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4 September - 5 October

Hung Liu: Once Upon a Time

Hung Liu is a Chinese born artist currently working in California. While she has roots in both Chinese and American cultures, her art retains its heritage of traditional Chinese art education. This exhibition features a collection of her narrative portrait paintings.

9 October - 9 November

Pennsylvania Impressionism: Past & Present

Paired with Moravian College’s collection of important Pennsylvania Impressionist paintings, works by a group of contemporary painters using similar vantage points brings new life to this genre of painting.

13 November - 14 December

Meli Melo: Contemporary Art of Haiti

Contemporary Haitian art is deep and wide, ranging from impressionist landscapes, to realist portraits, to the unique Saint Soleil voodoo movement—from images of everyday life to earthquake’s upheaval. This landmark exhibition brings together the works of revered mentors and younger professional artists they inspired--linked by Promart Haiti and its founder Patrick Cauvin.

22 January - 6 March 2015

War, Peace Building and the Just Society

This exhibition supports Moravian College’s In Focus thematic programming for the academic year. The exhibition will include groups of photographs from the first Iraq war by Barbara Alper, photographs taken by Moravian’s own veterans of war, a historical series of images from Bethlehem, Palestine (read more), and three paintings by artist Grace Graupe Pillard.

19 March - 12 April

Lehigh Art Alliance

Founded by Professor Garth Howland of Lehigh University, the Lehigh Art Alliance is an organization of amateur and professional artists in the Lehigh Valley. They serve the artists and the community by holding juried exhibitions and hosting programs as well as featuring art-related speakers. This exhibit features juried art of various mediums.

19 April - 17 May

Senior Thesis Exhibition

The Moravian College Senior Thesis Exhibition is always one of the highlights of our annual exhibition program. An eclectic mix of disciplines offered at Moravian College, the exhibition represents four years of hard and productive work. (Closing reception: May 16th, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

All openings are 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. on the opening night of the exhibition.

Payne Gallery is open 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. daily except Mondays, major holidays, and college breaks.

Questions? Contact David Leidich, Assistant Director: 610-653-5555 | dleidich@moravian.edu


For more information contact the Payne Gallery at 610-861-1491.
Priscilla Payne Hurd Center for music and art, 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem PA 18018