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Welcome to mhcameo, the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum blog. Here we post about unique happenings, including behind-the-scenes looks at our exhibitions, close examinations of objects from the collection, and art-related chats with alumnae, faculty, and students. Sign-up below for blog alerts and take a regular peek at mhcameo!

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Maker Unknown (American), 2 photographs, ca. 1940s
Monday
7
November
2016
Constructing Narratives from Vernacular Photographs
Emma Kennedy

Recent Mount Holyoke graduate Emma Kennedy '16 reflects on her work with a collection of photographs gifted to MHCAM by Ann Zelle '65. During her curatorial internship at the Museum, and in her research for a final paper, Kennedy contemplated the mysteries of these compelling vernacular images.

Hendrick Andriessen (Flemish, 1607-1655), Vanitas Still Life (detail), ca. 1650
Wednesday
27
July
2016
Death, Love, and Resurrection

Self-guided tour, one of MHCAM Journeys, developed for visitors in Summer 2016

Maker Unknown (Apsáalooke, Crow), Woman's saddle with stirrups (detail), late 19th or early 20th century
Tuesday
26
July
2016
In the Details

Self-guided tour, one of MHCAM Journeys, developed for visitors in Summer 2016