Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery encourages us to discover a different view of our world and to make art a part of our everyday life. This dynamic gallery presents various art forms including ceramicists, illustrators, painters, photographers, printmakers, and sculptors throughout the year.
The 1,000-square-foot exhibition space was designed to maximize the beauty of displayed works of art, optimally showcasing each exhibit with the natural light that floods the area. The Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery is located within the Alric C.T. Pottberg Library on the West Campus in New Port Richey.
All exhibits are presented at no charge to the public.
Gallery Hours of Operation
Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fridays, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
For additional information about exhibits and viewing times at the Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery, please call 727-816-3231.
Exhibit schedule 
2014-2015 Exhibit schedule
The Creative Works
presented by Students of the Red Apple School
The Creative Works presents artwork crafted by students of The Red Apple School, who overcome physical challenges using various household tools to produce the art.
August 21–September 25, 2014
Coexistence: The Art of Living Together
presented by Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida
Coexistence: The Art of Living Together is an exhibit of world-famous international artists’ and designers’ works that presents a striking display of visual art calling for social change through the exploration of visual reflections on the state of intolerance and the meaning of coexistence.
October 2–31, 2014
Stitches in Time
presented by The Embroiderers' Guild of America—Gulfview Chapter
This exhibit presents the intricacy of hand embroidered needlework done in silk and metal threads, blackwork, drawn thread, hardanger, needle lace, ethnic embroidery and crewel techniques created by members of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America—Gulfview Chapter.
Members of The Embroiderers' Guild of America—Gulfview Chapter, will host stitching classes through Encore Academy in the Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery.
November 6–December 16, 2014
Visions of Florida: The Photographic Art of Clyde Butcher
Clyde Butcher, famous for his large scale black-and-white landscape photography of the untouched Florida Everglades, will delight visitors with his Visions of Florida exhibit.
Special presentation: Clyde Butcher will speak on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 6 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center on West Campus in New Port Richey. A Q&A and book signing will follow the presentation.
January 8–29, 2015
Keeping a Legacy alive in Clay
presented by David Mack
David Mack’s display features his Heritage Vessel Collection that combines wheel thrown functional vessels with sculptural forms of historical people of color: inventors, engineers, scientist, literature, educators, athletes, and civil rights activists.
Special presentation: David Mack will speak in the Conference Center on West Campus in New Port Richey—date and time TBA. A Q&A will follow the presentation.
February 5–March 5, 2015
Moments in Place
presented by Joseph Gamble
An inspection of places and people stateside and abroad, Gamble grasps a moment in time and portrays it with great depth and truth.
Special presentation: Gamble will speak on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the Conference Center on West Campus in New Port Richey. A Q&A will follow the presentation.
March 17–April 16, 2015
presented by PHSC Students and Möbius Contributors
Visitors will view works from the 2014 student-published Möbius Literature & Arts Magazine. PHSC students also will participate in display of their works in a variety of artistic mediums.
April 23–May 20, 2015
Sixth Annual Faculty & Staff Summer Art Show
PHSC faculty and staff showcase their creative works through a variety of artistic mediums.
May 28–June 24, 2015
presented by Members of the West Pasco Quilters' Guild, Inc.
The West Pasco Quilters’ Guild shares their love of quilting while reaching out to help meet the needs of others in Pasco County through charity quilting.
Members of West Pasco Quilters’ Guild will host Quilting Bee classes through Encore Academy with one-on-one instruction in the Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery.
July 8–August 5, 2015