About The Gallery

The Gallery at Penn College strives to be an important educational resource for students and a cultural asset to Pennsylvania College of Technology and local communities. The Gallery is dedicated to promoting art appreciation through exhibitions of contemporary art and accompanying programs. The Gallery supports the mission of Penn College and offers opportunities for personal growth, social awareness, cultural diversity, and education through direct experiences with original works of art.

Exhibits typically include a meet the artist reception and gallery talk. Entries are juried and selected by a committee of dedicated faculty, staff and artists from the community. The Gallery also oversees the College's permanent art collection.

Tours

Exhibition tours and visits for groups can be arranged by emailing gallery@pct.edu, or calling 570-320-2445.

If you would like to visit the gallery outside the normal operating hours, email or call the gallery with date, time, and purpose of the visit and you will be contacted by gallery staff. Two days notice is suggested.

Inquiries about Donating Artwork to the Art on Campus Collection

The Gallery at Penn College cares for works in the Art on Campus collection. Artists, collectors, or dealers may submit artwork to be considered for acquisition using the following guidelines. Please do not bring unsolicited work to campus. 

View Art on Campus Collection

Submit materials by email or mail
Include letter of intent, and if possible, biography of artist, and provenance
JPEG images of the artwork

Send submissions to Gallery Director, DIF 68, 1 College Avenue, Williamsport, PA  17701 or email gallery@pct.edu

Placement, Relocation, Removal or Deaccession of Art on Campus

The College reserves the right to relocate, remove, or deaccession works in the Art on Campus collection. Installation and deinstallation is only performed by General Services or Gallery staff. 

Art on Campus shall not be moved, unframed, cleaned, restored, or otherwise handled without permission from the Gallery at Penn College staff. Art shall not be left in a room during renovations or painting. When not on display, art is to be stored in The Gallery at Penn College workrooms. Inventory records are managed by The Gallery at Penn College and Financial Operations. 

The Stuhldreher-Totten Collection

Since 1996, Pittsburgh couple Michael Stuhldreher (1931-2018) and Carol Totten have donated more than 160 objects and works of art to Penn College. The donors began acquiring work in the 1950s. The diverse collection covers a wide span of time and includes pieces from almost every region of the world. To date, the College has received objects and art from Africa, Latin America, Asia, and North America (including Native American pieces). One of the highlights of the collection is a clay vessel by famed potter Toshiko Takaezu (1922-2011).

Other Destinations

Le Jeune Chef Restaurant

While on the campus of Pennsylvania College of Technology, visit Le Jeune Chef, a fine-dining restaurant offering a gourmet menu that changes daily and the area's most extensive wine list.

Community Arts Center

Downtown Williamsport is home to one of the East Coast's finest performance venues: The Community Arts Center. This restored 1928 theatre has seen over 700 shows since reopening in 1993.