A new exhibition organized by the Vassar College Libraries looks at the rich history of printing in Nuremberg, Germany and the publication there of the most extensively illustrated book of its time, The Nuremberg Chronicle (August 27-December 10)
After a national search Vassar has named Art Rodriguez to be the college's new Dean of Admission and Financial Aid. Rodriguez is currently the Senior Associate Dean and Director of Admissions at Pomona College (Claremont, CA), and he will begin his new position on September 1.
Historian Douglas Brinkley will discuss "John Burroughs, Theodore Roosevelt, and the American Conservation Movement" on Tuesday, July 15, at 7:30 pm in Taylor Hall room 203. Burroughs had a profound impact on the emerging U.S. conservation movement both through his nature writings and his friendships with national leaders.
Vassar’s winning design reflected a strategic decision to connect with prospective students through emotionally engaging photographs.
Home to more than 1,500 trees, Vassar College has received Tree Campus USA designation from the Arbor Day Foundation.
Two talks deal with works from the Art Center’s permanent collection while one focuses on a special summer exhibition, Faces and Figures in Self-Taught Art.
The Long Reach Arts artists’ collective of the Hudson Valley presents this exhibition that explores the myriad creative responses possible for a single subject.
Faces and Figures in Self-Taught Art brings together works by artists who operate without academic training and outside of the mainstream art world. Artists represented include James Castle, Thornton Dial, Howard Finster, and Mose Tolliver, among others.
The Vassar College Libraries have launched the Albert Einstein Digital Collection, an online version of the college’s collection of the famed scientist’s papers. The entire collection has been digitized for open access and ease of use, an ambitious project made possible by a generous grant from Dr. Georgette Bennett.
Vassar College and New York Stage & Film have announced the four workshops—two musicals, two plays—that will be a part of the upcoming 30th Powerhouse Theater Season.
The general public now has a rare opportunity to see three works by artists directly or closely associated with the Hudson River School, thanks to a loan arrangement between Vassar College’s Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center and the Century Association of New York City. Among the artists is German-born Emanuel Leutze, best known for his iconic painting Washington Crossing the Delaware, along with Hudson River School stalwarts Asher Brown Durand and John Frederick Kensett.
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