Dickinson College Art and Art History February Events


William Michael Harnett

William Michael Harnett, Still Life-Violin and Music (1888). Oil on canvas, 101.6 x 76.2 cm. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Wolfe Fund, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, 1963 (63.85).


Finding Fair Use Images and Video for the Humanities: a Quick and Dirty Search

February 18th, 2011 from 12-1pm
Alden Room, Library

The Visual Resources Curator will provide a resources based workshop that will provide instructions on how to search and retrieve images and video for teaching and studying. The sites that the Curator will go though will include, ARTstor and ARTstor Mobile, ArtBabble, ART21, Google Art Project, Google Goggle, SPIRO, WorldImages, Scholars Resource, Web Gallery of Art, AICT, Access Ceramics, Arounder and other major institutional digital image repositories. From these examples we’ll discuss what your needs are for teaching or studying, and whether they apply to Fair Use or Commons Copyright. If not, can we get what you need?

Please feel free to bring along your personal laptop to virtually follow along with the instructor. There are iMac machines for use, as well. For more information please stay tuned for any updated information and contact knieschj@dickinson.edu with any questions and for pre-registration.

This image was provided by The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Contact information: Image Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028, (212) 396-5050 (fax), Scholars.License@MetMuseum.org. Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without express written permission in advance from The Metropolitan Museum of Art.


George Cruikshank, Mixing a Recipe for Corns (1835). Etching and hand coloring. © Trout Gallery.

Bawdy Brits and West End Wit: British satirical prints from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries
Exhibition Opening and Reception

February 18th, 2011 from 5-7pm
Trout Gallery

The exhibition contains satirical prints curated by Dickinson College senior Art History students, Emily Bastian, Christy Gray, Aimee Laubach, Emily Maran, Matthew Morowitz, Allison Schell, Carey Stadnick, Margaret Staudter, Laura Wilson, Lauren Woodcock, and Kathryn Zell. The show includes artists, James Gillray and George Cruikshank, for example, whose works signify a cultivation of comedic observations from their culture and society. The exhibition will continue through April 16, 2011. For more details and contact information please view the Trout Gallery’s website.


Joanne Greenbaum, New York-Based Abstract Painter

February 21st, 2011 @ 6pm
Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts

The annual Weiner lecture is named for Robert H. and Jane L. Weiner, who established the program for visiting lectureships. This year, the internationally recognized artist Joanne Greenbaum will talk about her abstract paintings and drawings for which she has received much acclaim and embody a sense of mark-making, recycling forms, and systems. She has been exhibited extensively in the USA and abroad, and has been included in PS1/MoMA and Saatchi Gallery exhibitions. For more information please contact klimkos@dickinson.edu.


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