Enrique Bostelmann, El Caminante, 1955.

Ursinus Celebrates Mexican Photographer Enrique Bostelmann

Running June 18 to December 15, Apertures and Borderscapes at the Berman Museum of Art is the first solo exhibition of Bostelmann’s work since 2013 and the most comprehensive to be shown in the U.S. to date.

A couple embracing. Canvas is saturated in a bright orange color.

First-Year Student Wins Award for Risk-Taking in the Annual Student Exhibition

Hayden James ’27 was the recipient of the Donald E. Camp Award for his works exploring trans-masculinity in the 2024 Annual Student Exhibition: Height Marks on the Door Frame.

Syd Carpenter with BIO 334 students at the hügel site to prepare and organize the garden's plants.

Artwork and Sustainability Go Hand-in-Hand at the Berman’s Latest Installation

This spring, the Berman cuts the ribbon on its latest addition to the Outdoor Sculpture Collection. The Instrument is a living work of art that aligns with two of Ursinus College’s long-held values: public art and sustainability.

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.

Berman Museum

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.