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Gallery Hours

Academic Year Hours 
Tuesday – Friday:  1 – 4 pm
Saturday: 1 – 5 pm
Closed on Sundays and Mondays

 

Best Day to Visit - Saturdays 
Parking can be difficult Tu - Fri
Gallery staff can provide directions/escort from Schmidt C enter Gallery to Ritter Art Gallery. If requested 24 - 48 hrs in advance a golf cart ride can be arranged between galleries (a 5 minute walk across campus).

 

Contact Information

561-297-2966
561-297-2661
wfaulds@fau.edu

University Galleries, FAU
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, Florida 33431

 

Parking Options

  1. Purchase a temporary day permit here to park  in Parking
    Garage #2 (for Schmidt C enter Gallery) or Parking Lot #1 (for Ritter Art Gallery). 
    note:vehicle information is required at time of purchase, as permits are vehicle specific
  2. Parking meters are available for hourly parking as follows:
    1. Adjacent to Parking Garage #2 for Schmidt Center Gallery.
    2. In front of the FAU Library, Parking Lot #19. Both metered areas function with Credit Cards or Park Mobile app. No Cash.

Maps

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Gallery Location

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When visiting the University Galleries, FAU please consider
visiting the Information Booth located at the main entrance
to FAU Boca Raton campus - Glades Road & NW 10th Ave.
- for Directions to Galleries parking locations.

The galleries are located on Broward Avenue, near the Glades Road entrance at NW 10th Street.

Click here for walking directions to and from the Schmidt Center Gallery and the Ritter Art Gallery.

Click here for the FAU Boca Raton Campus Map

Click here for the FAU OwlExpress Shuttle Route Map.

Click here for the FAU Parking Lot Map.

 

Driving Directions

I-95 to Schmidt Center Gallery

  1. From I-95 North/South, exit onto Glades Road, heading east.
  2. Around 1 mile from I-95, turn left at the light onto West University Drive (main FAU entrance)
  3. An Information Booth is located at this entrance on your right hand side,where you can obtain a campus map and a Visitor's Pass for $2
  4. After exiting the Information Booth, make your first right turn onto Indian River Street and go straight through the stop sign.
  5. Turn left at St. Lucie Avenue South.
  6. Continue until you reach a 4-way stop sign. Make a left onto Arts Avenue.
  7. With your visitor's pass, you may park in the parking garage to your left before the roundabout.
  8. From the garage, walk west towards the University Theatre. Once past the building on your left, take a left.
  9. The gallery is located in the Performing Arts building, which is marked by a tall, white cubicle tower.
  10. The Schmidt Center Gallery is located halfway down the hall on your left.
  11. Metered Parking - $1 per hour - is also available on campus
    (the visitor's pass will not work here).

I-95 to Ritter Art Gallery

  1. From I-95 North/South, exit onto Glades Road, heading east.
  2. Approximately 1 mile from I-95, turn left at the light
    onto West University Drive (main FAU entrance)
  3. An Information Booth is located at this entrance on your right hand side
  4. Here, you may obtain a campus map and a Visitor's Pass for $2
  5. After exiting the Information Booth, continue north through your first traffic light.
  6. Turn right at Volusia Street (the second traffic light), noticing a 4-story parking garage on the left. Continue straight until the road turns to right.
  7. Turn into one of the first driveways to the left to enter the parking lot in front of the S.E. Wimberly Library.
  8. Walk to the area adjacent to the entrance to the Library.
  9. Look up to the east and notice a blue sign that says "Ritter Art Gallery" on it.
  10. You must walk under the breezeway past the Chick-fil-A (to your left),and head east until you intersect a longer breezeway.
  11. At the longer breezeway, turn right and look for signs and a stairway headed up to the Ritter Art Gallery entrance.