ARTstor’s updated interface

ARTstor’s new architecture sure is snazzy! Since there are portal changes I thought it would be fun to create a tutorial on how to gain access to the Digital Library.

https://www.screenr.com/embed/9hvN

Event for tonight!

Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic and New York Times senior writer Holland Cotter visits Dickinson through the Jane L. and Robert H. Weiner Lecture in the Fine Arts.

FURTHER INFORMATION

  • Location: Rubendall Recital Hall
  • Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Cost: Free

VRA Foundation Internship Awards

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This is an exciting opportunity for anyone within the visual profession

Originally posted on VREPS:

The Visual Resources Association Foundation Internship Awards provide financial support for graduate students preparing for a career in visual resources and image management. The award grants $3,000 to support a period of internship in archives, libraries, museums, visual resources departments of academic institutions, or other appropriate locations.

The award recipient will be responsible for selecting the institution at which he or she will complete the internship. To help potential interns find opportunities in their geographic area, VREPS maintains a list of host institutions that offer internships in visual resources and image management. Please note that internship award recipients may also choose to do their internship someplace not on the list (so long as it is approved by the VRA Foundation). In other words, the host site for an internship is not limited to the institutions on the list.

Although designed with the VRA Foundation Internship Awards in mind, the list of…

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March Art & Art History Events

March 4th, 2014
Don’t Think About It is sponsored by The Arts Collective

Creations by Dickinson College students on display March 4-22 (closed during Spring Break) The Goodyear Gallery is open Tues.-Fri., 3-5 p.m., Sat. 2-5 p.m. Gallery is behind the Goodyear Building, from Cedar Street parking lot .

FURTHER INFORMATION

  • Location: Goodyear Gallery
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Cost: Free

March 6th, 2014
The Jane L. and Robert H. Weiner Lecture in the Fine Arts Presents world-renowned stained glass artist Judith Schaechter

Judith Schaechter has works in the permanent collections of the Renwick Gallery (Washington, D.C.), the Victoria and Albert Museum (London) and the Museum of Art and Design (New York); she also is a recipient of Guggenheim, Pew and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellowships. Schaechter will speak about her work, the importance of skill in art and the relationship between art and craft.

For more information on the Art & Art History Department at Dickinson, visit the website.

FURTHER INFORMATION

  • Location: Rubendall Recital Hall
  • Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Cost: Free and open to the public

Dickinson College Art & Art History January 2014 Events!

Welcome back students! It’s 2014 and the Art & Art History Department has a lot of events this term. We hope to see you there!

Tuesday, January 21

Heccentricities | A Sculptural installation by Patrick McDonough

Goodyear Gallery. Exhibition continues through February 21, 2014. All are welcome.

 

Monday, January 27

Bailemos! Recent works by Dee Jenkins

Weiss Center for the Arts, Gallery 204. Exhibition continues through February 17, 2014.

Goodyear Gallery:
The Goodyear Gallery, Goodyear Building (Cedar Street Entrance)
Tuesday – Friday, 3 – 5 PM
Saturday 2 – 5 PM

Gallery 204:
Weiss Center for the Arts
Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 4 PM.

Dickinson College Art & Art History November Events

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Opening Reception: Tuesday, Nov. 12, 5-7 pm
Senior Studio Art Seminar: Works in Progress
Nov. 12 through Dec. 6

Goodyear Gallery, Goodyear Building (Cedar Street entrance)
Gallery hours:  Tuesday through Friday, 3-5 p.m., Saturday, 2-5 p.m. 

Senior studio art majors exhibit works in a variety of mediums, including sculpture, drawing, painting, photography and ceramics. The artists will be available during the opening reception to discuss their work, which will culminate in an April exhibition at The Trout Gallery. Light refreshment will be served. All are welcome. For further information please contact Susie.

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5-7 pm
The Trout Gallery, Weiss Center for the Arts
Opening Reception: “The Ghosts of Our Meat

The Ghosts of Our Meat presents more than forty paintings, drawings, and prints by artist and activist Sue Coe that address issues relating to animal rights, the meatpacking industry, and ethics of meat consumption. The exhibition runs until February 8th, 2014. All are welcome to attend. Contact Stephanie to learn more.

7 pm
Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts
Arts Award Ceremony

The ceremony will include an introduction by Associate Professor Elizabeth Lee, followed by an interview with the artist, led by Northwestern University’s Stephen Eisenman, and the awards ceremony, presided by President Nancy A. Roseman. All are welcome to attend. Seats will also be available in Weiss 235 with a live feed of the event. For more information contact Susie.

