Teen Summer Workshop 2016 – Tell Your Story (7.20 – 7.22)

This year’s third annual Teen Summer Workshop will take place July 20-22 from 10am-5pm, at the Downtown Gallery (416 Market Street, Lewisburg PA) and at our Samek Gallery (3rd Floor, Elaine Langone Center, Bucknell University). The theme of the workshop is “Tell Your Story” and we’ll be looking at how artists incorporate words and narrative into their artworks. Together, we will create 2D and 3D work including but not limited to artist... Read More

Bucknell Diversity Summit – Simryn Gill, Somewhere Between

Simryn Gill is a multimedia artist working in sculpture, drawing, photography, and writing. In Somewhere Between, Gill combines the latter two art forms by creating a set of instructions, leaving it up to you to complete the work with your camera. Prior to, and during Bucknell’s First Annual Diversity Summit on March 29-30, we encourage you to participate in her artwork by following the instructions below and sharing it with us on social media... Read More

Art in Bars at Elk Creek Cafe, Feb. 3

Lee Balterman, Untitled (Bar Scene), 1950-1970. ©Samek Art Museum Wednesday, February 3, 7pm Elk Creek Cafe, 100 W Main St, Millheim 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. This special iteration of Art in Bars includes photography by Stephen Althouse,... 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: Anonymousish – Photographs by Miles Foreman

When: Fri, 12/18; 6-9, Sat, 12/19; 11-5, Sun, 12/20; 11-5. Where: Pajama Factory, 1307 Park Ave, Williamsport, PA 17701 Who: Miles Foreman (1996-2014), moved to Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, in 2010 with his family. He started taking photography classes from Ralph Wilson at the Williamsport Community Dark Room that same year. Miles experimented with multiple formats, including pinhole cameras, and varieties of black and white film. He attended Lewisburg... Read More

Tuesday’s objet: Gibson Galore!

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. Guess what, guys?! It’s Tuesday!! Today’s objet, or, more appropriately, objets, live on the second floor of Mart’s Hall. They are a selection of photographs by Ralph Gibson, from his... 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

The Oldest Living Things in the World

January 13 through March 22, 2015 Samek Gallery, 3rd Floor Elaine Langone Center Rachel Sussman, La Llareta #0308-2B31 (3,000+ yearsold; Atacama Desert, Chile) Artist Rachel Sussman takes epic photographs of living organisms 2,000 years old and older. The work spans disciplines, continents, and millennia: it’s part art and part science, and is underscored by an existential incursion into Deep Time. Related Events: Artist Talk: Rachel Sussman January... Read More

Gallery Locations

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

The Downtown Gallery
416 Market Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837