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On Campus – June 2014 Preview

Thursday, June 5

Late Night at the Lehman Loeb will include extended gallery hours and creative happenings. Late Night begins at 5 pm and takes place every Thursday.

The exhibition Mastering Light: From the Natural to the Artificial will be on display at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center through June 29. It features 49 works from the 16th through the 20th centuries.

Mastering Light: From the Natural to the Artificial

The exhibit Deluge will be on display at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center through July 20. Designed by artist Todd Knopke, large-scale fabric installations will adorn the walls of the museum’s Atrium.

The Architect’s Library: Notable Books on Architectural Themes is on display in the library through June 15. The exhibit, curated by Professor of Art Nicholas Adams and featuring books dating from the 16th through the 20th centuries, spans four locations on campus: the Main Library, the Special Collections Study Room, the Art Library, and the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center.

Friday, June 20

Keith Bunin

Vassar & New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theater 2014 season will open with a reading festival. The event, scheduled through June 22, will include the following readings: The Unbuilt City by Keith Bunin, directed by Sean Mathias; Choice by Winnie Holzman, directed by Sheryl Kaller; The Humans by Stephen Karam, directed by Sam Gold; Gilgamesh, the Prince, by David Rabe; and Fall by Bernard Weinraub, directed by Peter DuBois. The full schedule can be found here.

Saturday, June 21

A watercolor painting workshop for adults will take place from 12:30 to 4:30 pm at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. Artist and teacher Adele Rossetti Morosini will instruct participants on the watercolor techniques artists have used to depict light in its many aspects.

Thursday, June 26

The Palmer Gallery summer exhibition 18 Ways of Looking at a Tree will be on display through September 4. It features works created by Hudson Valley artist collective Long Reach Arts. The exhibit opens at 4:30 pm.

Liz Carlson

Friday, June 27

The Powerhouse Theater’s 30th anniversary season offers four workshops—beginning with SeaWife by Seth Moore & The Lobbyists. Directed by and developed with Liz Carlson, the production will take place through June 29 at the Susan Stein Shiva Theater. The story includes supernatural characters, romance, tragedy, and music by The Lobbyists.

“Gallary Talk: Dutch and Flemish Paintings in the Collection,” featuring speaker Elizabeth Nogrady, Andrew W. Mellon Coordinator of Academic Programs at FLLAC, will include talks on the museum’s northern Renaissance paintings. The discussion will take place at noon in the art center.

--Photo of Charles Courtney Curran’s Shadow Decoration © Vassar College; Keith Bunin courtesy of subject; Liz Carlson by Liz Clayman Photography.