Franklin County Historical Society Announces African American Exhibit

Franklin County Historical Society Announces African American Exhibit

The Franklin County Historical Society is excited to announce a new temporary exhibit, “This is Their Story: African American Community History of Chambersburg”, curated by Shippensburg University student Madison Groninger.
The exhibit focuses on local Black veterans and outstanding women and their oral histories.
The exhibit is based on the book, “An All American Town: An Oral History of the African American Community of Franklin County, PA” by historian C. Bernard Ruffin III.
The exhibit may be viewed at The Franklin County Historical Society, 175 East King Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201.
It will be on display until August 31, 2022.
The Society can be contacted at 717-264-1667 or franklinhistorical.org
This exhibit is free and open to the public.

 

“Women Creating Change” Exhibition at Wilson College

“Women Creating Change” Exhibition at Wilson College

Wednesday December 8th, 2021 thru Friday December 17th, 2021
Wilson College will host an exhibition of works by Adrianna Broome honoring women who are creating change in the world today.
The women celebrated include environmental activist Greta Thunberg and indigenous people’s rights and climate justice advocate Nina Gualinga.
An opening reception will be held from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 8, at the Bogigian Gallery in Lortz Hall at Wilson College.
The exhibition will continue through December 17, 2021.
From Huntingdon, Pa., Broome is majoring in graphic design, with a secondary area of emphasis in photography and a double minor in art history and ancient world studies.
For her senior capstone project, Broome said that she created a body of work “that celebrates and promotes women around the world from a variety of fields and disciplines, honoring their goals, movements, and accomplishments.
My artistic research addresses Women Creating Change and the impact these powerful women have on our society and culture.”
The Bogigian Gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. For additional information or an appointment, contact Professor of Fine Arts Philip Lindsey at 717-264-2783 or philip.lindsey@wilson.edu.
Wearable Arts Exhibition

Wearable Arts Exhibition

February 12th, 2021 – April 2nd, 2021 * Beginning at 4:00 PM
We are so proud to present our first Gallery Exhibit of 2021.  Wearable Arts features a unique collection of wearable creations representing 19 different local artists, each with a wonderfully creative take on the self expression of wearables.
We open at 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM today and are open on Saturday 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM We also have new opening hours so please be sure to check our website or social media for those.
Council For The Arts Gallery * 103 North Main Street * Chambersburg. PA
Wearable Arts Exhibition

Wearable Arts Exhibition

February 12th, 2021 – April 2nd, 2021 * Beginning at 4:00 PM
We are so proud to present our first Gallery Exhibit of 2021.  Wearable Arts features a unique collection of wearable creations representing 19 different local artisits, each with a wonderfully creative take on the self expression of wearables.
We open at 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM today and are open on Saturday 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM We also have new opening hours so please be sure to check our website or social media for those.
Council For The Arts Gallery * 103 North Main Street * Chambersburg. PA