Exhibition Review: Identity and Place

When: January 23 – February 28, 2016 Where: Lore Degenstein Gallery at Susquehanna University The task of defining oneself is… complicated, to say the least. It’s an arduous undertaking, and something that we continually revisit and refine throughout our lifetimes. The intimate relationship we build with ourselves also informs our relationship to others; our family, our community, and the world at large. Several area artists explore... Read More

Shani Peters: Nesbitt Artist in Residence

The Crown(s): A Demonstration Through May 1, 2016 Academic West Bucknell’s Art and Art History Department is hosting its first Nesbitt Artist in Residence, and the Samek is collaborating with the department to host an exhibition of artist’s work on campus. The Nesbitt Artist Residency Program in partnership with Bucknell University Department of Art and Art History as well as the Samek Art Museum provides time, space, and exhibition opportunity... Read More

Stephen Althouse Studio Visit – Feb. 27

Stephen Althouse, Clamp and Shroud, 2013. Pigment print. 42 x 31 inches Saturday, February 27, departs 11am, returns to Bucknell by 3pm Leaves from Elaine Langone Center, Bucknell University Get a glimpse into Stephen Althouse’s studio in Rebersburg, with a tour led by the artist, who is featured in our current exhibition, Salthouse. Includes transportation. We will leave by bus from Dent Drive near the Elaine Langone Center on the corner of 7th... Read More


Jan 19 – Mar 20, 2016 Samek Gallery, Third Floor, Elaine Langone Center Stephen Althouse, Knot III (horse armor), 2011, pigment print, 88 x 59 ½”. Presenting 13 recent photographs of central PA artist, Stephen Althouse. Althouse was raised Quaker and his large-scale, lushly printed photographs depict Amish tools, Medieval armor, and implements of country living that foreground the aesthetics of use and material memory. — Stephen Althouse... Read More

Review: Under the Bed | Liz Parrish & Anna Kell

When: November 20th – December 19th, 2015 Where: Converge Gallery, 140 W 4th St, Williamsport, PA 17701 Who: Bucknell professor (and, like me, a University of Florida alum! Go Gators!) Anna Kell, and Liz Parrish Converge Gallery in downtown Williamsport is currently exhibiting two local artists under the playful double entendre, Beneath the Mattress. Through re-appropriation, re-interpretation, and fantastical imagery, Anna Kell and Liz Parrish... Read More

Tuesday’s objet – Brandon Playing Halo 2

Our Tuesday’s Objet series (pronounced “OB-JAY” from the French word for “object”) intends to highlight pieces on display outside the physical confines of our gallery spaces, to draw attention to the art that surrounds us on a daily basis, if we only take a moment to pause and look. Happy Tuesday, everyone! You might notice today’s objet as you stroll through the foyer of Bertrand Libary. It’s a photograph by Shauna Frischkorn,... Read More

R. Luke DuBois: Artist Talk – Oct. 7

R. Luke DuBois, Vertical Music (for twelve musicians filmed at high speed) [still], 2012. Courtesy bitforms gallery inc.October 7, 7pm Center Room, 2nd Floor Elaine Langone Center DuBois sits down with Bucknell Professor of Humanities Katherine Faull to discuss the process of turning data into art. Join us after the talk in the Samek for a reception. — About R. Luke DuBois 1975, United States Lives and works in New York R. Luke DuBois is a... Read More

Re-writing the Streets: The International Language of Stickers (Review)

September 5 – October 11, 2015 Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University 514 University Ave, Selinsgrove, PA 17870 Graffiti has come a long way from its aerosol ancestors. Initially thought to besmirch the sides of bridges and subway tunnels, it has evolved into a celebrated art form. At the Lore Degenstein Gallery, our artistic neighbor to the south, co-curators Catherine Tedford and Oliver Baudach explore a microcosm of the street art movement:... Read More

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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