Arcadia Exhibitions

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Senior Thesis Exhibition
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Karen Misher: Home and Other Reflections
Harrison Gallery and outside the University Commons
July 20–November 8, 2020


Proto-Feminism in the Print Studio
Guest curator: Christina Weyl
Spruance Gallery
September 15–November 22, 2020


Polly Apfelbaum: For the Love of Una Hale
Spruance, Harrison, and Rosedale Galleries
February 2–April 18, 2021


Pati Hill Collection

Pati Hill: Something other than either
Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany
March 7–August 16, 2020



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Arcadia Exhibitions received a grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage that will support a multifaceted project by award-winning visual artist Polly Apfelbaum, who has accepted a residency with the University’s Ceramics program.

Arcadia Exhibitions Receives Grant from Pew Center

“Spencer Finch: As Lightning on Landscape” is a can’t miss show, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer Art Critic Edith Newhall in her July 3 review. The exhibition, on display at the University’s Spruance Gallery until... 

'Philadelphia Inquirer' Reviews Spencer Finch Exhibition

Arcadia’s “Writers Making Books” exhibit—a collection of literature designs inspired by Walt Whitman’s methodology of physically producing his poetry—was featured in an Artblog podcast on March 29. On display in...

‘Writers Making Books’ Gallery Featured in Artblog Podcast

Artist Lauren Vanni ’05, ’06MEd will speak about her artistic practice on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the University Commons Great Room. Immediately following the lecture, an opening...

Artist Talk with Vanni ’05, ’06MEd for University Exhibition “Outside In”

A lecture by the artist will be held on Oct.1 in the University Commons Great Room beginning at 4:30 p.m. with a reception to follow. Arcadia Exhibitions is pleased to...

Arcadia Exhibitions Presents “Carole Loeffler: Make What You Need”

“Camera Work: Making a Medium,” an exhibition curated by students in the Art History program’s Make an Exhibition seminar, features Arcadia’s collection of Camera Work, a photographic journal edited by...

Art History Students Present ‘Camera Work’ Exhibition

The Philadelphia Inquirer reviewed the exhibition "Writers Making Books" in its Feb. 24 Sunday edition. Art critic Edith Newhall writes: "Among the many events this year for Whitman at 200, the regional...

'Philadelphia Inquirer' Reviews Whitman Exhibition

The show presents examples from two recent projects, one examining the current refugee crisis in Europe (Heat Maps [2016-ongoing] and Incoming [2014-2017]) and the other recording...

Richard Mosse: Beyond Here Lies Nothin'

The Arcadia Art Gallery’s Astrid Bowlby exhibition, “When the Shadow is Not Your Shadow,” was featured in an article by Samantha Mitchell in Title Magazine. The exhibition is on display until Oct. 29.

Title Magazine Covers Bowlby Exhibition

The Philadelphia Inquirer’s art critic, Edith Newhall, reviewed Anissa Mack’s “Junk Kaleidoscope” exhibition, on display in Arcadia’s Spruance Gallery. The review, “In Philly galleries now: Anissa Mack, David Byrd, and...

‘Inquirer’ Reviews Anissa Mack Exhibition

On July 27, The Philadelphia Inquirer published a rave review of the Arcadia Art Gallery exhibition “John Hathaway: Studies, Drawings, Paintings, Prints,” on display in the Commons Art Gallery and Great Room Lobby through Sept. 17.

Inquirer Raves about John Hathaway Exhibition

Arcadia University Art Gallery is pleased to present Subway Therapy, a project by Brooklyn-based artist Matthew “Levee” Chavez (b. 1988). Featuring over 2,000 anonymous sticky notes posted by commuters...

Arcadia Art Gallery Hosts “Subway Therapy” Project Through April 2

Astrid Bowlby’s “When the Shadow is not Your Shadow,” an ongoing exhibit presented by the Arcadia University Art Gallery, was recently reviewed by Artblog, an independent online publication that highlights art and culture in the Philadelphia area.

Artblog Reviews Art Gallery’s Bowlby Exhibition

The Arcadia University Exhibitions Program is pleased to present “David Guinn: Before the Wall, Mural Sketches and Designs” on view in the Great Room Lobby of the University Commons from Oct. 10, 2016 to Jan. 8, 2017.

Exhibitions at Arcadia Presents: “David Guinn: Before the Wall, Mural Sketches and Designs”