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The Phillips Museum of Art

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Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
7173584428 https://www.fandm.edu/phillips-museum

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August 2018
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Nissley Gallery: Permanent Collection

August 28 - December 7
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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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 Tiger Dragon People

August 28 - December 9
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Colette Fu's one of a kind pop-up artist books, based directly on her experiences learning about her ancestry from the diverse peoples of Yunnan Province in Southwest China, will be on view in the Dana Gallery this fall. Through layers of photographs, her books document the life and complexities of the 25 minority tribes that live in this region. Fu says of her work, "Pop-up and flap books originally illustrated ideas about astronomy, fortune telling, navigation, anatomy of the body…

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September 2018
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War Memoranda: Photography, Walt Whitman, and Memorials by Binh Danh and Robert Schultz

September 4 - December 9
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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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…

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Käthe Kollwitz: Bauernkrieg/Peasant War

September 4 - December 9
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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From 1903 to 1908, Käthe Kollwitz created plates for Bauernkrieg/Peasant War, a series of etchings that represents 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…

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Noon in the Nissley

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 24, 2018

The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Noon in the Nissley: please join us every 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month from September 12 to November 28. During these mini tours, museum staff and guest "stars" such as 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 this gallery. Featuring…

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October 2018
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Poetry Reading: War Poems

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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L.I.F.T., the Philadelphia Alumni Writers House's student spoken word performance group, along with the English Department and the Philadelphia Alumni Writers House will co-host a night of poetry in the Phillips Museum of Art's Rothman Gallery. Jonny Teklit '19 will curate the evening's readings. Rothman Gallery 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…

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November 2018
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Noon in the Nissley

November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 28, 2018

The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Noon in the Nissley: please join us every 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month from September 12 to November 28. 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 this gallery.…

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Gallery talk by Phillip Earenfight

November 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Gallery talk: Phillip Earenfight, Director, Trout Gallery and Associate Professor of Art and Art History, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania Gibson Curriculum Gallery From 1903 to 1908, Käthe Kollwitz created plates for Bauernkrieg/Peasant War, a series of etchings that represents 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…

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Lecture by Jane Kallir

November 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Lecture by Jane Kallir, daughter of Otto Kallir, who co-founded Galerie St. Etienne, NYC with Hildegard Bachert Gibson Curriculum Gallery From 1903 to 1908, Käthe Kollwitz created plates for Bauernkrieg/Peasant War, a series of etchings that represents 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…

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