GOCA 1420 opened on the UCCS campus in 1981, with its first exhibition in 1982. The gallery is located in Centennial Hall (formerly the Science Building) in the heart of campus. This gallery features acclaimed work by professional artists, emerging artists from the University's Visual and Performing Arts Department, and once per year hosts the Senior Visual Arts Majors exhibition - a culminating thesis exhibit created entirely by students.
COST | GOCA galleries are FREE to visit; donations are accepted and go towards funding future exhibits and programs. Select programs require advance registrations and have suggested donation amounts.
PARKING TIPS | Park in Visitor Parking if it's Wednesday - Friday / park in Lot 222 directly south of Centennial Hall on Fridays after 4 pm and all day Saturdays. Parking restrictions are lifted Fridays after 4 pm and weekends.
CLOSEST VISITOR PARKING TO GALLERY | Visitor Lot 220
WALKING DIRECTIONS FROM VISITOR LOT 220 | Head west towards the University Center. Centennial Hall is the building directly east of the University Center - we are located on the 2nd floor.
PAY OPTIONS | Visitors parked in permit or time restricted parking lots on campus must pay to park. Visitor pay stations (accepts cash or credit cards) are located on the third level of the Parkway Garage, the first level of the Alpine Garage, or in parking lot 220. There is also several coin operated parking meters (accepts quarters only) at various locations in many of the campus parking lots. Click HERE for a printable parking map showing visitor parking locations.Fees for visitor parking are as follows: $2.00 per hour / $10.00 per day maximum
Parking permits are NEVER valid in loading docks/tow away zones, 15/30 minute loading zones, service drives, fire-lanes or handicapped spaces (unless accompanied by a valid handicapped placard or plate).
FREE OPTIONS | Visitors may park for free on weekends (Saturdays & Sundays) throughout the year and during the breaks between each semester. Free visitor parking is also available DURING fall, spring, and summer semesters in 500 series lots which are located at and near the Four Diamond Sports Complex, 5025 N. Nevada Avenue. A free shuttle service transporting passengers to and from the Four Diamonds Sports Complex and the main campus is available during fall, spring, and summer semesters. Shuttle pickup times are about every 10-20 minutes, Mondays-Fridays, from 6:40 am to 10:35 pm.
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