Collage of Photos from School of Fine and Performing Arts


Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Photo-Rapide: Francoise Deschamps and Malian Portrait Photography

These two exhibitions featuring portraits by François Deschamps and well-known Malian photographers Malick Sidibé and Seydou Keïta amongst many others provide a fascinating glimpse of the rich photographic tradition in the West African nation of Mali. Photo-Rapide features photographs by Deschamps made in collaboration with his Malian sitters. "Malian Portrait Photography" showcases historic and contemporary Malian portraits by Sidibé and Keïta.

The Dorsky Collects: Recent Acquisitions 2008-2012

Like all museums, the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art depends on the generosity of others when it comes to expanding its permanent collection. This exhibition focuses on a representative selection of both two-and three-dimensional artworks created by artists from around the world which have come into the museum's collection from 2008 through 2012. A short list of artists includes W. Eugene Smith, Andy Warhol, Richard Hunt, Dorothy Dehner, Harold Edgerton, Mary Frank and Utagawa Hiroshige.

New Play Festival
A performance of staged readings of selected new plays from professional and up-and-coming playwrights, with a focus on women. " Stars"-Lydia Nightingale; "Green Sound" -John Patrick Bray; "Crazy, Crazy on You"-Lynn Elson; "Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear"-Alex Oates; "White to a Wedding"-Brendan Quinn; "Clara Vox"-Raquel Steres; and 2 sets of review sketches called "Stand Alone Together"-Chelsea DeMott, Vincent Carnevale, Brenna Landerkin, Clark Slater, Aaron Tremper, Matt Hunter and "At the Gallery"-Samantha Mossman, Stacy Carter, Allison Leskowitz, Sara Troeller, Rachel Wong, Rachel E. Bailey.

Student Honors Recital
This annual event features outstanding student performers from the Music Department selected by music faculty.