War Imagery, Sympathy, and Repulsion: Gettysburg Professor Peter Carmichael Gives a Talk at the Gallery

Last Thursday, the Schmucker Art Gallery welcomed Professor Peter Carmichael to give the final gallery talk on The Plains of Mars exhibition. As a Professor of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, Carmichael’s talk focused primarily on early war photography––particularly that of the Civil War. He recounts his first experience with Civil War visual … More War Imagery, Sympathy, and Repulsion: Gettysburg Professor Peter Carmichael Gives a Talk at the Gallery

Revisiting “The Plains of Mars” Exhibition with Dr. James Clifton

The premier of Shmucker Art Gallery’s two new exhibitions at the beginning of September continue to reel in visitors each and every day! Since their opening reception, the Gallery has hosted a variety of events and lectures to introduce the faces behind both displays. This past week the Gallery was honored to welcome Dr. James … More Revisiting “The Plains of Mars” Exhibition with Dr. James Clifton

Warriors, Weapons, and Wreckage––Oh My: New Exhibitions at the Schmucker Art Gallery

By: Carolyn Hauk After a summer of extensive research, hard work, and boundless dedication, the Schmucker Art Gallery team celebrated this past week with the opening of two new exhibitions: The Plains of Mars: European War Prints, 1500-1825 and Face to Face: Carl Beam and Andy Warhol. Both exhibitions were student-curated through the art-loving aptitudes … More Warriors, Weapons, and Wreckage––Oh My: New Exhibitions at the Schmucker Art Gallery

The story of us in fingerprints: A recent visit from Professor July Hruby

In 2015, on a particularly hot day in Hollywood, I placed my hands on the handprints of Clark Gable in the cement tiles outside of the famous Chinese Theatre and smiled for a picture. Since the dawn of time, humans have always had an intrinsic desire to leave behind their “mark,” whether it be hand … More The story of us in fingerprints: A recent visit from Professor July Hruby

The definitions of power: A recent visit from art historian and critic Michael Amy

We could all tally the amount of times we have all heard the phrase “with great power, comes great responsibility.” The Supreme Court even quoted this saying from the original Spider-Man comic book series. But how we each individually define power varies––whether we see power as some sort of supernatural capability or the ability accomplish … More The definitions of power: A recent visit from art historian and critic Michael Amy