel Charron is a graduate of The Norwich Free Academy and Southern Connecticut State University. He is a retired art teacher from NFA and lives in Norwich.

This exhibit features collages of found metal and found objects nailed to wood. The subject of the collages vary including non-objective compositions and landscapes.

Art Club Display

Friday, Dec 9, 2016 – Thursday, January 12, 2017

castles-made-of-sand-flyer“Castles Made of Sand” by Jacob Cullers

Friday, October 28 – Friday, December 2, 2016. Opening Reception on Friday, November 4 from 6-8 p.m.

Read The Day article about the show: The power of art: Jacob Cullers’ paintings reflect on war and the death of his brother

Gallery Podcasts

Artist talks and interview

Subscribe to the Gallery Podcasts. To download the podcasts when they are available, click the My Yahoo or iTunes link below. The show’s artist talk can be downloaded by right-clicking and saving (Save Target As) this file to your computer or USB flash drive.

Self Tour

Tour the Gallery with the artist(s) as your guide. Subscribe to the Gallery Podcasts to download the podcasts when they are available.


Listen to the Gallery Podcasts by clicking  one of these links.

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The Gallery at Three Rivers currently is not accepting exhibition proposals.