Explore: Archives & Collections, May 2019

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EXPLORE: Archives & COllections

On view in the S. Wilson and Grace M. Pollock Education Center Gallery May 3 – August 11, 2019

 

Conservator Jacintha Clark, of Johnson & Griffiths Studio, working on the Eugene Savage mural on the ceiling of the South lobby of the PA Finance Building. 
Photograph courtesy of Johnson & Griffiths Studio

Susquehanna Art Museum presents an investigation of archives and collections in the S. Wilson and Grace M. Pollock Education Center Gallery May 3 – August 11, 2019. Using items from three regional collections, The State Museum of PA, the PA Archives, and the Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections. we will explore the difference between archives and collections, what can be found in them, and how institutions such as SAM partner with collecting partners to show historic items. 

 
 
 

EVENTS

– Friday May 17, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Third in the Burg- Free admission! Event here. 

– Friday June 21, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Third in the Burg- Free admission! Event here. 

– Friday July 19, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Third in the Burg- Free admission! Event here. 

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  • 1989 architectural drawing for the Pennsylvania Capitol Building (longitudinal section North and South) by architect Henry Ives Cobb (1859 –1931) Blueprint via the Pennsylvania State Archives Record Group 20: Department of General Services, Board of Commissioners of Public Grounds and Buildings, Construction Plans and Specifications for Public Buildings and Bridges, 1893-2010
  • Conservator Jacintha Clark, of Johnson & Griffiths Studio, working on the Eugene Savage mural on the ceiling of the South lobby of the PA Finance Building. The work included removing years of atmospheric stains, stabilizing loose paint, and in-painting areas of loss. Photograph courtesy of Johnson & Griffiths Studio