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Bryn Mawr Class Gains Curator Experience as Hosts to Area High Schoolers

Posted April 18, 2013
Brian Wallace and students from the Baldwin School

In his description for the course “The Curator in the Museum,” Brian Wallace, the College’s curator and academic liaison for art and artifacts, writes that students will examine “the challenges and opportunities confronting curators and their colleagues, peers, audiences, and constituents.” Those challenges and opportunities were made real earlier this month when the class, an […]

Student-Created String Sculpture Displayed in Erdman Hall

Posted April 18, 2013
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For the final project in her “Sculpture: Materials and Technique” class, Cities major Andrea Parra ’13 transformed a section of Erdman Hall last week into the setting for a string sculpture meant to “reignite the space by playing with Khan’s linear forms and geometric shapes.” (Louis Khan designed Erdman Hall.) In addition to her sculpture […]

Student Artists Featured in Spring Art Exhibition

Posted April 11, 2013

Bryn Mawr’s Art Club hosted a Spring Art Exhibition Opening on April 9. Featuring a variety of student-created artwork, the exhibition includes photography, digital art, drawings, and paintings from: Meredith Davis ’13 Amelia Light ’13 Duong Nguyen ’13 Amelia Lee Zhi Yi ’13 Elizabeth Reilly ’14 Emelie Curl ’14 Prianna Pathak ’14 Sara Gladwin ’14 […]

Art and Immigration Events Planned for April 10 & 12

Posted April 4, 2013
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Photo by Ivy Gray-Klein ’14 Featured on New York Times Website

Posted September 20, 2012
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This photo, taken by Ivy Gray-Klein ’14, was featured in the education section of the New York Times. The collection of photos explains that the “first few weeks on campus make for vivid memories, the kind reflected on for a lifetime. We invited students to share a photograph that illustrates the point.”

Extraordinary Gift by Jacqueline Koldin Levine ’46 and Howard Levine Reinvigorates Bryn Mawr’s Art Collection

Posted September 6, 2012
Howard Levine & Brian Wallace, curator and academic liaison for art and artifacts, in the Levines’ home gallery before the collection’s move

This summer, Jacqueline Koldin Levine ’46 and her husband, Howard Levine, have reinvigorated Bryn Mawr’s extensive collection of works on paper thanks to an extraordinarily generous gift of nearly 500 pieces. “Over the course of 20 years, Jacqueline and Howard have assembled an unparalleled collection of works by 19th and 20th century artists,” says Brian […]

College Names Brian Wallace Curator and Academic Liaison for Art and Artifact Collections

Posted January 26, 2012
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Brian Wallace was appointed the Bryn Mawr College Curator and Academic Liaison for Art and Artifacts in December. Wallace is charged with developing the use and interpretation of the College’s Art and Artifact Collections. Prior to arriving at Bryn Mawr, Wallace was curator at the Dorsky Museum at SUNY New Paltz from 2006 to 2011, […]

Diversity Leadership Group Selects Six “Class Dismissed” Projects for Funding

Posted May 12, 2011

As part of a yearlong initiative titled “Class Dismissed? Furthering the Dialogue About Class,” the Diversity Leadership Group and Diversity Council in early March invited members of the Bryn Mawr campus community to submit proposals for collaborative projects designed to spark dialogue on the topic of class. The group expected to select three proposals to […]

Ph.D. Candidate Angélique Wille Awarded Slifka Fellowship at Metropolitan Museum of Art

Posted April 14, 2011
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Angélique Wille, a Ph.D. candidate in history of art, envisions a career in museum work. She will gain valuable insight into the field next year at one of the world’s premier art museums, as the 2011-12 Slifka Foundation Interdisciplinary Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The Slifka fellowship is unusual in […]

GSAS Student Lori Felton Wins Fulbright Grant to Fund a New Look at Egon Schiele’s Troubling Portraits

Posted March 24, 2011
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The mysterious Doppelgänger in the intense, often disturbing portraiture of Austrian Expressionist artist Egon Schiele has long been a subject of discussion among art historians and critics. Did the impetus that prompted Schiele’s use of the Doppelgänger leave its traces elsewhere in Schiele’s portraiture? Thanks to a Fulbright research grant, Lori Felton, a Ph.D. student […]

Online Database Makes Bryn Mawr Collections Searchable

Posted March 3, 2011
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Now, for the first time, community members can browse through the College’s art and artifact collections online … Read more»

Exhibition Features Objects Collected by Arctic Anthropologist Frederica de Laguna

Posted January 27, 2011
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A special exhibition tells the story of professor Frederica de Laguna’s groundbreaking work as an archaeologist and ethnographer in the arctic

Film Screenings, Colloquium Among Highlights of Meredith Monk Residency

Posted January 27, 2011

When Meredith Monk visits campus next week as a Hepburn fellow, students will have the opportunity to attend workshops and spend time with one of the world’s most celebrated interdisciplinary artists. Registration still open for free ”Dancing Voice/Singing Body” workshops. Among the highlights of Monk’s fellowship are free screenings of several films that either are […]

Hiroshi Iwasaki to Be Remembered Jan. 21

Posted January 13, 2011
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On Friday, Jan. 21, on what would have been his 60th birthday, Bryn Mawr College will commemorate longtime Technical Director of Theater Hiroshi Iwasaki in Goodhart Hall’s Hepburn Teaching Theater at 5 p.m. Iwakasi died of cancer on Tuesday, Nov. 23. Friends and colleagues will gather in the theater, which Iwasaki helped design, for about […]

Coombe Suite Offers Space for Viewing, Study of Art and Historical Collections

Posted November 2, 2010
Alumnae and students chat at the opening of the Coombe Suite

the Eva Jane Romaine Coombe ’52 Special Collections Suite provides new spaces for the exhibition and study of the College’s collections of art and historical collections … Read more »

Art Club Offers Free Studio Space, Instruction, and a Chance to Exhibit Work

Posted October 28, 2010
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“What we’re really doing is running a nonprofit,” Art Club co-president Ariel Kay ’12 said during a recent Art Club executive board meeting. “It’s essential that everyone here does their part.” Kay’s words were a reminder, not a criticism. By the looks of it, Art Club members are doing their fair share to heighten the […]