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Tiger Strikes Asteroid

The Payne Gallery is pleased to lend its walls as a satellite space to Tiger Strikes Asteroid. Tiger Strikes Asteroid is an artist-run and artist-curated exhibition space located at 319A North 11th Street in Philadelphia. Their mission is to foster connections between the Philadelphia art scene and the global art community.


Jules Buck Jones

Jules Buck Jones Austin, Texas based artist Jules Buck Jones will spend a week transforming the Gallery space with a major sculptural installation. With the help from Moravian College art students, Jones will acquire all materials, design, and construct a major one-time environment.  Jones is known for energetic, fun, and socially engaging works of art. 

November 12 - December 13, 2015

Mavis Smith

Opening Reception
Thursday, November 12th 
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Mavis Smith's paintings have a subtle undercurrent of disruption hovering just below their serene surfaces. She often paints with egg tempera, a medium that is exquisitely suited for creating intricate detail and luminous layers of color.

Recently she has added a series of large works in oil and graphite depicting twisted roots and branches that seem to pull away from the canvas and envelope the viewer. Very different in scale and subject to her egg tempera work, the "Thicket" series still generates a sense of nature's mysteries barely kept at bay.

January 21 - March  6, 2016

Poverty - We’re All Homeless

This exhibition supports Moravian College’s In Focus thematic programming for the academic year: Poverty & Inequality. Since 1993 Willie Baronet has been buying and collecting homeless signs for the purpose of using them in art projects. Some signs were acquired during a recent cross-country road trip starting in Seattle and ending in NYC.      

March 17  -  April 17, 2016

Biennial Faculty Show

The Biennial Moravian College Faculty Show features work from Moravian College’s Art Department. This exhibit explores a wide range of work ranging from traditional methods to cutting-edge digital technologies.

April 21  - May 14, 2015

Senior Thesis Exhibition*

The Moravian College Senior Thesis Exhibition is always one of the highlights of our annual exhibition program. Reflecting an eclectic mix, disciplines offered at Moravian College, the exhibition represents four years of hard and productive work.  

*Closing reception: May 14th, 2 pm - 4 pm

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


Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accomodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Dave Leidich in the Payne Gallery at leidichd@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