Thursday, January 12
The Teen Visions ’17 exhibition will be on display in the James W. Palmer III Gallery, College Center, through January 24. The exhibition features the work of students from the Art Institute of Mill Street Loft, a pre-college portfolio development program. An artists’ reception will take place from 5:00 to 7:00pm on Thursday, January 12.
The men’s and women’s basketball teams will play Bard College at the Athletics and Fitness Center. The women’s game will begin at 6:00pm, followed by the men’s game at 8:00pm.
Friday, January 13
The men’s and women’s basketball teams will play Clarkson University at the Athletics and Fitness Center. The women’s game will begin at 6:00pm, followed by the men’s game at 8:00pm.
Saturday, January 14
The men’s and women’s basketball teams will play against alumnae/i at the Athletics and Fitness Center. The women’s game will begin at 9:30am, followed by the men’s game at 11:00am. Later, the women’s team will play St. Lawrence University at 2:00pm, followed by the men’s team at 4:00pm.
Saturday, January 21
The Seven Sisters Swimming and Diving Championship will begin at 10:00am at Kresge Pool, Walker Field House, and will continue at 10:00am on January 22.
Tuesday, January 24
The men’s basketball team will play Trinity College at 7:00pm at the Athletics and Fitness Center.
Thursday, January 26
The Modfest 2017 opening night concert and reception will begin at 7:00pm at the Vassar Chapel, the Thompson Memorial Library, and the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. Performers include the Vassar College Women’s Chorus, various student groups and chamber music ensembles, and poet Julia Klatt Singer. The evening will include a preview of the exhibition Art of Devastation: Medals and Posters of the Great War and an opening night reception.
The exhibition Engage! The Artist’s Voice will be on display at the College Center’s former bookstore through February 5. The exhibition will feature historical and contemporary printed works of protest, vision, and social engagement by artists, including works highlighting World War II and the Civil Rights Movement.
Friday, January 27
A lecture for the opening of the Art of Devastation: Medals and Posters of the Great War exhibition will be held at 5:30pm in the Taylor Hall 102 Auditorium on January 27 and 28.
Saturday, January 28
The inaugural Adene and Richard Wilson Concert will take place at 8:00pm at the Skinner Hall of Music. The concert is to celebrate the inspired direction of Modfest by creator Adene “Dee” Wilson ’69 and Professor Richard Wilson, who will retire after teaching music for 50 years at Vassar. The event will feature music by Vassar composers Susan Botti, Jonathan Chenette, Annea Lockwood, and Wilson. Performers include the Affiliate Ensemble of Carnegie Hall, Decoda; Anna Elashvili on violin; Siwoo Kim on violin; Yves Dharamraj on cello; and Brian Ellingsen on bass.
The men’s and women’s squash teams will host the Hudson Valley Invitational Tournament beginning at 8:00am on January 28 and continuing at 9:00am on January 29 at the Kenyon Hall Squash Courts.
Sunday, January 29
A concert featuring Adjunct Artist in Music Tom Sauer on piano will take place at 3:00pm at the Skinner Hall of Music. The event will feature Haydn’s Sonata in C major; Beethoven’s Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111; selections from Hans Abrahamsen’s Études; and Stephen Hartke’s Sonata.
—Photo of Decoda ©Caroline Bittencourt; One Heart for All the Cohort, 1916, M. Nelli Inc., Florence, struck bronze, minted in Florence from American Numismatic Society, New York; Teen Visions '17 artwork by Anthony DiBattista.