Francis McCray Gallery of Contemporary Art
The Francis McCray Gallery of Contemporary Art is Western New Mexico University’s premier art gallery. The McCray Gallery, named after esteemed artist, educator and past resident of Silver City, Francis McCray, provides the campus and community with exhibitions showcasing the work of student, regional, national and international artists. Exhibitions such as the recent Photo and Memorabilia Exhibit in conjunction with the Grant County Chicano Music Project, creates pedagogical initiatives across departments. The McCray Gallery also operates as the repository for WNMU’s permanent art collection, which now includes work from the collection of iconic Silver City artist, Harry Benjamin.
The center of art on campus, the McCray Art Building houses the Francis McCray Gallery of Contemporary Art, a ceramics studio and art classrooms. It is located adjacent to the Parotti Building.
1000 College Ave, Silver City, New Mexico