The Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery
The Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery is recognized as one of the region's foremost spaces in which to experience the achievements of internationally renowned artists and art movements of yesterday and today. Housed in a former church in the medieval-revival style, the Gallery is host to five to six exhibitions a year, with loans from major national and regional art museums, galleries, and collectors. Exhibitions cover a wide range of periods and mediums, including medieval manuscripts, Renaissance prints, Japanese woodcuts, and Pop Art, as well as installations, drawings, and paintings by important contemporary artists and LVC faculty.
Exhibitions are made possible by the The Friends of the Gallery, the Gallery's membership group, as well as other generous sponsors.
The Gallery will be closed Wednesday, November 26 and Thursday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Wednesday: 5–8 p.m.
Thursday–Friday: 1–4:30 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
By appointment for tour groups.
There is no charge for admission to the gallery.
* The Monoprinting Workshops (adult and children's) scheduled for this Saturday, December 6th have been cancelled.*
Image: Armando Martinez Martinez, aka M.M.A.TO, Dia y Noche, 2013, pastel on paper, 19 1/2 x 27 1/2 inches unframed, Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery
The Day of the Dead (El Dia de los Muertos)
October 31 - December 14, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, October 31, 5 - 7 p.m.
This exhibition will explore the significance of imagery connected to the Mexican celebration known Dia de los Muertos and its relationship to conceptions of death and heritage both pre- and post- Spanish conquest. We will be exploring the syncretism between pre-Columbian beliefs and practices and those introduced after Catholicism was introduced with the Spanish. For this exhibition, the Gallery was the recipient of a 2013 President's Innovation Grant. The Gallery will be holding special events and workshops across campus in conjunction with the exhibition.
Lecture: Dr. Sandra Aguilar-Rodriquez, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Moravian College, "Celebrating the Dead: A Living Tradition," Tuesday, November 4, 5 p.m., Zimmerman Recital Hall. This lecture is free and open to the public.
Lecture: Jim Nikas, founder, curator and co-owner of The Brady Nikas Collection, "Jose Guadalupe Posada: Calaveras and Social Commentary," Tuesday, November 18, 5 p.m., Zimmerman Recital Hall. This lecture is free and open to the public.
Documentary Film: "Searching for Posada: Art and Revolutions," Monday, November 17, 11 a.m., Chapel 101.
Monoprinting Workshop: Saturday, December 6, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Nancy Williams, LVC adjunct instructor of art and art education, will host a workshop on contemporary mono-printing techniques using water-based inks. Materials will be provided. Pre-registration is required. $50 Gallery members; $60 non-members; $25 LVC students. Registration form may be found here. For more information, please contact the Gallery at 717-867-6445 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monoprinting Children's Workshop: Saturday, December 6, 9 - 11:30 a.m., for ages 6 - 12. Materials will be provided. Pre-registration is required. $10. Registration form may be found here. For more information, please contact the Gallery at 717-867-6445 or email@example.com.