Art in Bars, (Aug. 6)

Lee Balterman, Untitled (Bar Scene), 1950-1970, ©Samek Art Museum August 6, 7-9pm (doors at 6:30pm) Bushel and Barrel Cider, 606 Market St., Lewisburg $2 for the tasting, which includes half off the price of one drink Art in Bars returns! We’re bringing the museum to the bar to pair beer, cider, and spirits 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... Read More

Installing Modern Art 1915 – now

The Study Gallery is currently exhibiting a selection of work for Bucknell Professor, Roger Rothman’s Art 208 / Modern Art 1915 – now course. The Samek Art Museum collection includes pieces from the most prominent artists of the 20th century including Andy Warhol, Wassily Kandinsky, Salvador Dali, Jean Dubuffet and many more all of who are on display through the end of the semester. As the Preparator and Operations Coordinator for the... Read More

Field Trip–Kara Walker: A Subtlety

Over the past weekend, I made a pilgrimage to see Kara Walker’s A Subtlety before it closed on Sunday at a derelict Domino sugar factory in Brooklyn, New York. The line to get in was eight blocks long, and I had to sign a waiver saying that I would not sue the sponsoring organization, Creative Time, if I happened to get ill from inhaling any of the toxic chemicals that lingered inside the factory. The experience was well worth the effort. The... Read More

Senior Gallery Attendant Snags Dream Job

December, 2011- G.E.T. & Be Fashion Magazine co-sponsored event celebrating the release of Be Magazine’s Winter 2011 Issue at the Samek Art Gallery. The Samek Art Gallery wishes to congratulate Joanna Wheeler ’12 for gaining employment with Sotheby’s, New York! In honor of this accomplishment, enjoy a guest blog from Joanna commenting on her experiences at Bucknell and looking towards to future… My name is Joanna Wheeler... Read More

A Tracey Teaser…

  There’s been a lot of buzz and excitement swirling around the Samek Art Gallery these days… and with good reason! With the opening of a new Downtown Art Gallery just around the corner and welcoming artist, Tracey Snelling to campus; we certainly have a lot to be excited about! Tracey Snelling installing: Stripmall (Los Angles), 2007 On a personal note, it has been an especially gratifying past two weeks for me. I just joined the Samek... Read More

The Sandy & John Nesbitt Collection: The Discriminating Eye at Work

Friday January 27, 2012 through Thursday March 29, 2012 The Samek Art Gallery of Bucknell University, eleven students and I are enormously grateful to alums Sandy and John Nesbitt, class of ’64, for their generosity in making their print collection available to us for this exhibition at the collectors’ alma mater. We are greatly honored to have this opportunity, all the more so since it is the first ever comprehensive exhibition of their collection.... Read More

Extreme Creativity: An Experiential, Experimental Endeavor

October 1st, 2011, Samek Art Gallery, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A creative, collaborative installment performed by students in Bucknell’s first Extreme Creativity class. Just another artistic event, right? Not even close. This installation is the culmination of weeks of intense focus and commitment from students, faculty, and staff members, and embodies unbelievable amounts of collaboration from both University and external resources. The idea for the course... Read More

Gallery Locations

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

The Downtown Gallery
416 Market Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837