Downstairs @ the Galleries

September 1, 2022 5:00PM to 7:00PM
LUAG Lower Gallery

Gallery talk with Mark Wonsidler, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions
Live music from Mike Lorenz

Welcome back to campus! Ease back into the school year and see what’s happening at Lehigh University Art Galleries with a relaxed evening at Downstairs @ the Galleries. Join us in the Lower Gallery just inside Zoellner Arts Center to grab a beverage and a bite to eat, wander through the collection, reconnect with friends and meet some new folks, too—while enjoying the music of local guitarist Mike Lorenz.

Arrive by 6pm to catch Mark Wonsidler, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, as he shares a sneak peek of LUAG’s fall exhibitions, What Matters Most and Starstruck: An American Tale.

Let us know you’re coming! RSVP in advance here.

This “Member-Friendly” event is open to the entire Lehigh University community and LUAG Members. (“Member-Friendly” means guests can sign up for a membership at the event!) You can support LUAG by becoming a member today. For more information, click here.

About Mike Lorenz
Guitarist/composer/educator Mike Lorenz hails from Bethlehem, PA. For over a decade, Mike has kept a busy schedule as a freelancing performer and educator, leading his trio/quartet in performances up and down the Northeast Corridor on many festivals and club stages. He leads and co-leads several groups, including the Witherbees, MULTI MANSIONS, and THRRR. Having released his first record in 2011, Mike’s latest release, with the Witherbees, was released in June 2021.

As an educator, his innovative mindset and affinity for implementing technology have made him a valuable member of the faculty at the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts and the Moravian College Summer Jazz Program.

"The musicians bring traditional jazz aplomb and an intrepid sense of musicianship to each of their efforts on the new album, and the results prove both accessible and surprising..."
- WXPN's the Key

Learn more at mikelorenzmusic.com