The McGladrey Art Gallery

Current Exhibit

The Virtual Wall: A 25th Anniversary Commemoration of the
Fall of Communism in Germany
November 17 -
December 9, 2014 December 17, 2014 *
[note: date extended from 12/9 to 12/17]

Opening Reception – Monday, November 17 at 4:00 p.m.
Introduction by Dan Everett, Dean of Arts and Sciences
Opening remarks by Rolf Schütte, German Consul General of New England

This exhibit includes two pieces. One piece is the “Virtual Wall”, an interactive art installation created by Tamiko Thiel and Teresa Reuter, which allows viewers to walk along the Berlin Wall as it was in the 1980s. The accompanying piece is a series of original 1989 photographs on loan from the German consulate depicting scenes of the days that the wall came down. The exhibit is co-sponsored by the Department of Global Studies, the Valente Center for Arts and Sciences and the Dean of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with Northeastern University and the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany for New England.

* Please note that the “Virtual Wall” portion of the exhibit will be available Monday, November 17 through Thursday, November 20, 2014. The photographs will remain on display through December 17, 2014. For more information, please visit

All are invited to attend an opening reception for the exhibit on Monday, November 17 at 4:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.


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Past Exhibits

View the blog postings in the art gallery category for archived information about past exhibits.

About the Art Gallery

The McGladrey Art Gallery at Bentley University is a cultural and educational resource for the entire Bentley community. The gallery sponsors six to eight exhibits per year, highlighting the work of emerging New England artists working in a wide range of media. For more information about the gallery please email Student Life/ The Arts at Bentley at

Visitor Information

Located on the main floor of the Bentley Library, the McGladrey Art Gallery is free and open to the public when the library is open.  Driving directions and a campus map are available here.