Museum Mania for first years, September 4, 2018


Learning at the intersection
of art and ideas.
New Exhibition Now Open!
Major Themes
Celebrating Ten Years of Teaching with Art
Mary Renda's class discusses a Kara Walker print, fall 2012
Thursday, October 11th, 4:30 pm
Faculty in Conversation
Conflict & Commemoration gallery talk with Professors Sohail Hashmi and Kavita Khory
Alexander Gardner (American, b. Scotland, 1821-1882), Incidents of the War, Ruins of Arsenal, Richmond, VA (detail), 1865 April
Thursday, October 18, 5:30pm
Joan Jonas ’58: 60 Years Later
2018-2019 Leading Woman in the Arts
Joan Jonas, 2012
Wednesdays and Sundays, 2-5 pm
Joseph Allen Skinner Museum
Open for the season
Joseph Allen Skinner Museum interior
Get to know us better
Collection Highlights and Special Collections
Tour over 400 works of art
Hendrick Andriessen (Flemish, 1607-1655), Vanitas Still Life, ca. 1650 (detail)
New Intern Insights Blog
Stories Behind the Stones
By LYNK Curatorial Intern Priscilla Zhang
Maker Unknown (Tibetan or Indian), Mani stone dedicated to Rinchen Gyatso (detail), 19th century or earlier

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Jump past Instagram images to the footer. Reminder to stop by the Museum tomorrow at 1:30 PM for a tour led by Student Guide Rachel Kim ‘21. Rachel’s tour, “Private Lives in the Public Eye,” will explore the relationship of museums as public institutions to the intimate, personal works they exhibit. We hope to see you there! @mhcartmuseum #studentguide #studentengagement #teachingmuseum This morning @mhcartmuseum received a welcome visit from Kerstin Nordstrom’s Foundations of Physics class, who were investigating the role of mirrors, lenses, and optics within works of art & material culture. We always love when our #encyclopediccollection is able to broaden students’ perspectives on what they are learning in class! #teachingmuseum #objectbasedlearning Sightlines Tours kick off this Saturday, September 22 at 1:30 PM! Student Guide Rachel Kim ‘21 will lead a tour titled “Private Lives in the Public Eye,” where visitors will be invited to uncover questions about the private versus the public self. We hope you can join us in celebrating Rachel’s hard work & leadership! @mhcartmuseum #studentguide #gallerytalk #studentengagement Fritz Horstman Artist Talk HAPPENING NOW in Gamble Auditorium! Stop by if you’re on campus! #fritzhorstman #artisttalk @mhcartmuseum Come join us for an engaging talk by artist Fritz Horstman this Friday, Sept. 14th at 11:00 AM in Gamble Auditorium. Titled Congratulations to Reegen Hatch ‘22 and Sarah Day ‘22, our Museum Mania selfie challenge winners! We loved your photo with the Museum’s double shoulder jar by Puebloan artist Sara Fina Tafoya (1863–1949). #museummania #selfiechallenge #studentengagement @mhcartmuseum