TAG @ SUNY Oswego Metro Center

Two exhibition spaces at SUNY Oswego Metro Center augment and reinforce the educational mission of the Metro Center itself; hosting approximately eight changing exhibitions annually with a variety of subjects. These may include thematic exhibitions that engage viewers in current issues or highlight a single artist’s vision always with special attention paid to community involvement.

Located in the heart of downtown Syracuse, the mission of the SUNY Oswego Metro Center is to educate and develop students and professionals at all stages of their careers. The Metro Center is a dynamic hub where scholarship and practice intersect to provide meaningful educational experiences, address real-world problems and create a workforce capable of stimulating and managing a vital local economy.

Exhibitions

  • Urban Beat

    Urban Beat

    Linda Bigness is a painter whose work explores the hidden surfaces found within the urban landscape. When exploring an area of a city where urban renewal has infiltrated into the deteriorated architecture, time passed is revealed. Demolished walls expose another time and hidden signs of another era. Renewal often brings into ...

  • The Adventures of Ignatius the Iguana

    The Adventures of Ignatius the Iguana

    Ignatius just wanted to be famous for something good, so he ran away from home. This series is an ongoing tale of Ignatius and his pal, Pedro, as they work their way through the challenges the world throws their way. The travels of Ignatius and his friend are illustrated by alumna and former art faculty ...

  • Apartheid and Identity

    Apartheid & Identity: Race, Place and Being

    This multimedia group exhibition explores the convergences between South Africa’s struggle against Apartheid and the US Civil Rights movement struggle for voting rights through the Tyler Gallery’s joint collaboration with Syracuse Stage and ArtRage Gallery. In February, Syracuse Stage hosts an international production of Athol Fugard’s celebrated 1972 play, Sizwe Banzi is Dead. John Kani, ...