Art in Bars – April 19

Wednesday, April 19, 7pm Rusty Rail Brewing Company 5 N 8th St #1, Mifflinburg, PA 17844 $15 at the door Art in Bars at Rust Rail Brewing Company!   Art in Bars returns alongside the “The Valley Together. Never Alone” series hosted by the Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way. The event will focus on art, craft beer, and music to initiate discussions about how drinks and art relate to one another through taste. The Museum holds a diverse... Read More

Art in Bars – Oct. 15

Old Forge Brewing Company 298 Mill St, Danville, PA Thursday, Oct. 15, beginning at 7pm $10 advance, $15 at the door Lee Balterman, Untitled (Bar Scene), 1950-70. We’re returning to the Old Forge Brewing Company in Danville to pair beer with artworks from the Samek Art Museum’s collection. Guests will sample a selection of beers while looking closely at visual art. They can learn more about the beer, art and how they relate to each other from... Read More

Artist Talk: Rachel Sussman (1/21)

January 21, 6pm Gallery Theater, 3rd Floor Elaine Langone Center Sussman discusses her current solo exhibition at the Samek, The Oldest Living Things in the World. Bucknell Professor Duane Griffin will serve as discussant on how her work merges art, science, and philosophy. A reception and book signing follows the talk in the Samek Gallery. About Rachel Sussman Rachel Sussman is a contemporary artist based in Brooklyn. For nearly a decade, she’s... Read More

Mel Ziegler: Life on the Farm (11/14)

November 14 Participatory Art Project – 12:00pm, Samek Gallery, 3rd Floor Elaine Langone Center Artist Talk – 6:00pm, Samek Gallery Mel Ziegler – PA native and featured artist in the exhibition Country Living – invites students to play a board game called “Life on the Farm” with local farmers, including farmers from Happy Cow Creamery, Owens Farm, and Ard’s Farm. This art project is followed that evening by an... Read More

If I Could Paint

The following poem is a response to Country Living by Junior Creative Writing student, Meghan Carroll.  She wrote it as part of an assignment for Prof. Shara McCallum’s English 204 Creative Writing: Poetry class. Back   If I Could Paint -By Meghan Carroll   If I could paint I would do white and blue, like the sky, with tall grasses slipped, singing yellowness yellowness wined like oil (smooth, soft, slippery); with the clocks of... 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

Gallery Locations

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

The Downtown Gallery
416 Market Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837