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Public Reception: The Museum of the Old Colony

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Thursday September 20, 2018, 5-7pm Join us for refreshments, music, opening remarks from artist Pablo Delano, and information about our extensive exhibition-related fall programming at the official opening reception for ‘The Museum of the Old Colony.’  

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The Museum of the Old Colony

Download the free digital catalogue for The Museum of the Old Colony (single page view, best for reading essays) or double page spread option (better for installation image integrity). Limited print copies are available upon request. The Museum of the Old Colony, a conceptual art installation by Hartford-based artist Pablo Delano, derives its name in part […]

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Div III, Spring 2018

March 23 – May 19, 2018 Artists in their final semester at Hampshire experiment with form and conceptual propositions in a series of solo and group shows. March 23 – March 26:  Annie Tate Cockrum, Haptic Wanderings Justin Emmanuel, Afrofuturism 3.0: The Celestial Beings Natalia Callaghan, I’m Coming Home Reception: Friday March 23, 7-10 pm […]

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Boundaries Between Bodies: Public Presentation & Film Screening

Boundaries Between Bodies: Public Presentation & Film Screening Friday, February 23, 4 – 5:30pm Reception to follow. Franklin Patterson Hall – Main Lecture Hall, Hampshire College Boundaries Between Bodies: Incarceration, Transmission, and Performance brings artists Reggie Daniels and Amie Dowling to facilitate workshops and present projects that are striving to begin a collective process of political […]

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The Plasmodium Symposium

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Friday March 2, 2018, 2 – 7pm, including a closing reception Join us for a meeting of minds, human and non-, as we discuss the state of art/science collaborations, how big interdisciplinary projects and out-of-the-box thinking offer exciting opportunities for collaboration and experiential learning, and what we can learn from our visiting plasmodial […]

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The Reciprocal Biomimicry Initiative: Jonathon Keats

In recent years, engineers have designed body armor based on beetle shells and applied the aerodynamics of kingfisher beaks to bullet trains. Biomimicry is the buzzword, and the principle has served us well, but biomimicry rarely benefits the organisms whose innovations we appropriate. To compensate, experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats has founded the Reciprocal Biomimicry Initiative, […]

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Gallery closed for Winter Break

December 14, 2017 – February 6, 2018 The Hampshire College Art Gallery will be closed for renovations and reinstallation over winter break. Please join us in the spring for our exciting new interdisciplinary exhibitions, The Plasmodium Consortium and The Reciprocal Biomimicry Initiative, both in collaboration with experimental philosopher and conceptual artist Jonathon Keats.

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Div III Fall 2017

November 19 – December 12, 2017 Artists in their final semester at Hampshire experiment with form and conceptual propositions in a series of solo and group shows. Sunday 19 – Wednesday 22 November: Sergei Merzeevski, Faces of Prehistory Reception: Monday November 20, 6.30-9pm Monday 27 – Thursday 30 November Mike Rachman, reconstituted climbing Robert Baskett, […]

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Artist’s Talks & Cider Donuts

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Thursday November 2, 5-8pm Join us for extended evening hours – and cider donuts! – as part of Amherst Arts Night Plus, including short talks by faculty artists between 5.30 and 6.30. 5.30 – 5.40: Andrea Dezsö 5:40 – 5:50: Alexis Salas 5:50 – 6:00: Patricia Montoya 6:00 – 6:10: Naya Gabriel […]

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Taking Shape: National Art Honor Society Exhibition

A selection of high school art from Massachusetts chapters of the National Art Honor Society (NAHS) November 9 – November 17, 2017 Organized by Hampshire College Visiting Professor of Art Education Jana Silver Opening reception: Saturday November 11, 3-5pm This exhibition features the work of high school students from National Art Honor Society chapters across […]

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