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
Join a distinguished lecture featuring Suzanne Preston Blier, “Picasso's Demoiselles: Africa, Sex, Origins & Creativity"
On November 6th at 6p.m. in Taylor 203, Suzanne Preston Blier, Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University, will deliver her lecture “Picasso's Demoiselles: Africa, Sex, Origins & Creativity.”Announcement
James Mundy, Anne Hendricks Bass Director of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, to Retire after Twenty-Eight Years
– After an impressive twenty-eight years, James Mundy will retire next June as Anne Hendricks Bass Director of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar CollegeAnnouncement
Tipping Points a juried exhibition by Paul Mpagi Sepuya will be held at the Vassar College James W. Palmer III '90 Gallery with the 2018 Society of Photographic Educators North East Chapter Conference.
Tipping Points - The juried exhibition by Paul Mpagi Sepuya will be held at the Vassar College James W. Palmer III '90 Gallery (College Center) in conjunction with the 2018 Society of Photographic Educators North East Chapter Conference. The show will feature approximately 35 works by photographers from the North East United States, many of them connected to colleges and universities.Announcement
Vassar Music Department releases Fall Concert Series
Three guest recitals and more than a dozen performances by Vassar students and faculty are on tap for the Music Department’s Fall Concert Series at Belle Skinner Hall of MusicAnnouncement
Vassar’s campus is in a movie
Thirty-five years after graduating from Vassar, film producer Jeffrey Soros returns to campus to shoot some scenes for his new movies.Feature Article Read article
Past Time: Geology in European and American Art opens at The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center September 21 to December 9
Past Time: Geology in European and American Art will be on view September 21 to December 9, 2018, at The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College.Announcement
Tim Youd: The Hudson Valley Retyped exhibition on view at Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
At Vassar College in April and May 2018, performance artist Tim Youd retyped The Group by distinguished novelist, essayist, and critic Mary McCarthy (Vassar College, class of 1933). This performance was the 56th novel to be typed in his 100 Novels Project and is one of several that Youd is undertaking in the Hudson Valley during spring and summer 2018. The culmination of these performances is an exhibition in the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center focus gallery titled Tim Youd: The Hudson Valley Retyped. The exhibition, on view from August 30 through October 14, 2018, will include a diptych of each novel typed over the summer as well as related drawings and a Remington No. 2, the model typewriter used by Mary McCarthy to type The GroupAnnouncement Posted
Vassar Palmer Gallery to exhibit work by creative duo BoogieREZ
BoogieREZ! The Illest Dynamic duo consisting of Boogie the multi-disciplined powerhouse. She's a maker, graphic designer, illustrator, painter, digital artist, woodworker, muralist, street artist, and Rezones the graffiti artist turned graphic designer/photographer/digital artist and general mindbender. Their mission is to share their love of creativity and ill visuals with the WORLD.Announcement Posted
Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced additional casting for the highly anticipated 34th Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY
Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced additional casting for the highly anticipated 34th Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY, which is currently running through Sunday, July 29. For tickets and more information on the season, visit powerhouse.vassar.edu/season/Announcement Posted