Plan Your Gettysburg Trip


ART/WORK: Labor, Identity, and Society


Time: 10am-4pm

Price: Free


300 N Washington Street
Gettysburg, PA

Under the direction of Prof. Yan Sun, Gettysburg College art history students examine diverse depictions of workers and scenes of labor to consider issues of identity, equality, and injustice across cultures and historical periods. Works by artists Lewis Hine, James Van Der Zee, Riva Helfond, Thomas Allom, and Pablo O’Higgins are included in this exhibition, alongside original posters from the Chinese Cultural Revolution and photographs from the Meiji Period in Japan, among others.  

Student curators will give presentations about the works on display on Tuesday, December 7 at 4pm.  The reception for the exhibition will be held on Tuesday, December 7, 5-7 pm.  Light refreshments provided. All events are free and open to the public.

This exhibition is supported by Special Collections and College Archives, Musselman Library and the Department of Art and Art History, Gettysburg College.

Schmucker Art Gallery will be closed December 9, 2021 through January 27, 2022 for Gettysburg College’s winter break.

Gallery hours are Tuesday–Saturday, 10am-4pm.

Building is accessible.


Upcoming Event Dates

Dec 07

Dec 08

Jan 28

Jan 29

Feb 01

Feb 02

Feb 03

Feb 04

Feb 05

Feb 08

Feb 09

Feb 10

Feb 11

Feb 12

Feb 15

Feb 16

Feb 17

Feb 18

Feb 19

Feb 22

Feb 23

Feb 24

Feb 25

Feb 26

Mar 01

Mar 02

Mar 03

Mar 04

Get the Gettysburg, Pa Inspiration Guide

Check out our Inspiration Guide online or have us send you one. Have an immediate question? Call us at 1-800-337-5015

Get the Guide

Free Destination Gettysburg Planning Guide

Events Calendar

Check out our unique festivals, fairs, exhibits, theater, & concerts.

View Calendar