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Making Art Making Space: An Interdisciplinary Art Festival

MARCH 9th – 13th, 2020 Making Art Making Space is an interdisciplinary art festival facilitating connections on campus by using the arts as a catalyst for community building and collective learning. See the schedule of art making workshops and performances below, and if you cannot make it to one of these events come into the […]

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Exploring the Mind of The Collector: A Curatorial Chat with Sura Levine

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY FRIDAY NOVEMBER 8TH, 2019  |  4:30 – 5:30 PM Join Curator & Professor of Art History Sura Levine for the Hampshire College Art Gallery’s fall exhibition closing event — an exhibition tour diving into the research and curation of Robert Seydel: A Short History of Portraiture. Gain insights into Seydel’s unconventional artistic […]

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‘Collagist as Collector: Voyeurism from Cornell to Seydel’ by Nathan Rubinfeld

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2019, 5-6PM Alum artist and writer Nathan Rubinfeld (09F) – once taught by Robert Seydel – will discuss Seydel’s work in the context of his collecting practices and in relation to other major collagists.  The short talk will be followed by a Q&A and refreshments. Image courtesy of […]

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Fall opening reception: ‘A Short History of Portraiture’

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Wednesday September 18, 2019, 5-7pm Join us for refreshments, opening remarks from curator Sura Levine and special guest Gail Seydel, alongside information about exhibition-related fall programming at the official opening of A Short History of Portraiture: Robert Seydel. Image: Robert Seydel, 1695: Portrait of a Man with Pinned Moth,  photomontage  

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Princess: Out There – Performance and Q&A

WEDNESDAY MARCH 20TH, 2019  |  6:30 – 8:30 PM HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART BARN – Studio 1 Princess is a performance art duo, a collaboration between Alexis Gideon and Hampshire alum Michael O’Neill that uses music as the backbone of a multi-disciplinary practice. Princess explores queerness and the concept of masculinity. Simultaneously gay, straight, queer, masculine […]

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Phototransfer & Collage Workshops with Candace Hunter

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Friday February 1, 2019    10am – 1pm / 2pm – 5pm Saturday February  2, 2019    2pm – 5pm* * workshops are free but space is limited and registration required: email ahalliday@hampshire.edu to confirm your place This three hour workshop – offered at three different times to provide multiple options […]

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Artist’s Talk: Affirmations & Inspiration

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Thursday January 31, 2019, 5-6 pm Creating from a disparate bag of tricks, images, discarded thoughts, and whispered stories, both Romare Bearden and Octavia Butler shaped new worlds – with great clarity and beauty. In the artist’s talk accompanying her exhibition So be it. See to it, Candace Hunter discusses how […]

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Spring Opening Reception: ‘So be it. See to it.’

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Wednesday January 30, 2019, 5-7pm Join us for refreshments, opening remarks from artist Candace Hunter and curator Amy Halliday, and information about our extensive exhibition-related spring programming at the official opening reception for So be it. See to it.

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Visceral Viewing: A Poetry Workshop with Magdalena Gómez

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 17, 6.30 – 9PM * Workshop for Five College students with limited capacity: please register by emailing gallery@hampshire.edu In this writing workshop, participants will view and interpret a self-selected image from Pablo Delano’s installation The Museum of the Old Colony. The intention of the workshop is to provide tools with […]

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AgitArte: Decolonizing Cultural Production and Building Radical Solidarity

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Wednesday October 24, 6.30-8.30 AgitArte is an organization of working class artists and cultural organizers that creates projects and practices of cultural solidarity with grassroots struggles against oppression, and proposes alternatives for transforming our world. This October, four members of AgitArte — Jorge Díaz Ortiz, Dey Hernández, Sugeily Rodríguez Lebrón, and Agustín […]

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Visualizing Environmental Injustice in Puerto Rico

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Tuesday October 16, 5:30 – 6.30pm In Puerto Rico, what the State has billed as “progress” and “development” has often resulted in environmental harms to ecosystems and communities. In this talk, Professor Hilda Lloréns will detail the makings of environmental injustice in Puerto Rico from the 1970s to the present. Hilda […]

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Pablo Delano: Artist’s Talk and Q&A

FRANKLIN PATTERSON MAIN LECTURE HALL Thursday September 27, 5:30 – 7pm Join us for a talk by artist Pablo Delano, who will explore the origin and evolution of ‘The Museum of the Old Colony’, followed by a Q&A and refreshments. Image credit: Pablo Delano, Old Colony Beverage Timeline, 2018. Photograph by Pablo Delano.

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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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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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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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Faculty Exhibition Reception

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Thursday October 12, 5-6.30pm Join us in celebrating the work of Hampshire College faculty across the visual arts, architecture and art history. Featuring: Naomi Darling / Thom Haxo / Baba Hillman / Cynthia Madansky / Billie Mandle / Patricia Montoya / Claudio Nolasco  / Lauren Pakradooni /Abraham Ravett / Alexis Salas / Daniel Schrade / […]

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JONATHON KEATS: Art as / Thought Experiment / As Art

AIRPORT LOUNGE, above the HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Thursday October 5, 12-1pm Cider donuts will be served Q&A WITH JONATHON KEATS  Conceptual artist and experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats is known for turning big  questions and provocative thought experiments into compelling exhibitions that in turn ask viewers to reconsider their own assumptions: Can we genetically engineer […]

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Artists’ Performance & Panel Discussion

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY September 15, 2017, 5-6.30 pm Miatta Kawinzi, lê thi diem thúy, Sahar Muradi + Laimah Osman The poet-artists in Of Soil and Tongues discuss and perform elements of their work and the experience of expanding their practice into the Gallery, as part of the 5th Annual Amherst Poetry Festival.

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Curatorial Tour, Amherst Arts Night Plus

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY August 3, 2017, 5-8pm Summer evening hours and curatorial tour, as part of Amherst Arts Night Plus. See/hear/read/experience our summer exhibition ‘Of Soil and Tongues’ – an invitation to three poets/writers to develop their work in three dimensions. The Gallery will host evening opening hours (5-8pm) as part of Amherst Arts […]

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Curatorial Tour, Amherst Arts Night Plus

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY July 6, 2017, 5-8pm Summer evening hours and curatorial tour, as part of Amherst Arts Night Plus. See/hear/read/experience our summer exhibition ‘Of Soil and Tongues’ – an invitation to three poets/writers to develop their work in three dimensions. The Gallery will host evening opening hours (5-8pm) as part of Amherst Arts […]

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Opening Reception

June 1, 2017, 5-8pm. Join us in celebrating the opening of our summer exhibition Of Soil and Tongues.

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Curating the Flag: The Art and History of For Whom it Stands

A Presentation by Dr. Michelle J. Wilkinson,  Curator at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture 6:30PM, Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Franklin Patterson Hall’s West Lecture Hall Dr. Wilkinson will discuss her book and exhibition project, For Whom It Stands: The Flag and the American People, an investigation into the ways […]

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The Radical Real Women of ‘Orange is the New Black’ Speak

FRANKLIN PATTERSON MAIN LECTURE HALL March 9, 2017, 6-7.30pm, Gallery Reception from 7.30pm  

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The Prison in Twelve Landscapes

February 6, 2017, 7pm at Amherst Cinema

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Artists’ Talk with Jesse Krimes and Jared Owens

February 3, 2017, 5-6pm

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Workshop with Jesse Krimes

February 3, 2017, 1-3pm in the Art Barn

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Made in America opening reception

February 2, 2017, 5-8pm

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