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Tropical Contrast | Punta Salinas, Puerto Rico — A contrast on the Punta Salinas road, a few miles outside San Juan, Puerto Rico, as the great guns with which the U.S. is fortifying the island pass the humble ox cart of a Puerto Rican “Jibaro” (mountain man). Credit line (ACME) 1-12-40

Getting meta: a museum inside a gallery inside a library

Currently on view in the gallery, Pablo Delano’s conceptual art installation, The Museum of the Old Colony, uses reproduced materials and curatorial approaches familiar from traditional historical and anthropological museums.

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Writer, Producer from Amazon’s “Transparent” coming to Hampshire

Hampshire College will host filmmaker and artist Rhys Ernst (second from right) and writer and musician Faith Soloway on Monday, April 6. Ernst and Soloway are part of the creative team for Amazon’s groundbreaking series Transparent, winner of 2015 Golden Globes for best comedy series and best actor (Jeffrey Tambor).

Library Learning and Community with Joan Lippincott, September 8, 3:30-5:00 pm, in Main lecture hall, FPH

Library Learning + Community w/ Joan K. Lippincott – Sept 8

Libraries can enable curricular innovation by providing content, services and technologies that serve the entire institution. In addition, libraries continue to serve as a cultural hub of the institution, reflecting the college’s culture, celebrating creativity and art, and welcoming all to interact in a marketplace of ideas.

POSTPONED: Thorny Staples Lecture

EVENT POSTPONED: Thorny Staples’ talk on Wednesday is postponed due to the federal government shutdown. All federal employees are furloughed, and as …