Spring Art Exhibit- Ansel Adams: Manzanar, January 31 – April 13

Gettysburg College Schmucker Art Gallery, Schmucker Hall Wednesday January 31st- Talks and Opening Reception: 4pm with reception to follow until 6pm Ansel Adams: Manzanar (Main Gallery) Curated by Emma Wylam ’24 and Sophia Crawford ’24 under the direction of Interim Gallery Director Sarah Kate Gillespie In 1943, Ansel Adams (1902-1984), one of America’s most well-known

16th Annual Foothills Artists Studio Tour scheduled

The 16th annual Foothills Artists Studio Tour will be held November 18 and 19, the weekend before Thanksgiving, at various locations in and around the western Adams County (PA) communities of Fairfield, Orrtanna, and Cashtown. Fourteen artists will be participating in a special pre-holiday show and sale both days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Schmucker Art Gallery announces its 2023-24 calendar

Gettysburg College’s Schmucker Art Gallery has announced a series of shows during 2023-24: Drawing on the Susquehanna (Main Gallery) September 6 – December 8, 2023 September 13, opening reception October 27, Multi-disciplinary panel discussion, 5 p.m. Curated by Rob Evans, the exhibition Drawing on the Susquehanna features eighteenth- and nineteenth-century prints, paintings, books, and objects

ACAC: Fall art shows

According to the Adams County Arts Council newsletter, the following shows will be displayed this fall. The Bluebrick Gallery The Bluebrick Gallery, an artist co-op featuring seven Adams County artists, opened its doors on June 5, 2009. The artists—Owner Lisa Gohr Harman, Shawn Heiges, Wendy Spicer Heiges, Sarah Schaeffer Maclay, Jill Rakowicz, Amy Thrush-Dreves, and

Mary Margaret Stewart Art Exhibitions continue at Gettysburg College

Two art exhibitions exhibiting works from the collection of Mary Margaret Stewart (1931-2021) continue on the Gettysburg College campus. Stewart was a professor of English at the college from 1959 until she retired in 1996. Stewart passed away in 2021, leaving her sizeable art collection of 187 two-dimensional artworks and 23 pieces of sculpture and

WWII American Experience celebrates Women’s History Month

The Gettysburg WWII American Experience kicked off Women’s History Month on Saturday with an exhibit celebrating the inspirational and unprecedented contributions of women supporting the military efforts during World War II.  Featuring many authentic original artifacts, vehicles, uniforms, pictures, storyboards, and activities for children and adults, the exhibit highlighted the important roles that nearly 350,000

ACAC Student shows in February

The Adams County Arts Council will feature its annual Instructors Show and All County Student Show during the month of February.  A First Friday opening reception is scheduled for Friday, February 3, 5-7:00 p.m. and is open to the public. The Instructors Show, exhibited in the Gallery, features 2D and 3D artwork by sixteen ACAC

LANDMARK: Landscape Photography in the Arab World at Schmucker Art Gallery

This exhibition, on display at Schmucker Art Gallery on the Gettysburg College campus, features the work of contemporary photographers Manal Abu-Shaheen and Aisha Mershani who examine how specific locations in the Arab World are marked by social, political, and environmental changes. Taken together, their photographs of architectural ruins, commercial billboards, border walls, and empty streets

15th Annual Foothills Artists Studio Tour announced

November 19 & 20, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Meet the artists and tour their studios nestled in beautiful western Adams County, PA, just a few miles from Gettysburg. This popular tour, located in the historic Fairfield and Cashtown areas, is self-guided and may be completed in any order. Please visit www.foothillsartists.net for more information.

Art Exhibition “Confuse the Issues: Art, Text, and Identity” opens in this month

This fall, Schmucker Art Gallery at Gettysburg College presents an exhibition of text-based works by significant artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, including Elizabeth Catlett, Deborah Dancy, Nekisha Durrett, Guerrilla Girls, Glenn Ligon, Carl Pope, Jr., Faith Ringgold, Hank Willis Thomas, and Carrie Mae Weems. Confuse the Issues: Art, Text, and Identity is on

Robyn Jacobs artwork on display in May and June

The Adams County Arts Council, 125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, will feature an exhibition of paintings in oil entitled Reunion by Robyn Jacobs during the month of May and June.  A First Friday opening reception is scheduled for Friday, May 6, 5-7:00 p.m. and is open to the public. The show will remain up through

Arts Council invites community to Youth Recylable Art Contest Awards Ceremony

The Adams County Arts Council invites participants, their families, and the community to join us for the Youth Recyclable Art Contest/Exhibit awards ceremony taking place at 6pm on April 21, 2022. Over 70 entries from county-wide students, kindergarten through twelfth grade, will be awarded cash prizes for first, second, and third place winners in five

History Meets the Arts this weekend

The 2022 edition of History Meets the Arts will be held Friday April 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday April 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Gettysburg Fire Company Community Room, Rear 35 N. Stratton St., Gettysburg PA 17325 . Admission is free. The event is presented by Lord Nelson’s Gallery

Three art exhibitions open in Gettysburg

Three art exhibitions, each with a different approach, background, and raison d’être opened on last night’s First Friday. At Gettysburg College’s Schmucker Art Gallery is the Spring 2022 Juried Student Exhibition and a collection of works by Baltimore-based artist James Williams II. Williams was the show’s juror for the artwork created by students during the

Gettysburg College Art Faculty Exhibition Open Jan 28 through March 4, 2022

View all Adams County Art Exhibitions A selection of recent works by Gettysburg College’s studio art faculty – Mark Warwick, Tina Gephart, Austin Stiegemeier, John Kovaleski, Henry Gepfer, and Amanda Berg – will be on display at Schmucker Art Gallery starting January 28. Gallery Talk: January 28, noon-1pm Opening Reception: January 28, 4:30-6:30 pm Schmucker

Adams County Arts Council features K-12 students and member works through January

The Adams County Arts Council, 125 South Washington Street, will be celebrating the opening exhibitions of Bermudian Springs High School, Littlestown High School, and Alloway Creek Elementary School student work, along with works by Warren Tracy Davis and Elsie Shackleton on Friday, January 7, 5-7:00 p.m. for a First Friday opening reception.  The shows will

Local Artist John Kamerer’s flower photos at Monumental Gallery

John Kamerer, a local Gettysburg photographer, has been photographing flowers for over 20 years and displays his photographs at his gallery, Monumental Photography Gallery. “I worked in advertising at J. Walter Thompson for over 40 years,” said Kamerer. “There, I made television commercials for well-known brands and then moved to Gettysburg in 2003.” After retiring

ART/WORK: Labor, Identity, and Society – Gettysburg College Schmucker Gallery through February, 2022

December 7 through March 4, 2022 Gallery Talk with student curators: December 7, 2021, 4:00 p.m. Opening Reception: Dec. 7, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Under the direction of Prof. Yan Sun, Gettysburg College students examine diverse depictions of workers and scenes of labor to consider issues of identity, equality, and injustice across cultures and

Art works by Robert Patierno on display through November

On display at the Gettysburg Majestic Theater Art Gallery through November are a series of works by Gettysburg College Adjunct Assistant Professor Robert Patierno. Patierno is an internationally renowned printmaker, draftsman, and painter whose strongly graphic and powerful works have been exhibited throughout the United States and across Europe. Patierno’s prints, paintings and drawings reside