Exhibitions are an essential component of the Everhart Museum. Permanent and Temporary galleries are located throughout the three-story building. Visitors are invited to explore the broad range of specimens, art objects, and ideas found on display.
RENOVATIONS ARE UNDERWAY TO THE SECOND FLOOR GALLERIES. DURING THIS PROCESS CERTAIN AREAS WILL BE UNAVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE BUT KNOW THAT IT WILL ALL BE WORTH IT IN THE END.
August 17 – September 24, 2017
Everhart in the Field
The Everhart Museum first opened its doors in 1908 with a focus on natural history. Whenever possible, early museum staff encouraged the study of flora and fauna through observation in the field. To this end, the Everhart Museum and the Scranton Bird Club often joined together to sponsor birdwatching outings. A highlight of early Everhart excursions is undoubtedly the 1921 journey made by staff members to Panama to collect plant and animal specimens. These expeditions were sometimes documented in photos that have mostly gone unseen for 80 years – until now. Everhart in the Field offers a rare look at images documenting these nearly forgotten treks into forests, both local and international.
May 6 – September 24, 2017
Women of the Everhart
Women artists have been largely ignored by major museums, galleries, and collectors and have often been marginalized by art historians. Less than 5% of the artists featured in world’s most popular art museums are female. For an institution of its size, the Everhart has a remarkable number of works by women. This show serves to highlight the work of these artists.
The show features works on paper, textiles, paintings, and sculpture including works by Elaine de Kooning, Audrey Flack, and Marisol Escobar as well as regional artists Priscilla Longshore Garrett, Hope Horn, and Mary Butler.
We are very excited to share a new initiative to Honor a Woman in Your Life. As an extension of this exhibition, you can sponsor an artwork and offer a special tribute to a woman in your life. Placards will be placed with a work for the duration of the show.
Exhibition support is generously provided by: