Cheyney University Art Exhibition
Posted By: AL Bishop on October 04, 2022 |
September 10, 2022 BY Stephanie Daniel
On November 11 - 13, 2022 the October Gallery Museum will have its Fall Art Exhibition at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. The event hours will be 4 to 7 PM Friday, November 11 and 11 AM to 7 PM on Saturday and Sunday November 12 and 13. Admission is free.
Philadelphia, PA 9/10/2022 – Fifteen years ago October Gallery donated 170 pieces of art to Cheyney University to help celebrate their 170th anniversary. Since that initial installation they have reworked that collection and added some new objects.
Today there are over 250 pieces of art installed in the Carnegie Library at Cheyney University. This is Cheyney University’s permanent art collection. The Fall Art Exhibition is the unveiling of the collection.
Artists included in this collection are Andrew Turner, Romare Bearden, George Hunt, James Murphy, Charles Bibbs, Larry “Poncho” Brown, John Biggers, Cal Massey, Samuel Byrd, Kevin Williams, Frank Morrison, Paul Goodnight, Betye Saar, Annie Lee, Edwin Lester, Joseph Holston, Arthello Beck, Brenda Joysmith, Frank Frazier, Gwendolyn E. Redfern, William Tolliver, Ted Ellis, Gilbert Young and many more.
Go online and take a self-guided tour. The public is invited to come and visit this fabulous permanent collection at the nation's oldest HBCU, Cheyney University. Just by attending this event you’ll be providing emotional and spiritual support to help us, help these young, bright and hopeful Cheyney students become success stories in our community.
To schedule an interview with staff at Cheyney or October Gallery Museum please contact:
Stephanie Daniel firstname.lastname@example.org
Websites: Cheyney Art Collection: Take the Tour Cheyney University October Gallery
or call 215-352-3114
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