Bloomsburg PA: See Five Art Exhibits in Spring 2017!

Sunspot Emergent Red-cut paper

Sunspot Emergent Red-cut paper by Blake Conroy
Image: Haas Gallery of Art

Make plans to see the variety unique art exhibits this spring – you’ll find them at Bloomsburg University’s Haas Gallery, The Gallery at Greenly Center, The Exchange and Artspace Galleries, as well as Bucknell University’s Samek Gallery in Lewisburg, PA. Best of all, admission to all these exhibits is free!

The Gallery at Greenly Center
March 7 – April 19, 2017
Stop by The Gallery to see Derick Larson and Marc Mitchell’s Collaborative Exhibit Image of a Rind or a Curtain Behind. These two artists chose themes such as ‘figuration, digital patterns, and outdated avant-garde abstraction’ to create parallel works for their seventh joint exhibition.
Location: 50 East Main Street Bloomsburg, PA Phone: 570-389-4646
Days & Hours: Monday – Friday Hours vary by day of the week – please see the gallery website

The Haas Gallery of Art 
March 28 – May 3, 2017
Blake Conroy’s Abstract Nature explores the ‘fragility of nature, our influence on it, and our human ancestry’ through his intricate paper murals created by laser cutting shapes and patterns into paper or metal. “My subject matter is the minutiae of my environment… It is my intent is to have my viewers see their surroundings in a new way.”
Location: Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Route 487, Bloomsburg, PA Phone: 570-398-4708
Days & Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Artspace Gallery 
March 23, 2017 – April 16, 2017
Artspace Gallery pairs artists Sara Baker and Marcie Schwartzmann in Opposites Attract. Their parallel works in clay employ different themes, colors and techniques.
Location: 221 Center Street, Bloomsburg, PA Phone: 570-784-0737
Days & Hours: Thursday – Saturday 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Exchange Gallery
March 3, 2017- April 21, 2017
The Exchange Gallery’s exhibit features Healing Through the Arts presented by The Women’s Center of Bloomsburg, together with an open exhibition of works in all media exploring the theme Healing.
Location: 24 East Main Street, Bloomsburg, PA Phone: 570-317-2596
Days & Hours: Monday & Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Samek Art Museum: Downtown Gallery
March 23, 2017 – June 4, 2017
Experimental philosopher and conceptual artist Jonathon Keats’ The Reciprocal Biomimicry Initiative creatively reverses biomimicry’s direction to imagine how human technology could benefit other organisms in the natural world. His eight fanciful innovations include wind farms to supplement photosynthesis for forests lacking sufficient sunlight, and escorting migratory flocks with climate-sensing drones directing their flight paths to new breeding grounds created by climate change.
Location: 416 Market Street Lewisburg, PA Phone: 570-577-3981
Days & Hours: Tuesday-Friday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

April showers will bring May flowers to Bloomsburg, but they also bring a bouquet of art exhibits, so grab your umbrella if needed, and plan your getaway to the Valley of the Susquehanna this spring! All of us at The Inn, Farmhouse, and Brewing Co. at Turkey Hill are waiting to welcome you and the new season!

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