Sears Art


The DSU Sears Art Museum engages visitors in discovering meaningful connections with artistic expressions and presents opportunities for conversation, contemplation, and a cooperative experience.

Important Museum Announcement!

Updated April 1, 2020

With recent increased awareness about COVID-19 (coronavirus), we must once again make an update about how recent events will affect the DSU Sears Art Museum and our patrons.
We are setting up new protocols for patrons to visit our museum, in accordance with state and Dixie State University regulations. This is for both our safety and yours! We are now only allowing guests to come through if they are viewing with the intention to buy. You must make an appointment to come to the museum, and groups larger than 10 people will need to take turns entering. The “Invitational Art” page of our website will be updated with all the information needed to buy art, including the prices, so that patrons may still enjoy the art. This is the perfect time to make a purchase that will make you happy every time you look at it. In addition, some of our artists are offering a discount!
The DSU Invitational Art Show and Sale will be extended until at least the last day of April. We will continue to host buyers until the show ends. Please contact Kathy Cieslewicz to make an appointment or to discuss a purchase.

Kathy's Cell – (435) 632-6144

Jeff Jarvis, Dean's Office - (435) 652-7792

These protocols were made with the well-being of employees, students, and patrons in mind. We hope that the Sears Art Museum will return to full operation as usual in the near future, but we will keep you updated about changes via email newsletters and social media posts. The instructions we are receiving on a statewide level are prone to daily changes, so we ask for your patience as we work to keep our museum as accessible as possible.

Although these changes may be inconvenient, we believe that it will help protect the health of our wonderful patrons and community. If you would like to learn more about the changes being made by Dixie State University, you can click this button to visit their official website.

f you would like to know more about COVID-19 and how to minimize it’s spread, the button below will take you to the website for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We encourage you to educate yourself and stay informed!

We will regularly update our website with information about our plans for the near future. If you have any questions or concerns, you can email us at We wish you the best of health, and are grateful for your continued patience and support!

33rd Annual Dixie Sears Invitational


February 15th - April 30th 2020

Special hours for Invitational

Monday - Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm



DSU Dolores Dore Eccles Fine Arts Center, 155 South 700 East 

St. George Utah


February 14th, 2020

Celebratory Unveiling | 2:00pm

Artist Symposium | 3:00pm

 Featuring 2019 Purchase Prize

winner Araceli Selytin

Art Show Preview | 4:00pm

Gala and Pre-Sale | 6:00pm


Located in the Delores Doré Eccles Fine Arts Center on the Dixie State University campus, the DSU Sears Art Museum features six exhibits each year, offering a variety of art styles from traditional to contemporary for the enjoyment and education of DSU students and the community. 


Every President's weekend in February, this beautiful space hosts the Sears Dixie Invitational Art Show and Sale, a popular regional exhibit with approximately 100 invited artists and 200 paintings.  The University also owns a significant permanent collection.  Tours for community groups and educational tours for public school groups may be arranged by calling 435-652-7909.


Open Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed weekends and school holidays

Admission is FREE


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The DSU Art Department travels to Los Angeles and San Francisco each year to give students and community members the opportunity to learn about art and culture. If you'd like to travel to Europe, contact Kathy Cieslewicz below.


Come experience San Francisco (and receive college credit!) with Professor Glen Blakley as you visit beautiful, art filled locations. You can find more information about prices and itinerary to the right, or by clicking on "Related Links" at the top of this page.


Los Angeles is waiting for YOU! Come see stunning sights and museums with Professor Glen Blakley as you earn college credit! You can find more information about prices and itinerary to the left, or by clicking on "Related Links" at the top of this page.


Here at Dixie State University's own Robert N. and Peggy Sears Art Museum Gallery, we love hearing from all art enthusiasts who walk through our doors. Whether it be a question, concern, request, or just a positive message of affirmation, we will always do our best to get back to you in a timely manner!

Open Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed weekends and school holidays

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