Marian Art Gallery - Grandmother Power
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Marian Art Gallery

While you’re on campus, take in a bit of culture at the Marian Art Gallery, host to national, regional, local and student art shows throughout the year. The Gallery is open to the public and is always free.

Showing July 28 - September 13, 2014

"Grandmother Power:  A Global Phenomenon"

Based on the award-winning book of the same title, this exhibit features images and stories of courageous grandmothers across the globe who are creating a better world for their grandchildren.  The work of renowned photographer Paola Gianturco, these eight stories highlight healthy, energetic and educated women who model collaboration, generosity, patience, perseverance and resilience for future generations of leaders.

  • Argentina
  • Thailand
  • Canada
  • India

Paula GianturcoAbout the Artist-Author

Photojournalist Paola Gianturco (at right) spent the past 16 years documenting the lives of women in 55 countries which resulted in several books, the royalties from which she donates to selected non-profits.  In "Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon," she reveals a generation of women fighting against poverty, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation and human rights abuse.  One hundred percent of royalties from this publication are donated to the Grandmothers Campaign benefiting grandmothers raising AIDS orphans in 15 African countries. 

Gianturco's work has appeared in publications and exhibits around the world.  To learn more about her work, visit

This exhibit is presented by Mount Mary University with the support of the Brady Corporation. Brady Corporation logo

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Gallery Hours and Information

  • Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

The Marian Gallery is located on the first level of Caroline Hall.  For information on the gallery space or show schedule, contact Josh Anderson, (414) 258-4810, ext. 365, .

"Sisters of Freedom" Traveling Exhibit

Mount Mary University is proud to offer "Sisters of Freedom," a unique tribute to the brave women who have helped to shape our world today and who remind us who we are and what we can achieve. The exhibit consists of several panels presenting women from the 1800's to today and includes three influential women from Wisconsin. This exhibit is available for display off-site. For more information, call (414) 258-4810, ext. 473 or 413.