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 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 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.

Dickinson College Art and Art History February 2013 Events

Articulating an American Aesthetic: Franck von der Lancken

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The Trout Gallery, Weiss Center for the Arts
Opening Reception:  Friday, Feb. 22.
5-7pm

This exhibition features an in-depth study of the work of Frank von der Lancken, an early 20th-century American painter and art educator. It is curated by class of 2014 art-history majors Britton Chance, Virginia Dudley, Margot Eberle, Shayna Goodman, Sarah Howard, Elizabeth Key, Jessica Moran, Marie Petersen, Lauren Sullivan, Rachel Weber, and Christina Wolf under the direction of Melinda Schlitt, professor of art & art history. The show runs from Feb. 22-April 13.
Trout Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Lecture: Alexis Boylan–

Cancelled due to Snowstorm NEMO. This lecture will be rescheduled for the Spring. For further details please call 717/ 245-1053

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Man on the Street: Rethinking the Ashcan School, Gender, and Modernity

February 11th, 2013
Weiss Room 235
5pm

Opening Reception for Ellen Durkan

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Accessories for an Iron Maiden
February 12th, 2013
Goodyear Gallery
5-7pm

Blacksmith and sculptor Ellen Durkan creates fantastical wearable constructions for women out of semiprecious metals, steel and a variety of ordinary materials. This exhibition includes her conceptual designs and final pieces—and all of the spaces between them.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 2 to 5 p.m.

Opening Reception: The Unspeakable Series

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Small, intimate and provocative, Sana Musasama’s clay and mixed-media sculptures evoke the troublesome communities in which we live.
Location: Weiss Gallery 204
Fee: Free

For more information: 717-245-1344
For more information: http://dickinson.edu/arts/

Artist Talk: Sana Musasama

February 5th, 2013 
Weiss Room 235
5:30pm

Dickinson College Art and Art History November 2012 Events

The Weiner Lecture in the Fine Arts Presents: What is Going On in Jacques-Louis David’s “Sappho and Phaon?”

November 6th, 2012 | 7pm
Rubendall Hall, Weiss Center

Distinguished art critic and art historian Michael Fried has written and lectured about abstract painting and sculpture since World War II.

The Jane L. and Robert H. Weiner Lecture in the Fine Arts presents the distinguished art critic and art historian Michael Fried, J.R. Herbert Boone Chair in the Humanities and professor of art history at the Johns Hopkins University. He has written and lectured extensively about abstract painting and sculpture since World War II, specializing in French painting and art criticism from the mid-18th century to the advent of Edouard Manet and his generation, as well as the works of Bernd and Hilla Becher and contemporary photographers Jeff Wall, Thomas Struth, Adreas Gursky and Thomas Demand, among others. Recent research examines Caravaggio and the transformation of 17th-century Italian painting.

For more information please contact the A&AH Academic Department Coordinator.

Opening Reception: Senior Studio-Art Seminar: Works in Progress
November 27th, 2012 | 5pm
Goodyear Gallery

Senior Studio Art majors will exhibit works in a variety of mediums, including sculpture, drawing, painting, photography, video and ceramics. During the opening reception the artists will be available to discuss their ongoing work, which will culminate in an April exhibition at The Trout Gallery. The exhibition will be open until December 7th, 2012. Light refreshments will be served. For more information please contact the A&AH Academic Department Coordinator.

Dickinson College Art and Art History October Events 2011

Wednesday, October 5th
Lunchtime Lecture
Weiss 221 | 12-1pm

Join Profs. Elizabeth Lee & Anthony Cervino as they introduce the research they conducted on their recent sabbaticals.  Pizza and drink will be served.  Continue reading

Dickinson College Art and Art History March Events

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March 1, 2011 | 5-7pm
Exhibition Opening
Goodyear Gallery

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Sfields, the Art and Art History Department’s post-baccalaureate artist-in-residence, presents her first solo exhibition. Her works will consist of video and digital stills. The event is free, open to the public and light refreshments will be served.For further information please e-mail klimkos@dickinson.edu.

March 4, 2011 | 5-7pm
Exhibition Opening
Trout Gallery

Red Gold: West African Currency Objects
Curated by Matthew Morowitz ’11

In traditional West African cultures, wealth has long been displayed and demonstrated through a variety of objects, including metal bracelets, ceremonial bells and related castings. Such objects were used in a variety of social, ritual and financial transactions that stretch from tribal uses, up through the slave trade and into the 19th century. This exhibition explores the symbolic functions of such objects and their relation to western symbols of wealth. For any further information please review the PDF of the Red Gold Brochure and contact keifer@dickinson.edu.

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Dickinson College Art and Art History February Events

 

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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
Workshop

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.

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