The Louise and Bernard Palitz Gallery

The second floor of Syracuse University’s Lubin House, located at 11 E. 61st Street in New York City, is home to the Louise and Bernard Palitz Gallery, SUArt Galleries' visual arts venue in midtown Manhattan. The Gallery hosts several exhibitions a year featuring the extensive permanent collection of Syracuse University, as well as works from alumni and faculty artists, Coalition of Museum and Art Centers partners such as Light Work, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center, and the annual Wynn Newhouse Foundation's awards exhibition for artists who happen to have disabilities. In addition, the Gallery has featured works on loan from collectors or other galleries, and site specific installations by contemporary artists.

On View August 26 - October 17, 2019

The Louise and Bernard Palitz Gallery at Syracuse University Lubin House presents In Actuality: Social Realism and Its Legacy from the Robert B. Menschel Collection, on view beginning August 26.  Curated by Natalie McGrath G’19, this display celebrates the philanthropy and dedication to the arts of Mr. Robert B. Menschel, ’51 H’91 who has contributed over 400 works of art to the permanent art collection at Syracuse University since 1978.  Organized in honor of his most recent gift of over 180 photographs in 2018, this exhibition presents images by master photographers such as Dorothea Lange, Arthur Rothstein, Doris Ulmann, Helen Levitt, and W. Eugene Smith and highlights their contribution to the Social Realism artist movement.

Gallery Hours:
Monday – Friday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Closed Sundays, University Holidays, and Labor Day weekend
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Related Programming:
Gallery reception: Tuesday, September 24, 6 - 8 p.m.