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

From abstraction to Instagram: Juried Student Exhibition of 2018

By Carolyn Hauk ’21 On Friday, March 30, the Schmucker Art Gallery hosted its annual Juried Student Exhibition, featuring over 100 pieces created and submitted by students. From works depicting Instagram-worthy breakfast foods to breathtaking landscapes to abstract sculptures, this exhibition was a true embodiment of the creativity and talent of Gettysburg College’s students. I found … More From abstraction to Instagram: Juried Student Exhibition of 2018

Cristin Millet in Schmucker Art Gallery

Cristin Millet: Coronal Plane January 26 – March 9, 2018   ARTIST’S TALK on January 26, noon, Lyceum, Pennsylvania Hall, Third Floor (light lunch provided) OPENING RECEPTION in Schmucker Art Gallery: January 26, 4:30-6:30 PM This exhibition of a large-scale installation and sculpture by Cristin Millett focuses on medical history, specifically the human reproductive system. … More Cristin Millet in Schmucker Art Gallery

Coronal Plane exhibit in Schmucker Art Gallery: More than a space of exploration

  The new exhibition, Coronal Plane, in Schmucker Art Gallery explores the various works by artist and Penn State professor Cristin Millett. Millett’s artwork characterizes the intersection between medical history, Catholicism and the female identity. The gallery space is anchored by the installation work, Coronal Plane, which directly references the anatomical theater at the University … More Coronal Plane exhibit in Schmucker Art Gallery: More than a space of exploration