Student Opportunities

Art Education

Work as a Gallery Attendant

Student Gallery Attendants have the opportunity to assist with community outreach and programming, including giving tours and facilitating workshops for local school groups and after school programs. They also assist in the installation and de-installation of exhibitions, publicity and social media announcements, and serve as docents. Contact gallery@gettysburg.edu for more information on applying for this position.
Event Coordination

Become a Student Curator

Students enrolled in select art history courses, including “Methods of Art History,” “Art and Public Policy,” and “Wonders of Nature and Artifice: The Renaissance Quest for Knowledge,” have the opportunity to curate exhibitions in Schmucker Art Gallery. Recent exhibitions include The City: Art and the Urban Environment, Wonders of Nature and Artifice, and Flora and Fauna in East Asian Art. Students may also propose individual curatorial projects related to their research interests. Contact Director Dr. Shannon Egan at segan@gettysburg.edu for more information
Curatorial Work

Exhibit Your Artwork

Students enrolled in Studio Art courses at Gettysburg College are invited to submit artwork to the annual Juried Student Exhibition. Email gallery@gettysburg.edu for Juried Student Exhibition entry forms or stop by Schmucker Art Gallery. Senior Studio Art Majors present their advanced capstone work in Schmucker Art Gallery each spring under the direction of Gettysburg College studio art faculty. All artists are also welcome to submit work to the Adams County Arts Council Juried Art Exhibition held in partnership with Schmucker Art Gallery each summer.