ARTS AND EDUCATION PROGRAM NEWS
Annual Student Art Exhibit Opens
From silkscreens, photographs and sculpture to works in charcoal, paint and digital media, the annual student art exhibition curated by the Department of Art and Architecture kicked off on Friday, April 29 with an opening reception at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House.
Titled "Student Art and Architecture: Studio Work from 2015-2016," this year's exhibition will be on display until Monday, May ...
Pollack's '55 Collection on Display
Featuring prints, drawings and photographs of the 20th and 21st centuries, "Audubon to Warhol: Two Centuries of American Art on Paper" is on display in the Davis Gallery at Houghton House through April 22. The exhibit was curated by HWS' art interns and showcases the collection of Edward T. Pollack '55.
The exhibit emphasizes movements such as Social Realism and Mid-Century Modernism, and feature...
Record Year for HWS Fulbrights
Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been named among the nation's top colleges and universities with the most recipients of U.S. Fulbright Student Awards. Known for its highly competitive field of applicants, the Fulbright Program is the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange program.
Seven members of the HWS Classes of 2015 earned a prestigious 2015-2016 Fulbright award...
Colleges Celebrate Gearan Center Opening
On Saturday, Jan. 23, Hobart and William Smith celebrated the grand opening of the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts, an extraordinary 65,000-square-foot facility that brings together music, dance, theatre and media and society in a unified academic space for the first time in HWS history.
"The performing arts have long been a vital part of the liberal arts education available at Hobart and W...
Levy Named President, Robin Hood Foundation
Reynold Levy '66, L.H.D. '14 has been named president of the Robin Hood Foundation, New York City's nonprofit organization focused on finding, funding and creating programs and schools for families in New York's poorest neighborhoods.
"The cause is so compelling and the work is so necessary, the number of strong advocates for the poor are so relatively few and the work that Robin Hood conducts so...