Fall 2017

Polychromy in Sculpture:

Occasional Brown Bag Series, sponsored by FUAM and AH

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: September 8, 2017
Time and Location: 12:30 pm, BLM LL105

 

Interview: COSMOS FM radio interview re: 21st Century Women and Ancient Greek Tragedy series

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: September 14, 2017

 

Host: Iphigenia: Book of Change, film screening, 21st Century Women and Ancient Greek Tragedy series

Co-curated by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts, Marti LoMonaco, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts, Sara Brill, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Date: October 3, 2017

 

Lecture: "An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Metopes," at Center for Hellenic Studies, UC San Diego

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: October 9, 2017

 

Class on Location at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: October 14, 2017

 

8th Art History Alumni Forum (organized by K. Schwab and M. Rose)

Presented by: Art History Program
Date: October 21, 2017
Time and Location: 10 am-noon, BLM Diffley Boardroom

 

Paper: "Parthenon Studies: Marble Sculptures in Athens and Plaster Casts in Fairfield," at Casting the Curriculum: The Parthenon Marbles, Plaster Casts, and Public Sculpture

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: October 24, 2017
Time and Location: 11 am-5:00pm, CUNY Graduate Center NYC

 

Paper: "The Fairfield University Plaster Cast Collection," at Casting the Curriculum: Plaster Casts and Teaching

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: October 25, 2017
Time and Location: 12-12:30pm, Yale Center for British Art

 

Gallery Talk: Ledger Drawings and the Evolution of Plains Indians Masculinity

Ledger DrawingsThis gallery talk is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Picturing History: Ledger Drawings of the Plains Indians, and is made possible by generous support from the Donald Ellis Gallery, New York.

Presented by: Peter L. Bayers, Professor of English; Fairfield University Art Museum
Date: November 7, 2017
Time and Location: 5-6 pm, Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

 

Family Day: Ancient Greek Life

Ancient Greek LifeLearn about Greek mythology and artwork through arts and crafts activities, as well as a child-friendly gallery tour. Best for ages 4–10, but all are welcome.

Presented by: Michelle DiMarzo, Curator of Education, Fairfield University Art Museum
Date: November 11, 2017
Time and Location: 1-4 pm, Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall Galleries and SmART classroom

 

A Drawing Party

Drawing PartyCome alone or grab some friends for a relaxing evening at the museum. Sketch in the gallery inspired by Plains Indian Ledger Drawings or create still lifes in the classroom studio. Drawings supplies and refreshments will be provided.

Presented by: Fairfield University Art Museum
Date: November 14, 2017
Time and Location: 7-9 pm, Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall Galleries and SmART classroom

 

Art in Focus: Utagawa Hiroshige II, Soto Beach in Mutsu Province, 1859

Each event in our Art in Focus series offers an opportunity for an hour of close looking and informal discussion around a single work of art.

Presented by: Michelle DiMarzo, Curator of Education, Fairfield University Art Museum
Date: November 16, 2017
Time and Location: 11 am-noon, Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

 

Student Exhibition: "Soft Spaces"

Student-organized collaborative exhibiton on the theme of gender-based violence, curated by Colleen McElaney, '19.

Presented by: Studio Art
Date: November 28- December 8, 2017
Time and Location: Experimental Gallery, Loyola Hall

 

Student Exhibition: "In Studio" by Wenpu Tu, '17

Presented by: Studio Art
Date: November 28- December 8, 2018
Time and Location: Lukacs and Experimental Galleries, Loyola Hall

 

Book signing: "Adolf Dehn: Midcentury Manhattan," by author Dr. Philip Eliasoph, Professor of Visual and Performing Arts

Presented by: Art History & Visual Culture
Date: December 7, 2017
Time and Location: 6:00-8:00, Fairfield University Bookstore

 

Seminar Presentation: "The Parthenon Metopes," Columbia University Classics Seminar, "Fragments."

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: December 8, 2017

 

Art in Focus: Martin van Meytens II, Portrait of a Boy, ca. 1750

Art in FocusEach event in our Art in Focus series offers an opportunity for an hour of close looking and informal discussion around a single work of art.

Presented by: Michelle DiMarzo, Curator of Education, Fairfield University Art Museum
Date: December 14, 2017
Time and Location: 12 am-noon, Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

 

Spring 2018

Exhibition: An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab, at the Nashville Parthenon

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: January 13- May 6, 2018

 

Exhibition: Hot Stuff 

The Hott Stuff exhibition features artwork inspired by the Radium Girls, or Ghost Girls, female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch dials with self-luminous paint. 

Presented by: Professor Jo Yarrington
Date: January 9 - February 18, 2018
Location: Odetta Gallery, 229 Cook Street, Brooklyn, CT 

 

Alumni Panel and Social held by School of Communication, Arts and Media

Presented by: SoCAM
Date: January 30, 2018
Time and Location: 7-9pm, BCC Lower Level

 

Opening Reception: The Holy Name. Art of the Gesù: Bernini and his Age

Art of GesuThis landmark international loan exhibition brings together artistic masterpieces from the Church of Il Gesù never before seen in America and a dazzling group of paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, rare books, and decorative arts from American museums and private collections. Refreshments will be served.
(Image copyright the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco)

Presented by: Fairfield University Art Museum
Date: February 1, 2018
Time and Location: 6-7 p.m., Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall Galleries and Great Hall

 

Paper: "Engi as Inscription? Documenting and Animating the Burned Cheek Amida Triad through an Illustrated Scroll," presented by Dr. Ive Covaci, Lecturer

College Art Association Annual Meeting

Presented by: Art History & Visual Culture
Date: February 21, 2018
Time and Location: Los Angeles, California
 

Artist Talk: Fritz Horstmann 

Discussion of Colors 

Presented by: Studio Art 
Date: April 5, 2018
Time and Location: 12:00-1:10, Loyola 9

 

Exhibition: "The Utah Air Project"

Photography by artist Reid Elem

Presented by: Studio Art
Date: March 22- April 3, 2018
Time and Location: Lukacs and Experimental Galleries, Loyola Hall

 

Artist Talk: Jaime Arredondo

Discussion of paintings and public art projects

Presented by: Studio Art
Date: April 5, 2018
Time and Location: 11:00-12:00, Loyola 8

 

Paper "“Object Lessons: Reading and Teaching Zen and Material Culture” presented by Dr. Ive Covaci, Lecturer and Session Organizer

ASIANetwork Annual Conference

Presented by: Art History & Visual Culture
Date: April 6, 2018
Time and Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

Junior and Senior Seminar Art Exhibition

Date: April 9- April 24, 2018
Time and Location: Lukacs and Experimental Galleries, Loyola Hall

 

Paper: "Replication, Reception, and Jeff Koons’s Gazing Ball Series," Presented by Marice Rose, Associate Professor of Visual & Performing Arts

Classical Association of the Midwest and South Annual Meeting

Presented by: Art History & Visual Culture
Date: April 13, 2018
Time and Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

Exhibition: Photographs of the Island of Nisyros, at the Greek Consulate General in New York City

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: April 17- May 4, 2018

 

Presentation: The Caryatid Hairstyling Project, at The Brearley School, New York City

Presented by: Katherine Schwab, Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Date: April 10, 2018 

 

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