NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA COALFIELDS: PRESERVATION, PRAISE, PROMISE

May 2024

In celebration of the reopening of Nay Aug Park’s Brooks Mine in 2023, Northeastern Pennsylvania Coalfields showcases the rich coal heritage of the region through art; coal mining tools and wares; and geological objects. The complicated relationship between the industry and the communities and areas that were impacted is explored.

JEWISH ART: TRADITION & TRANSFORMATION

June 30–October 20, 2024

In celebration of the Jewish Food Festival in Nay Aug Park, the Everhart is hosting a special exhibition of work by Jewish artists and work inspired by Judaism. The exhibition will delve into traditional and modern aspects of Jewish cultures, as well as showcase secular works by Jewish artists.

PEACE, LOVE, AND MUSIC

August 2024

To coincide with the dates of the original Woodstock Music Festival in 1969, Peace, Love, and Music looks at the art representing the musical voices and culture of the era. Through concert posters, ephemera, and 1960s artifacts, this exhibition takes visitors on a trip back to a groovy time in American history.

UNIVERSAL CODES: WORKS BY DANIEL MARTIN DIAZ

August 2024

Arizona-based artist Daniel Martin Diaz pulls from an eclectic mix of influences including fantastical Mexican religious iconography, mystical votive offerings, the Early Netherlandish painters, Gothic ornamentation, arcane religious sigils and medallions, alchemy, and the symbolism of secret societies to create distinctive paintings. Much of his work examines the concepts of death and religion, as he seeks to pose questions but not answer them.

THROUGH THE DARKNESS TO LIGHT: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM ALONG THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

November 10, 2024–January 7, 2025

Through Darkness to Light showcases the photography of Jeanine Michna-Bales, who has spent more than a decade meticulously researching “fugitive” slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles, the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2,000 miles and is based off of actual sites, cities, and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey.

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