Inaugurated in 1995, the Mandeville Gallery is located on the 2nd floor of Union College's national historic landmark, the Nott Memorial. The gallery is dedicated to exhibiting the work of nationally recognized contemporary artists and exploring modern issues. The gallery is free and open to the public seven days a week. The Union College Permanent Collection holds over 2,800 works of art and material culture, including significant cultural resources from internationally recognized artists and objects from Eastern and Ancient cultures. As a resource at Union College, the Permanent Collection's mission is to enhance the cultural life and the academic programs of the College community and the public at large. Selections of the collection are on view in public and administrative areas campus wide.