Programs offered at the JCMA are open to Juniata College students and the general public as noted in descriptions. Please contact us at 814-641-2691 or museum@juniata.edu with any questions.

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Art Walk: Community Portrait Night
Thu. October 19, 5-8pm

Join us for a special Art-Walk, Huntingdon edition. Help create a mosaic of 250 ceramic tiles celebrating 250 years of Huntingdon. Design your own tile with your interests and self-image to represent all walks of life that come together to make this place we call home. The Vogues-wagon photo-booth will also be on hand to take your instant portrait!

Viewpoint Gallery Talk: Astronomy in Smith’s Portrait
Sat. October 28, 1pm

Matthew Beaky, Associate Professor of Physics, discusses the unusual mechanical instrument in the portrait of Huntingdon founder William Smith. How might this technology been used by Smith to observe and document an astronomical event in 1769?

Pop-up Library for Families
Mon. November 6, 5:30 – 7:30pm

Join the Huntingdon County Library on Monday, November 6 as we POP UP! at the Juniata College Museum of Art from 5:30-7:30 p.m. We will be creating colorful self-portraits and have the opportunity to explore the museum. The museum has a special guest portrait of William Smith, the founder of Huntingdon, painted by renowned artist Gilbert Stuart. Get those paintbrushes and imaginations ready! We hope to see you there.  

Parking is permitted on both sides of Moore Street and the south side of 17th Street. A parking lot is located behind the Museum; entrance is located one block east of Moore Street on Mifflin Street, between 17th and 18th Streets. We will be located inside the museum. 

Maker-Space: Collage Portraits
Thu. Nov 30, 6pm - 8pm

Create real and imaginary portraits in a relaxing, social, collage-night with SNACKS!! Olivia Drake ‘16 will demonstrate her talents in portraiture by way of inspiration.

Viewpoint Gallery Talk: My Travels with “Bill”
Sat. December 2, 1pm

Leslie Lighton-Humphreys, a graduate of Washington College, describes her fascination with William Smith (founder of Washington College) and what her research into his background has revealed.