Art Galleries

EMU is home to several art galleries, including the Margaret Martin Gehman Art Gallery in University Commons, the Hartzler Gallery in Sadie A. Hartzler Library, and the student gallery in Common Grounds coffeehouse, near the thriving Visual and Communications Arts program offices and advanced media lab.

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    Acclaimed photojournalists explore “optimism and ingenuity” of Brazilians in exhibit opening Feb. 14

    February 10th, 2014

    “Sonhos e Saudades” – the Portuguese title of an exhibit by acclaimed photojournalists Tyrone Turner and Susan Sterner – means “dreams and longings.” “Brazilians are big dreamers, incredibly optimistic,” Sterner explained in a recent telephone interview, reflecting on the time, 1998-’00, when she and Turner, her professional partner and husband, worked in Northeastern Brazil. A …More

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    Artist Showcases 100 Faces, 100 Stories

    April 26th, 2013

    The “art of aging” took on new meaning for Molly Kraybill, a senior photography major from Lancaster, Pa., who photographed women ages 1-100 for her senior art show, “One Hundred.” The show premiered on April 20, 2013, in the Margaret Martin Gehman art gallery. Kraybill traveled around campus and Harrisonburg taking photos of women in …More

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    Student Academy Award Winning Artist to Premiere Work at EMU

    January 25th, 2013

    Tal Shamir, a 2011 Student Academy Award winner, will premiere his latest video installation, “Di-Framing Vermeers,” on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 4 p.m. in the Margaret Martin Gehman Art Gallery at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). The installation will include raw footage from Shamir’s 2011 Academy Award winning film, “The Vermeers.” Shamir proposes to exhibit Jan …More

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