View Mobile Site

Shafer Gallery embraces steampunk

Director promises to preserve tradition while revitializing BCC gallery image



The Old West has a new look in pop culture, which is why the director of Barton Community College’s Shafer Gallery gave college trustees a crash course Thursday in steampunk.

Steampunk is a sub-culture of science fiction in the tradition of author Jules Verne; stories are set in an era such as the late 19th Century where steam power is still widely used, but featuring futuristic technology such as H.G. Wells’ time machine. Modern examples of steampunk include the graphic novel series "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen," and the 2003 movie based on the series.

The genre is ...

** Subscribers Log in to read this full article.

In order to view premium content, you must purchase a subscription.

Thank you for showing so much interest in our site! Our policies allow 10 free article views each month. To access additional articles including the E-Tribune, please subscribe. Already a print or online subscriber? Just log on to access additional content.

A subscription is required before viewing this article and other premium content.

Already a registered member and have a subscription?

If you have already purchased a subscription, please log in to view the full article.

Are you registered, but do not have a subscription?

If you are a registed user and would like to purchase a subscription, log in to view a list of available subscriptions.

Interested in becoming a registered member and purchasing a subscription?

Join our community today by registering for a FREE account. Once you have registered for a FREE account, click SUBSCRIBE NOW to purchase access to premium content.

Membership Benefits

  • Instant access to creating Blogs, Photo Albums, and Event listings.
  • Email alerts with the latest news.
  • Access to commenting on articles.

Please wait ...