Museum Mania for first years, September 4, 2018


Learning at the intersection
of art and ideas.
Thursday, October 18, 5:30pm
Joan Jonas ’58: 60 Years Later
2018-2019 Leading Woman in the Arts
Joan Jonas, 2012
Saturday, October 27, 1:30 pm
(Don't) Touch: Texture in Art
Sightlines Tour
Student guide in the galleries
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Joseph Allen Skinner Museum
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Joseph Allen Skinner Museum interior
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Collection Highlights and Special Collections
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Hendrick Andriessen (Flemish, 1607-1655), Vanitas Still Life, ca. 1650 (detail)
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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. Join us this Thursday, October 18 at 5:30 PM in Gamble Auditorium for a public lecture by artist & #mountholyoke alumna Joan Jonas ‘58, titled “Joan Jonas ’58: 60 Years Later.” As the 2018-2019 Leading Woman in the Arts, Jonas is the first alumna in the program’s 12-year history. Her lecture is made possible by the Weissman Center for Leadership and the InterArts Council, and there will be a reception to follow. Check out the @mhcartmuseum website and Facebook page for more details! #joanjonas #mountholyokecollege #alumna #lecture #performanceart No better place to spend a rainy Saturday than at the @mhcartmuseum! Be sure to stop by at 1:30 for a tour led by Student Guide Mollie Wohlforth ‘19. Titled “Imagining the East,” Mollie’s tour will be the second Sightlines Tour offered this fall and we wouldn’t want you to miss out! #studentguide #sightlinestour #teachingwithart #objectbasedlearning Happening TODAY at 4:30! Join us for the first in a lively series of faculty conversations offered in conjunction with the exhibition Major Themes: Celebrating Ten Years of Teaching with Art, on view through June 21, 2020. @mhcartmuseum #gallerytalk #faculty #interdisciplinarylearning Join us this Saturday, October 13, at 1:30 PM for our second Sightlines Tour of the year, led by Student Guide Mollie Wohlforth ‘19. Mollie’s tour will unpack how European art was influenced by art from the East, while often simultaneously casting Asia and the Middle East as an exotic “other.” We hope to see you there! @mhcartmuseum Join us this Thursday, October 11, at 4:30 PM for a lively discussion with #mountholyokecollege faculty Sohail Hashmi, Professor of International Relations on the Alumnae Foundation and Professor of Politics, and Kavita Khory, Ruth Lawson Professor of Politics. Concerning the theme “Conflict & Commemoration,” this event will be the first in a series of faculty conversations offered in conjunction with the exhibition “Major Themes: Celebrating Ten Years of Teaching with Art” on view at the @mhcartmuseum through June 21, 2020. Image: Alexander Gardner, Incidents of the War, Ruins of Arsenal, Richmond, VA, 1865. #gallerytalk #teachingwithart #objectbasedlearning The Museum has an abundance of exciting events in store for you this October! Keep your eyes peeled for more info on our upcoming gallery talks, lectures, performances, & sightlines tours, all of which are free, fully accessible, and open to the public. For now though, take a moment to enjoy this 1804 autumnal landscape painting, titled