Programs offered at the JCMA are open to Juniata College students and the general public as noted in descriptions. Please contact us at 814-641-2691 or email@example.com with any questions.
Art Walk Huntingdon
Every 3rd Thursday of the month, 5pm - 8pm (year-round)
Cultural venues and retail establishments throughout town open to the public with special presentations of music, visual art, activities, and food to encourage our community to experience artistic vitality in their own backyard. Follow Art Walk on Facebook @ArtWalkHdon for upcoming dates and descriptions.
Exhibition Opening: In the Fabric of the Woodland
Thursday, September 19, 5pm - 6:30pm, JCMA
Join us for the kick-off of this site-specific art installation for our community! Meet the artist, Lauren Strohacker, ponder her wildlife messages, and contribute to this evolving exhibition. Artist comments at 6pm, hands-on activities until 8pm.
One Item, One Hour: Wildlife Encounters in the Archive
Wednesday, September 18, 4pm, Beeghly Library
Join library staff alongside Artist-In-Residence Lauren Strohacker to learn about the Henry W. Shoemaker Special Collection. Shoemaker was a folklorist, diplomat, author, historian and conservationist who wrote extensively about Pennsylvania wildlife, legends and other ethnographic works.
Shaver's Creek Installation: In the Fabric of the Woodland
Saturday and Sunday, September 21-22, beginning Saturday at 6pm
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center hosts an installation of the exhibition beginning Saturday evening at 6pm (6-9pm), with activities and artist comments. Artist talks at 6pm & 7:30pm. For more information on Shaver's Creek, visit https://www.shaverscreek.org.
Mindfulness at the Museum
Mondays: September 23, September 30, October 7, 6pm, JCMA
Join us for 30-minute sessions designed to promote focus, awareness, and relaxation by attending to an artwork. Some sessions include hands-on activities, some are more meditative.
Portstown Park Installation: In the Fabric of the Woodland
Thursday, September 26, 12pm - 8pm, downtown Huntingdon
Venture into Portstown Park while you visit Huntingdon's weekly Farmer's Market to view a portion of the community installation of In the Fabric of the Woodland.
Raystown Field Station Installation: In the Fabric of the Woodland
Saturday, September 28, 10am - 3pm, Field Station
View a wildlife-related art installation In the Fabric of the Woodland by artist-in-residence Lauren Strohacker created specifically for Juniata College! Participate in a hands-on activity in response – your contributions will become part of the exhibition at the JCMA on campus. Artist-in-residence Lauren Strohacker speaks about her work, her process at 11am. Find out more about the Field Station here.
Exhibition Celebration for Homecoming
Saturday, September 28, 10am - 4pm, JCMA
View artist-in-residence Lauren Strohacker’s work In the Fabric of the Woodland, and enjoy hands-on activities (celebrating the now-extinct passenger pigeon, among other species) that allow YOU to contribute to the exhibition!
Wellness in Nature Walk
Wednesday, October 2, 11:45am, meet at JCMA
Experience the dual benefits of exercise and observation of nature on a walk between two art works: the Peace Chapel (by Maya Lin) and In the Fabric of the Woodland (by Lauren Strohacker). Gather at the front steps of the JCMA and wear walking shoes!
Mount Union ArtFest
Friday, October 4, 5pm - 8pm, Mount Union
Find In the Fabric of the Woodland in Mount Union at the Mount Union First Friday ArtFest and surrounding area. Find more information on ArtFest here.
Check back frequently: more events/locations to come!