Palmer Museum of Art announces spring 2016 one-day exhibitions

January 26, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. —The Palmer Museum of Art continues this popular series of one-day exhibitions highlighting works on paper from the museum’s permanent collection. They will be on display the last Friday of each month this semester in the Drs. Albert and Lorraine Kligman Print and Drawing Study Room located on the second floor of the museum on the University Park campus of Penn State.

B. Stephen Carpenter II, professor of art education, curated the exhibition "Mark Making, Meaning Making, Trouble Making" that will be on view 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, and will lead a conversation beginning at 1 p.m.

Christian M. M. Brady, dean, Schreyer Honors College, curated the exhibition "Biblical Women and (Their) Old Masters" that will be on view 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, and will lead a conversation beginning at 1 p.m.

Members of the Central Pennsylvania Pastel Society curated the exhibition "Pastel Potpourri" that will be on view 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 25, and will lead a conversation beginning at 1 p.m.

Charlotte Houghton, associate professor of art history, curated the exhibition "Walking Papers: Departing Thoughts on Our Collection" that will be on view 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 29, and will lead a conversation beginning at 1 p.m.

Exhibitions on view at the Palmer Museum of Art this spring are "From Dada to Dalí: Surrealist Works on Paper" from now through May 8; "Consciously Surreal: Photography, the Uncanny, and the Body" from now through May 8; and "Small Prints, Big Artists: Renaissance and Baroque Masterpieces from Carnegie Museum of Art" from Feb. 2 through May 15. "Small Prints, Big Artists: Renaissance and Baroque Masterpieces from Carnegie Museum of Art" was organized by the Carnegie Museum of Art.

The Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State is located on Curtin Road and admission is free. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. The museum is closed Mondays and some holidays. From Saturday, March 5, through Sunday, March 13, the museum will be open from noon to 4 p.m. The museum will be closed on Sunday, March 27.

  • Spring 2016 'Paper Views' at the Palmer Museum of Art will take place on Jan. 29, Feb. 26, March 25, and April 29.

    Spring 2016 'Paper Views' at the Palmer Museum of Art will take place on Jan. 29, Feb. 26, March 25, and April 29.

    IMAGE: Penn State
  • G. Daniel Massad, "Stele," 2004, pastel on paper, 2004.17.

    G. Daniel Massad, Stele, 2004, pastel on paper, 2004.17.

    IMAGE: Penn State
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Last Updated January 26, 2016