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

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/

Dickinson College Art and Art History April Events

April 16 | Reception and Gallery Talk: Common Contexts

Artists: Rena Leinberger and Juanli Carrion.

Event type: Lecture/Discussion
Location: Goodyear Gallery
Fee: Free

This exhibition showcases works created collaboratively by public-project and installation artists Rena Leinberger and Juanli Carrion during a month long residency at Dickinson (March 18-April 21). It is not a traditional exhibition. The Goodyear Gallery functions as a laboratory and incubator for conceptual installations and ongoing conversation about art in public space, and the work created on site may remain long after the artists have concluded their residency

Goodyear Gallery, Goodyear Building (Cedar Street entrance)
Exhibit runs April 16 through May 3.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 2 to 5 p.m.

For more information: 717-245-1714
For more information: http://dickinson.edu/arts/

April 18 | Event: Common Contexts

This event marks the close of the artist’s five-week artist residency at Dickinson.  During this period they worked closely with students to make collaborative visual responses that sought out a Common Context between the participants, the college and larger Carlisle community.  Supporting documentation and art objects are on display in the Goodyear Gallery through May 3rd.  This event is free and open to the general public.

Goodyear Gallery, Goodyear Building (Cedar Street entrance)
Exhibit runs April 16 through May 3.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 2 to 5 p.m.

For more information: 717-245-1714
For more information: http://dickinson.edu/arts/

For video please go here: http://youtu.be/7qkXs7G3Uw8 and http://youtu.be/6XjbRRBSe8M

April 22 | Man on the Street: Rethinking the Ashcan Circle, Gender and Modernity

Presented by Alexis Boylan, University of Connecticut.

Event type: Lecture/Discussion
Location: Room 235 Weiss Center for the Arts
Fee: Free

Join us as we listen to Assistant Professor Alexis Boylan, art history, women’s, gender and sexuality studies, University of Connecticut, talk about her research on the Ashcan School.

For more information: 717-245-1053
Contact: klimkos@dickinson.edu

April 26 | Opening Reception: Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition

Presenting 10 student thesis projects

Event type: Miscellaneous
Location: The Trout Gallery
Fee: Free

This year’s exhibition features thesis projects by Christopher Barsanti, Allyson Garrett, Yixue Ge, Shawn Gessay, Sarah Gray, Laura McCauley, Melissa Smith, Caroline Stephenson, Lauren Sullivan and Tingxiao Zhang, under the direction and support of Professors Barbara Diduk, Todd Arsenault, Anthony Cervino and Ward Davenny. The Trout Gallery, Weiss Center for the Arts
Exhibit runs April 26 – May 19.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

April 30 | Life After Dickinson

Location: Weiss 221
Fee: Free

Please come and find out what opportunities are available to you once you receive your degree……where do you go from here……what are your options?  This will be an open format, so feel free to come with any questions or concerns you may have. Pizza and drinks will be provided.

For more information: 717-245-1053
Contact: klimkos@dickinson.edu

April 30 | Annual Student Art Show

April 30-May 7, 2013

Come See What All Your Friends Have Been Creating!

Opening Reception Tuesday April 30, 5-7 p.m.
Goodyear Art Studios
595 W. Louther St.
Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA 17013

For more information, please call 717-245-1053
Contact: klimkos@dickinson.edu
Sponsored by the Art & Art History Department

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 October Events

Night Strainer | Jason Karolak

Exhibition Opening
October 2nd, 2012
Goodyear Gallery
5-7pm

Jason Karolak’s paintings will be exhibited in the GY Gallery. An informal gallery talk / Q&A will begin at 5:30. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.

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Goodyear Gallery Hours
Tuesday through Friday | 3 to 5pm
Saturday | 2 to 5pm

Dickinson College Art and Art History Department March 2012 Events

Americanlife | Recent Paintings by Caterina Morelli

Weiss Gallery 204*
Artist Talk and Reception
Tuesday, March 27th | 5-7pm

Caterina Morelli presents her new paintings inspired by her life in Carlisle. With a particular mixed media techniques, her canvas represent different moments of the town that she has taken walking around. In every canvas she builds up a kind of reality filtered by human eye, experience, emotion and memories. Carlisle is transfigured in a town perceived from new ephemeral gaze in which the light and the air shape the landscape. Exhibition will run through April 13th. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

*Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Please email klimkos@dickinson.edu for more information.

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Kristopher Benedict: The Phenomenal Ocean

Goodyear Gallery*
Reception
Tuesday, March 20th | 5-7pm

Benedict will present a new group of paintings that draw upon a diverse assortment of cultural references, including The Firesign Theatre’s 1969 album, How Can you be in Two Places at Once when you’re not Anywhere at All, Better Homes and Gardens journals, group yoga classrooms, Earthship Biotexture, Max Ernst, wave-particle duality, Gnostic mysticism, and the rabbits of Cumberland County. Exhibition will run through April 7th. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

*Goodyear Gallery Hours
T-F | 3-5pm
Sat  | 2-5pm

Dickinson College Art and Art History November 2011 Events

© Carl Sanders Socolow and Dickinson College

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Exhibition Opening | 5-7pm
Goodyear Gallery*
Nocturnes: Black & White Photographs by Carl Sanders Socolow ’77

College Photographer Carl Socolow will exhibit his latest collection of black and white photographs: images captured at night in cities around the world. Socolow states, “They are garlands of stories strung together from glimpses and glances of everyday life, of things as they are. The pictures are isolated moments, that are character sketches, they are specific instants entwined and held suspended.”

The exhibition will be open through November 19.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 3-5 pm, Saturday 2-5 pm
*located behind the Goodyear Building (595 W. Louther St.), entrance off Cedar St.