Events

 

SPRING EVENTS

Semester Launch Party
Friday, January 27, 7:00pm
Samek Gallery, 3rd Floor Elaine Langone Center

Celebrate the opening of SPEAK / ACT / MAKE and the beginning of a new semester.

Conversation with Jonathon Keats
Wednesday, March 8, 6:00pm
Bucknell Hall

Join us for a conversation with experimental philosopher and conceptual artist, Jonathon Keats about The Reciprocal Biomimicry Initiative and the potential for adaptation of human technologies to address key problems faced by other species. The presentation will be followed by a reception at the Downtown Gallery at 8pm. (Shuttles will be provided.)

Opening Panel Discussion and Reception for Annual Student Art Exhibition
Friday, April 14, 6:00pm
Gallery Theater, 3rd Floor Elaine Langone Center

In partnership with Bucknell’s Department of Art and Art History, graduating seniors and Art Assistants will participate in a roundtable discussion of their work. A reception follows in the Samek Gallery.

Art in Bars
Wednesday, April 19, 7pm
Rusty Rail Brewing Company
5 N 8th St #1, Mifflinburg, PA 17844

Art in Bars returns! We’re bringing the museum to the bar to pair beer with artworks from the Samek Art Museum’s collection. Learn more about the drinks and art and how they relate to each other from knowledgeable bartenders and Samek staff.

The Gallery Engagement Team Presents: Spring Gala
Friday, April 21, 7:00-8:30pm
Samek Gallery, 3rd Floor Elaine Langone Center

The Samek’s student organization, the Gallery Engagement Team, is throwing its spring gala at the Samek in celebration of the Annual Student Art Exhibition. This event is for students, by students.

Samek Distinguished Art Lecture: Makoto Fujimura
Thursday, April 27, 6:30pm
Forum, 2nd Floor Elaine Langone Center

Makota Fujimura’s artwork combines traditional Japanese painting techniques with abstraction to explore the role of faith in cross-cultural dialogue. Fujimura will discuss the role that entrepreneurship has played throughout his career. The annual Samek Distinguished Art Lecture invites world-renowned artists, scholars, and notable thinkers to engage with students and the public.

 

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Gallery Locations

The Samek Gallery
3rd Floor, Elaine Langone Center
Bucknell University

The Downtown Gallery
416 Market Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837