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MHCAM Student Guides
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Laura Shea

Student guide in the galleries
Saturday
17
February
2018
1:30pm

Art Museum Galleries

Sightlines Tour
(Don't) Touch
Texture in Art
Marie Danforth Page (American, 1869-1940), Mary E. Woolley (detail), 1931
Thursday
15
February
2018
4:30pm

Art Museum Galleries

Gallery Talk
Portraits of Mary Woolley

Katia Kiefaber ’17, Art Museum Advisory Board Fellow

Masamitsu Kano, also known as Eishunsai (Japanese, d. 1765), Six-fold screen with scenes from Tail of Genji, mid 18th century (detail)
Saturday
3
February
2018
1:30pm

Art Museum Galleries

Sightlines Tour
Shaping the World
The Art of Architecture

Serena McDonald-Newman ’20, Student Guide

Alvia Wardlaw
Wednesday
31
January
2018
5:30pm

Gamble Auditorium, Art Building

Lecture
I Keep Dreaming that Dream
The Life and Creative Genius of Mary Lee Bendolph

Dr. Alvia J. Wardlaw, Professor of Art History and Director/Curator of the University Museum, Texas Southern University
Opening reception to follow

Abraham Janssens (Flemish, ca 1575-1632), The Penitent Magdalene, ca 1620
Saturday
16
December
2017
1:30pm

Art Museum Galleries

Sightlines Tour
Through the Eyes of the Artist

Summayya Wagenseil '19, Student Guide

Yves Tanguy (French, 1900-1955), Lurid Sky (detail), 1929
Thursday
7
December
2017
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Art Museum Galleries

In the Galleries
Art in Translation
A Poetry and Prose Reading and Open Mic

Join MHC students, faculty, staff, and featured poets for an evening of readings and open mic. Co-sponsored by the Department of English.

Children making collages
Sunday
3
December
2017
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Art Museum Galleries

Kids and Family Program
Crafts and Cocoa Family Day

Enjoy a variety of activities that celebrate the season—including Japanese-inspired folding screens, art seeks, button-making, paper snowflakes, Emily Dickinson-inspired poetry activity, storytimes, and more. Warm up with cookies and hot chocolate! All ages welcome—we hope to see you there!

Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991), The Science Pictures: Water Pattern (detail), 1982
Thursday
16
November
2017
4:30pm

Art Museum Galleries

Gallery Talk
Interweaving Themes in Physics and Art

Spencer Smith, Assistant Professor of Physics, Mount Holyoke College

Nicolas de Largillière (French, 1656-1746), Marie Elisabeth Desiree de Chantemerle, Comtesse de Hergh (detail), 1715
Saturday
4
November
2017
1:30pm

Art Museum Galleries

Sightlines Tour
Dressing the Part
Storytelling through Costume

Rebecca Grossman ’18, Student Guide

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William Kentridge (South African, b. 1955), Tango for Page Turning (detail), 2012-2013
Thursday
2
November
2017
4:30pm

Art Museum Galleries

Gallery Talk
Tango for Page Turning
William Kentridge in Context

Donald Weber, Lucia, Ruth and Elizabeth MacGregor Professor of English, Mount Holyoke College