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Metropolitan Museum of Art Exhibit Includes Two Works by Allegheny College Professor Emerita Amara Geffen

To her delight and that of the Allegheny College community, artist Amara Geffen has two works on exhibit through August 29, 2021, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Upon completion of the exhibit, the works will become part of the permanent collection at The Met. Two ceramic sculptures by Geffen, who [...]

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Allegheny College Partners With Regional Manufacturers to Produce Protective Face Shields for Healthcare Facilities

Allegheny College is partnering with regional manufacturers to produce protective face shields to help meet the needs of healthcare facilities responding to COVID-19, including Meadville Medical Center. Byron Rich is an assistant professor of art and director of the Allegheny Lab for Innovation & Creativity. At the suggestion of Allegheny biology professor Catharina Coenen, Rich [...]

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Allegheny Art Galleries and Meadville Council on the Arts to Co-Host Exhibition

An exhibition titled “Parallax” will be co-hosted by the Allegheny Art Galleries and the Meadville Council on the Arts and will be on view from Sept. 5 to 26 at both venues. On Thursday, Sept. 5, from 6 to 9 p.m., the Allegheny Art Galleries and the Meadville Council on the Arts will host concurrent [...]

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Allegheny Graduate Tackles Marketing, Medical Assignments

Recent Allegheny College graduate Natalia Buczek finds herself taking her first career steps with one foot in the marketing world and the other foot in the medical field. Buczek, an Erie native who graduated in May 2019, has started her full-time job as a project coordinator handling client concerns and overseeing marketing tasks at the [...]

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Thomas Publishes Essay as Artwork Tours Country

An essay by Ian F. Thomas, a staff member in Allegheny’s art department, has been published as an afterword in the Edward Ederle retrospective exhibition catalog. Thomas’s art work has been continuing to tour the country in the exhibition titled “Mindfulness: Mental Heath and Art.” This exhibition has been shown at The Virginia Museum of [...]

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Works by Allegheny Alumni on Display at ArtPrize Nine

Two Allegheny College alumni are exhibiting their work in ArtPrize Nine, an international art competition that bills itself as the most attended annual public art event in the world. Zane Miller ’09 is one of five artists on a juror’s short list in the installation category for his work “Two-way Protocols” and one of 25 [...]

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Allegheny Art Galleries Feature ‘Arab Spring/Unfinished Journeys’

The art galleries of Allegheny College will exhibit ‘Arab Spring/Unfinished Journeys,’ works by Helen Zughaib, from Tuesday, Oct. 3 through Sunday, Nov. 12. An opening reception and artist’s lecture, free and open to the public, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the galleries. Zughaib was born in Beirut, Lebanon, [...]

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