Show & Tell--An Exhibition at the Samek Downtown Gallery

Arts & Museum Exhibits

June 4, 2019 to October 13, 2019

Samek Art Museum, Downtown Gallery



The Samek Art Museum is inviting regional community members — from Bucknell University faculty, staff, and students plus our neighbors in Central PA's Susquehanna River Valley, to contribute objects to our summer exhibition! Show something beautiful and tell it's story!


Timeline: June 4, 2019 – The exhibition, Show & Tell, will open at the Downtown Gallery on Tuesday with the first contributions and the exhibition will grow and change as more people contribute objects.

August 1– Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis until August 1st or we run out of space, whichever happens first!

October 13 – Exhibition closes.


Interested? Here are your next steps: Ensure object meets guidelinesDrop off object at our Downtown Gallery during our open hours: 416 Market St. Lewisburg, Tuesday through Sunday, 12 – 5 p.m.Submit a short statement (maximum 150 words) explaining your selection: Why did you pick this item? Why is it beautiful? Statements can be submitted during object drop off, or via email to Theresa.Engelbrecht@bucknell.eduObject pickup will take place after the exhibition ends, beginning Monday, October 14th. Times will be announced on our website,


Object Guidelines:Must be ready to displayIf two-dimensional or mounted directly to the wall (e.g. a framed object) it must fit within a 24 x 24 inch squareIf three-dimensional, the object must fit on a shelf that 20 inches wide and 12 inches deep with a weight limit of 25 lbs. Three-dimensional objects should not exceed 18 inches in heightNo food, liquid, plants, or animalsNo weapons or hazardous materialMust be willing to part with object for the duration of the exhibitionMust drop off and pick up object from the Downtown Gallery before and after exhibitionObjects will be selected in accordance with relevant university policyPlease note objects are not covered by the museum’s insurance policy. While every object will be handled with care by professional staff, the museum is not held liable for lost or damaged items.





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