Mission Statement

The University of Mary Washington Galleries, comprised of the Ridderhof Martin Gallery and the duPont Gallery, are dedicated to advancing the educational goals of the University through the collection, preservation, exhibition, and interpretation of works of art. The Galleries promote arts education on campus and in the local community.


Academic Year Hours:
Monday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday and Sunday 1pm-4pm
The Galleries are closed during UMW holidays and breaks.


1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg,VA 22401
From I-95:
• Take the Fredericksburg Exit 130A.
• Follow Route 3 east toward Fredericksburg to 6th traffic light for 1.7 miles.
• Turn left onto William Street/Rte. 3 Bus. and keep left for 0.5 miles.
• Turn left onto College Avenue at first light and continue for 0.4 miles.
• The UMW campus will be on your right. When you see Seacobeck Street on your left, the back of
Ridderhof Martin Gallery will be on your right, just past Seacobeck Dining Hall.
• duPont Hall, containing the duPont Gallery, is one block further on your right.
• The duPont Gallery is the first alcove on the right when you enter the front of duPont Hall.