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Art Exhibits

Each year the Office of International Affairs displays eight to ten art exhibits with international themes in the galleries of the International Cultural Center. Although many of our exhibits are “one time only”, the following exhibits are displayed every year. All exhibits and receptions are free and open to the public. For dates and other details, please visit the Office of International Affairs Events Calendar or contact Jan Stogner at jan.stogner@ttu.edu.


Adventures in Study AbroadThe Adventures in Study Abroad exhibit is a juried photo and video contest that allows the Office of International Affairs to display the best images taken by students on a Texas Tech-approved study abroad program. The deadline to submit photos is typically the second week of February and the deadline to submit videos is the second week of March. The exhibit is displayed during the months of April and May with a reception during International Week.


Adventures in Study Abroad

Photo by Lynley Lewis

My HometownThe My Hometown is a juried photo and video contest open to international students studying at Texas Tech University. This exhibit provides the opportunity for our students from around the world to share images of their home countries. The exhibit is combined with the Adventures in Study Abroad exhibit. The deadline to submit photos is typically the second week of February and deadline to submit videos is the second week of March. The exhibit is displayed during the months of April and May with a reception during International Week.


My Hometown

Photo by Venkatesh Soundararaj

Día de los Muertos Procesión Since 1999, the Office of International Affairs has celebrated Día de los Muertos Procesión (Day of the Dead) with art exhibits, special programs and an annual procession in collaboration with the Texas Tech School of Art, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, and the Buddy Holly Center. This event occurs at the end of October or beginning of November.


Día de los Muertos Procesión

Artwork by Jimmy Peterson

High and DryHigh and Dry: People and Places of the World's Dry Lands is an annual juried photo contest of people, animals or landscapes taken in arid or semi-arid regions. The deadline to submit photos is typically the middle of October. The exhibit is displayed during the months of December and January with a reception in early December.


High and Dry

Photo by Emmitt Booher

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