The Great Depression was the catalyst for a tremendous outburst of creative energy in America’s photographic community. The devastation wreaked on the country inspired a host of socially conscious photographers to capture the painful stories of the time.
Intersections of Academics and Art
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 are made possible by the The Friends of the Gallery, the Gallery's membership group, as well as other generous sponsors.
Dorothea Lange's America
Jan. 25–Mar. 24, 2019
This exhibition features the work of Dorothea Lange (American, 1895–1965) and 13 additional artists. Exhibition events will include an opening reception, a Colloquium lecture given by Dr. Linda Gordon, a musical lecture by Michael Lasser, a photography workshop (download a registration form here), and a film.
*Gallery hours will resume Aug. 31.
- 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.
Beginning in 1942, one of the worst violations of constitutional rights in American history was the registration and incarceration of Japanese Americans. Dorothea Lange’s re-discovered documentary photographs…
Tour the newest exhibit at the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery.