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MHCAM Student Guides
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Laura Shea

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Leon Dabo (American, 1868-1960), Moonlight Waterscape (detail), ca. 1900-1910
Thursday
1
March
2018
5:39pm

Art Museum Galleries
 

Gallery Talk
The Stars are Some Compensation
A Nocturne in the Form of a Walk

Gina Siepel, artist and Lecturer in Studio Art Foundations, Mount Holyoke College, with guest collaborator Sara Smith, choreographer

This 15-minute gallery talk begins at sunset (5:39 pm) and will be followed by a guided twilight walk around Upper Pond.

Mary Lee Bendolph (American, 1935- ), Construction, 2003 (detail)
Thursday
22
February
2018
4:15pm

Art Museum Galleries

Gallery Talk
The Circular Aesthetics of Mary Lee Bendolph and Toni Morrison

Kimberly Juanita Brown, Assistant Professor of English and Africana Studies, Mount Holyoke College, with special performance by Sydney Jacobs Allen ’18

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

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

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

 

Gülru Cakmak, Assistant Professor of Nineteenth-Century European Art, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Wednesday
18
October
2017
5:45pm

Art Museum Galleries

Gallery Talk
Intimate Looking in Sculpture
From Auguste Renoir to Niki de Saint Phalle

Gülru Cakmak, Assistant Professor of Nineteenth-Century European Art, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Kano, Masamitsu, also known as Eishunsai (Japanese, d. 1765), Six-fold screen with scenes from Tale of Genji (detail), mid 18th century
Thursday
13
April
2017
12:20pm to 12:50pm

Norah Warbeke Gallery

Gallery Talk
The Tale of Genji in Four Seasons
from Cherry Blossoms to Playing in the Snow

Sadako Ohki, The Japan Foundation Associate Curator of Japanese Art,
Yale University Art Gallery

Maker unknown (North Italian; possibly Austrian), Capital with human and animal figures, first half of the 12th century
Thursday
2
March
2017
12:20pm to 12:50pm

Caroline R. Hill Gallery

Gallery Talk
Monsters and the Meaning of a 12th-Century Capital

Michael T. Davis, Professor of Art History and Chair, Architectural Studies Program

140 Unlimited
Thursday
16
February
2017
12:20pm to 12:50pm

Art Museum Galleries

Gallery Talk
140 Unlimited
A Contemporary Look

Tricia Y. Paik, Florence Finch Abbott Director

Maker unknown (American), Captain Frances Smith, b. December 22, 1798, Norwich, CT, Lost at Sea in West Indies, ca. 1808-1810
Thursday
17
November
2016
12:20pm to 12:50pm

Art Museum Galleries

Gallery Talk
Who is the Boy in the Top Hat?
A Country-Style American Portrait

Paul Staiti, Professor of Fine Arts on the Alumnae Foundation