Arts and Education


The Arts and Education program provides students with an opportunity to examine the role of the arts in fostering personal and cultural development.


Elliott ’66, L.H.D. ’08 Commits $200K for Faculty Innovation

Michael Bogin, Professor of Art and Architecture, Art 105, Color and Composition.  Today the class was doing preliminary work on seeing and creating measured color interactions. Thomas Reny '18A gift of $200,000 from Hobart and William Smith Colleges Trustee Katherine D. Elliott ’66, L.H.D. ’08 will support a breadth of faculty proposals, from innovation within the curriculum to professional…
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Celebrating Inclusion and the Arts

Arts Experience, with guests from Adapt Community Network located in NYCThe ninth annual Arts Experience, a festival celebrating inclusion and the arts, will bring more than 1,000 participants together to explore artistic expression through music, movement and the visual arts.…
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McAvoy ’80 Featured in “The Mainers”

McAvoy_1Suzette McAvoy ’80 is featured in The Mainers, a website that highlights “people working creatively and living thoughtfully in Maine.” As the executive director and chief curator of the Center…
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Whittier Authors Creative Ballet Teaching

Cadance2Professor of Dance Cadence Whittier recently released her first book, Creative Ballet Teaching: Technique and Artistry for the 21st Century Ballet Dancer (Routledge 2018). The book offers a practical new…
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Ruth’s Work Highlighted on WXXI’s Arts in Focus

Nick RuthProfessor of Art and Architecture Nick Ruth and his hand-pulled monoprints will be featured on WXXI’s “Arts In Focus” feature that spotlights “emerging artists, seasoned professionals, and well established arts…
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