Dickinson College Art & Art History October 2013 events

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Caroline Santa | Remnants
Opening reception and Talk

Thursday, Oct. 17
5-7 pm
Goodyear Gallery

Caroline Santa‘s colorful and intimate mixed media constructions and works on paper, will be exhibited in the Goodyear Gallery October 15-November 2. There will be a reception for the artist and discussion of her work Thursday, Oct. 17, 5-7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

Goodyear Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 3-5 p.m. and Saturday 2-5 p.m. (Closed for Fall Pause October 18-22)

For more information: 717-245-1053 or contact Susie.


Sue Coe w/ Ward Davenny’s Drawing Class
Thursday, October 31st
Weiss 343
9:30-11am

Dickinson‘s 2013 Arts award winner and British Artist, Sue Coe, will interact with students in a drawing class. The event is free and all are welcome.


All-College Forum for Arts Award
Sue Coe

Thursday, October 31st
ATS
12pm-1:15pm

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Sue Coe will provide a screening of her video, Sue Coe: Art of the Animal. The video will be followed by a Q & A session. The events is free and all are welcome.


Sue Coe w/ Ward Davenny’s Printmaking Class
Thursday, October 31st
Weiss 340
2-3:30pm

Dickinson’s 2013 Arts award winner and British Artist, Sue Coe, will interact and discuss student work in a printmaking class. The event is free and all are welcome.

Dickinson College Art & Art History September 2013 Events

Welcome back students! With the beginning of term off and running, we have a variety of events that you won’t want to miss.

Lecture
Thursday, September 12th
Weiss 235
4:30pm

Art History Professor Crispin Sartwell, will provide a talk regarding his sabbatical work titled, “Divas, Dudes, Queens, and Studs: Gender and Orientation as Aesthetic Expressions.” All are welcome to attend.

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Graffiti Collaboration Project
Saturday, September 14th
Goodyear Gallery*
11am-5pm

Artist and Professor of Studio Art at Penn State Harrisburg, Paul Manlove, will be painting the public art wall with student collaborators. Behind the Goodyear Building in front of the Goodyear Gallery. All are welcome to attend.

Dickinson responded to the mural with an article, that included commentary from students and faculty, besides a slideshow and video. Check it out!

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Exhibition Opening
Tuesday, September 17th
Goodyear Gallery*
3-5pm

Instructor at Tyler School of Art, Will DiBello, will exhibit his large and small scale paintings in the Goodyear Gallery. All are welcome to attend.

Artist’s Talk and Exhibition Reception
Wednesday, September 25th
Goodyear Gallery*
7-8pm

Instructor at Tyler School of Art, Will DiBello, will discuss his works in the Goodyear Gallery. All are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

*Goodyear Gallery
Goodyear Building (Cedar Street entrance)
Gallery hours:  Tuesday through Friday, 3-5 p.m.,
Saturday, 2-5 p.m.

Recent Faculty Accolades

Ward Davenny’s summer exhibition, Clouds, Smoke and Vapors: The Art of Ward Davenny, was highlighted by WITF’s NPR site. Along with a review of the show is an audio interview, in which Davenny discusses his love of the atmosphere and how that translates into his work.

See here for more details:

http://www.witf.org/arts-culture/2013/08/Clouds%20Smoke%20and%20Vapors.php

Location: Rose Lehrman Art Gallery on the HACC campus
Opening: August 29th, 5-7:30pm
http://www.hacc.edu/roselehrmanartscenter/artgallery/

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Launches Today

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This is big!! Thanks so much for posting this amazing news.
Per previous blog Illinois Pixels and Sarah Christensen

Originally posted on Illinois Pixels:

“It’s a great day for education and progress, as if the Ancient Library of Alexandria had met the Modern World Wide Web and digitized America for the benefit of all,” said Doron Weber, Vice Chair of the DPLA Steering Committee.

The DPLA is the first national digital library in the world with 2.4 million objects that are currently available. Executive Director, Dan Cohen, explains DPLA in three major points:

  • First, an easy-to-use portal where anyone can access America’s collections and search through them using novel and powerful techniques, including by place and time.
  • Second, a sophisticated technical platform that will make those millions of items available in ways so that others can build creative and transformative applications upon them, such as smartphone apps that magically reveal the history around you.
  • Third, along with like-minded institutions and individuals the DPLA will seek innovative means to make more cultural and scientific content…

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