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Passing Through Comes to Davis Gallery

Artwork thrives on its ability to make its viewer draw connections between what is visually represented and visceral life experiences. This winter, visitors to the Davis Gallery at Houghton House will be introduced to an artist who embodies that connection. From Jan. 23 to Feb. 27, artist Kate Gridley will exhibit her collection, "Passing Through: Portraits of Emerging Adults." The exhibit featur...  More >>

"Abiding art + architecture"

What often lies behind art and architecture is an experience that transports a viewer into the creative mind of a particular artist. Through Dec. 5, art goers have the opportunity to take this artistic journey through Cletus Johnson's mixed-media exhibit, "Abiding art + architecture" at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House. "The portal aspect is a primary interest of mine in these designs and thea...  More >>

15th Annual 'Ghosts in Togas'

Assistant Professor of Art History Liliana Leopardi will present the 15th Annual "Ghosts in Togas" Halloween Lecture. Leopardi will discuss "What Hollywood Does Not Tell You About Ancient Egypt: Resurrection and the Sexual Life of Mummies." The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, in Coxe 008. "Hollywood mummies are seemingly resurrected at a hair's notice, or even by mistake t...  More >>

Semester Explores Ancient Rome

Kevin Teel '17, who has taken Italian language courses since he was in seventh grade, is excited to have the opportunity to use his language skills on a daily basis while spending the fall semester in Rome. He is one of 15 students participating in the Rome Global Education program led by Professor of Chemistry Walter Bowyer. "This is one of the best groups of students I've ever worked with," say...  More >>

Hitchcock's "Vertigo" at The Smith Thursday

Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Michael Tinkler will introduce Alfred Hitchcock's critically acclaimed psychological thriller, "Vertigo," on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Smith Opera House. The Smith Opera House will unveil its new movie screen with the classic Hitchcock film and tickets will be sold for 35 cents, the same price that the movie originally cost to see in 1958. T...  More >>

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