Professor Amy Rogers with Shakespeare students in the MHCAM galleries, October 2018


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Curlee Raven Holton, Keith Hamilton Cobb, Amy Rogers and students, Nov 2 2018

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Jump past Instagram images to the footer. Integral to traditional Jewish weddings, a ketubbah is a prenuptial agreement outlining the financial obligations a groom has towards his bride in marriage. A recent addition to our collection, this ketubbah celebrates the wedding of Joseph David Shabbetai ben Solomon of Perugia and Tovah Rachel bat Joseph Shabbetai Hazak in Acona, Italy on May 15, 1823 – 196 years ago to this day!
. #mhcartmuseum #mhcam #weddinganniversary #ketubbah #jewishmarriage #newacquisitions Calling all MHC students! Finals got you feeling blue? Take a study break at the #mhcartmuseum from 1:30-2:45p while enjoying some snacks and relaxing crafts. Whether you’re coloring, messing around with play dough, or eating milk & cookies, we would love to hang out with you!
This event is co-sponsored with the MHC Department of Art History. Image designed by Jocelyn Furniss ‘21. #studybreak #crafting #relaxation #bewell Tomorrow is our last Sightlines Tour of the semester and we’d love for you to join us! Led by Student Guide Hailey Simmons ’19 and titled “Performing Art(s): Capturing the Ephemeral,” this tour will examine how artists use dance, theater, and other performances to capture a certain moment or feeling. Hailey’s tour starts at 1:30p so stop by if you’re on campus!
Image: Masamitsu Kano, Six-fold screen with scenes from Tale of Genji (detail), mid-18th century. #mhcartmuseum #sightlinestour #studentguide #studentengagement It’s install week at the #skinnermuseum! Students from Gina Siepel’s Studio Art class have spent the semester re-inventing & interpreting works from the Skinner collection through the production of 3-D objects and short texts installed throughout the Museum. Celebrate and learn more about their work at our opening reception next Monday, April 29, from 4:30-6:00p. Free, open to the public, & refreshments provided! #mhcartmuseum #popupexhibition #studentengagement @ginasiepel We have lots of upcoming events to tell you about! Join us this Friday from 7-9p in the galleries for the third annual Trans + Queer Poetry and Prose Marathon Reading and Open Mic, hosted by creative writing faculty Samuel Ace and Andrea Lawlor and co-sponsored with the Department of English. Read and listen to queer and trans writing or come early to sign up for the open mic. Cake & light refreshments will be provided. We hope you can attend!
Image: Joan Snyder, Can We Turn our Rage to Poetry? (detail), 1985.
#mhcartmuseum #mhcam #poetryreading #transpoetry #queerpoetry #openmic Reflect on the concept of authenticity by joining us for this weekend's Sightlines Tour