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Gallery Hours

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

 

Guided Tours

Our Museum Education Program provides both Field Trips and Group Tours by appointment. For more information, please contact our Museum Education Coordinator, Helen Edmunds at ugmuseumed@fau.edu

 

Contact Information

561-297-2661
vcote@fau.edu

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

Openings & Public Programs Parking 
Free in Parking Garage #1 for Ritter Art Gallery; and Parking Garage #2 for Schmidt Center Gallery. 


Daytime Visitor Parking
Obtain a temporary one-day parking pass online for $5.00 at http://parking.fau.edu. This pass is valid for Garage #1 (Ritter) and Garage #2 (Schmidt). Visitors can also use the parking meters near Garage II, or adjacent to the FAU Library. Meters are $2.00/hour. They can be paid either by the Parkmobile app or with credit card, debit card, or exact paper currency. PLEASE NOTE: a temporary one-day parking pass will not work at meters.


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

Click map to link to detailed Google Map

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.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in this event please contact University Galleries at 561-297-2661 and vcote@fau.edu or TTY Relay Station 1-800-955-8770. Please make your needs known as soon as possible to allow sufficient time for effective accommodations.

Directions 
FAU is one 1/2 mile east of I-95 off of Glades Road. The Schmidt Center Gallery is in the Performing Arts building #51, near the Living Room Theatre. The Ritter Art Gallery is in building #39, on the 2nd floor of the breezeway, near the library.

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.