Olga Ingurazova, Scars of Independence

Gallery Talk: War Is Only Half the Story with Whitney Grespin

Sunday January 12, 3pm Join this unique walking tour of select photographs from War is Only Half The Story for an in-depth examination of what Sara Terry (founder of The Aftermath Project) so eloquently coined as ‘the cost of war and the price of peace’. Artists, students, historians and thinkers will benefit from Whitney Grespin’s first-hand experiences and rich knowledge of contemporary policy. This event is included in standard Museum admission, and FREE to current SAM members. The tour will begin in the Main Gallery at 3pm with an opportunity for questions to follow. Event information here. 



5th Birthday Bash!

Thursday January 23, 5:00 – 7:30pm Celebrate SAM’s 5 years in Midtown with refreshments and an exciting announcement. This festive evening kicks off at 5:00 PM with music by Ralph Diekemper and hor d’oeuvres. A special announcement will be made at 6:30 PM followed by a champagne toast and cake! This event is free for current Museum members, but we ask you to kindly RSVP here by Friday, January 17. Not a SAM member? Become one here to join us for the celebration!

This event is sponsored by:
Two Bridges Catering
Messiah College
The Carole DeSoto Foundation


Member’s Preview Opening – Meet the Collectors

Friday February 7, 5:00 – 7:00pm Susquehanna Art Museum members are invited to celebrate the newest main gallery exhibition with an exclusive evening preview! Admission is free, but membership is required. Not a SAM member? Become one here to join us for the celebration!

Opening to SAM Members on February 7 is Many Visions, Many Versions: Art from Indigenous Communities in India. Collectors Umesh and Sunanda Gaur will give remarks at the opening at 6:00 pm.


Third in the Burg

Each third Friday of the month the Susquehanna Art Museum is open free of admission from 5:00 – 8:00pm thanks to the sponsorship of Messiah College. Visit our rotating exhibitions on view in four galleries, or browse the gift shop. Meet friends or stop in on your way to a movie or dinner in Midtown! 3rd in the Burg is the perfect opportunity to take a fresh look at art, and begin a dialog about it with a friend or fellow visitor. Pianist in residence Ralph Diekemper performs from 6:00 – 8:00pm.