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March 2018


Eleanor Frick ’17: Songs Unseen

March 20, 2018April 8, 2018

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Eleanor Frick ’17:  Songs Unseen In her first solo exhibition, Songs Unseen, Eleanor Frick, a Franklin & Marshall College alum (Studio Art, 2017), shows a series of works that builds and reflects upon her past works.  Songs Unseen is both conceptual and material, with pieces that address artistic issues such as a work’s pictorial space, its methods of mark-making and its own materiality.  Jun-Cheng Liu, Franklin & Marshall College Professor of Art & Art History, guest curated Songs Unseen. Gibson…

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April 2018


Furnishing Beauty: Vanities of the Dressing Table

April 10, 2018April 26, 2018

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Furnishing Beauty:  Vanities of the Dressing Table Objects and images from the permanent collection Curated by Emily Stein ’18 Nissley Gallery In this exhibition about the history and function of the dressing table, Emily Stein, Franklin & Marshall College student (Art History, 2018), explores “the vanity” as both an object and a center of elaborate feminine social practices.  On display from the Phillips Museum of Art’s permanent collection will be objects depicting the motif of vanity.  These objects-beautiful and functional-address…

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F&M Senior Student Art and Film Exhibitions

April 17, 2018April 26, 2018

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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To close the spring season, the Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College proudly presents works from our studio art and film studies students in its Senior Student Art and Film Exhibitions.  This year’s shows include film works by Aniekeme Akpan, Tubyez Cropper, Megan Ferrel, Adam Fishbein, Luke Rosica and Seong Jun You, as well as studio art works by Sarah Barket, Aditya Chawla, Enrica Fabricant, Yiling Hu, Chanchanok Keadsiri and Rachel Knochenhauer.  These exhibitions reflect student achievement and experience…

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August 2018


Nissley Gallery Permanent Collection

August 28, 2018

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 7, 2018

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

The Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College is pleased to present a major reinstallation of its Nissley Gallery, named in honor of Tom Nissley ’55, who generously provided funding for this gallery.  Featuring over one hundred works from the museum’s collection, it is a broad sampling of the various core collections including pre-Columbian, African and Japanese objects, regionally created furniture, fiber arts and crafts, as well as paintings, sculptures, works on paper and glass created from the…

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Colette Fu: We are Dragon Tiger People

August 28, 2018

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 9, 2018

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Colette Fu’s one of a kind pop-up artist books are based on ancestral explorations.  Fu traveled to China’s Yunnan Province, where 25 of the nation’s 55 minority tribes reside.  Her exploration in the varied cultures of China culminated in a remarkable body of intricate pop-up books and photo collages titled We Are Tiger Dragon People.  Fu says of her work, “Pop-up and flap books originally illustrated ideas about astronomy, fortune telling, navigation, anatomy of the body and scientific principles.  This…

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September 2018


Binh Danh and Robert Schultz: War Memoranda: Photography, Walt Whitman, and Memorials

September 4, 2018

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 9, 2018

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

The exhibition War Memoranda: Photography, Walt Whitman, and Memorials by Binh Danh and Robert Schultz examines the question “How do Americans remember war?”  Using photographic portraits of soldiers developed onto leaves, historic battlefield landscapes photographed with 19th-century technologies and poems about war artist Binh Danh and poet Robert Schultz provide intimate reflections on the aftereffects of war.  This exhibition features original photographs, poetry broadsides, chlorophyll prints and artist books, drawn from the war poems and prose of Walt Whitman, our nation’s first war correspondent,…

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Käthe Kollwitz: Bauernkrieg/Peasant War

September 4, 2018

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 9, 2018

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

From 1903 to 1908, Käthe Kollwitz created plates for Bauernkrieg/Peasant War, a series of  etchings that represent the brutal treatment of peasants in sixteenth-century Germany, their rise to revolution and battle, and their subsequent humiliation and death.  Although based on historic events, she used this series as a vehicle to criticize and protest the anticipated tragedies that unfolded across Europe during the first half of the twentieth century.  Kollwitz has been, for over a century, a major influence on print and…

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Noon in the Nissley

September 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm1:00 pm

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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 24, 2018

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

Please join us for Noon in the Nissley every 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month from September 12 to November 28, 2018.  During these mini tours, museum staff and guest “stars” such as F&M faculty, among others, will highlight three objects on view in the Nissley Gallery. The Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College is pleased to present a major reinstallation of its Nissley Gallery, named in honor of Tom Nissley ’55, who generously provided funding for…

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November 2018


Noon in the Nissley

November 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm1:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 28, 2018

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

Please join us for Noon in the Nissley every 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month from September 12 to November 28, 2018.  During these mini tours, museum staff and guest “stars” such as F&M faculty, among others, will highlight three objects on view in the Nissley Gallery. The Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College is pleased to present a major reinstallation of its Nissley Gallery, named in honor of Tom Nissley ’55, who generously provided funding for…

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March 2020


Preschool Picassos

March 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

North Museum of Nature and Science,

400 College Ave,

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free with Museum Admission

Does your Preschooler love art? Our newest early childhood program focuses on the connection between science and the visual arts. Preschool Picassos will provide visitors with unique art experiences as we teach various children various techniques and utilize both. As children experiment and explore, they will not only explore scientific theory, but create some unique works of art along the way!

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