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Arts at Vassar

There is a lot going on at Vassar—over 1,000 campus-wide events annually. On this page you will find arts-related feature stories as well as announcements of upcoming events sponsored by the departments of Music, Dance, Drama, and Film; exhibitions and events at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, the Palmer Gallery, and the Archives and Special Collections Library; and summer performances at the Powerhouse Theater.

News and Events

New Focus Gallery exhibition at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Reflections: Portrayals of and by African Americans, on view April 10–August 19, 2018

This special exhibition is part of “Buildings and Belonging: Mapping the African American Experience at Vassar College since 1861,” a campus-wide project initiated by the African American Alumnae/i of Vassar College (AAAVC) to illuminate the enduring contributions and presence of African Americans on campus. The exhibition will display select works by African American artists from Vassar’s permanent collection.

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Tim Youd: Retyping "The Group" by Mary McCarthy from April 19 – May 4, 2018

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center is pleased to announce a special performance by Los Angeles-based artist Tim Youd at Vassar College. The performance, which runs every day from April 19 through May 4, is part of the artist’s ongoing project 100 Novels in which he retypes novels from beginning to end in locations that are charged with literary significance in the author’s biography. At Vassar, Youd will retype The Group by distinguished novelist, essayist, and critic Mary McCarthy (Vassar College, class of 1933).

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