Welcome to the Darrell E. Sechrest Gallery of Art
Welcome to the Darrell E. Sechrest Gallery of Art
Educating, engaging, and diverse exhibitions of contemporary and historic art works.

Visit the Gallery

Our exhibition schedule features solo and group shows from path-breaking regional and national artists as well as works from the University’s permanent collection. All exhibitions, gallery talks, and openings are free and open to the public.

If you would like to schedule a group visit to the Sechrest Gallery, or if you have any questions about the Gallery’s programing or upcoming calendar, please contact Emily Gerhold, Sechrest Gallery Director: egerhold@highpoint.edu or call 336-841-4680.

Hours and Directions

The Sechrest Gallery follows High Point University’s academic calendar. While the University is in session, the Gallery is open Monday – Friday from 10am – 5pm.  The 2021-2022 calendar specifies the openings and closings for each exhibition. Please check the dates you wish to visit the Gallery prior to arriving. For GPS purposes we are located in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center at High Point University.

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Exhibiting Artists

Are you an artist who would like to be considered for an exhibition at the Sechrest Gallery of Art? 

The Sechrest Gallery features six exhibitions per year, and applications from prospective artists are always welcome. Please use the link below to fill out the application form. 

If you have any questions about the application or selection process, please contact Emily Gerhold, Sechrest Gallery Director: egerhold@highpoint.edu / 336-841-4680.


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Mission Statement

The Darrell E. Sechrest Gallery of Art seeks: 

  • To serve as a dynamic teaching and learning resource for High Point University’s students, faculty, and staff, as well as the greater High Point community
  • To exhibit art works that span a range of concepts, styles, and media
  • To develop meaningful interactions between artists, students, faculty, staff, and the greater High Point community through lectures, educational opportunities, and experiences driven by arts professionals
  • To cultivate an intentionally inclusive exhibition space that seeks out relationships with and centers artists whose lived experiences bring a diversity of perspectives, and whose work inspires and challenges its audience


The Sechrest Gallery of Art 2022/2023 Academic Year Exhibitions will be posted in Early August.

See Past Exhibitions