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The Emancipation Proclamation on Display in Gettysburg

May 17 @ 8:00 am - November 25 @ 6:00 pm
Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States

Gettysburg National Military Park and the Gettysburg Foundation have teamed up to honor the history of the Emancipation Proclamation by exhibiting a copy personally signed by President Abraham Lincoln. One of three color lithographic broadsides, this was given directly to Lincoln by David Williams Cheesman, and is known as the Cheesman copy. The Emancipation ProclamationRead More

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Extended Summer Hours

June 1 @ 10:00 am - September 9 @ 6:00 pm
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg , 21727 United States

Beginning June 1-September 9, we will have extended summer hours! Monday-Saturday we will be open from 10am-6pm and Sunday we will be open from 12pm-6pm.

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5:00 pm
Free

The Plains of Mars: European War Prints, 1500-1825

September 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College, 300 N Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States

Over fifty original prints by renowned artists from the sixteenth through the early nineteenth century, including Albrecht Dürer, Lucas Cranach, Théodore Géricault, and Francisco de Goya, among many others, are featured in The Plains of Mars: European War Prints, 1500-1825.  On loan from the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,Read More

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Face to Face: Carl Beam and Andy Warhol

September 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College, 300 N Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States

Keira Koch ’19 examines representations of indigenous cultures in prints and photographs by American artist Andy Warhol and First Nations artist Carl Beam.  In this comparative study, Koch considers the topic of appropriation and re-appropriation of Native imagery.  Warhol, as a non-Indigenous artist, is using this imagery to highlight the dominant narrative of the AmericanRead More

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