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Digital arts in action: Younghoo Cho ’19 took Acoustic Ecology and Sonic Art, taught by music professor Thomas Ciufo, in the new digital music lab in Pratt Hall last fall.
A speaker series from the new Digital Arts Initiative brings world-class scholars and artists to campus to discuss how arts and technology interact.
Paul Staiti
Art historian and portrait expert Paul Staiti says the Obamas’ selection of African-American artists for their official portraits is a political choice.
Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's Bend quilter, with some of her artwork
The first solo exhibition of Gee’s Bend quilter Mary Lee Bendolph’s bold designs and remarkable expression of African-American quilting opens Jan. 23.
Identity and The Arts: Five College Art Conference
Organized by MHC Art Society members: Renee Portes '18, Yuchen (Angel) Xiang '20, Kateri Svec '19, Yeji Seo '20, Anne Bevin '20, Maryl Phair '20.
At the end of Senior Symposium 2017, everyone gathered in the Kendade atrium to toast the presenters.
Senior Symposium was both serious and joyful as the class of 2017 presented their research to appreciative audiences from the College and beyond.
This Art Museum exhibition featured shimmering curtains of color—sculptures made by acclaimed artist El Anatsui from recycled liquor bottle tops.
Ajay Sinha, Mount Holyoke College
Films, one of India’s many rich artistic traditions, are far more sophisticated, creative, and self-aware than the “Bollywood” moniker implies.
Photo of laser-cut woodblocks made in the Makerspace
Interdisciplinary learning in the arts? Two 15th-century prints, two laser-cut woodblocks, a print press, two hands. Read a blog by Yiqi Chen ’21.
Yuchen (Angel) Xiang ’20
Yuchen “Angel” Xiang: is interviewed about how she helped the MHC Art Society organize the first Five College Art Conference.
The College’s Makerspace is a central location for the campus maker culture.
Thanks a generous grant, MHC’s new MEDIAL Project is integrating arts and technology and giving students resources to create, exhibit and perform.
"History has its eyes on you:" The first president and the 44th.
View the new paintings of Barack and Michelle Obama through the eyes of Paul Staiti, an expert on presidential portraits.