Here are some frequently asked questions and their answers.  If you have additional questions, please email uart@uart.tamu.edu.

How do I get to the gallery?

You can find information about parking, handicap accessibility, etc., by clicking here.

The Stark Galleries are located on the first floor of the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M Campus.  The Forsyth Galleries are located on the second floor.  The Memorial Student Center is located across Joe Routt Boulevard from Kyle Field, in the heart of the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. Public parking is located in the University Center Parking Garage, which is adjacent to the John J. Koldus Student Services Building, and in the West Campus Parking Garage, which is located on Joe Routt Boulevard, west of Wellborn Road.

Driving Directions to the MSC and the University Campus Garage:

From Texas Avenue – Head west on George Bush Drive. Turn right on Houston Street. The MSC is at the intersection of Joe Routt Boulevard and Houston Street.

From Harvey Mitchell Parkway – Head east on George Bush Drive. Turn left at Houston Street to Joe Routt Boulevard. The MSC will be straight ahead, at the intersection of Houston St. and Joe Routt Blvd.

From Wellborn Road – Head east on George Bush Drive. Turn left at Houston Street to Joe Routt Boulevard. The MSC will be straight ahead, at the intersection of Houston St. and Joe Routt Blvd.

From University Drive – Veer right on the exit just before the Wellborn Road or Highway 2154 overpass. Head south on Wellborn Road. Head east on George Bush Drive. Turn left at Houston Street to Joe Routt Boulevard. The MSC will be straight ahead, at the intersection of Houston St. and Joe Routt Blvd.

Entrances to the University Center Parking Garage are on Houston Street and on Throckmorton Street, just south of Joe Routt Boulevard.

The entrance to the West Campus Parking Garage is on Joe Routt Boulevard west of Wellborn Road. There is a walkway under Wellborn Road that brings pedestrians up to the plaza outside of Kyle Field and right across the street from the MSC.

Is there an entrance fee?

No. The Stark Galleries and the Forsyth Galleries are both free.

What do you have on display? What will I see?

The Stark and Forsyth Galleries change their exhibitions regularly, so check each galleries’ exhibition schedule to see what is currently on display.

Stark Galleries current exhibitions.

Forsyth Galleries current exhibitions.

Do I have to make a reservation for groups?

Yes, we do advise that you make reservations for groups by calling:

Jennifer Korolenko, Curator of Education and Public Programs, Forsyth Galleries – jkorolenko@uart.tamu.edu (979)845-9251, or Cathy Hastedt, Director, J Wayne Stark Galleries – chastedt@uart.tamu.edu (979)845-8501.

Is photography allowed?

Occasionally, the galleries will have an exhibition on display that is restricted from being photographed, but as a general rule, non-flash photography is usually allowed.  Please ask the gallery attendants, and they should be able to tell you if the exhibition is allowed to be photographed.

Can I reserve the Galleries for Special Events?

Yes!  As long as your organization is affiliated with Texas A&M, you can use our beautiful galleries to hold your events.

To schedule an event in the Stark Galleries, please contact uart@uart.tamu.edu or call 979-845-8501 for an appointment to meet with the Stark staff to review your event plans and complete the Event Registration form.

To schedule an event in the Forsyth Galleries, please contact fcg@uart.tamu.edu or call 979-845-9251 for an appointment to meet with the Forsyth staff to review your event plans and complete the Event Registration form.