Teaching Museum at Beloit College

Wright Museum of Art

Currently Closed. Galleries Reopen January 16

A space for experiential learning through a critical engagement with art – one that is visual, tactile, and intellectual.

Student looking at woodblock print process.

A Student-Centered Museum

Students studying Suzanne Duchamp drawing. In 1894 the Wright Museum of Art was established as a teaching museum. Continuing in that tradition, we believe that students learn by doing.

In our galleries…

Beloit College students assist in curating many of our exhibits. Students engage in background research and help write the wall texts. They also help design the exhibit layout, frame and hang the artwork, and create marketing and educational materials.

..and behind the scenes.

Beloit College students assist museum staff with caring for the works of art. Responsibilities entrusted to students include: inventory, collections research, mount making, and photography.

Contact Us

Phone: 608-363-2079

Email: wrightmuseum@beloit.edu

Museum Location

Wright Museum of Art

Chicago-based artist Leah Mitchell took top honors in the 2023 Beloit & Vicinity Exhibition with her playfully reimagined portrait of a young French Doughnut Queen (aka Marie Andoughnette) adorned with the sweet treats from head to toe.

Doughnut Queen artist Leah Mitchell takes top honors in Beloit & Vicinity Exhibition

The 2023 Beloit & Vicinity Exhibition at the Wright Museum of Art attracted artists from Wisconsin and neighboring states, with 25 works highlighting the depth and breadth


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