The Palmer Museum of Art
Christine Metrick and Sierra Deitz
More about the Paws
 The Loin‟s Paw Senior Society and Loin‟s
Paw Alumni Association gave the Paws
sculpture to the Palme...
Where?
 Northern part of campus on Curtin Rd
 Next to forum, across from weaver
 Close to the library
American Block and Burin
Wood engravings from the permanent collection
 Temporary exhibit
 Stays for a semester
Harold L. and Edythe B. Tonkin Gallery
Asian and African Art
Up the stairs
Peacock Blue and
Yellow Seaform Set
with Yellow Lip
Wraps (1995) blown
glass. Dale Chihuly
Uncanny Congruences
 open from Sept. 10 thru Dec. 15
 Joyce Robinson, curator, will give a gallery talk
titled "Uncanny ...
Being presented as part of the 15th
anniversary of the College of Arts
and Architecture at Penn State
Hallway
 Horse pic
David and Geery Pincus Gallery
 Red yellow lady
Benjamin and Lillian K Snowiss Gallery
William Hull Gallery
Recent Acquisitions
 temporary
Morton B and Mary Jane Mikkis Gallery
 Lectures:
 Flower Girls and Mountain Men: Postwar
Prints in the Crosscurrents of Japanese
Visual Culture
 Bert Winther...
History
 designed by Charles W. Moore with
Arbonies King Vlock.
 It was originally opened in 1972 and was
named to honor...
Who thinks it’s great?
 “Art and artifact have a special capacity
to teach about the world” -Joab Thomas,
president of th...
Why should you visit?
 The museum has very diverse exhibits and
it‟s good for people to open up their
minds to a new way ...
When should I visit?
 Tuesday thru Saturday: 10am- 4:30 pm
 Sunday: noon-4
 Closed Mondays and some holidays
 Follow o...
Citations
 “The Palmer Reopens” A special section
of the Centre Daily Times. Sept. 5, 1995.
pg. 2-7
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  1. 1. The Palmer Museum of Art Christine Metrick and Sierra Deitz
  2. 2. More about the Paws  The Loin‟s Paw Senior Society and Loin‟s Paw Alumni Association gave the Paws sculpture to the Palmer Museum of Art  Designed and created by Paul Bowden of Pittsburgh  Installed in July 1993
  3. 3. Where?  Northern part of campus on Curtin Rd  Next to forum, across from weaver  Close to the library
  4. 4. American Block and Burin Wood engravings from the permanent collection  Temporary exhibit  Stays for a semester
  5. 5. Harold L. and Edythe B. Tonkin Gallery Asian and African Art
  6. 6. Up the stairs Peacock Blue and Yellow Seaform Set with Yellow Lip Wraps (1995) blown glass. Dale Chihuly
  7. 7. Uncanny Congruences  open from Sept. 10 thru Dec. 15  Joyce Robinson, curator, will give a gallery talk titled "Uncanny Congruencies" at 12:10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20  Micaela Amateau Amato, professor emerita of art and women‟s studies, will give a gallery talk titled "Uncanny Congruencies" at 12:10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25  Tim Roda, artist, will present an "Uncanny" lecture at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Palmer Museum of Art and the School of Visual Arts John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series.  Graeme Sullivan, director, Penn State School of Visual Arts, will give a gallery talk titled "Uncanny Congruencies" at 12:10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8
  8. 8. Being presented as part of the 15th anniversary of the College of Arts and Architecture at Penn State
  9. 9. Hallway  Horse pic
  10. 10. David and Geery Pincus Gallery  Red yellow lady
  11. 11. Benjamin and Lillian K Snowiss Gallery
  12. 12. William Hull Gallery
  13. 13. Recent Acquisitions  temporary
  14. 14. Morton B and Mary Jane Mikkis Gallery
  15. 15.  Lectures:  Flower Girls and Mountain Men: Postwar Prints in the Crosscurrents of Japanese Visual Culture  Bert Winther-Tamaki  Oct. 14 at 4:30  Between Gesture and the Void  Mark Sheinkman  Sept. 18 at 4:30 Gallery Talks • The New (Old?) Woman in Eugene Grasset‟s Encre L Marquet (1892) • Nov. 15 at 12:10 • Recent Acquisitions • Nov. 22 at 12:10 • American Block and Burin: Wood Engravings from the Permanent collection • Sept. 27 at 12:10 • Uncanny Congruencies • Sept. 20 at 12:10 • Oct. 25 at 12:10 • Nov. 8 at 12:10
  16. 16. History  designed by Charles W. Moore with Arbonies King Vlock.  It was originally opened in 1972 and was named to honor James and Barbara Palmer for their gift to support the museum.  Renovation on Sept. 15, 1988 was paid for mostly by the generous donations of the Palmers of $3.5 million worth of stock in C- COR Electronics Inc., $2 million of which they earmarked for the museum project.  In 1993 it reopened after a year of major expansion and renovations.
  17. 17. Who thinks it’s great?  “Art and artifact have a special capacity to teach about the world” -Joab Thomas, president of the Pennsylvania State University  „The new museum, itself a work of art, entices students, scholars and the public to discover and learn from the treasues within.” -Joab Thomas, president of the Pennsylvania State University  “It will certainly put Penn State on the map in the art world.” –Neil Partfield, dean of the College of Arts and Architecture
  18. 18. Why should you visit?  The museum has very diverse exhibits and it‟s good for people to open up their minds to a new way of thinking.  some of the exhibits are constantly changing so you could visit multiple times and it would still be as exciting as the first visit.
  19. 19. When should I visit?  Tuesday thru Saturday: 10am- 4:30 pm  Sunday: noon-4  Closed Mondays and some holidays  Follow on Twitter @PalmerMuseum  Like on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PalmerMuse umofArt
  20. 20. Citations  “The Palmer Reopens” A special section of the Centre Daily Times. Sept. 5, 1995. pg. 2-7

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