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.


Significant Photography Gifts Double Value of HWS Art Collections

Donated Photo Collections KColton 19-0034-00061Two substantial collections of photography recently donated to Hobart and William Smith Colleges showcase both the private lives of ordinary people and major cultural turning points of the 20th century,…
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Faculty Art at Davis Gallery

DavisGalleryPosterA gallery talk and reception will close the most recent Davis Gallery exhibit that showcases the work of faculty in the Department of Art, Art History and Architecture. Their pieces…
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Yi’s Prints in South Korean Exhibit

Phillia Yi solo exhibitionThis summer, Professor of Art and Architecture Phillia Yi displayed her printwork in a solo exhibition at Czong Institute for Contemporary Art (CICA) Museum in Gimpo, South Korea. The exhibit…
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Endowed Professor Spotlight: Nick Ruth

Commencement Senior Dinner 0568Professor of Art and Architecture Nick Ruth, the Class of 1964 Endowed Professor, is an award-winning painter and printmaker whose work has appeared in more than 100 exhibitions nationally and…
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Wood ’99 Exhibit at Gagosian until July 19

Ruth and WoodA new exhibit by Jonas Wood ’99 opened in April at the prestigious Gagosian gallery in New York City. In his exhibition, Wood’s “boldly colored graphic works [combine] art historical…
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