About the Gallery

The Donald Gallery is named for its founders, Robert and Elizabeth Donald. The first exhibition in 1982 was of missing children. Since then, local painters, photographers, and sculptors have shared their unique views of life, the world, the self. The Gallery was the first exhibition space in Dobbs Ferry.

Today, the Gallery is curated by Donna Thompson and Carol Sommerfield, and displays approximately six shows each year.

Gallery hours are 10:00am – 4:00pm

To learn more about the Gallery, or to inquire about a show, please contact the South office at: office@ southpres.org or use our Contact form.

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 Current and Past Shows


We Are Rising: Women in Solidarity

We Are Rising features works by women artists from the RiverTowns visually interpreting and supporting 2017 V-Day and the staged reading of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues (taking place at South Presbyterian Church on February 11 at 7:00 pm). The gallery show runs from February 5 through March 19, 2017. Free opening reception on February…

Toward Maximalism – Mixed Media by Harriet Cheney

More than two dozen recent works of art by Harriet Cheney will be on view in The Donald Gallery from December 18 through January 14. Her works incorporate photography, painting, sewing, stuffing, embroidery, weaving, beading, and construction. Originally trained as a painter in the 1970s, Cheney has written music, poetry, and children’s fiction. After studying…

Beyond The Shadows – Sculpture by Marisa Gonzales Silverstein

Beyond The Shadows features  artist Marisa Gonzales Silverstein’s delicate framed geometric paper sculptures, including sculptures from the series “92 Americans. Every day.” where the artist, for 200 days, created small paper sculptures honoring the 92 Americans killed by gun violence every day. October 30 through December 11. Free opening reception on October 30, 11:00 am…