State of the Axe

Weis Center Lobby July 24, 2017 – June 22, 2018 In this exhibition, drawn from the collection of the Samek Art Museum, photographer Ralph Gibson offers thirty intimate black-and-white portraits of guitar masters playing their instruments. Focusing his lens on musicians who have lent their unmistakable voices to virtually every musical genre—jazz, funk, rock, acoustic, blues, fusion, classical, and experimental—Gibson reveals in each photograph... Read More

Pause and Effect

June 21-October 9, 2016 Downtown Gallery, 416 Market St. Lewisburg This exhibition utilizes the Samek’s photography collection to explore how the minutiae of our everyday lives stick with us, how they affect and enhance our memories and, ultimately, how they influence our personal narratives in profound ways. Opening + Curatorial Talk Downtown Gallery-June 24, 6pm Take an informal gallery tour with Museum Fellow Laura Libert to learn about her curatorial... Read More

Guest Post: Mindful Matters on Salthouse

I recently had a great conversation with a Bucknell student blogger, Carly Robb, about Salthouse, our latest exhibition at the Samek. What follows are the results of our conversation. This article is a reposting of her original essay. You can read more from Carly on the many opportunities to be more mindful at Bucknell and in Lewisburg over at Mindful Matters. -Greg — Salthouse Art, as a series of rejection, absorption, and relentless uncertainty,... 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

Gallery Locations

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

The Downtown Gallery
416 Market Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837