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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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2008-09

art exhibition

Adams County Arts Council
Sixth Annual Juried Exhibition
June 19 – July 11, 2009
Opening Reception: June 19, 5 – 7 pm
Awards: 6 pm

Gettysburg College’s Schmucker Art Gallery is pleased to host Adams County Arts Council Sixth Annual Juried Exhibition,which for the first time will be held as part of The Gettysburg Festival.  The exhibition celebrates the talents and works of local artists, through a wide variety of two- and three-dimensional artwork.   Approximately 50 exemplary photographs, drawings, prints, sculptures, paintings, and decorative arts were selected by juror Dr.  J. Susan Isaacs, Professor of Art History and Curator of the Holtzman MFA Gallery at Towson University and Adjunct Curator of the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts in Wilmington.

 

 

SENIOR EXHIBITION 2009
April 30 - May 17, 2009

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 30, 5 - 7 p.m.

Gallery Talks: Tuesday, May 5, noon and Thursday, May 7, noon

Each student in the Senior Exhibition has worked ardently on his or her capstone senior project to demonstrate originality, dedication, and a thorough understanding of aesthetic principles.

Anukul Gurung '09 (detail)
Anukul Gurung '09, Aatma Katha
(My Story) (detail), 2009, mixed media

 


 

FACULTY EXHIBTIONfaculty exhibition
January 22 - March 6, 2009

Opening Reception: Thursday, January 22, 2009, 5 - 7 p.m.

Gallery Talk: Friday, January 23, noon

This exhibition features a diverse collection of paintings, photographs, sculpture and mixed-media works by Department of Visual Arts Faculty.


 

Juried Student Exhibition 2009

JURIED STUDENT EXHIBITION 2009
March 26 - April 18, 2009

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 26, 5 - 7 p.m.

Juror Talk: Tuesday, April 7, noon


Outstanding works from students enrolled in studio art courses in 2008-09 will be selected by a juror. Prizes will also be awarded. The Juried Student Exhibition provides students with a professional experience of submitting and presenting artwork.

 

 

 

 


SUSAN HARBAGE PAGE: Lingering Portraits
November 14 - December 11, 2008

Artist's Talk; December 11, noon

Closing Reception: December 11, 5 to 7 pm

This exhibition of work by renowned photographer Susan Harbage Page explores issues of women's social and historical constraints as well as their own personal, emotional past. Page's photographs are included in numerous public collections including the Baltimore Museum of Art, Birmingham Museum of Art, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, and the Israel Museum.

Palimpset No. 2
Palimpsest No. 2, archival digital print from polaroid negative, 2004

ADAMS COUNTY ART COUNCIL 5th ANNUAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION
October 3-31, 2008

Reception: Friday, October 3, 5 - 8 pm

Awards: 7 pm

Juror: Anthony Cervino, Assistant Professor of Art, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

The Schmucker Art Gallery is pleased to host the Adams County Arts Council Fifth Annual Juried Art Exhibition. This exhibition celebrates the artistic achievements of Adams County residents and Arts Council members. The Arts Council's mission is to cultivate an arts-rich community and support the work of local artists.

Robyn Jacobs, House #1
Robyn Jacobs, House #1, oil on canvas. 2004 (Best of Show 2007)

 


ID: Self-Portraiture in Contemporary Sculpture
August 29 - September 19, 2008

Gallery Talk: Thursday, September 4, noon

Reception: Thursday, September 4, 5 - 7 p.m.


The self-portraits in this exhibition examine the complicated construction of identity. The scuptors reconsider what it means to represent oneself as an art object and also question the literal and figurative boundaries of the human form in sculpture.

Anthony Cervino
Anthony Cervino, One of Another, bronze, 2004

 
 
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