Centennial Celebration


The Centennial Welcome Center in the Centennial Museum serves as the headquarters of the Centennial Celebration. Guests will find exhibit space, a theater, and a gift shop.

“A Century of Transformations”

Sept. 23, 2013-Jan. 15, 2015

Discovery Gallery, Centennial Museum

This official exhibit of the Centennial Celebration highlights the University’s rich history and traditions and also highlights significant milestones, distinguished alumni and powerful international connections.

“UTEP in the News”

Apr. 1 – May 24, 2014

Tom Lea Gallery, Centennial Museum

With its 100-year history, some very significant stories have been generated at UTEP. This exhibit takes a look back at some of those headlines.

“UTEP & the Chicano Movement”

Jun. 7 – Aug. 2, 2014

Tom Lea Gallery, Centennial Museum

This exhibit chronicles the various student movements of the 1960s and 1970s that led to significant changes in policies and curriculum at UTEP.

“UTEP & the Kingdom of Bhutan”

Aug. 16 – Oct. 24, 2014

Tom Lea Gallery, Centennial Museum

The connection between UTEP and the Kingdom of Bhutan goes far beyond an architectural style. Learn more about this partnership/friendship in this exhibit.

Centennial Photo Contest

Nov. 8, 2014 – Jan. 22, 2015

Tom Lea Gallery, Centennial Museum

Look for news about this special photo contest that will be open to students, faculty and staff, as well as the general public. There will be fun categories and the exhibit will showcase the winning entries.

Save These Opening Dates

• Apr. 1, “UTEP in the News”

• Jun. 7, “UTEP & the Chicano Movement”

• Aug. 16, “UTEP & the Kingdom of Bhutan”

• Nov. 8, “Centennial Photo Contest”

The Centennial Celebration will dramatically change the University’s campus. Stay informed of the latest construction timelines and street closures at onthemove.utep.edu

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