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The City: Art and the Urban Environment


Fall 2018

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Main Gallery
December 5, 2018 - March 8, 2019
Reception: December 7, 4:30-6:30pm
Gallery Talks: December 6, noon

Under the direction of Schmucker Art Gallery Director Shannon Egan, students in the course "Art History Methods" curate an exhibition of photographs, prints, and paintings that depict the urban environment. Students will examine issues of race, class, age, gender, as well as effects related to industry and climate change in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. image: James Lesesne Wells (American, 1902-1992), Builders, etching on cream laid paper, 1938. Acquisition made possible by the Robin Wagner and Michael Birkner Art and Photography Acquisition Fund and Deborah M. Smith, Gettysburg College Fine Arts Collection