University hosts Rodin display – News

Some of the works of French sculptor Auguste Rodin will be displayed at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University from Sept. 9 through Dec. 9. The exhibition of the 17 bronze sculptures created by Rodin, and three separate portraits of Rodin created by his contemporaries, was organized by the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, which owns the collection. The exhibit is part of an international tribute to the centenary of the death of Rodin in 1917. The opening reception is Saturday, Sept. 9, from 5 until 7 p.m. It’s followed by a lecture at 7 p.m. in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall. The reception and presentation are free and open to the public. For more information on the global centenary celebration, visit www.rodin100.org. For information on the local exhibit, visit www.misericordia.edu/art or contact Dona Posatko at 570-674-6250.

— ANNEMARIE BUTKIEWICZ

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