Seeing Coal: Time, Material and Scale Exhibition Opening

Andrea Krupp and Erika Piola

Library Company of Philadelphia

Monday, May 3, 2021 5:30 pm EDT

Online Event

Join exhibition curator Andrea Krupp and Erika Piola, Director of the Library Company’s Visual Culture Program, as they highlight some exhibit favorites and demonstrate the immersive exhibition website.
Seeing Coal looks at Pennsylvania anthracite coal and raises questions about the significance of its visible and invisible presence in our world. Through historic images, material specimens, artwork, and digital displays, coal is presented as a material that can help us rethink our relationship with nature and time and act with consideration for future generations