Fine Arts Events

The Department of Fine Arts oversees and hosts works by local, regional and national artists in one-person, two-person and group shows in the three campus galleries. Special exhibitions are organized by art faculty, students and outside curators.

Changing exhibitions are hosted in the John W. Hess Gallery in Zug Memorial Hall and the Lyet Gallery on the second floor of Leffler Chapel. Works on loan and objects from the permanent collection are displayed in the McCormick Gallery on the first floor of Leffler Chapel.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Exhibition

Lawrence Ferlinghetti: An American Cultural Icon

Curator, George Krevsky

Lyet Gallery and the Bowers Writers House

Elizabethtown College


Elizabethtown College celebrates a major exhibition of Lawrence Ferlinghetti's art work and poetry in the Lyet Gallery and the Bowers Writers House at Elizabethtown College. The exhibition will include 20 art works created by Ferlinghetti from 1954-2011.

As part of the celebration of this iconic American cultural figure, cinematographer Chris Felver will be showing his PBS documentary “The Coney Island of Lawrence Ferlinghetti” and meeting with students from the media department. George Krevsky, who represented Ferlinghetti’s visual art for 25 years, will meet with students from the Art Department to discuss Ferlinghetti’s visual art. Additionally, Jesse Waters has engaged visiting Poetry Scholars to present a program of poetry readings and ephemera in the Bowers Writers House.

Date/Time Name of Event Location

October 11

Exhibition Opens

Lyet Gallery

October 16

6:30 p.m.

"The Coney Island of Lawrence Ferlinghetti" film and

talk by cinematographer, Chris Felver

Brinser Lecture Room

October 20

3:30 p.m.

Reception and Curatorial Talk by George Krevsky

Lyet Gallery

October 20

6:30 p.m.

"Under the City Lights: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, A Celebration"

Selected Ferlinghetti poems read by Carl Strikwerda, Carmen Sarracino, Jesse Waters, George Krevsky and selected students

Bowers Writers House

October 23

4 p.m.

Fine Arts Department hosts a Gallery talk by Curator George Krevsky

Open to the public

Lyet Gallery

2018 Student Art Show





Fine Arts Events

Galleries on Campus

John W. Hess Gallery

The John W. Hess Gallery is located in Zug Memorial Hall and features a variety of exhibitions throughout the academic Year.

Lyet Gallery

The Lyet Gallery, located on the second floor of Leffler Chapel and Performance Center, features changing exhibits.

McCormick Gallery

The McCormick Gallery, located on the first floor of Leffler Chapel, displays works on loan and objects from the College's permanent collection.