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On Campus - September 2018 Preview

Families will experience a slice of campus life at Families Weekend starting Sept. 28.

Wednesday, September 19

The women’s soccer team will play Montclair State University at 4:00pm at the Prentiss Sports Complex. The women’s field hockey team will play Montclair State University at 7:00pm at the Prentiss Sports Complex.

You and I Verse Creative, an interactive visual conversation featuring the work of boogieREZ, will be on display in the James W. Palmer III ’90 Gallery, College Center, through September 20.

Friday, September 21

Vesuvius in Eruption by Isaac Weld

Past Time: Geology in European and American Art will be on display at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center through December 9. The exhibition will include sketches and studies by European and American artists from the 1770s through the 1890s, including Frederic Edwin Church, Asher Brown Durand, John Singer Sargent, J. M. W. Turner, and Joseph Wright, who were engaged in scientific investigation of the Earth.

An opening lecture for Past Time: Geology in European and American Art will take place at 5:30pm in Taylor Hall, room 102. Rebecca Bedell, Associate Professor of Art at Wellesley College, will discuss the relationship between art and science. A reception will follow at 6:30pm in the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Atrium.

The women’s volleyball team will play Skidmore College at 6:00pm in the Kenyon Hall gymnasium.

Sunday, September 23

At 3:00 pm in the Skinner Hall of Music, there will be a concert, titled "Chamber Music and Opera Scenes," featuring original works by Vassar Dean of the Faculty Jonathan ChenetteThis concert will include Fantasy and Fugue on Bach for violin, cello, and piano, Duo Variations for double bass and harp, Elegy and Affirmation for cello and piano, and five scenes from the opera Eric Hermannson’s Soul, based on a short story by Willa Cather. Performers will include Vassar faculty, members, and guests. The concert was funded by Dr. Lawrence and Suzanne Rubenstein Fishman '55 P'94, who made this gift in the dean's honor

The men’s rugby team will play Union College at 11:00am at the Vassar Farm. The women’s rugby team will play Siena College at 1:00pm at the Vassar Farm.

Wednesday, September 26

The women’s field hockey team will play Hartwick College at 4:00pm at the Prentiss Sports Complex. The women’s volleyball team will play Stevens Institute of Technology at 6:00pm in the Kenyon Hall gymnasium.

Friday, September 28

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The women’s tennis team will play Bard College at 4:30pm at the Joss Tennis Courts.A geology walking tour of campus will begin at noon at Ely Hall.

Saturday, September 29

The men’s baseball team will play Dutchess Community College and SUNY Ulster at 10:00am at the Prentiss Sports Complex. The women’s rugby team will play Marist College at noon at the Vassar Farm. The women’s field hockey team will play Skidmore College at 1:00pm at the Prentiss Sports Complex. The men’s soccer team will play Union College at 2:00pm at the Prentiss Sports Complex. The women’s volleyball team will play Kean University at 7:00pm in the Kenyon Hall gymnasium.

The women’s alumnae lacrosse game will take place at 4:00pm at the Prentiss Sports Complex.

-Photo of All Families Weekend ©Vassar College-Karl Rabe; Second Jog photograph on metallic paper by Rezones; and Vesuvius in Eruption by Isaac Weld (Irish 1774-1856).

Posted by Office of Communications Thursday, September 6, 2018