The Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery is located on the ground floor of the Bachman Fine Arts Center at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. Exhibits are composed of work from local, national, and international artists. The gallery is free and open to the public.

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Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery

2023-24 EXHIBITS

Thomas Payne: Photographs
Sept. 4–Oct. 22
Reception: Saturday, Oct. 14, 10:30 a.m.; Gallery Talk: 11 a.m.

Divergent Visions
Nov. 1-Dec. 8
Artist Reception: Thursday, Nov. 16, 6 p.m.; Gallery Talk: 6:30 p.m.

Not Home: Photographs by Alyss Vernon
Jan. 8–Feb. 16
Artist Reception: Friday, Jan. 26, 6 p.m.; Gallery Talk: 6:30 p.m.

Works by Catherine Reinhart
Feb. 28-March 25

Artist Reception: Friday, March 8, 6 p.m.; Gallery Talk: 6:30 p.m.

Senior Exhibition 2024
April 11-May 26
Artist Reception: Thursday, April 11, 7-8:30 p.m.

Regular Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily 
Interim Gallery Director:  Kent Shankle
Phone: (319) 352-8386
Office hours: By appointment

Exhibition Proposals (PDF)
Click the above link if you are an artist interested in exhibiting. Updated Dec. 2022.

Gallery Description (PDF)
A complete facilities description of the Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery, including images, measurements, and floor plan is available for download to help you plan your exhibit proposal.

Recent Exhibits
David Kamm and Rebecca Kamm
Angela Waseskuk
Project AWARE
Ladies and Landscapes
The Saint John’s Bible

Kent Shankle

Interim Art Gallery Director & Exhibition Manager