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Schmucker Art Gallery

Building: Schmucker Hall
Phone: (717)337-6080
FAX: (717)337-6099
Office Email Address: cps@gettysburg.edu
Office Hours: 9-4
Campus Box: 2452


The 1600 square-foot Schmucker Art Gallery is a lively art space that displays seven to eight different exhibitions each year. Included in the gallery calendar are shows by local, national, and international contemporary artists, a faculty exhibition, a student exhibition, the annual senior art major show, and traveling exhibits of works selected from public and private collections.

Gallery hours: 
Tuesday - Saturday 10 - 4


Location: The Schmucker Art Gallery is located on the main floor of Schmucker Hall (conveniently located at the intersection of N. Washington and Water Streets) and is fully accessible. Free parking is available in one of the Visitor parking lots on campus, or free 2-hour parking can be found on the streets adjacent to Schmucker Hall. The main entrance is through the quadrangle side of the building.

For more information: contact Shannon Egan, Ph.D., Director, Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College, Box 2452, 300 N. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325, 717-337-6080, segan@gettysburg.edu

Mailing List: If you would like to be placed on our mailing list to receive exhibition announcements and invitations to gallery events, please send your name and mailing address to segan@gettysburg.edu.

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2004-05

RECOLORATION PROCLAMATION: THE GETTYSBURG REDRESS: A John Sims Project

September 3-26, 2004

Artist Reception: Friday, September 3, 6-8 pm (Part of the Town of Gettysburg's "First Friday" Events)

Artist Gallery Talk: Thursday, September 2, Noon

Recoloration Proclamation explores the politically-charged image of the Confederate Flag and its powerful status as a vexing symbol of the American Civil War and the conflict's social aftermath. This exhibition is a compelling comment on the complexities of symbol warfare and race relations.

Related Lecture: "Razing the Flag: Nationalism and Dissent in Contemporary Art." Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, Assistant Professor of the History of Art and Architecture and of Afro-American Studies, Harvard University, Thursday, September 16, 5:15 pm, Mara Auditorium, Master's Hall, Room 110. Please Note Location Change!

BRG Flag 

Reinventing Tradition in a New World: The Arts of Gu Wenda, Wang Mansheng, Xu Bing and Zhang Hongtu

October 7- December 15, 2004

Special First Friday Reception: Fri., Nov. 5, 6-8 pm!

Artist Reception: Thursday, October 7, 5-7 pm

Artist Panel and Gallery Talk: Friday, October 8, Noon

Four internationally known Chinese-born artists, now living in the United States, are brought together for this important exhibition dealing with the aesthetic intricacies to be found in the works of artists who embrace multiple cultural identities.

Related Lecture: "Contemporary Art in China." Feng Boyi, Chinese Artists Association, Beijing, China, Friday, October 8, 2:30 pm, Science Center, Room 200.

Funding for this Exhibition Provided by The Freeman Foundation

 Xu Bing

 

 


 

FACULTY EXHIBITION

January 20 - February 13, 2005

Artist Reception: Thursday, January 20, 5-7 pm

Artist Pizza Talk: Friday, January 21, Noon

Works in all media by the studio faculty of the Department of Visual Arts.

 Andy_Shaw_Cups

 

 


 

BAG IT: WORKS BY LORI CRAWFORD

February 17- March 11, 2005

Artist Reception (New Date!): Thursday, February 24, 5-7 pm

Artist Pizza Talk (New Date!): Friday, February 25, Noon

Crawford's investigation into notions of race, identity and perceptions of beauty utilizes as its primary medium the brown paper bag, upon which the artist transfers digital portraits of women of various ethnicities from around the world. Based on traditions within the Black community which compared one's skin complexion to that of a brown bag, the Bag-It project extends the notion of racial bias to explore the more global phenomenon of discrimination towards women.

 Crawford Paper Bag Portrait

 

 


 

CATHERINE WIDGERY: Bit Memories

A Site-Specific Installation

March 16 - April 17, 2005

Artist Reception: Wednesday, March 16, 5-7 pm

Artist Pizza Talk: Thursday, March 17, Noon

Massachusetts sculptor Widgery creates evocative sculptural objects and installations involving everyday components. When combined, these elements result in assemblages of unique mystery and power.

 Widgery Bit Memories

 

 


 

SENIOR EXHIBITION

An Exhibition in Two Installments:

**Two Artist Receptions!: Friday, April 22, 7-9 pm and Friday, April 29, 7-9 pm

First Installment: April 22 - 26, 2005

Brendon AtwoodMark McDonald
Lauren Kay BourneChristine B. Piry
Jim HargreavesGina Potter
Jessica HenryAndrea M. Verenes

Second Installment: April 29 -- May 3, 2005

Elizabeth BashamShawn W. McCabe
Eric Ahsan DysonJaime Menegus
Nora GrahamAnne Schellhorn
Alyssa Lorraine Katz Amelia Wilkins

An edited group of works by ALL artists will be re-hung for viewing May 9 - 15.

Capstone exhibition for graduating studio art majors.

 Amelia WilkinsChristine Piry

 Jim HargreavesGina Potter

Liz BashamMark McDonald

 

 
 
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