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

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

Art in Bars, (Aug. 6)

Lee Balterman, Untitled (Bar Scene), 1950-1970, ©Samek Art Museum August 6, 7-9pm (doors at 6:30pm) Bushel and Barrel Cider, 606 Market St., Lewisburg $2 for the tasting, which includes half off the price of one drink Art in Bars returns! We’re bringing the museum to the bar to pair beer, cider, and spirits 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... Read More

Gallery Locations

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

The Downtown Gallery
416 Market Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837