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Art Gallery Exhibitions

2016-2017 Exhibitions

Our current exhibition is also our permanent collection, which began November 10, 2015. The Art Gallery is currently showing selections from the Widener University and Alfred O. Deshong Collections


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2015-2016 Exhibitions

September 1 through October 24, 2015

Explorations in Printmaking, an exhibition of work by 27 members of the Cheltenham Printmakers Guild

November 10, 2015- present

Selections from the Widener University and Alfred O. Deshong Collections


2014-2015 Exhibitions

September 2 through October 11, 2014

Affinities: Women Artists ~ Women Inspirations, an exhibition of work by Margo Allman and Alice Oh; Diane Pieri and Barbara Bullock; Lynda Schmid and Erin Endicott; Donna Usher and Mona Brody; and Valetta and Nancy Sarangoulis.

October 25 through November 26, 2014

The Artists of CareLink
This exhibit featured artwork by participants of CareLink Community Support Services, an organization that provides support and assistance to those with mental illnesses and disabilities.

January 20 through March 6, 2015

Student, Faculty and Staff Juried Photography Exhibition

March 17 through May 16, 2015

Giving Voice: Women, Artists, Inspirations
Curated by Tanya Murphy

Artists include:
Natalie Brown (wood burned panels)
Martina Johnson-Allen (fiber mixed media)
Tanya Murphy (mixed media and photography)
Anyta Thomas-Burwell (wire mesh and mixed media sculpture)


2013-2014 Exhibitions

August 23 through October 19, 2013

From the Studio: The World of Norman Rubington, an exhibition of the visual and literary works of the expatriate artist and author. Selected paintings in the exhibition offered a cross-section of Rubington's varied output, including nude figures, cityscapes, still lifes and work that shows his humor and exuberance with form and color. In addition, artifacts on display included editions of his books, literary magazines, letters, video of Rubington at work and paraphernalia from his years in the studio.

Visit The Rubington estate is managed by executor Ann May Greene of Wyncote, Pennsylvania.

November 9 through December 14, 2013

Picture Man: Photographs by Milton Rogovin, organized by the Rogovin family and Syracuse Cultural Workers Art in the Detail: Twentieth Century Masters of Photography, organized by Syracuse University.

January 25 through March 1 2014
Juried Student Art Exhibition

March 18 through May 17, 2014

Philadelphia Water Color Society 2014 Members Exhibition of Works on Paper Awards
For information about the Philadelphia Water Color Society, visit


2012-2013 Exhibitions

August 21 through October 20, 2012

Along the Eastern Road: Hiroshige's Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido
Organized by the Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania
A selection of Japanese objects from the Alfred O. Deshong Collection of Widener University

November 7 through December 15, 2012

Two Visions of Tranquility: Paintings by Barbara J. Zucker and Richard E. Goldberg

January 23 through March 2, 2013

Juried Faculty, Staff & Student Photography Exhibition

April 3 through June 22, 2013

Philadelphia/Tri State Artists Equity 64th Anniversary Members Juried Exhibition

2011/2012 Exhibitions

August 30 thru October 15, 2011
Art for Justice: Incarcerated Artists' Creations from Within

November 1 thru December 10, 2011

Handmade Wonders: African Pottery from the David and Karina Rilling Collection

November 1 thru December 10, 2011

Valetta: Retrospective 1990-2010

January 24 thru March 17, 2012

Juried Student Art Exhibition

April 10 thru May 12, 2012
RMS Titanic: 100 Years
An exhibition commemorating the centennial anniversary of the foundering of the RMS Titanic on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York, 14 April 1912. The exhibition was produced and curated by Dr. J. Joseph Edgette.

June 14, 2010 through August 4, 2011
Selections from the Permanent Collections were highlighted.

Chester River Looking East, 1875 Louise Deshong Woodbridge (American 1848-1925)
Chester River Looking East, 1875
Louise Deshong Woodbridge (American 1848-1925)