Installation view of Kukuli Velarde: Free, Total, Faithful, and Fruitful. The CORPUS series.

Ancient Peruvian Inspiration in Ceramic Series

Each of Kukuli Velarde’s sculptures in the series CORPUS is inspired by a different ancient Peruvian culture. What do the ceramic works from those cultures look like?

Sahar Tarighi at the Spring 2024 Opening

Inside Şamaran شاماران with Sahar Tarighi

Threads of Transformation is a sanctuary of symbols, weaving together a tapestry of resistance against all forms of oppression worldwide.

Installation view of 2024 exhibition Adriane Colburn: Paths of Extraction.

“Paths of Extraction” comes to The Berman Museum


The Berman Museum welcomes Adriane Colburn to campus as an artist-in-residence to present Paths of Extraction

Sahar Tarighi (Kurdish, b. 1987), ?amaran, 2022. Clay, fabric, foam, yarn, metal. Courtesy of the Artist.

Berman Museum of Art Starts 2024 with a Spotlight on Women

The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum at Ursinus College opens three exhibitions this spring, all featuring the work of woman-identifying artists: Kukuli Velarde: Free, Total, Faithful, and Fruitful; Sahar Tarighi: Şamaran شاماران; Adriane Colburn: Paths of Extraction.

Caroline Tilson '24 at the Berman reception desk.

Students Research with Artist for Upcoming Exhibition

Caroline Tilson ’24 dives into her role on Adriane Colburn’s research team for Paths of Extraction, a spring exhibition opening February 8.

Mairead McDermott '24

Paving the Way for Gilot Archives Digitization

Mairead McDermott ’24 is spending her senior year making major contributions to the preservation and accessibility of the Berman Museum’s Françoise Gilot Archival Collection.

George Anthonisen, Death and Starvation, 1976. Bronze. Gift of George & Ellen Anthonisen. BAM2010.170.

Artist Spotlight: George Anthonisen

Sculptor George Anthonisen shares how he became an artist, what inspires his work, and why he chose to donate pieces to the Berman.

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Berman Museum Awarded $245,900 from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage

The grant will support the upcoming exhibition Enrique Bostelmann: Apertures andBorderscapes, bringing fresh perspectives and new scholarship surrounding the work of a Mexican photographer who has been under-recognized in the U.S.

Desktop, a painting by Hannah Bierling '23

New Student Art in Myrin Library

The Myrin Library acquired two works for its Special Collections from the Annual Student Art Exhibition held at the Berman Museum in April of 2023 .

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, The Giant Wheel from the series Carceri, series first published 1749. Etching. Gift of Dr. Val B. & Dr. J...

At the Berman, Printmaking | Worldmaking Invokes Time Before the Digital Age

The museum also presents three other exhibitions through December 17 and a public opening reception for all the Berman’s current exhibitions will take place on Thursday, September 14, at 6 p.m.

Ella Scalese smiling with her collage at a Berman craft event.

Summer Intern Profile: Ella Scalese

Ella Scaelse, Susquehanna University ’24, spent her summer developing educational materials at the Berman Museum.

Berman in the flowers

In the News: First Timer’s Guide to the Berman Museum of Art

If you’ve never been to the Berman Museum of Art, here are a few highlights you should know about before you go.

Hendrik Goudt, Tobias Carrying the Fish, Walking with the Angel/ Little Tobias, 1608.

Ashley West: On Printmaking and Curating

Guest curator Ashley West shares her experience working behind the scenes on the Berman’s upcoming exhibition, Printmaking|Worldmaking.

Françoise Gilot working at The Tamstone Group on astone for the color lithograph, A Rainbow of Flowers,1971. From Stone Echoes: Original...

Françoise Gilot at the Berman

The late artist’s impact on the museum’s history and permanent collection.

Syd Carpent, Terminal B, Stand at Ease (aka Frank as the Sun King), 2001.

PHL Airport Exhibitions Program 25th Anniversary

Learn more about Syd Carpenter, one of the Berman’s upcoming exhibiting artists.

Example of collection view on the BMA website after the first phase of digitization.

Hundreds of Artworks Now Available to View Online

The Berman Museum of Art rolls out the first phase of its collection digitization project.

Berman Museum of Art

Berman Museum Secures Largest Monetary Gift in its History

A $4.1 million bequest from the late Henry “Hank” W. Pfeiffer ’48, H’08 includes $3.61 million for the Berman Museum of Art and $500,000 for the Innovation and Discovery Center.

Candid of the Week, 1989 in The Grizzly, Ursinus College Student Newspaper.

Saving Our Sculptures

The next steps to meet the need of the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum’s Outdoor Sculpture Collection.

Logo of J.A.M. with Us, Ursinus podcast.

J.A.M. with Lauren McCardel

Executive Director Lauren McCardel joins the hosts of Ursinus College’s J.A.M. with Us podcast to talk about student involvement at the Berman, art anxiety, and the interdisciplinary nature of the museum studies program at UC.