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The Schumacher Gallery's Permanent
Collections offer a wonderfully diverse selection of more than 2500
works for study and enjoyment. These collections encompass 2000 years of
cultural history. Since the Gallery's inception in 1964, hundreds of
donors have provided objects of art, funds, and services to create this
important cultural legacy.
January 17 - April 9, 2022 - When Nature Speaks
This exhibition celebrates the decades-long friendship of painters Karen LaValley and Kirsten Bowen. Both influenced by the allure of nature’s beauty, these artists pass down generations of influences in their craft. Drawing upon her father’s love of writing and reciting poetry, Bowen incorporates prose in the texture of her paintings. Her thickly painted scenes are often a means of collaboration, borrowing and elevating the work of independent writings. A child of dancers, LaValley paints energetic landscapes that emote joy and excitement influenced by her youth spent in her family’s dance school. She is often seen painting plein air in the open spaces near her Columbus home and brings her gardens to the gallery walls with whimsy and expertise. Reception: Thursday, January 20, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
January 17 - April 26, 2022 - Kandinsky Sketchbook at NOW Music Festival
In conjunction with the Conservatory of Music 2022 NOW Music Festival, the gallery will host a multimedia event featuring sketches from Wassily Kandinsky’s Sketchbook that are accompanied by electronic music of juried student-composers. The exhibition will encompass multiple video devices throughout the entire floor of the museum space and will continue throughout the entire second semester.
Concert and reception: Tuesday, February 15, time TBD
January 17 - April 26, 2022 - What Were You Wearing? Sexual Assault Education and Prevention (Showcase Gallery)
This exhibit features narratives and re-creations of outfits based on experiences answering this frequently asked question of survivors. This event occurs yearly during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Please join us to unlearn one of our culture's most prevalent rape myths.
The Schumacher Gallery will be open Monday - Friday, 12 - 3 pm and Saturday, 1 - 4 pm during the academic year. We are closed during the summer and on university holidays.
The Gallery is located on the fourth floor of The Blackmore Library at Capital University.
Driving Directions (courtesy of Google Maps)
Parking is available on the Main Street Plaza parking at Pleasant Ridge and Mound Street - one block south of Main - and on Main St. until 4 pm, or on any of the surrounding side streets.
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Contact David Gentilini by phone or firstname.lastname@example.org