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John Willard Raught: Beauty Lies Close at Home

September 6 through November 8, 2019


Raught Autumn

John Willard Raught. The Glory of Autumn. Oil on canvas. 1929.
The Stanislaus Collection.  Scranton, Pennsylvania.

John Willard Raught (1857-1931) was an artist and writer who was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania; studied and traveled in New York City, New York, and Paris, France; and returned in his later years to live and work in Northeastern Pennsylvania.  Organized by guest curator Richard Stanislaus, this exhibition provides an overview of Raught’s work.

Special Events:  September 6, 2019
Gallery Lecture
“John Willard Raught:  Scranton's Beloved Artist"
Richard Stanislaus, Guest Curator
Brennan Hall, Room 228, at The University of Scranton
5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Public Reception
The Hope Horn Gallery
Hyland Hall, 4th Floor, at The University of Scranton
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.