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ART/WORK: Labor, Identity, and Society

12/7/21

Time: 10am-4pm

Price: Free

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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.

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