Winslow Homer’s documents of Civil War era Thanksgiving

Even though we will be closed from November 27-December 1 in honor of Thanksgiving, you can still fill up on art while you fill up on turkey with some Thanksgiving prints by famed American artist, Winslow Homer. The wood engraving you see to the left is from our permanent collection and comes from the pages of Harper’s Weekly. Before Winslow Homer became recognized for his talents with a paintbrush, he was a commercial illustrator for a variety... 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

Tracey Snelling: Another Day in Paradise

Tracey Snelling: Another Day in Paradise March 31 – August 19, 2012 Downtown Art Gallery, Bucknell University   In a small town, people fill their gas tanks beneath fluorescent lights, children sift through agates at the rock shop, and couples argue behind motel windows. The “small” town in question is 4 feet long by 4 feet wide; a scale-model of Anywhere USA created by Tracey Snelling. Snelling is a California-based artist... 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

Experimental Filmmaker Roger Beebe

Tuesday, November 1st, 7pm Campus Theatre, 413 Market Street Lewisburg, PA Sponsor: Bucknell Film/Media Studies and The Samek Art Gallery Experimental filmmaker Roger Beebe presents his most recent work, “Films for One to Eight Projectors.” The Campus Theatre will be transformed into a multimedia landscape!  Read More

Artist talk with John Craig Freeman & Will Pappenheimer

Artists Talk: 
John Craig Freeman
& Will Pappenheimer 7 p.m., Tuesday, October 18, 2011 
Gallery Theatre, 3rd floor ELC John Craig Freeman 
& Will Pappenheimer, members of the artist collective MANIFEST.AR, will discuss their new media artworks in the current Samek Art Gallery Exhibition, Not Here [link:]. Augmented Reality is the art of overlaying virtual content on top of physical reality. Using... 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

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders lecture on August 30, 2011 at the Samek Art Gallery

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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