News & Events

  • Please join the Class of 1961 for the award ceremony and reception for the winners of the Robert Frost Statue Contest!

    Thursday, May 19, 12:15pm

    Black Family Visual Arts Center (in front of the Loew Auditorium box office)

    The exhibit will be on display May 19 - June 16, 2016.


  • Studio Art Intern, Lindsey Lam, presents her show:


    May 6 - June 19, 2016

    Barrows Exhibition Rotunda
    Hopkins Center

    Friend is about interconnectedness and strength.

    Name: Friend
    Favorite Color: Green
    Interests: eating (especially chocolate!), reading the news, talking to people

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  • Please join the Studio Art Department Tuesday, May 10 at 4:30 PM in the Jaffe-Friede & Strauss Galleries at the opening reception for the Senior Majors Exhibition. The exhibition will run from May 10 - June 19, 2016. Art work will be on display in the Jaffe-Friede & Strauss Galleries, and the Nearburg Arts Forum, Black Family VAC.



  • William O' Brien Jr, "Room for Artifacts"

    Principal, WOJR Organization for Architecture
    Associate Professor, MIT Architecture
    Co-Founder, Collective–LOK

    Lecture: Tuesday April 26, 2016, 4:30pm, Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center
    Address: 22 Lebanon street, 03755, Hanover, NH

    William O’Brien Jr., principal of WOJR: Organization for Architecture, is an Associate Professor in the MIT Department of Architecture and one of the founding...

  • For most of human history, man-made light has signified hope and progress. Co-published with the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Christina Seely’s Lux examines the contemporary disconnect between the beauty of the artificial light that emanates from the earth’s surface and the complexity of what this light represents. Made between 2005 and 2010, and titled after the unit for measuring illumination, the project focuses on light produced by 45 cities in the United States, Western...

  • In the early 1990s, the Class of 1961 raised funds and retained sculptor George W. Lundeen to create a bronze statue of Robert Frost.  The finished statue was given to the College at the Class’ 35th reunion in 1996, and now sits in the College Park near Bartlett Tower.
    The Class of ’61 will be celebrating its 55th reunion in June 2016.  In connection with the reunion, the class is sponsoring a contest to obtain the best artistic rendition of the existing Frost statue.  The contest will...

  • Please join the Department of Studio Art at the artist talk and opening reception for Eric van Hove.
    Artist talk: Tuesday, April 5, 4:30PM, Loew Auditorium - Black Family Visual Arts Center. Reception to follow in the Jaffe-Friede Gallery.

  • Studio Art Intern, Brenda Gonzalez, presents her show:


    February 19 - March 27, 2016

    Barrows Exhibition Rotunda
    Hopkins Center

  • On February 28th, the Studio Art Senior Seminar class be took a field trip to the Bread and Puppet Museum in Glover, VT. 

    A Brief History of Bread and Puppet Theater

    In the early 1960’s, a group of scruffy troubadours rented out a small loft on Delancey Street in New York’s Lower East side, and began putting on weekly performances. Headed by Peter Schumann, a sculptor, dancer and baker recently emigrated from Germany, they would distribute Schumann’s bread to the...

  • Esmé Thompson - Recent Paintings
    March 1 - March 26, 2016
    Opening Reception: 5-8pm on Thursday, March 3, 2016

    In Esmé Thompson’s paintings and multipanel wall reliefs the use of color and pattern create a dynamic and engaging viewing experience.  Colorful and bold, the paintings attest to a lifelong interest in decorative designs as diverse as those found in Islamic textiles and ceramic tiles to those of medieval paintings and illuminated manuscripts.  The Bowery...