Art Gallery

Cortona Art Gallery

The Cortona Art Gallery is located on the second floor of Ashford University's St. Clare Hall at 400 North Bluff Boulevard in Clinton, Iowa.

Featured in the gallery are rotating exhibitions of professional and student artwork. Exhibitions typically include receptions and artist presentations which are free and open to the public.

The gallery is also open to the public, free of charge, every weekday from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm and for private showings by appointment. For further information, please call 563.242.4023.

The gallery is named for Sister Cortona Phelan, OSF, former president of Mount St. Clare College (MSC) and former president of the Sisters of St. Francis. For many years, Sister Cortona influenced the quality of education at the college through her teaching of American history and her love of the arts. She also served as MSC Academy principal and as dean of students at the college.