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Art and Art History

The Ragdale House Speaks

The story of Ragdale, yesterday the private home of famed architect Howard Van Doren Shaw, and today a renowned artist community, is told through the words of Susan Page Tillett, Executive Director, contemporary photographs by Sarah Hadley, Arts and Crafts objects, historical photographs, architectural plans and other ephmera.
- Susan Page Tillett, Executive Director

Photo Galleries

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    September 6 - October 6, 2018

    In the Sonnenschein Gallery, Green Daze, Migration (Nene, Indigo Bunting male and female, and California Condor) shows four bird vocalization pieces hung on semi transparent layers in front of an opaque landscape print. Collaborating with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology NY, Hargrave creates abstract patterned “portraits” of the most threatened and endangered birds of the world using sound files depicting sound wave patterns of actual bird calls. Hargrave photographs, layers, and colors the sound waves using the hues of the eyes, talons, skin, or plumage of each particular species.
     
    In the Albright Gallery, On Any Given Night …  presents archives of the voices of scientists describing field conditions, dates, times, and the catalog numbers of each recording, dating back to the 1950s. Our ways of interacting with and experiencing wildlife are now mediated through the use of technology. Hargrave presents chilling archival recordings of the very last mating calls of now extinct male birds summoning non-existent females. The poignancy of a library containing this evidence of biodiversity past and the sense of loss is deeply moving to the artist and inspired this project.

    Gallery Hours: MWF 2-5PM | SAT/SUN 1-5PM | By appointment
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    The Sonnenschein and Albright Galleries feature the work of 10 graduating seniors.
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    Senior Imani Jackson presents her a creative project entitled “Beastial Expressions” in the Albright Gallery from April 18-23, 2018. 
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    The 2018 Student Showcase
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    Status: Labor, Leisure, and Symbols 
    The permanent collection through a sociological lens.

    Curated by Todd Beer, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

    Sonnenschein Gallery

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    Wisdom from the Wildflowers
    Glenn Adelson Photographs / Sabbatical Exhibition

    Glenn Adelson, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Studies

    Albright Gallery

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    Gallery Hours:
    M/W/F - 2:00-5:00 PM
    SAT/SUN - 1:00-5:00 PM
    By Appointment: 847-735-5194