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ART DEPARTMENT NEWS

An Evening of American Negro Spirituals

A concert featuring François S. Clemmons, tenor, and Kate Gridley, pianist, will be performed in the Davis Gallery at Houghton House on Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. The concert, "Fifty Years After Selma: an Evening of American Negro Spirituals," will include musical selections titled "Ah Woke Up This Morning With My Mind," "Lil Boy How Ol' Are You," and "Everytime I Feel the Spirit" among others....  More >>

Seven Faculty Awarded Tenure

This year during the January meeting of the HWS Board of Trustees, the Colleges conferred tenure and the rank of associate professor to seven faculty members. Effective July 1, 2015, the Board of Trustees granted tenure and the rank of associate professor to Jamie Bodenlos of the Psychology Department, James Capreedy of the Classics Department, Anthony Cerulli of the Religious Studies Department,...  More >>

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 >>

Learning Communities Explore D.C.

Students and faculty participating in the first-year Learning Community Program this fall visited Washington, D.C., for a weekend excursion in which students explored the nation's capital with their peers and faculty advisers. "The idea behind this trip is part of the learning community philosophy, where students make strong connections between their first-year seminar and experiential, hands-on ...  More >>

'Jewelled Pines' Graces Art Collection

Richard Scudamore '55 recently donated another oil canvas to The Collections at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. A generous contributor to HWS, Scudamore last year donated the "Grand Manan" by Alfred Thompson Bricher (1837-1908). This new painting is titled "Jewelled Pines" (1929) by Walter Launt Palmer (1854-1932). "Jewelled Pines" is a 76 x 63 cm oil on canvas. Walter Launt Palmer's snow scen...  More >>

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