Calendar and Cultural Events Initiative

Art History Department Events
 

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Art History Senior Symposium
When:  Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 @ 6:30 pm to 8 pm
Location: Handwerker Gallery (G148 Gannett Center)   

Please join the Department of Art History for our annual Senior Symposium.  Celebrate all our graduating seniors and support our Architectural Studies and Art History students who have been nominated to present their senior experience projects.  We will provide food, drinks, and good cheer.  Looking forward to seeing you all then!
 

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PRIMITIVISM BEFORE / BEYOND MODERNISM SYMPOSIUM
When:  May 1 to May 2, 2018  
 

TUESDAY, MAY 1st @ 6:30 pm
in the Handwerker Gallery (G148 Gannett Center)

"On Origins: Picasso, Africa, and the Question of Precedence"
Keynote Talk by Suzanne Preston Blier

Allen Whitehill Clowes Chair
of Fine Arts and of African and African American Studies
Harvard University



WEDNESDAY, MAY 2nd 
from 10 am to 2 pm

in the Handwerker Gallery (G148 Gannett Center)

"Past Forward in 12th Century France:
Defining Oneself Through Another's Art"
Linda Seidel

Hanna Holborn Gray Professor Emerita
University of Chicago

"The Figure of the Artisan in Ananda Coomaraswamy's Mediaeval Sinhalese Art"
Iftikhar Dadi

Associate Professor, Department of Art History
Cornell University

"The savage, the primitive, and 'that ultra-primitive
directness of vision'"
Ivan Gaskell

Professor of Cultural History and Museum Studies
Bard Graduate Center

 

DISCUSSANTS:

Joshua Cohen
Assistant Professor, Department of Art History
City College of New York

Risham Majeed
Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, Ithaca College

Ithaca College Students
Yarra Berger ‘19, Anna Gardner ‘18, 
Eluz Infante ‘19 and Michael Ruff ‘18

 

This symposium is made possible by the generous support
from the School of Humanities & Sciences
and the Center for Faculty Excellence at Ithaca College.

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Handwerker Gallery Calendar

Click here for the semester's scheduled events.

 

Outside Off-Campus Events

Johnson Museum of Art
Check the museum's calendar page for current events.

First Friday Gallery Night
Downtown galleries and art houses of Ithaca host exciting First Friday monthly evening receptions for their latest art exhibits, showcasing the work of local, national, and international artists. Gallery Night is free and open to the public and takes place on the first friday of each month from 5-8 pm at participating downtown Ithaca galleries. Gallery guides with a map of participating locations and show descriptions are available at all participating galleries at Gallery Night.
http://ww.gallerynightithaca.com/

EcoVillage Ithaca
Free public tours available: 3 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month
http://ecovillageithaca.org/learn-at-ecovillage-ithaca/tours/

Corning Museum of Glass
Features over 45,000 glass objects and home to one of world's best glass making studios. Offers gallery tours, lectures, seminars, and a wide selection of activities including a "Guest Artist Series," classes and seasonal programs. Popular is "2300°" -- a series of free, themed events featuring live glassmaking demonstrations by guest artists, live music and great regional fare.  The 2300° events take place on the third Thursday of each month (November to March) from 6 pm to 8 pm. Admission is free.  There is a charge for food and drinks. No registration is required.
http://www.cmog.org/programs/2300

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