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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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2006-07

STUDENT EXHIBITION
August 25 - September 15, 2006

Artist Reception: First Friday, Sept. 1, 6-8 pm

Student works from 05-06 studio art classes.

 Student Teapot

Pulido

Daniel Ricardo Pulido
Tres Encuentros
2002
mixed media on cardboard
55.7 cm X 34.3 cm

EARTH, SKY AND FIRE: Contemporary Hispanic Art
September 18-22, 2006

Opening Reception and Presentation: Mon., Sept. 18, 6-7:30 pm

Public Reception: Fri., Sept. 22, 6-8:30 pm

The Gallery will be open extended hours during this exhibition, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily.

Part of the campus celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Exhibition co-sponsored by the Departments of Spanish and Latin American Studies and Gettysburg College, EPACC. Developed and presented by Americas' Arts, L.L.C.



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FORM AND SPIRIT: The Origami Art of Peter Engel
September 28 - October 22, 2006

Opening Reception: Thurs., Sept. 28, 5-7 pm

Artist Lecture: Wed., Sept. 27, 6 pm

Gallery Talk: Fri., Sept. 29, Noon

School Workshops: Sept 28, 29, times t.b.a.

Original creations designed and folded by one of the foremost American origami artists and theorists.

This exhibition is supported by Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA), the regional arts funding partnership of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency. State government funding comes through an annual appropriation by Pennsylvania's General Assembly and from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. PPA is administered in this region by the Council for the Arts in Chambersburg. 

This program is supported in part by the Adams County Arts Council's STAR Grant Program, which is funded by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency, the Adams County Commissioners, and the Borough of Gettysburg.

Exhibition co-sponsored by Gettysburg College, EPACC.

Press Release 

Engel Moon 

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CHRISTY GEORG:
Instruments of Calibration and Ascertainment

November 3 - December 3, 2006

Opening Reception: First Friday, Nov. 3, 6-8 pm

Gallery Talk: Fri., Nov. 3, Noon

Georg crafts "functional" devices -simple tools and machines-that limn the boundary between art object and cultural artifact.

Press Release

 Christy Georg

INAUGURAL ALUMNI EXHIBITION
January 25 - February 18, 2007

Artist Reception, First Friday, Feb. 2, 6-8 pm

Artist Roundtable: Friday, Feb. 2, Noon

Part of the College's yearlong 175th anniversary celebration, this first ever alumni art exhibition will celebrate the wide variety of artistic accomplishments achieved by Gettysburg College alumni, including both studio art majors and majors in other disciplines.

Exhibition co-sponsored by Gettysburg College, 175th Anniversary Committee.

Press Release 

Stifel Painting
Torrey Stifel '00
Mind Filter
2005
acrylic, graphite on paper
60" x 48"
 

Shook Photo
Steve Shook '92
Storm at Case Ranch, MT
2004
black and white photograph
16" x 20"
 


CIRCULAR NOTIONS: New Works by Alan Paulson
March 2-25, 2007

Opening Reception: First Friday, March 2, 5-8 pm

Gallery Talk: Friday, March 2, Noon

Produced during his spring 2006 sabbatical leave, studio professor Alan Paulson's newest sculptures are explorations of the concept of the circle.

Press Release

 Paulson Circular Notions

NEGOTIATING IDENTITIES IN AFRICA AND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA
March 30 - April 22, 2007

Opening Reception: Friday, March 30, 5-7 pm

Artist Roundtable: Saturday, March 31, 9-10:30 am 

This exhibition features the works of nine contemporary artists from across the country and abroad who are dealing with the problems involved in attempting to define the African/African American self. A broad range of artistic media are included (painting, photography, sculpture, installation), demonstrating both traditional and more conceptual approaches to representing visually the diversity of experience and history that today informs notions of individual identity within diasporic African communities.

Frank Hallam Day
Andries Fourie
Claudia C. Marchini
Christina M. Marsh
Issa Nyaphaga
Takara Portis
John E. Rozelle
Hank Willis Thomas
Lydia C. Thompson

Part of the 2007 CPC Africana Studies Conference, "Interrogating Issues of Citizenship, Identity, Ethnicity and Race in the African World, 150 Years After the Dred Scott Decision."

 Marchini
Claudia C. Marchini
Hero, 2003
oil on marble

Nyaphaga
Issa Nyaphaga
Nippon Connection, 2004
hair, sand, mud, acrilyc on canvas


SENIOR EXHIBITION
May 4-20, 2007

Opening Reception: First Friday, May 4, 5-8 pm

Capstone exhibition for graduating studio art majors.

Molly Jane Derby
Alex Emmer
Sarah Fagan
Henry Fulcher
Terry Ann Hayes
Kenneth Knickerbocker
Jennifer Kuzmik
Hope Luken
Jacob Stazewski 

 Senior Poster
 
 
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